The Award honours the outstanding achievements of innovators and thinkers in literature, the arts and humanities.
Continuing its work in reviving local heritage and championing global cultural exchange, the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) cooperated with Majalis Abu Dhabi Affairs Office and the Cultural Programmes and Heritage Festivals Committee - Abu Dhabi for a symposium entitled ‘Korea and the UAE: Cultural Heritage and Prospects for Encounter’.
The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) organised a number of cultural activities across the emirate to promote reading as a leisure activity, particularly amongst the younger generation. The activities included specialised book fairs, with DCT Abu Dhabi offering up to 50% discounts on more than 400 titles published by the Department.
A group of-UAE based expats have embarked on a 12-day camel journey through the desert to pay tribute to the traditional Bedouin way of life.
A man who headbutted a woman for snubbing his advances will serve five years in the dock plus deportation, the Dubai Criminal Court ruled on Wednesday.
A man who posed as a realty company owner to swindle Dhs1 million from an investor will spend two years behind bars, a jury ruled on Wednesday.
The Ministry of Education has stressed the importance of adding the Chinese language to the curriculum of the targeted schools, which are teaching Chinese in the current academic year and to add Chinese as a third language to the schools that teach French. The mechanisms of adding the Chinese language will be announced later on.