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Friends gather for food and fun at this night market

Friends gather for food and fun at this night market

The capital got an authentic dose of Thai culture at the recent night market and street food evening hosted by the Royal Thai Embassy and Thai Women’s Circle in Abu Dhabi. Founded to promote the country’s unique heritage and culture, …

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Why this intense tournament is one of the best in the world

Why this intense tournament is one of the best in the world

Fighters from different parts of the world will go head to head in Abu Dhabi as a prestigious international jiu-jitsu tournament returns. The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour Season 4 will bring martial arts specialists from across four …

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Should you allow children to do martial arts?

Should you allow children to do martial arts?

We’re protective of our children, there’s no doubt about that, but would learning karate, judo or jiu-jitsu harm your child or assist in their development? Okay, we know what you’re thinking: children and fighting can’t be a good mix. But …

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8 ways to have an amazing weekend

8 ways to have an amazing weekend

Turn that work week frown upside down, because the weekend is here and there’s so much going on. So don’t let this be you… via GIPHY Instead, get out and enjoy our beautiful city and all the fun events popping …

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It’s music, but not as you know it

It’s music, but not as you know it

This Japanese-Emirati music movement is changing the score for cultural exchange It has been said that music is the great unifier, and that no matter your nationality, gender or age, if there’s one thing that can bring us together, it’s …

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These homegrown athletes are the latest toast of the town

These homegrown athletes are the latest toast of the town

Athletes from the UAE have shown that they pull no punches when it comes to martial arts by ranking first place in a recent international jiu-jitsu competition held in Abu Dhabi. The annual World Youth Jiu-Jitsu Championship is a key …

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These classes are fit for little athletes

These classes are fit for little athletes

From swimming pools and dance studios to horses and golf courses, here’s our guide to finding a sport to suit your child Whether it’s a team or individual discipline, there’s no doubt that playing sports has multiple benefits for children. …

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Find out why this free family fitness fest is going to be fantastic

Find out why this free family fitness fest is going to be fantastic

Ahead of an action-packed weekend at Yas Family Fitness Fest, we find out how a creating a culture of health runs in the family and why community plays such an important role in wellness It always seems to be the …

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Why you should catch these warriors in the ring

Why you should catch these warriors in the ring

From a lunatic to a lucha libre, WWE is taking over Abu Dhabi and there’s plenty to fight for as world-class contenders take to the ring It’s loud. It’s brash. It’s loony. It’s WWE – and there’s nothing quite like …

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These Abu Dhabi athletes are hooked on the national sport

These Abu Dhabi athletes are hooked on the national sport

Two of the capital’s rising sports stars have kicked the nation’s martial arts profile up a gear with gold medal wins in international events. Australian Eva Clarke beat off fierce competition to take first place in the Masters category at …

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