Opening in 2020, Hayy: Creative Hub is the first major complex of its kind in Saudi Arabia, and the first bespoke home for the arts and creative industries
Hayy: Cinema will be an anchor within the complex, an independent picture house screening local, regional and international films
Interested architects and designers should register online by March 22, 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates | Feb 5, 2018 – Art Jameel, an independent organisation that supports arts, education and heritage in the Middle East, today announces an international competition, inviting architects and designers to conceptualise a cinema for Hayy: Creative Hub, Jeddah. The competition invites proposals that foreground innovative ideas and creative approaches to the design of an independent picture house in Saudi ......read more
BOUNCE Rawdah has witnessed 30 million jumps in its first month, resulting in more than 10 million calories being burnt.
January 30, 2019: The female community of Riyadh are swarming into the world’s first ladies only trampoline park and have embraced a fun, new fitness trend.
BOUNCE Rawdah opened its doors to the public in December, following a special launch night, and has witnessed over 30 million jumps and 10 million carbs being burnt in its first month.
The trampoline park and entertainment group, which was endorsed by the GEA shortly before it opened, offers a fabulous new entertainment option to the female population in Riyadh, while also providing a fun way to stay fit and healthy.
An indoor adrenaline pumping venue, packed with activities, BOUNCE Rawdah for Ladies and ......read more
His Excellency Yasir Al Rumayyan, Chairman of the Saudi Golf Federation, thanks tournament partners for helping make history in King Abdullah Economic City
King Abdullah Economic City, 27 January, 2019: The inaugural Saudi International powered by SBIA is gearing up to be a stunning success thanks to the generous support of the Tournament’s national and international partners.
Some of the world’s finest golfers will arrive in the Kingdom next week to compete on Royal Greens Golf & Country Club’s breathtakingly beautiful course, contest a lucrative prize fund and sample first-hand the delights of the ever-expanding King Abdullah Economic City, the country’s most progressive development.
Saudi Arabia will be firmly in the world’s golfing spotlight for the first time as the European Tour ......read more
Home hope will tee-up with the biggest names in golf at Royal Greens Golf & Country Club as Saudi Arabia joins European Tour
Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 27 January 2019: Newly-turned professional Othman Almulla, Saudi Arabia’s first-ever professional golfer, is relishing the prospect of shouldering the hopes of a nation – and the wider Arab world – at next week’s inaugural Saudi International powered by SBIA.
After leaving amateur status behind earlier this month, Almulla will etch his name in history when he steps into the limelight at Royal Greens Golf & Country Club in King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) from January 31 to February 3 as the first professional golfer from Saudi Arabia to compete in a European Tour event.
The dream journey to the professional ranks has taken more than a ......read more
‘Boxing Girls’ is the fourth collaboration between MBC Group’s O3 Productions and twofour54 Abu Dhabi
Series is penned by first-time writer Afnan Alqasimi and is directed by Saudi filmmaker Samir Aref
Saudi Arabia, January 22 2019: MBC Studios is proud to unveil ‘Boxing Girls’, a brand-new Arabic-language drama produced by O3 Productions and twofour54 Abu Dhabi.
Directed by Saudi filmmaker Samir Aref, ‘Boxing Girls’ is the screenwriting debut of Afnan Al Qassimi, and stars a slew of well-known names in Arab entertainment, including Fatima Al Hosani, Ali Al Sherif and Shaifan Al Otaibi. The programme places young people at the centre of the gripping story, as well as behind the scenes.
Teams with both O3 Productions – which falls under MBC Studios – and ......read more
PGA Tour Player of the Year and three-time Major Champion, Brooks Koepka, joins Ryder Cup compatriot, Bryson DeChambeau, and Presidents Cup Captain and Four-Time Major Champion, Ernie Els
Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saturday 12 January, 2019: The Saudi International powered by SBIA has finalised its headline player line-up for the inaugural tournament taking place in King Abdullah Economic City at Royal Greens Golf & Country Club, from 31st January to 3rd February 2019, announcing five more world-class players.
Headlining the field, which already includes world nos. 1 and 3, Justin Rose and Dustin Johnson, will be three-time Major winner and world no. 2, Brooks Koepka. The 2018 PGA Tour Player of the Year, not only defended his U.S. Open title last summer, becoming the first player to do so ......read more
European stars Justin Rose, Sergio Garcia, Henrik Stenson and Ian Poulter all confirmed for inaugural event
Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Tuesday 18 December, 2018 – The Saudi International powered by SBIA continues to bolster its field strength, announcing today the confirmation of European Ryder Cup stars world No. 2, Justin Rose; 2017 Masters Champion, Sergio Garcia; 2016 Open Champion, Henrik Stenson; and 17-time worldwide winner, Ian Poulter, in the inaugural event, taking place in King Abdullah Economic City at Royal Greens Golf & Country Club, from 31st January to 3rd February 2019.
The tournament, which features on the European Tour schedule for the first time, continues to showcase its intent to become a leading event on the golfing calendar, with a host of Ryder Cup stars set to compete for ......read more
Bounce converted a 3,500 square meter warehouse into a huge entertainment venue featuring wall-to-wall trampolines, an X-Park Adventure challenge course and more.
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Dec 16, 2018: The anticipation has been building for weeks and now finally the world’s first female-only trampoline park has opened its doors in Riyadh.
An indoor adrenaline pumping venue, packed with activities, BOUNCE Rawdah for Ladies and Children (boys under the age of 10), is the perfect place to have fun, get active, or just hang out.
The largest trampoline venue in Riyadh, at 3,500 square meters, BOUNCE is located in Rawdah on the main East/West Khurais Road. The venue is packed with over 80 interconnected trampolines, a dodgeball arena, slam dunk, super tramp, cliff Jump and huge inflatable ......read more
Saudi Arabia’s DIEC invests SR10 billion to help build more cinema halls, estimated to reach 2,600 cinema screens in 2030 that will drive revenues as Saudi Arabia’s youth ready to spend more on entertainment
SR12 billion is being invested in Saudi cinema industry between now and 2030
Saudi Arabia to see the development of 2,600 cinema screens by 2030
Saudi Cinema revenue expected to reach US$1.5 billion a year by 2020
The GCC region will see the development of 1,000 new cinema halls in 5 years
Saudi Arabia, October 29, 2018: Total cinema revenue in Saudi Arabia is expected to reach US$1.5 billion (Dh5.5 billion) in 2030, according to a research by PwC Middle East, a global advisory firm.
“By 2030, Saudi Arabia is expected to host 2,600 cinema ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Oct 10, 2018: After its successful opening in Jeddah, BOUNCE Middle East is all set to open the world’s first female-only trampoline park in Riyadh.
BOUNCE will be bringing its high-energy trampoline park and X-Park adventure challenge course to the capital allowing the female residents to literally fly through the air and bounce off the walls.
The huge 3,000 square meter warehouse on main East/West Road in Riyadh will offer wall to wall activities for ladies of all ages and abilities and will be the largest in the capital. The venue will be packed with over 80 interconnected trampolines, a dodgeball arena, slam dunk, huge inflatable airbag and the famous X-Park. The venue will feature plenty of other entertainment options for the ladies of ......read more
RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA and STAMFORD, Conn., October 7, 2018 – The WWE Championship match featuring AJ Styles vs. Daniel Bryan will take place at Crown Jewel at the King Saud University Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Friday, November 2.
Additionally, the Crown Jewel will also include a Universal Championship Triple Threat match featuring Roman Reigns, Brock Lesnar and Braun Strowman, and the first-ever WWE World Cup tournament to determine the best in the world.
General Sports Authority of Saudi Arabia Chairman His Excellency Turki Al Sheikh, WWE Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, invite the world to celebrate this signature event. Following the sold-out Greatest Royal Rumble in April, this is the second event as part of a long-term partnership between WWE and the Kingdom of Saudi ......read more
Competition organised in collaboration with Bab Rizq Jameel and MITEF Global
December 25, 2018 deadline for application submissions
Funding of over SAR 325,000 awarded to winners at closing ceremony in the Eastern Region, Saudi Arabia, on March 2, 2019
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, October 3, 2018: The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Enterprise Forum Saudi Arabia, a chapter of the MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) Global in collaboration with Bab Rizq Jameel, the Community Jameel initiative, has announced that registration is open for its fourth annual Saudi Startup Competition. This year’s edition will be held under the slogan “Challenge Yourself” and aims to nurture entrepreneurship and stimulate entrepreneurs in the Kingdom to contribute effectively to achieving the goals of Saudi Vision ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, September 18, 2018: The Saudi General Sports Authority in partnership with WWE will present the Crown Jewel at the King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Friday, November 2, including a Universal Championship Triple Threat match featuring Roman Reigns, Brock Lesnar and Braun Strowman, and the first-ever WWE World Cup tournament to determine the best in the world.
General Sports Authority of Saudi Arabia Chairman His Excellency Turki Al Sheikh, WWE Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, invite the world to celebrate this signature event. Following the sold-out Greatest Royal Rumble in April, this is the second event as part of a long-term partnership between WWE and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The Crown Jewel will stream live on WWE Network and ......read more
Dubai, 10th September, 2018: Bloomberg and the Misk Foundation have begun the second edition of their intensive, week-long financial journalism training program in Dubai for Saudi students. The initiative aims to advance financial education and journalism in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through training conducted by Matthew Winkler, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of Bloomberg News, and more than 20 Bloomberg journalists and analysts from London and the Middle East.
The course is based in Bloomberg’s newsroom in Dubai, where students are learning about Bloomberg's brand of data-driven journalism in the news organization's largest Middle East bureau. The Saudi participants, whose majors include finance, marketing, communications and politics, were all selected for their strong interest in journalism. During the week, the students ......read more
From June 15 to August 30 visitors to enjoy 300 m2 of a Snow Garden and snow packed activities throughout the summer
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: June 25, 2018: EverSnow, a French company specialising in snow making and event production has partnered with Fakieh Group to create the Snow Land event at the Al Shallal Theme Park Ice Rink in Jeddah, KSA. A 300m2 Snow Garden is being built for visitors to enjoy fun activities from the 15th of June to the 30th of August. Launched on the occasion of Eid al Fitr, the Snow Land will be the coolest place to be throughout the summer in KSA and until Eid Al Adha.
The Snow Garden will be filled with wonderful activities such as a dedicated area to build snowmen, have snowball fights, sledding, snowy slide ramp and snowshoeing. There will also be a large ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 10, 2018: While most people rely on the internet to read these days, one cannot deny the feeling of holding a real book. Skyline University College organized the Skyline Book Fair 2018 with the theme, “Year of Zayed on May 14-15, 2018 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. SUC Library Department also conducted an Inter-School Competition on Storytelling, Drawing, and Oratory where 81 participants competed to win.
The two-day event have witnessed students showcase their talents and their excitement while rummaging through a wide selection of books. The participating schools in this year’s Book Fair were: Gulf Asian English School, Leaders Private School, New Indian Model School, and Pace International School. While exhibitors of the event were: All Prints Publishing, Friendship Bookstore, Oxford ......read more
Linah Hussain, Malak Mously, and Rawan Baik have beaten out more than 23,000 applicants from across the world to be crowned winners of the prestigious competition.
UAE, Dubai, 27, May 2018 – A team of three female engineering students from Saudi Arabia’s King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah have become Procter & Gamble’s Global CEO Challenge Winners. Linah Hussain, Malak Mously, and Rawan Baik beat out over 3,500 prospective participants from across India, the Middle East and Africa, before going on to compete in the global leg of the competition against participants from across the world in Panama, where they were required to present business solutions for a real-life case study to P&G’s CEO, David Taylor.
“The future in Saudi Arabia is underpinned by technology, and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018: SP Jain School of Global Management has bagged the 1st Place of the recently concluded 17th Crossfire Inter-University Debating Competition organized by Skyline University College on February 28, 2018 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. A total of 12 teams consisting of 24 speakers from 8 universities in the UAE has participated in the competition.
The esteemed panel of judges of the event were: Mr. Sushil Maratha, General Manager at Maax Solutions FZ LLC and Toast Master; Mr. Mandar Agshikar, General Manager At Ajhinkkya FZE and Toast Master; and Mr. Ahmad Elkabany, Corporate Affairs General Manager – CISCO, Middle East.
Congratulations to all the winners of this year’s Crossfire and we extend our sincere appreciation to all our external judges and the participating ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018: The 19th Skyline Cup Cricket Tournament and 5th Skyline Inter-University Sports Festival 2018 organized by Skyline University College Sports Department headed by Mr. Sanjay Benjamin have concluded with new set of champions in five sports categories: cricket, football, basketball, table tennis, and throw ball. Skyline housed a total of 16 universities in this year’s tournaments with a collective number of more than 600 participants from February 11-22, 2018.
This year, SUC Football Team has won the football category against City University College Ajman with a final score of 2-1. While SUC Cricket team garnered their 11th championship title at the 19th Skyline Inter-University Cricket Cup Tournament against Manipal University, Dubai.
TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS RESULTS:
19TH SKYLINE CUP ......read more
KSA women participate in basketball, table tennis, fencing, Karate and athletics
Sharjah, January 24, 2018: A strong contingent of Saudi women athletes will be out in force at the fourth edition of the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST), which runs from February 2-12, 2018. Organised by the Sharjah Women Sports Foundation, (SWSF), under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, the event will see 70 clubs from 17 Arab countries compete in nine Olympic sports.
For the first time, clubs from KSA are gearing up to taking part in the majority of the events. Saudi women will participate in five of the nine sports, and will be represented by the Green Jeddah Club, which will participate in table tennis, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 10, 2018: During Arab Literacy Day on 8 January, IKEA, the much-loved Swedish home furnishing retailer, gave children the chance to ignite their passion and understanding for Arabic with its new in-store initiative. ‘Arabic Reassembled’ is a creative solution for children to learn and create 12 Arabic words that are used daily, using the all-familiar IKEA instruction manual.
You can also participate in the event at Yas Mall from 11-13 January or at Dubai Festival City from 8-13 January.
Dubai, UAE, January 10, 2018: HRH Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan Al Saud, winner of the Arab Sports Personality Award at the 9th Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Award, wants to see more women take up top positions in Saudi Arabian sports federation and inspire the generations that follow.
The first female to lead a Saudi sports federation when she took over as president of the Federation for Community Sports in October, Princess Reema is also Deputy President of Saudi Arabia’s Sports Authority for Planning & Development.
Her pioneering role in the founding and regulation of women’s sport in Saudi Arabia, including the introduction of sports among girls in public schools, has seen Princess Reema bag the prestigious Arab Sports Personality award at the 9th Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum ......read more
The 10 best international talents make their first time debut in the Kingdom
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 27th of December 2017: As part of the General Entertainment Authority winter calendar that includes diversified theatric and artistic events in different cities across the Kingdom, GEA hosted ‘America’s Got Talent’ live shows for the first time in the Kingdom and across the Middle East.
The ‘Got Talent’ shows gathered more than 5500 people and took place on Thursday and Friday, the 21st and 22nd of December, from 8 PM till 10 PM at the King Fahad Cultural Centre.
The shows featured more than 10 spectacular performers and acts from the USA, which included acrobats, high tech visual illusions, glow dancing, mental games, opera, comedy, sound effects, pop music, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 20, 2017: Skyline University College welcomed more than 1,300 students from 38 Arab and Non-Arab schools in the UAE at the 9th edition of Skyline Inter-School Sports Festival. The week-long sports fest that ran from December 4-10, 2017 concluded with a new set of champions in Football, Cricket, Basketball and Table Tennis. The Chief Guest of the awarding ceremony was Mr. Abdullah Al Kutbi, Head of Legal Department, Sharjah Sports Council.
The Skyline Inter-School Sports Festival is organized annually by SUC Sports Department headed by Mr. Sanjay Benjamin.
Winner: Philadelphis Private School, Dubai (Second Consecutive Year)
Runner-Up: The Westminster School, Dubai (Second Consecutive Year)
Winner: Our Own English High School, Sharjah
Runner-Up: Delhi Private School, ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 19 December 2017: iLuminate™, the international band that comes all the way from New York, concluded their performance in Dammam which gathered a crowd of young people and families who attended from Saudi Arabia and the neighboring countries.
Audience from Bahrain were also very excited and happy to attend these events, and they said that they are continuously monitoring the General Entertainment Authority (GEA) via @Roznamah_sa to stay tuned to the latest shows in Saudi Arabia in general and the eastern province in particular.
In celebration of the Bahrain national Day, GEA offered the audience from Bahrain free entrance and distributed flowers to them.
The audience expressed their gratitude to the GEA and praised the efforts it is ......read more
9 July 2015 - First Driver Kevin Ceccon and Arden Team dazzled fans in England after an artistic performance in Silverstone Race, showing supremacy from beginning to end, managing the attacks of Mercedes driver Esteban Occon, signing the best lap of the race, and maintaining a winning position under a fashion only seen in true champions.
“It is good as we struggled a lot in the ......read more
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), continues to support global arts and culture by becoming one of the main partners of the Zurich Film Festival, which takes place from 24 September to 4 October 2015.
The sponsorship deal will see Etihad Airways’ brand prominently featured at various locations around the Zurich Film Festival venue and integrated into ......read more
Dubai-based creative agency collects 2 ACT Responsible Tribute Awards
[Dubai, UAE, July 06, 2015] Dubai-based agency Spark* is celebrating a major double win at Cannes. The organisation - part of the Publicity Network - was awarded a Special Tribute and a Human Rights Tribute Award at the ‘ACT Responsible Tributes,’ an affiliated annual event part of the world’s largest and ......read more
United Arab Emirates, June 5, 2015 – The Snow Village established by the French company Eversnow during the Formula 1 Grand Pix in Bahrain, last April 2015, has attracted a large public. Several medias reported interviews with the CEO, Bertrand Lambla, who received many requests from events professionals. He seeks partner investors in order to develop its ......read more
Dubai, UAE – 3 July 2015 - Dimension Data, the Official Technology Partner for ASO which owns the Tour de France, today announced that it has become a MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung (MTN-Qhubeka) sponsor. Representing the African continent for the first time ever, the nine-man MTN-Qhubeka team is one of five wild-card teams invited to ride alongside the 17 World Tour cycling teams at this ......read more
British entrepreneur, John Wilford, has launched a new marketing agency, JW International (JWI) to serve the Middle East region. This new business will be based on the same ethos as its sister business in the United Kingdom, Rave Communications.
Founded 15 years ago, Rave has become one of the most respected, enduring and awarded independent agencies in the UK, working with brands like ......read more
Al Ahli Publishing and Distribution (APD), a subsidiary of Al Ahli Holding Group has launched The New York Times best-seller, Ms. Marvel comic book series in English and Arabic in the MENA region. Ms. Marvel AKA Kamala Khan is the first ever Muslim superhero
Dubai, UAE, June 28, 2015: Al Ahli Holding Group (AAHG), a UAE-based multi-diversified international conglomerate has launched the Ms. ......read more
Innovative site wants users of all religions and nationalities to interact in a ‘moral’ way -without sexually explicit content or any abusive language
LONDON, United KINGDOM (June 18th, 2015) – A social media platform that encourages its users to be respectful is launching today – which coincides with the first day of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.
Muslimface ......read more
From the 20th June to the 27th June 2015, Dubai will host the "Twin Taekwondo Camp 2015". The Camp is headed by the Grand Masters George and Gerhard Maier from Munich/Germany. 150 Taekwondo masters and grandmasters from Germany, Europe and the US will participate in the camp throughout the week. The camp will be held at the Sheraton Hotel JBR. It is open to the public, interested ......read more
Axe’s ‘Bring the Quiet’ offers a rare opportunity for UAE’s talented musicians to win the Ultimate Music Starter Pack with Axe’s ‘Bring the Quiet’
Dubai - May, 31, 2015: For the first time in the region, upcoming musicians from the UAE will have an exciting opportunity to see their tracks featured on an exclusive vinyl. Through the regional Axe’s ......read more
• Close to 1,000 local entries from 12 different schools
• Nine local winners submitted to international competition
• Chance to win a trip to Japan
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, May 11, 2015: Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has unveiled the winners of the inaugural Toyota Dream Car Art ......read more
"TPH DDB announced the appointment of Jean-Marie Moussalli as the Managing Director of its Jeddah Agency. TPH previously known as Promoaction is affiliated with DDB, one of the top 3 global advertising networks for the last 23 years. Moussalli has managed to establish a series of success stories during his 20+year career in marketing and communications at both Agency and Client-side, leading ......read more
All category winners now revealed
American photographer John Moore wins L’Iris d’Or/Photographer of the Year and $25,000 (USD) prize
Armin Appel, Germany, wins Open Photographer of the Year and $5,000 (USD)
Elliott Erwitt honoured with Outstanding Contribution to Photography award
Winning and shortlisted images to be shown at Somerset House, London 24 April to 10 May ......read more
Upload a photograph or a short video of your feet moving forward – and getting closer to your dreams – onto BeingGirlArabia’s social media pages and you could win a generous cash prize of SAR20,000!
Dubai, April 28, 2015 – Thanks to leading feminine hygiene brand Always Ultra, you are officially one step closer to realizing your lifelong aspiration! On April 15, Always ......read more
Riyadh, KSA, April 26th 2015: Oasis Magazine, in partnership with The King Faisal Centre for Research and Islamic studies, is proud to announce the second edition of Saudi Design Week (SDW). The SDW founders Munira Al-Ajlani, Noura Bouzo, and Basma Bouzo are joined by an esteemed advisory board: HRH Prince Faisal bin Saud bin Abdulmohsen Al Saud, HRH Princess Reema bint Bandar Al Saud, HH Prince ......read more
Mariah Carey #1 To Infinity Arrives May 18Th On Epic Records/Columbia Records/Sony Legacy, First-Ever Collection Of Her 18 Hot 100 #1 Hits, More Than Any Solo Artist In History
“Infinity” Brand New Single To Be Released On April 27Th, And Included As 19Th Track On New Album Collection
Acclaimed Director And Longtime Collaborator Brett Ratner To Direct Video For ......read more
Al Qassimi, Al Helei out of luck but they did UAE proud – Sulayem
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 1 April, 2015: With one more day remaining in the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge POWERED by Nissan, Nasser Al Attiyah is firmly on course for his second victory in the event while reigning world champion Marc Coma is within reach of an eighth bikes success in the UAE.
Partnered by French co-driver ......read more
For 32 years Casio G-Shock watches continued on developing and launching its advance technologies which made it one of the most important watches acquired by youth from both sexes. Keeping up to the development witnessed by its creations every year, G-Shock and Mohamed Saleh Abbar Company - the approved agent of Casio products in the Kingdom - continued their support to many local talents, with ......read more
March 29, 2015 | DUBAI, UAE: This April 2-4, “Meet d3” will captivate the public community with an event hosted by Dubai Design District (d3). Not only featuring a spectacular programme of art, design, F&B and music, the open event will showcase works and performances by local, regional and international participants including special commissions, installations, talks and ......read more
Powerful international line-up of cars, buggies, bikes and quadsin action at Yas Marina Circuit
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 29 March, 2015: H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Bin Mubarak Al Nahayan, the UAE Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, today flagged off competitors on the Super Special Spectator Stage at Yas Marina Circuit to officially launch the 25th anniversary edition of Abu Dhabi ......read more
Odds against repeat wins for Vasilyev, Goncalves, Sonic as UAE’s classic desert rally passes three milestones
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 28 March, 2015: Russian driver Vladimir Vasilyev, Portuguese bikes star Paulo Goncalves and Polish quads rider Rafal Sonic are all chasing their places in the record books over the next five days as the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge POWERED BY Nissan passes ......read more
Led by region’s number one music producer, Jean-Marie Riachi, and supported by up and coming DJ and producer, Omar Basaad, ‘My Land, My Music’ Middle East tour will create musical track celebrating some of the region’s historic and undiscovered sounds
Emirati film director, Ali Mostafa, and Emirati filmmaker, Ahmed Abdulqader, will capture the adventure and ......read more
Dubai, UAE – March 1st 2015: Zain Sailing Team (Kuwait) headed by seasoned Tour competitor Cédric Pouligny won the final leg of the Oman Sail-organised EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour 2015. Even more commendable is the fact that the crew consists of enthusiastic novices, formed mainly from employees of Zain – one of the Middle East’s leading mobile telecoms operators. They ......read more
New Platform for Galleries and Artists to Bridge Market Gap with Affordable Works for Seasoned Art Lovers and Budding Collector
‘Art for all’ as More than 100 Galleries and Artists from 25 Countries Descend on Dubai
Monday 23rd February 2015 - Dubai, United Arab Emirates: A unique fusion of art, education and entertainment, World Art Dubai - a new and affordable art fair concept ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 215 - Gillette, the world's leading male grooming brand, ended its Gillette Future Championship (GFC) football tournament at the grand finale held At Dubai Ice Rink on Friday 6th February. For the third year in a row teams from the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia faced each other to claim the sought after title.
The semi-finals took place in ......read more
City-wide art exhibition gets underway tomorrow
Jeddah/Saudi Arabia, 21 January 2015 – UBS, the world’s leading wealth manager, has announced that it will partner with the Saudi Art Council to sponsor the 2015 edition of Jeddah Arts “21,39”, which will begin in Jeddah tomorrow. Now in its second year, Jeddah Arts “21,39” is a non-profit initiative organized ......read more
Dubai, UAE: 13th January 2015: Episode 10 of El Beit’s second season aired at 9pm on Monday, and cast the spotlight on the remarkable creative abilities of winners from previous episodes. Their mastery of words, rhythms and imagery proved the saying that: ‘If a novel is words in the best order, then a poem is the best words in the best order.’ The show is helping its diverse ......read more
Showwelcomes the winner of the 1stepisode, Saleh Al Sahli from Saudi Arabia, during 2ndlive episode
‘El Beit’ poetry show is a hub of creativity attracting new poetic talents
Dubai, UAE, 19thNovember 2014:The second episode of the second season of El Beit poetry show was aired at 9pm on Monday, November 17th. This is in line withthe vision of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin ......read more
Show kicks off with the first chater: ‘Has mankind multiplied, or has our planet become smaller?’
‘El Beit’ Poetry Showis the creative hub for talented poets
Dubai, UAE, 12thNovember 2014: The first episode of the second season of ‘El Beit’ poetry show was airedat 9PM on Monday, November 10th. It was organized and produced by Hamdan bin Mohammed Heritage ......read more
Doha, 27 October 2014–Stars of Science, broadcaston MBC4,narrowed down the field of its candidates to a top six in a dramatic elimination episode filled with lively competition and rivalry amongthe young innovators. Oman’s Sultan AlSubhi and Bahrain’s Thieab Al Dossary advanced after the strength of their product outlook convinced the jury to send them to the next ......read more
Doha, 7th October 2014: Twelve of the Arab world’s most promising innovators have been chosen as candidates on Qatar Foundation’s “edutainment reality” TV program Stars of Science on MBC4. The selection, which is a turning point in the sixth season of the popular program, marks the end of the casting phase and the beginning of a series of intensive project ......read more
Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice Chairman of Dubai Culture, Extends Patronage to Downtown Design
Dubai, UAE – Sept 29, 2014 – Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) announced today the extension of her patronage to ......read more
• Project Conforms to US Green Building Council Standards and Specifications
• Khalifa Al Tajer Mosque Accommodates 3,500 Worshippers to become Dubai’s Largest Mosque
Dubai-UAE: 18 July, 2014 - The Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) today opened the Islamic world’s first eco-friendly mosque - Khalifa Al Tajer - to worshippers. Located at the Post Saeed ......read more
Experts speaking at London Business School event reveal executive search wish list
30 June 2014, Dubai, UAE – Major international events are intensifying the search for top executive talent in the Middle East, according to experts speaking at London Business School’s Executive Search Networking Event in Dubai.
Events such as Dubai Expo 2020 and the FIFA World Cup 2022 in ......read more
• Name chosen following a social media competition that recorded thousands of entries
Dubai, UAE; June 2, 2014: It is official: The 155 million-year-old female dinosaur exhibit that has earned tremendous appreciation from visitors all over the world at The Dubai Mall has been named ‘DubaiDino.’
The name was chosen from thousands of entries for the ......read more
Philadelphia announces a reward upto AED100,000 to the winning idea
• Extends its Women’s campaign to reach out to a wider audience in its 5th year
• Campaign widens scope to include women with a creative idea for the benefit of community
• Entries can be made by logging onto www.phillyarabia.com or by tweeting the idea to #phillycreate
Dubai, UAE ......read more
World renowned artists specialising in equestrian art will exhibit their work in the new dedicated Art Gallery at the MENA region’s leading equine exhibition
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Equestrian art takes centre stage among the finest Arabian breeds at the Dubai International Horse Fair this month as 16 world-renowned artists will showcase their latest works at the dedicated Art ......read more
Arab drivers, riders face major test as powerful overseas force heads for UAE
Dubai, UAE, 10 March, 2014: The Arab world’s top cross country rally drivers and riders face another major test of endurance when they line up alongside a powerful assembly of competitors and machinery from overseas in the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge next month.
With entries still arriving daily from around ......read more
International artists choose to set up base in Dubai
Dubai, UAE – 05 March 2014 - In 1971, when the UAE was founded, few would have regarded this nation as a centre for culture. In just over 40 years, this tiny Arab nation has rapidly transformed. Soon to be the home to branches of well known museums including the Louvre Museum and Guggenheim Museum, there is no doubt that the UAE has ......read more
Shirlene Coelho breaks the Americas record in women’s discus throwing
Dubai, 26 February, 2014: The host country of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games – Brazil has bagged 18 medals in the 6th Fazza International Athletics IPC Grand Prix Competition 2014 at the Al Thiqa Club in Sharjah.
The Grand Prix is being organised by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center ......read more
14-year old British national Maria Lyle wins gold in 100m races
Dubai, 25 February, 2014: Young women athletes grabbed the limelight on day 3 of the 6th Fazza International Athletics IPC Grand Prix Competition 2014 at the Al Thiqa Club in Sharjah.
14-year old British national Maria Lyle who had earlier set a new European and world record in the 200m track races won gold in the 100m ......read more
All set for the GCC semi-final of Henkel’s student competition
Dubai – Twenty students, who from 10 different teams from various universities across the UAE, Qatar and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia [KSA], are competing for the winning place for the GCC semi-final of 7th Henkel Innovation Challenge [HIC], an international competition involving students that takes innovation to a ......read more
Senior falconers call for ‘GCC Union of Falconry’ to promote the sport at the regional level
Dubai, 19 February 2014: The 2nd edition of the Fazza Championship for Falconry witnessed some spectacular action from visiting ‘Khaleejis’ or GCC falconers including those from Qatar, KSA, Kuwait and Oman who vied for the top positions in a highly competitive round of falconry ......read more
Organised by the Hamdan bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) and the Dubai Club for the Disabled from the 22-25 February
Dubai hosts Grand Prix for the second time
Welcoming 500 participants from 37 countries
Prestigious opening ceremony to be held on 21 February at the Creek Park in Dubai
Dubai, 18 February 2014: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin ......read more
The Quest Attracted Over 300 Students across Saudi Arabia
Dubai, 2 February 2014 – Unilever, one of the world's leading FMCG companies and manufacturer of iconic brands such as Lipton and Sunsilk, has announced the winning team for the Country Talent Championship Saudi Arabia.
This championship is a part of a larger Unilever initiative; an annual competition amongst students held ......read more
Exhibition Includes the Much-Anticipated First Ever Display of Works by Damien Hirst In The Kingdom, and Outstanding Works by Ayman Baalbaki, Monir Farmafarmian & Havv Kharaman
International auction house Sotheby's is delighted to announce its return to Jeddah Art Week for the second year to unveil a new exhibition of Contemporary art by both Middle Eastern and International artists ......read more
Dubai, UAE December 3rd 2013: Pro Art Gallery, the gallery that is synonymous with innovative art & collectibles, is pleased to announce the opening of their Arabic calligraphy exhibition titled ‘Lines and Colors'. The exhibition will showcase an amazing range of artworks of over 10 artists including Arab and Iranian artists.
‘Line & Colors' exhibition will open on ......read more
Entries up 47 per cent from 2012 as submissions from the UK and Singapore intensifies competition
Effie Mena Awards 2013 shortlist announced
Dubai, November 10, 2013 - The Effie Mena Awards 2013 – the region's premiere marketing awards hosted by GMR – will be the most fiercely contested yet.
Today, GMR formally announces the entries that have won over a stellar list of ......read more
HRH Princess Reema Bint Bandar Bin Sultan Al Saud sponsors photography book and documentary on the endangered traditions of one of Saudi's oldest regions. Photojournalist Michael Bou-nacklie has recently completed a documented journey across the Asir region of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Sponsored by HRH Princess Reema Bint Bandar Bin Sultan Al Saud, the expedition is on a mission to detail ......read more