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Alliance Française Abu Dhabi is set to Open Doors  for a New Branch in Khalifa City
Culture & Education | Thursday 29 August, 2019 2:24 am
Alliance Francaise is thrilled to announce its newest branch located within British International School in Abu Dhabi and is set to open its doors to students from September 8, 2019. Provided for all age groups, many residents at Khalifa City, Mohamed Bin Zayed, and Yas Island wanting...
Cultural seminar at Souk Okaz Highlights Increasing Importance of Arabic Language in Central Asia
Culture & Education | Thursday 29 August, 2019 1:25 am
Academics from four Central Asian countries declared that Arabic is becoming increasingly prominent in their countries, with growing interest in learning the language. The academics were speaking at a seminar on the subject, held as part of the cultural program for this year’s Souk Okaz,...
Saudi Journalists Association Announces Upcoming Media Forum and Awards Ceremony
Culture & Education | Wednesday 28 August, 2019 6:12 am
Towards the end of November 2019, the first Saudi Media Forum will be held in Riyadh, in addition to the inaugural Saudi Media Awards, which is to be held under the slogan ‘Media Industry: Opportunities and Challenges.’ The two-day Saudi Media Forum aims to provide the opportunity...
Misk promotes Asiri art the modern way at Al-Soudah Season
Culture & Education | Tuesday 27 August, 2019 3:42 am
The Misk Art Institute of the Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz Foundation is shedding light on Asiri arts in a contemporary way, explaining details of Al-Khatwa art for visitors, via interactive scenes documenting Al-Khatwa through drawing. The institute’s Al-Khatwa exhibition...
The big back-to-school promotions parents need to know about
Culture & Education | Tuesday 27 August, 2019 2:32 am
With a new school year fast approaching, parents are on a mission to kit out their kids with everything they need to stride into the classroom with confidence and make the best possible start to the new term. To make the big back-to-school shop that bit more rewarding, Majid Al Futtaim malls across ...
Sharjah Museums Authority, ICCROM to support the Conservation Management of Cultural Heritage Master’s programme
Culture & Education | Tuesday 27 August, 2019 1:30 am
Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA) and ICCROM-Sharjah Regional Conservation Centre, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to support the newly launched Master’s programme in Conservation Management of Cultural Heritage (CMCH) at the University of Sharjah.   Under the MoU...
GEMS Education and Hassana complete acquisition of Ma’arif, Saudi Arabia’s largest private school group
Culture & Education | Monday 26 August, 2019 3:00 pm
GEMSEducation KSA,a joint venture company owned bythe General Organisation for Social Insurance (“GOSI”) and GEMS Education, completedthe acquisition of Ma’arif Education and Training Company (“Ma’arif”).  Ma’arif private...
Abu Dhabi Art Announces Dates and Commissioned Artist for its 11th Edition
Culture & Education | Monday 26 August, 2019 12:28 pm
The 11thedition of Abu Dhabi Art will take place at Manarat Al Saadiyat (MAS) in the UAE capital from 21-23 November this year, with multidisciplinary artist and writer Ebtisam Abdulaziz selected for the fair’s visual campaign. Organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu ...
Artist Hussain Al Jasmi Stars in Second Okaz Nights Concert
Culture & Education | Monday 26 August, 2019 9:50 am
"Saudi Emirati .. and Emirati Saudi." These words marked the entrance of an Emirati star, on the second Okaz Nights concert, held in the Okaz Main Theater as part of Taif Season. The words expressed the brotherhood between the two countries and celebrate an Emirati...
Dubai Culture celebrates ‘A Woman Ahead of Her Time’
Culture & Education | Sunday 25 August, 2019 1:10 pm
In celebration of Emirati women and their great achievements, and recognition of their positive impact on society, Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) is organising a book-signing ceremony for ‘A Woman Ahead of Her Time’ by Dr Rafia Ghubash. The ceremony will be followed...