In December, Dubai will host the World Finals of the third annual Girl Gamer E-Sports Festival – the world’s most recognised female-focused e-sports competition from Dec.12-14.
The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature’s prestigious competition to discover unpublished novelists, the Montegrappa Writing Prize, is now open for 2020. The competition has a proven track record in finding new writing talent, producing eight published authors in the last six years and although a publishing deal isn’t guaranteed, it is recognised as one of the most significant ways for writers in the region to get their work noticed.
Ramadan is just a few days away and we are all in preparation mode at this point. During this special time of the year, things can get a little stressful when planning Iftar, especially if you are working too.
Alliance Francaise Dubai is holding its first Together & Now Festival, from 4 - 7 March 2021. The four-day festival promotes eco-consciousness and sustainability goals among families in Dubai through inspiring films, conferences, markets and workshops.
Organised by the Sharjah Institute for Heritage (SIH), the 18th edition of SHD is a three-week festival celebrating the heritage and local cultures of UAE and the world
The annual Hindu festival of colours has more to it than merely throwing paint and powder, and involves food, drinks and religious ceremonies.
Few things capture the essence of human emotion, the range of feelings, as a photograph does. It is more than something that, at first blush, has face value; it also encapsulates the microcosm of life, be it outbursts of joy, nervy times, trials and
One of the highlights of the carnival festivities is the vibrant costumes of ostrich feather hats and wax mask of performers known as Gilles.
Glimpsing at my neighbours decorating their verandah with lights has got me upbeat of festivals coming up. It’s wintertime, a festive season. Twinkling lights, bright lanterns, and marigold flowers strung up in homes across the country
The Ruler of Dubai took to his Twitter account and said, “On behalf of the people of the UAE, I wish everyone celebrating around the world a happy Diwali. May the light of hope always unite us and lead us forward to a better tomorrow.”