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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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This community group strengthens cultural ties

This community group strengthens cultural ties

With 2019 being declared the Year of Tolerance, what better example of multiple cultures living in harmony is there than the meet-up group Abu Dhabi Speaks? We sit down with one of the organisers, Juma Mahmoud, to talk about how …

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Exciting event to mark Year of Tolerance

Exciting event to mark Year of Tolerance

Families can make a splash together as a new festival launches in celebration of the Year of Tolerance.  Yas Waterworld will host a celebrate the annual theme at the waterpark on 12th April to bring people from different cultures living in the UAE …

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Why this massive sporting event is special

Why this massive sporting event is special

Abu Dhabi is preparing to host the Special Olympics World Games, a first for the region. Aside from being a significant sporting event, it’s a catalyst for creating a more inclusive society in the UAE. At a spectacular ceremony in …

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How education will benefit from the Year of Tolerance

How education will benefit from the Year of Tolerance

How do the UAE’s educators plan to integrate the Year of Tolerance into schools and why is this such an important value for today’s youth? When the Year of Tolerance was announced as the national theme for 2019, it was …

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Pope delivers a message of peace in the capital

Pope delivers a message of peace in the capital

A multitude of devotees and even non-Catholics gathered at Zayed Sports City to attend a mass presided by Pope Francis on Tuesday morning. The pope’s historic three-day visit marks the first time that the head of the Catholic Church has …

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What does the Year of Tolerance actually involve?

What does the Year of Tolerance actually involve?

Emphasising the values of peaceful co-existence, open dialogue and respect, the UAE wants to serve as a global template of tolerance worth emulating in today’s fragmented world! As we all turn a new leaf with the exit of 2018, we …

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Year of Zayed paves way for tolerance

Year of Zayed paves way for tolerance

“No matter how many buildings, foundations, schools and hospitals we build, or how many bridges we raise, all these are material entities. The real spirit behind progress is the human spirit, the able man with his intellect and capabilities.” These …

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