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This public sector holiday has just been announced

This public sector holiday has just been announced

A long weekend is coming up soon – if you work in the UAE’s public sector. The country’s Cabinet has announced a day off for all government workers, to mark the Prophet Mohammed’s birthday (PBUH). Federal offices and ministries will shut on …

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This is how Abu Dhabi celebrated Flag Day

This is how Abu Dhabi celebrated Flag Day

The UAE recently celebrated Flag Day, an event that marks Sheikh Khalifa’s ascension as president.  The event, celebrated every year since 2013 on 3rd November, saw ceremonies and celebrations held a few days early on 1st November this year. Take …

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Did we see you at this cool season opener?

Did we see you at this cool season opener?

The city’s first open-mic poetry night celebrated its season seven debut with hundreds of culture fans at NYUAD. Welcoming local talent to the stage, the event, hosted by founder Dorian Paul Rogers, featured original performances from poets, comedians and singers. …

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How to celebrate Emirati Women’s Day in style

How to celebrate Emirati Women’s Day in style

This week the fourth annual Emirati Women’s Day will be celebrated across the UAE. Marked on 28th August, the day was inaugurated in 2015 by HH Sheika Fatima bint Mubarak who sought to recognise the contributions, both current and in the …

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It’s all about the music at this annual party

It’s all about the music at this annual party

Local musicians and dancers gathered on 21st June for a tuneful celebration to mark World Music Day. First honoured in France in 1982, it’s now celebrated in 800 cities around the world, and sees amateur and professional musicians share the …

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Want to know how people celebrate Ramadan around the world?

Want to know how people celebrate Ramadan around the world?

From stringing up lanterns to playing football on fire, Ramadan is celebrated in different ways across the globe The holy month unites Muslims from all walks of life around the world. The season is a chance for worshippers to celebrate …

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The weekend is bursting with exciting events

The weekend is bursting with exciting events

It’s the weekend, let’s not hang about. Here’s a quick look at events taking place over the next few days that you might enjoy! Thursday 15th March  Fancy a film? Yas Movies in the Park launches this weekend with four …

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This photographer is on an inspiring mission

This photographer is on an inspiring mission

After a trip changed the way he saw animals, photographer Wesam Saka decided to take up photography and use his time behind the lens for a greater cause across the UAE. Staff writer Camille Hogg sits down with him to …

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Mums are the best – here are the best treats this Mother’s Day

Mums are the best – here are the best treats this Mother’s Day

Mum’s the word this March as we celebrate UAE Mother’s Day Oh, mums. Where would we be without them? They keep us alive when we’re young, and guide us as we grow up. With UAE Mother’s Day being celebrated on …

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This is what the future looks like for education here

This is what the future looks like for education here

With a number of national drives announced in the past year, we take a look at how they might affect education in the UAE Knowledge is power, so the adage goes – and it’s never truer than when applied to …

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