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Now streaming: DOLLAR, the latest Middle Eastern Original from Netflix
Culture & Education | Wednesday 7 August, 2019 4:33 pm
  DOLLAR, the latest Middle East Original from Netflix will drop to all 151 million subscribers in 190 countries on Thursday 8th August, 2019. Starring Adel Karam and Amal Bouchoucha, DOLLAR tells the story of a one dollar bill, worth a whole lot more… It all...
Dubai Cares supports research to develop a learning framework that safeguards continuous quality education for children affected by crisis
Culture & Education | Sunday 4 August, 2019 1:05 pm
Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has announced its support to a two-year research and design phase of a project that aims to provide continuous quality education for children whose education has been disrupted by rapid onset or protracted crises. The...
Okaz Avenue draws Taif Season’s visitors with legacy of the past
Culture & Education | Sunday 4 August, 2019 4:00 am
Okaz Avenue attracted visitors at Souq Okaz, which was launched last Thursday as part of Taif Season’s “Masyaf Al-Arab.” It represents an aspect of daily life for ancient Arabs through creative live shows including more than 2,000 actors and professionals who receive guests in...
Artists gather in Dammam to brush up their skills
Culture & Education | Saturday 3 August, 2019 4:31 pm
The Sharqiyah Forum for Artists, organized by the Saudi Arabian Society for Culture and Arts (SASCA), has started in Dammam with the participation of 44 men and women artists. Youssef Al-Harbi, director of SASCA, said the forum includes an oil painting workshop that focuses on the “wet on...
Al-Haramain Train Takes First Group of Pilgrims From Madinah to Makkah
Culture & Education | Friday 2 August, 2019 3:59 am
 Al-Haramain Express train launched the first pilgrims' voyage with more than 170 pilgrims from different nationalities heading for Al-Rusaifa station in Makkah. A number of pilgrims expressed thanks and appreciation to the Government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques for the good...
Palestinian President honors Jordanian singer Omar Abdallat
Culture & Education | Thursday 1 August, 2019 7:37 am
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday awarded Jordanian singer Omar Abdallat the Order of Culture, Science and Arts the "level of brilliance". During a meeting with Abdallat in Ramallah, Abbas said this award comes in recognition of Abdallat's role in enriching Arab art, ...
Alwaleed Philanthropies supports the first young female Saudi Scouts to attend 2019 World Scout Jamboree, USA
Culture & Education | Wednesday 31 July, 2019 10:22 am
Alwaleed Philanthropies, the global foundation that empowers women and youth and invests in programs to support cross-cultural understanding, is participating in the 2019 World Scout Jamboree by supporting the first five young female Saudi Scouts to attend the event. The Scouts will participate in...
Dubai Culture launches ‘Summer Heroes’ initiative to honor workers
Culture & Education | Tuesday 30 July, 2019 3:12 pm
Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) is preparing to launch ‘Summer Heroes,’ a humanitarian community initiative that aims to honour labourers who provide general services at Dubai Culture head office, its facilities, and Dubai Design District, such as cleaning, security,...
Dubai Culture organises awareness tour for Dubai Taxi on the importance of museums
Culture & Education | Monday 29 July, 2019 1:57 pm
Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) organised a tour for taxi drivers employed by the Dubai Taxi Corporation, which included the Etihad Museum and the Founding Fathers’ Exhibition that the museum is hosting until the end of 2019. The tour aimed at familiarising drivers with...
Knowledge Group named among top 20 learning providers globally
Culture & Education | Saturday 27 July, 2019 9:56 am
Knowledge Group, the learning, development and consulting arm of Abu Dhabi University, has been ranked amongst the top 20 learning providers in the world by the Learning Performance Institute (LPI). Knowledge Group received the Gold Standard logo after having met the specified criteria in addition...