There is always something special for every member of the family at the Al Majaz Waterfront, the family leisure destination in Sharjah. It is the forecourt of the emirate with its attractive fun and leisure offerings.
Audiences from all seven emirates are streaming in steadily to watch this global epic, turned into a once-in-a-lifetime show, ‘1001 Nights: The Last Chapter’ at the Al Majaz Amphitheatre in Sharjah. The fast-paced and energetic 90-minute show separated in three stunning acts, each led by one of Scheherazade’s three children, is leaving spectators thrilled and full of emotion.
Clad in elaborate headdresses representing dragons and wizards, Myanmar’s ethnic Pa’O fire huge, homemade rockets into the sky — an annual call for plentiful rains and a chance for a windfall of cash.
Rice crispies are often one of those favourite snack foods that make childhood memorable. Although, it sometimes cuts the roof of your mouth, but to many it is delicious. Making this cereal killer sweet, even more attractive, was a Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF) workshop dedicated to decorating the sweet demon.
As part of its mission to discover and develop artistic talents and provide a nurturing platform for aspirants in the creative fields, Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) will host the second edition of Dubai Festival for School Theatre from April 21-25 in Dubai.
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The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature’s prestigious competition to discover unpublished novelists, the Montegrappa Writing Prize, is now open for 2020.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.
Muslims around the world are celebrating the Eid Al Adha religious holiday, which in Arabic literally means the "festival of the sacrifice" and marks the end of Hajj, the five-day pilgrimage Muslims undertake to cleanse the soul of sins and instil a sense of equality and brotherhood among them.