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Dubai Culture Takes ‘Dubai Next’ to London Design Festival
Culture & Education | Tuesday 19 September, 2017 6:00 am
Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has announced that the sixth edition of ‘Dubai Next’ will take place in London in support of the 2017 UK/UAE Year of Creative Collaboration - led by the British...
Over 6m students head to schools as classes kick off in Saudi Arabia
Culture & Education | Monday 18 September, 2017 12:16 pm
The new academic year 2017-18 kicked off on Sunday with more than 6 million students in different levels of public education attending the first day of classes all over the Kingdom. More than half-a-million teachers were on hand to welcome the students and ensure an orderly educational...
Economic growth key to fight against extremism, Saudi MiSK forum in New York hears
Culture & Education | Sunday 17 September, 2017 10:16 am
 Economic development is a key factor in deterring young people in the Middle East and elsewhere from becoming involved in violent extremism, a gathering of world leaders heard in New York. A one-day youth forum on tolerance — held under the joint auspices of the MiSK Foundation, the...
Saudi education minister signs cooperation agreement with Swedish counterpart
Culture & Education | Sunday 17 September, 2017 10:15 am
Saudi Minister of Education Ahmed bin Mohammed Al-Issa signed a cooperation agreement with Swedish Minister of Higher Education and Research Helene Hellmark Knutsson during Al-Issa’s official visit to Sweden. The agreement includes 16 articles to enhance educational cooperation between the...
Emirates Park Zoo and Resort Launches New Offerings for School Trips
Culture & Education | Friday 15 September, 2017 12:01 pm
Back to school means making learning experiences come alive as Emirates Park Zoo and Resort  welcomes students with a series of exciting learning programs and activities for the new school year. New offerings brings new learning opportunities for the little ones with Emirates Park Zoo and...
Education Ministry seeks to improve quality of education in Saudi Arabia
Culture & Education | Thursday 14 September, 2017 10:54 am
The spokesman of the Ministry of Education, Moubarak Al-Asseimy, revealed that the ministry aims to raise the quality of education in the Kingdom’s schools, following a decree it issued during Hajj 2017 to grant rented schools a two-years extension before it closes them in case they do not...
MiSK Foundation builds vision of Hajj journey in two short films
Culture & Education | Tuesday 12 September, 2017 12:06 pm
 Two short films, “When You Don’t Know Where to Go, Head to Bakkah,” and “Masher Al-Mashaer” have successfully embodied a vivid vision and a complete picture of the details of Muslims’ Hajj journey. Unforgettable moments were documented by a young...
Bab Al Qasr Hotel Hosts Semi-Finals for The International Emmy Awards
Culture & Education | Tuesday 12 September, 2017 12:00 pm
Bab Al Qasr Hotel played host to the semi-final judging round of the 45th International Emmy Awards last 9th September, 2017. The event aims to determine the second round of nominees who will proceed to the final judging process for the Best Performance by an Actor in the Latin America...
King Salman: Islamic countries need knowledge revival
Culture & Education | Monday 11 September, 2017 12:48 pm
 King Salman said that the first Islamic Summit of Science, Technology, Innovation and Modernization in the Islamic World, being held in Astana, Kazakhstan, emanates from the noble values ​​of Islam and the principles of the Charter of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) which...
Dubai Culture Grows its Team of Experts to Further Strengthen Dubai’s Cultural and Creative Fabric
Culture & Education | Monday 11 September, 2017 12:34 pm
 Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has announced the appointment of Cyril Zammit as Expert to the Office of The Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors. With his extensive experience in the design sector,...