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This is how Abu Dhabi celebrated Flag Day

This is how Abu Dhabi celebrated Flag Day

The UAE recently celebrated Flag Day, an event that marks Sheikh Khalifa’s ascension as president.  The event, celebrated every year since 2013 on 3rd November, saw ceremonies and celebrations held a few days early on 1st November this year. Take …

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It’s all about the music at this annual party

It’s all about the music at this annual party

Local musicians and dancers gathered on 21st June for a tuneful celebration to mark World Music Day. First honoured in France in 1982, it’s now celebrated in 800 cities around the world, and sees amateur and professional musicians share the …

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This is who will represent the UAE at the Club World Cup

This is who will represent the UAE at the Club World Cup

Al Ain FC will contest the FIFA Club World Cup against the world’s best this December The club secured qualification for the tournament, which will be held in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain from 12th to 22nd December,  after winning the Arabian …

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This lady is on a mission to promote UAE arts to the world

This lady is on a mission to promote UAE arts to the world

The UAE National Pavilion at the Venice Biennale is a chance for the country to showcase its artistic and architectural heritage. Now, two of the pavilion’s most recent exhibitions have come to Abu Dhabi as Untold Stories Retold. Editor Rachael …

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These hackers are out to do good in the world

These hackers are out to do good in the world

Winners of the 8th Annual International Hackathon for Social Good in the Arab World have been announced. Held at NYUAD, the three-day event saw students and renowned industry professionals from around the world come together to take part in the …

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Get to know this amazing young artist

Get to know this amazing young artist

One of just 25 artists chosen to take part in last year’s nationwide Proud Expressions exhibition, 15-year-old Mohammed Aadil Kallivalappil’s painting of a mother and her soldier son (pictured, below) won him great acclaim among fellow artists and leaders for …

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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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This photographer is on an inspiring mission

This photographer is on an inspiring mission

After a trip changed the way he saw animals, photographer Wesam Saka decided to take up photography and use his time behind the lens for a greater cause across the UAE. Staff writer Camille Hogg sits down with him to …

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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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Amazing ideas come to the fore at this fest

Amazing ideas come to the fore at this fest

As the Abu Dhabi Ideas Weekend returns to the capital, we take a look at how the event’s festival is creating a homegrown culture for innovation In 1997, tech company Apple was at a low ebb. To boost struggling sales, …

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