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Stuck with Shukran? Time to broaden your knowledge of Arabic language

Stuck with Shukran? Time to broaden your knowledge of Arabic language

Understanding the local language could benefit you in more ways than you think As an expat living abroad, it can be overwhelming when you don’t speak the local language. No doubt there have been times – struggling to communicate with …

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How does this art exhibition reflect life as an expat?

How does this art exhibition reflect life as an expat?

An upcoming art show will be delving into the intrinsic personal interconnectedness of the UAE’s population through themes of sustainability. Running from 5th to 22nd July at NYUAD’s The Project Space, Woven Identities presents the contemporary works of local artists Stephanie …

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Outstanding talent on display at jiu-jitsu championship

Outstanding talent on display at jiu-jitsu championship

Created in Japan, evolved in Brazil and now beloved in Abu Dhabi – jiu-jitsu has fast become engrained in UAE culture. That’s why you won’t want to miss all the action at the World Professional Championship…  The ninth edition of the …

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What nationwide exam results reveal about your child’s education

What nationwide exam results reveal about your child’s education

In a guest column from whichschooladvisor.com, Lyn Soppelsa tells you what you need to know about the recent exam results The online school comparison website whichschooladvisor.com recently released its second annual UAE-wide exam result round-up. Over 24 schools in both Dubai …

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CULTURE: Returning music festival to celebrate the arts

CULTURE: Returning music festival to celebrate the arts

From a painting workshop to slam poetry, this year’s Al Ain Music Festival is branching out of its namesake genre to celebrate various forms of the arts. “Although it’s called Al Ain Music Festival, I believe you can’t have arts in …

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SHOPPING: Monthly twilight bazaar launches at village mall

SHOPPING: Monthly twilight bazaar launches at village mall

Al Seef Village Mall and Resort is opening its new Twilight Bazaar today at The Walk. Hosted from 5pm to 10pm, the new pop-up street market, set in the resort’s Mediterranean-inspired open-air streets, will feature  a wide range of unique and …

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INNOVATION: Competition set to help local entrepreneurs

INNOVATION: Competition set to help local entrepreneurs

It’s big business in the capital with the launch of new opportunities for budding start-ups with creative ideas. Chivas The Venture, launched in 2014, is a global talent search for up-and-coming social entrepreneurs who want to make a positive impact in …

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