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This many million tourists visited the UAE in 2019 so far

This many million tourists visited the UAE in 2019 so far

Honestly, we’re not surprised

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This weekend in Abu Dhabi is looking so good

This weekend in Abu Dhabi is looking so good

Say ‘see ya’ to the working week and get yourself a weekend glow up. We’ve cancelled dull days and handpicked things to do that will make Monday seem like a distant memory. It’s your weekend, served just how you like …

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What’s been happening at the Special Olympics?

What’s been happening at the Special Olympics?

The Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 is well underway and here’s what’s been going on so far.  More than 7,500 athletes and 3,000 coaches representing 200 nations took part in the opening ceremony at Zayed Sports City on Thursday …

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A new exhibition celebrates people of determination

A new exhibition celebrates people of determination

Six internationally renowned artists have teamed up to present public artworks to celebrate people of determination. The artworks were commissioned by Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 and will form part of a permanent exhibition in the newly named …

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More programmes for people of determination to be rolled out

More programmes for people of determination to be rolled out

A host of new initiatives and programmes have been approved to ensure the integration of people of determination into society. Announced at the People of Determination Retreat, a meeting that brought together leaders, ministers and people of determination, a total …

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Everything you need to know about the Special Olympics opening ceremony

Everything you need to know about the Special Olympics opening ceremony

Details for the opening ceremony for the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 have been announced. A total of 40,000 spectators are expected to attend the event at Zayed Sports City on 14th March and millions of viewers from …

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How the UAE is helping people of determination

How the UAE is helping people of determination

The upcoming Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi is expected to be instrumental in paving the way for the creation of platforms to increase inclusion for people of determination. One great step in this direction was taken recently with …

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Is your little one a future photographer?

Is your little one a future photographer?

A new creative initiative is calling on young photographers to hone their skills. The United Photography Workshops are open to children aged seven to 12 years old and are aimed at uniting children through a love of creativity, learning new …

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This is why inclusion is so important in our society

This is why inclusion is so important in our society

Statistics from the World Health Organization (WHO) show that over a billion people globally live with some form of disability – that’s approximately 15 percent of the world’s population. On our shores, WHO reports that 11 percent of the UAE’s …

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How the arts can be a huge gift for children with autism

How the arts can be a huge gift for children with autism

Inclusion will take centre stage with an upcoming performance arts workshop aimed at people of determination. Hosted by Goals UAE, a community group that provides extracurricular activities for youth with autism, Abu Dhabi children on the spectrum will take to …

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