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Why language is so important to cultural diversity

Why language is so important to cultural diversity

Ever since he first met people from the Gulf in his student days, Nasser Isleem, a senior Arabic language lecturer at NYUAD, has been fascinated by how languages can splinter and evolve. Following the publication of his book, Yalla Narmis: …

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Have you seen who won at our first ever awards?

Have you seen who won at our first ever awards?

Drum roll please! The time has finally come for us to reveal the winners of our first ever community awards initiative. Having been the capital’s favourite weekly magazine for 11 years, we at Abu Dhabi World are fiercely proud of …

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Want exclusive access to world-class performances?

Want exclusive access to world-class performances?

As The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi prepares to move into the second half of its performing arts programme, the university has launched half season memberships. Running from January to May 2019, the remainder of the season will see …

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This is how you make the most of winter

This is how you make the most of winter

You don’t need us to tell you that the temperature is dropping. We’re just here to tell you all about the cool activities and events that come hand-in-hand with the season. Winter in Abu Dhabi is a hot topic: when …

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Here’s how to make the most of the long weekend

Here’s how to make the most of the long weekend

Here we go! It’s a long weekend and there’s loads to do over the next few days… Take your pick from an art festival, comedy show, returning fitness fest, yoga session, outdoor market and more. Thursday 15th November  Take a …

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This student performance put sustainability in the spotlight

This student performance put sustainability in the spotlight

Over 80 school children and two visiting professional opera singers recently presented a new work, Water in the Desert: A Zayed Legacy, at The Arts Center at NYUAD. Presented in partnership with Cranleigh Abu Dhabi and the Ministry of Tolerance, the …

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Nine ways to make this weekend awesome

Nine ways to make this weekend awesome

It’s what we’ve all been waiting for: It’s the weekend! With live sport, music, get-togethers for your fluffy friends and so much more, it’s time to make some memorable plans for the next few days. Thursday 25th October  Head to …

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This student opera has an important message to share

This student opera has an important message to share

The desert is a hostile place. All things considered, it seems extraordinary that thousands of years ago, man didn’t just survive here, but thrived and created a civilisation in the most barren and inhospitable of places. Back then, water was …

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Don’t miss your chance to see this exciting show

Don’t miss your chance to see this exciting show

A pair of expert musicians are coming to Abu Dhabi for one night only.  Algerian mandolinist and instrumentalist Ptit Moh will take to the stage alongside accomplished flamenco guitarist Juan Carmona on 18th October. Chaâbi Flamenco is just one of the many shows …

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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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