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Abu Dhabi Film Festival line-up revealed

Abu Dhabi Film Festival line-up revealed

Fans of the big screen will be eager to get to the movies this October, as the Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF) opens with another stellar line-up of international and regional talent. From 23rd October to 1st November, the Emirates …

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The sky’s the limit

The sky’s the limit

Abu Dhabi is looking to reach new heights in clean technology with the announcement that the capital will be hosting the first round-the-world solar-powered flight. Pilots Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg will take off in Solar Impulse 2, a lightweight …

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After-race concerts to keep fans happy

After-race concerts to keep fans happy

The highly anticipated Yasalam 2014 has finally been announced and we’re happy! As Formula One fever hits the capital, residents and visitors eagerly await the line-up of after-race concerts and this year is no disappointment. On 20th November, four of …

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Residents get set to remember the UAE’s past

Residents get set to remember the UAE’s past

History will become a thing of the present this year as an initiative aims to bring Emirati heritage to life in an innovative public programme. Organised by the Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), in collaboration with …

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Residents pick local produce

Residents pick local produce

The consumption of local vegetables is growing according to a new survey by a local farmers’ centre. A study by Abu Dhabi Farmers’ Services Centre (ADFSC) revealed that nearly three-quarters of consumers now buy local vegetables because of their freshness, …

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Capital set to score with award-winning composer

Capital set to score with award-winning composer

Following the success of The Blue Planet in Concert, five-time Oscar nominee George Fenton sat down with Abu Dhabi Week to discuss his upcoming concert in the capital on 12th December. Is this your first time performing in Abu Dhabi? …

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Abu Dhabi takes the helm for regional tourism

Abu Dhabi takes the helm for regional tourism

A new cruise terminal in the capital is making waves in the international tourism industry. Design details of Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal were unveiled at the recent Seatrade Med conference and exhibition in Barcelona, Spain. A full-scale model was used …

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Three-day extravaganza set to delight

Three-day extravaganza set to delight

An upcoming fun festival is set to see Abu Dhabi residents spice up their weekend plans. The capital’s family-themed ‘The Big Weekend’ will see visitors head to Zayed Sports City from 30th October to 1st November for three days of …

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Residents flock to the wild

Residents flock to the wild

Local biodiversity is receiving a boost after the capital’s environment agency launched a new public programme. The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) launched its Eco-reserve Programme to encourage residents to explore the area’s natural heritage. “As city life increasingly …

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Legendary line-up revealed

Legendary line-up revealed

Abu Dhabi’s annual music and arts festival is hitting all the right notes, after recently announcing the first two headline acts for next year’s edition. The 12th instalment of Abu Dhabi Festival, which is hosted by Abu Dhabi Music and …

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