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Five online competitions launched to engage students during virus outbreak in Saudi Arabia
Culture & Education | Saturday 11 April, 2020 9:23 am
The General Department of Education in Riyadh has launched, during the period from April 9 to April 20, five online competitions for students covering different domains. These competitions include best short film, the online student activity hackathon 2020 for the best coronavirus crisis...
The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi launches new ‘CulturAll’ initiative
Culture & Education | Friday 10 April, 2020 9:53 pm
  The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) is introducing a new initiative to take its cultural venues and programmes online. Launching on the  ‘Abu Dhabi Culture’  social media channels, ‘CulturAll’ will see dynamic content...
Minister of Culture Appoints Dr. Jasir Al-Herbish as CEO of Heritage Commission
Culture & Education | Wednesday 8 April, 2020 2:15 pm
 Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan, Minister of Culture, has appointed Dr. Jasir bin Sulaiman Al-Herbish as Chief Executive Officer of the Heritage Commission, as part of the Ministry of Culture's efforts to organize and develop the heritage sector. The Heritage Commission will have a...
ADEK to provide educational support for children of healthcare heroes at Shaikh Khalifa Medical City
Culture & Education | Wednesday 8 April, 2020 12:24 pm
The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has announced the launch of an educational support programme for the children of healthcare professionals at Shaikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC). The initiative, which was developed in collaboration with Zayed University, seeks to lend a...
NETFLIX- More choice and control for families
Culture & Education | Wednesday 8 April, 2020 11:25 am
  Every family is different. It’s why we’re investing in a wide variety of kids and family films and TV shows from all over the world - including award-winning animated films like Klaus, series such as Mighty Little Bheem and interactive shows like Carmen Sandiego: To Steal or...
MBC Group – An Indispensable Companion during Hard Times
Culture & Education | Tuesday 7 April, 2020 11:26 am
In this third installment of our series on the unprecedented Covid-19 situation and its impact on TV Advertising, we take a closer look at data findings which illustrate how MBC Group has firmly established itself as a trusted companion to Saudi audiences seeking premium entertainment during these...
Saudi Arabia’s Year of Arabic Calligraphy extended into 2021 over coronavirus concerns
Culture & Education | Tuesday 7 April, 2020 3:49 am
The Ministry of Culture’s Year of Arabic Calligraphy campaign has been extended into 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.  The decision was announced on Sunday in a tweet by the Minister of Culture Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan.  “Due to the exceptional...
MBC Group’s #STAY_AT_HOME Operation Registers Significant Growth
Culture & Education | Sunday 5 April, 2020 11:56 am
At the onset of the unprecedented Covid-19 situation, MBC Group launched this operation during March, with the aim of providing the ultimate in entertainment and informative content, luring people-in to stay glued to their screens at home.   After three weeks, the region’s leading...
AUS expands master’s offering; launches Master of Science in Finance
Culture & Education | Sunday 5 April, 2020 10:13 am
Ambitious finance professionals have a new opportunity to expand their skills and credentials with American University of Sharjah (AUS) announcing the launch of a new Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program. The university is now accepting applications for the program, with the first cohort of...
Registration open for 12th Etisalat Award for Arabic Children’s Literature
Culture & Education | Saturday 4 April, 2020 11:25 pm
  Applications for all six categories will be accepted until August 31; YA category entries require online submissions too by July 31  The Etisalat Award for Arabic Children’s Literature (Etisalat Award), organised by the UAE Board on Books for Young People (UAEBBY) and...