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All you need to know about Abu Dhabi Festival

All you need to know about Abu Dhabi Festival

Promoting inclusiveness through performing arts and music are the cornerstones of the returning Abu Dhabi Festival. Since its inception in 2004, Abu Dhabi Festival has been dedicated to bringing local, regional and international artists to the capital with several weeks …

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What inspires this Grammy Award-winning singer?

What inspires this Grammy Award-winning singer?

Ahead of this year’s Abu Dhabi Festival, hosted by Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation, multi-Grammy Award-winning mezzo-soprano singer Joyce DiDonato will make her Arab World debut with a pre-festival performance of In War & Peace: Harmony Through Music alongside …

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What’s new at the Mother of the Nation festival?

What’s new at the Mother of the Nation festival?

The Mother of the Nation festival will return to the capital from 12th to 23rd March.  The 12-day event will again pay tribute to the ‘Mother of the Nation’, Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, chairwomen of the General Women’s Union and president …

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This is what we’re most excited about in 2019

This is what we’re most excited about in 2019

2018 was so last year – literally. We’re looking forward to some amazing events and initiatives in the next 12 months. As always in Abu Dhabi, we’re all anticipating another exciting year packed full of amazing events, new attractions and …

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Returning festival to offer exciting new events

Returning festival to offer exciting new events

Fostering integration through the arts and encouraging cultural exchange are the key messages of a returning arts and music festival as it unveils its new programme for 2019. Back for its 16th year, Abu Dhabi Festival will bring together musicians, …

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Have you ever seen anything quite like this?

Have you ever seen anything quite like this?

Heritage, performance art and architecture are set to collide as a capital museum has unveiled a new cultural celebration. The inaugural Rain of Light festival at Louvre Abu Dhabi will feature contemporary and traditional dance, music, workshops and pop-up events, …

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Can creativity be a significant inspiration for change?

Can creativity be a significant inspiration for change?

One local artist explains how art and nature go hand in hand Installation artist and associate dean at Zayed University’s college of arts and creative enterprises, Janet Bellotto has long been inspired by the theme of marine life. When she …

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It’s finally the weekend! Find out how to avoid wasting it

It’s finally the weekend! Find out how to avoid wasting it

The weekend is back to give you the chance to have some fun or catch up on some much-needed relaxation. Want to get up, get out and enjoy the spoils of the capital over the next few days? We’ve got …

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Find out about this award-winner who’s performing in the capital

Find out about this award-winner who’s performing in the capital

He’s an award-winning musician who’s known for blending jazz with the music of his homeland – flamenco. José Fernández Torres, known as Tomatito, will be performing at the Red Theater at the Arts Centre NYUAD on 23rd March as part of the …

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Tune in and explore an amazing world of music

Tune in and explore an amazing world of music

Promoting equality through the arts, some of the most accomplished performers in the world are coming to Abu Dhabi in a showcase of tolerance The UAE recently ranked third globally in an index for tolerance and given the country is …

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