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Why Al Ain’s rich history will take your breath away

Why Al Ain’s rich history will take your breath away

Dig beneath the surface of Al Ain’s modern exterior and you’ll find a past rich with prehistoric settlements and pre-oil life As a green desert jewel in the midst of rolling red dunes, Al Ain might not seem like it …

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This amazing local festival is back in the capital

This amazing local festival is back in the capital

The annual Liwa Date Festival is set to roll out its 13th edition from 19th until 29th of this month. The eleven-day cultural event will be staged in Liwa, located in the Al Dhafra region of Abu Dhabi. Visitors will …

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Inaugural programme puts spotlight on Ramadan traditions

Inaugural programme puts spotlight on Ramadan traditions

Emirati culture will come to the forefront this holy month as a festival celebrates local traditions and practices. Ramadan Evenings, taking place 4th-17th June, will feature a range of culinary experiences, creative activities, retail opportunities, performances and workshops at Manarat …

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12 ways to make sure your weekend is unforgettable

12 ways to make sure your weekend is unforgettable

Are you clock watching? Don’t worry, we’re guilty of it too… But how can you not look forward to the weekend, especially when there are so many great things to do! Whether you want to listen to stand-up poetry or comedy, enjoy a …

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What historic building is getting an amazing upgrade?

What historic building is getting an amazing upgrade?

Renovation and expansion works on the historic Qasr Al Hosn will be completed in 2018. When finished, the downtown cultural landmark will feature new attractions including a Musalla (an open area used for praying), a cultural complex with library, a …

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How a remarkable exhibition is setting the scene for Guggenheim Abu Dhabi

How a remarkable exhibition is setting the scene for Guggenheim Abu Dhabi

With 90,000 people having experienced the first behind-the-scenes Guggenheim Abu Dhabi exhibition, it is no surprise the upcoming second edition is generating significant buzz. We go beyond the canvas to find out what makes art, art We don’t always speak …

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