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Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival Adds Up
Culture & Education | Friday 20 April, 2018 7:03 am
Youngsters at the first day of the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival have been learning that mathematics is more than a numbers game, as they faced some tough problem-solving challenges in a ‘Mathnasium’ workshop.   The children, aged between six and ten years old,...
AMC Cinemas and Noon team-up to sell tickets for historic ‘Black Panther’ showing
Culture & Education | Friday 20 April, 2018 4:54 am
With the return of cinema to Saudi Arabia just one day away, AMC Cinemas has announced a partnership with Noon.com to sell tickets online for initial screenings of “Black Panther,” the Marvel Studios production of the immensely popular comic book that heralds the return of movie...
VOX to open multiplex in Riyadh soon
Culture & Education | Friday 20 April, 2018 2:00 am
VOX Cinemas, owned by Dubai's Majid Al Futtaim, said on Thursday it had received a license to operate cinemas in Saudi Arabia and would open a four-screen multiplex theater in Riyadh "in the coming days". VOX Cinemas is the MENA region’s largest cinema operator....
AUS students compete to build hydraulic lifting systems
Culture & Education | Thursday 19 April, 2018 1:04 pm
More than 130 engineering freshmen competed to build the best simple wheel-based hydraulic lifting system during the NGN 110 Introduction to Engineering and Computing Competition, held yesterday, April 18, at American University of Sharjah (AUS).   The competition, in its 19th edition,...
UAEBBY and IBBY Italy Shed Light on Children’s Book Culture
Culture & Education | Thursday 19 April, 2018 1:01 pm
Through its Guest of Honour (GoH) programme at the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF) every year, the UAE Board on Books for Young People (UAEBBY) has been furthering its efforts to enrich the local literary and cultural landscape through international exchange with national sections...
Experts: Pictures often facilitate learning among young children
Culture & Education | Thursday 19 April, 2018 11:41 am
The visual world of books and their teachings were explored during a panel discussion entitled “Pictures that Teach Us” at the Sharjah Children Reading’s Festival on Wednesday.   Taking part in the panel discussion were, Safwan Leqah, Children’s Book...
Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi highlights a new master programme
Culture & Education | Thursday 19 April, 2018 11:01 am
Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi organised the “Graduate Open House” for the sixth consecutive year. This event took place on Wednesday April 18 at the Atrium, on the university campus in Al Reem Island. A large number of students, professors and professionals participated in this event,...
Children learn acting techniques during Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival
Culture & Education | Thursday 19 April, 2018 10:49 am
Children aged six to 12 were given the opportunity to learn about themselves through different acting techniques during a workshop at the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival on Wednesday.   “Play the Game” focused on theatrical games and the basic rules of...
LEGO® Education and FIRST® Unveil Space-Themed Sets for New FIRST LEGO League Jr. and FIRST LEGO League Season
Culture & Education | Thursday 19 April, 2018 10:45 am
Today at the FIRST®Championship Houston, LEGO®Education and FIRSTunveiled two new, exclusive space sets to inspire participants in the 2018-2019 FIRST®LEGO®League Jr. and FIRST®LEGO®League season. The programs for the new season are themed “MISSION...
Their Actions Spoke Louder than Words at SCRF 2018
Culture & Education | Thursday 19 April, 2018 6:02 am
Much of an individual’s confidence stems from a knowledge of the self and their ability to express themselves effectively.    The Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF 2018) has brought on board award-winning Lebanese actress and filmmaker, Sara Mezher, who will be...
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