Tag: Culture

How you can help protect our natural environment

How you can help protect our natural environment

Celebrating its 40th season this year, the Emirates Natural History Group has been showcasing the country’s flora and fauna to enthusiasts and experts alike for decades. We find out what the group’s all about. If you take a look around …

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How can the desert dunes make beautiful music?

How can the desert dunes make beautiful music?

Explore the subtle sounds and movement of the desert at the world premiere of a unique choreomusical. Winds shift particles of sand as they lift and settle on the dune, creating new patterns on the surface. As you look up, …

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Local culture will be protected with this new initiative

Local culture will be protected with this new initiative

Tourism projects in Abu Dhabi that support the Emirati manner of preparing coffee are set to be eligible for new licences from the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi). The authority recently announced the initiative, …

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You need to meet this hilarious Emirati comedian

You need to meet this hilarious Emirati comedian

After a lifetime of trying to make people laugh, comedian Omar Kazim talks to online editor Colin Armstrong to explain where his ideas come from, what it’s like to be an Emirati comedian and why the world needs to have …

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Are you a cultural expert? This could be your perfect job

Are you a cultural expert? This could be your perfect job

Are you a creative influencer? If so, a new arts programme has issued an open call for a cultural collaboration – and you could be in line to participate. Launched by Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation (ADMAF), Tandem Al Emarat is …

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8 reasons you need to watch this amazing play

8 reasons you need to watch this amazing play

Performed by award-winning troupe Elevator Repair Service, Gatz isn’t a reproduction, nor is it quite an adaptation. Rather, this is a presentation of F Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel The Great Gatsby, read aloud in a sort of live version of …

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Why these exhibitions will rock your world

Why these exhibitions will rock your world

Geography, exploration and cultural exchange will come to the fore in the coming months as four new exhibitions are set to open at Louvre Abu Dhabi. Japanese culture and its links to French decorative arts will be explored from 6th …

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Why the arts are powerful for bringing people together

Why the arts are powerful for bringing people together

What role does the arts play in creating a community? And how does an education institute fit into it? What makes a community? Is it in physical structures? Is it about the people? The sharing of spaces? Or perhaps, it’s …

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Arabic food is on the menu at this cool new venue

Arabic food is on the menu at this cool new venue

The fact that we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to Arabic food in this city is not surprising. But what else do we know about the cuisine? Well, it seems that Arabic food is no different from many other …

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It’s okay to be who you are, says this new movie

It’s okay to be who you are, says this new movie

This young adult film wants to tell teens out there that it’s okay to be who you are and use the gifts you have. Whether the memories are good or bad, we all remember our teenage years. That awkward stage …

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