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Dubai Culture and Arts Authority announces seventh edition of Dubai Arts Season
Culture & Education | Tuesday 18 February, 2020 3:08 am
Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) announces the opening of the seventh edition of Dubai Art Season, the annual flagship art initiative hosted under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa Bint Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairperson of Dubai Culture. The event aims to...
Red Sea International Film Festival reveals details of its first edition
Culture & Education | Monday 17 February, 2020 3:30 pm
Red Sea International Film Festival announced today the program details, competition lineup and industry initiatives of its first edition at a press conference held in Al-Balad Historic Jeddah, Bait Qabil.    Set to take place March 12-21 at the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the...
Red Sea International Film Festival to open with World Premiere of Saudi feature film “Shams al-Maaref” (The Book of Sun)
Culture & Education | Monday 17 February, 2020 1:24 am
The Red Sea International Film Festival will open in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on March 12, 2020, with the world premiere of the Saudi feature film “Shams al-Maaref” (The Book of Sun)”, directed by the Godus Brothers. The film will also compete in the Festival’s IN...
ZU Awarded Most Female Entrepreneur Empowering
Culture & Education | Sunday 16 February, 2020 11:58 am
Zayed University was recently awarded the ‘Most Empowering Female Entrepreneur Development Center’ by the UAE Business Awards 2020 for offering progressive development mechanisms that produced successful student companies from all majors and colleges.   This awards program...
Caracalla Revives Jamil and Bouthayna at Maraya Concert Hall
Culture & Education | Sunday 16 February, 2020 3:14 am
Lebanese International Dance Theatre group, Caracalla, will be debuting a production of Jamil Bouthayna in AlUla where the story originally played out. The show will run for three days starting today, Thursday, at Maraya Concert Hall, where the spirit and magic of the East will be brought to life...
Dubai Culture partners with Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation for an innovative cultural endowment project
Culture & Education | Saturday 15 February, 2020 2:01 pm
As part of its efforts to create an effective cultural movement and make Dubai the leading destination for cultural, creative, artistic, and literary talents as well as enhance its position as a pioneer on the global cultural map, Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) signed a...
Plans to develop AlUla, Saudi Arabia into the ‘world’s largest living museum’ by 2035 unveiled at World Urban Forum 2020
Culture & Education | Saturday 15 February, 2020 12:04 pm
A milestone in Saudi Arabia’s 2030 Vision to establish AlUla as the world’s largest living museum and a major heritage, cultural, arts and adventure tourism destination was reached this week as the AlUla framework plan was revealed at the 10th UN World Urban Forum. Visitors ...
151 Saudi students compete in prestigious scientific olympiad
Culture & Education | Thursday 13 February, 2020 12:09 pm
A prestigious national Olympiad aimed at identifying the next generation of Saudi scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs on Wednesday kicked off in Riyadh. A total of 151 male and female students will compete in the National Olympiad for Scientific Creativity (Ibdaa 2020), organized by the King ...
SAWA Museum Academy shortlisted for international award 
Culture & Education | Thursday 13 February, 2020 10:59 am
SAWA Museum Academy of Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA) has been nominated as one of only three finalists in the international Leading Cultural Destinations Award 2020 in Germany, Berlin.    The unique cross-cultural exchange programme SAWA, ‘Sisters in Liberty’, an...
Dubai Culture announces open call for volunteers for SIKKA Arts Festival 2020
Culture & Education | Thursday 13 February, 2020 3:06 am
Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) has launched an open call for volunteers of the 10th anniversary of SIKKA Art Festival (SIKKA) that is taking place 19 – 29 March in Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood.   The festival is the flagship initiative of ...
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