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House of Wisdom: Sharjah’s new cultural landmark
Culture & Education | Monday 3 February, 2020 2:31 am
  A Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) project, House of Wisdom reimagines libraries for the 21st century, and is scheduled for public opening in April this year in Sharjah.     Boasting a built-up area of 12,000 square metres and characterised by...
Pearson hosts bilArabi education workshops to inspire a love of Arabic in the classroom
Culture & Education | Monday 3 February, 2020 1:13 am
Pearson Middle East has recently concluded a series of educational workshops in Dammam, Riyadh and Jeddah, focusing on innovative ways to inspire a love of the Arabic language in the classroom. With more than 150 educators who were part of the events including school owners, principals and...
Saudi Arabia steps up school coronavirus safeguards
Culture & Education | Sunday 2 February, 2020 11:05 am
Educational facilities in Saudi Arabia have updated emergency procedures to counter the threat of coronavirus. Saudi Minister of Education, Hamad Al-Asheikh on Saturday instructed all education departments, universities and vocational training institutes to activate emergency plans as the number ...
SIKKA 2020; the flagship event of Dubai Art Season completes artist selection
Culture & Education | Sunday 2 February, 2020 9:57 am
Under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairperson of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), SIKKA Arts Festival is the Authority’s flagship initiative and a pillar event of Dubai Art Season. This year’s event is the 10th...
AI and cybersecurity laboratories inaugurated at university in Dammam
Culture & Education | Sunday 2 February, 2020 4:42 am
The minister of education, Hamad bin Mohammed Al-Asheikh, inaugurated the laboratories of artificial intelligence (AI) and cybersecurity at the College of Computer Science and Information Technology at Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University in Dammam on Saturday. The minister also inaugurated...
Bocelli Returns to AlUla for second Winter at Tantora Festival
Culture & Education | Friday 31 January, 2020 3:39 am
For his second year running, International opera singer Andrea Bocelli will perform a grand musical concert at Maraya Concert Hall during the weekend of the Winter at Tantora Festival. The festival is organised by the Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) and offers a variety of world heritage,...
Atticus signs a strategic partnership with  Association of Arab Universities in Dubai
Culture & Education | Sunday 26 January, 2020 2:28 pm
Prof. Amr Ezzat Salameh, The Secretary General, Arab Universities Association has signed a Memorandum of understanding  with Mr. Obaid Ghanem Al Mutaiwai, Chairman of  Atticus Education  in Dubai in the presence of delegates from Arab Universities Association  the  and...
Minister of Culture: Artificial Intelligence Artathon Confirms Leadership's Interest in All Cultural Sectors
Culture & Education | Sunday 26 January, 2020 3:31 am
Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan, Minister of Culture, has patronized the ceremony of the Artificial Intelligence Artathon competition at King Abdullah Financial Center in Riyadh, during which the teams whose proposed projects were selected by the competition committees. These projects...
Minister of Education Meets with A Number of Ambassadors to the Kingdom
Culture & Education | Saturday 25 January, 2020 3:44 am
Minister of Education Dr. Hamad bin Mohammed Al Al-Sheikh met here yesterday with Moroccan Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Mustapha Mansouri; Spanish Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Alvaro Iranzo; Pakistani Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Raja Ali Ejaz and Sri Lankan...
Manga Productions Announces Premiere Date of ‘Future’s Folktales’
Culture & Education | Friday 24 January, 2020 2:29 am
Manga Productions, an affiliated company of the Mohammed bin Salman “Misk” Foundation, announced that it will premiere the first episode of its upcoming weekly anime series “Future’s Folktales”, on MBC1 starting Friday the 24thof January. The series that targets the...