Tag: Ramadan

11 things to do in Abu Dhabi this weekend

11 things to do in Abu Dhabi this weekend

We’d hate for you to be bored this weekend, so we’ve rounded up a list of things to do over the next few days. Here are 11 ways to make the most of it and spend more time with family …

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Iftar programmes are helping those in need

Iftar programmes are helping those in need

Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation has started distribution of 40,000 food baskets as part of its Ramadan Iftar Programme for eligible households in a large number of Egyptian villages.  Overseen by the UAE Embassy in Cairo, the programme includes …

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Get yourself Ramadan-ready with these fast facts

Get yourself Ramadan-ready with these fast facts

Here are the most interesting facts about Ramadan that you probably didn’t know. Marking the ninth Islamic month, Ramadan is celebrated by Muslims around the world to commemorate a ritual that has been a practised for over 1,000 years. Ahead …

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How you can get involved in observing Ramadan

How you can get involved in observing Ramadan

With Ramadan upon us, take a look at the ways in which the community can join in the special tradition. The holy month is a special time where members of the community, regardless of religion, culture, age or nationality, come …

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This Abu Dhabi hotel is helping feed needy children

This Abu Dhabi hotel is helping feed needy children

Abu Dhabi hotels are joining properties across Southeast Asia, India and the rest of the Middle East to feed the less fortunate this Ramadan.  Through its Sharing the Flavours campaign, Shangri-La Group will be donating part of its meal proceeds …

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What goes on behind the scenes at the city’s biggest iftar?

What goes on behind the scenes at the city’s biggest iftar?

“We run like a German watch,” jokes executive chef Karsten Gottschalk. And so they have to. Because the team at the Armed Forces Officers Club and Hotel, with chef Karsten at the helm, is responsible for providing iftar for between …

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Eid holidays for private and public sector announced

Eid holidays for private and public sector announced

Eid Al Fitr is traditionally a three-day festival after Ramadan to mark the end of fasting, but where you work depends on how much time off you could have. If you work in the private sector: The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation says …

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Public sector holidays announced for Eid

Public sector holidays announced for Eid

Government workers will enjoy a long weekend for Eid The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources has announced on social media that Eid Al Fitr holidays in the UAE will begin from Thursday (14th June), the 29th day of Ramadan. Of …

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Boss the weekend with these exciting events

Boss the weekend with these exciting events

Just like that, the working week is over and the weekend is here to save the day So what’s going on over the next few days? Thursday 7th June  Who won the 1986 World Cup? What was the name of the first …

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It’s time to celebrate the legacy of the founding father

It’s time to celebrate the legacy of the founding father

The UAE is celebrating Zayed Humanitarian Work Day on 4th June to honour the life and legacy of the UAE’s founder. Held annually on the 19th day of Ramadan, the anniversary of the founding father’s passing, the national celebration is held in recognition of …

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