Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 22 September 2023: The Abu Dhabi Festival, presented by Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) announced its latest co-production with Teatro Real in Madrid, "MÉDÉE," a mesmerising theatrical experience that promises to captivate audiences with its powerful storytelling and exceptional performances. This spectacular adaptation of the classic Greek tragedy takes the stage at Teatro Real from 19 to 23 September. "MÉDÉE" made its captivating debut as the distinguished opening event of Teatro Real's highly anticipated 2023/2024 season.
The spectacular new co-production and world premiere brought Luigi Cherubini’s iconic masterpiece to life as the season opener for the world-renowned Teatro Real, Madrid. Set in the ancient city of Corinth, the ......read more
- This partnership is part of the company’s commitment to preserving the country’s culture, heritage, and environment.
21 September 2023, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Tadweer (Abu Dhabi Waste Management Company) announced its participation in the second edition of the Liwa Date Festival and Auction as an official sponsor. The event will be held from 21 to 30 September 2023 in Liwa city in the Al Dhafra region.
The Liwa Date Festival and Auction is one of the main heritage events held in Liwa city in the Al Dhafra region to celebrate the date harvest season. Dates are considered a national treasure and an essential component of the Emirati culture. The festival will showcase the best practices followed by date farmers and provide the opportunity for participants and visitors to exchange knowledge and ......read more
- Trojan Sound System, The Original Wailers featuring Al Anderson and UB40 featuring Ali Campbell have been confirmed for the evening entertainment on Saturday 23rd December
- The unique event featuring the world’s top tennis stars will move to Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Arena for 2023 following the successful inaugural season
- Tickets set to go on sale today with prices starting from AED 225
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 19 September 2023: The World Tennis League (WTL) has today revealed English iconic band, UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, The Original Wailers featuring Al Anderson, and Trojan Sound System as its first artists for this year’s sporting and entertainment event in Abu Dhabi, with the stars to perform in a special ‘Reggae Night’ concert on Saturday 23rd December.
Taking place at the ......read more
• BLAST partners with ADGaming again to host BLAST Premier’s biggest event of the year with eight of the world’s best esports teams set to compete in the prestigious USD $1 million prize tournament.
• Tickets for the season-finale Counter-Strike competition at Yas Island’s Etihad Arena on 16th and 17th December are now on sale from AED 160.
Abu Dhabi, 14 September 2023: BLAST, a leading global esports entertainment company, has announced its flagship event, the BLAST Premier World Final 2023, will return to Abu Dhabi in December with tickets now on sale.
BLAST continues its partnership with ADGaming, a pioneering gaming and esports initiative under the Abu Dhabi government, to bring its prestigious USD $1 million year-ending tournament to Yas Island’s Etihad Arena ......read more
• Less than 100 days until world’s elite athletes descend upon iconic desert venue for pinancle of obstacle course racing
ABU DHABI, UAE – September 11, 2023: Spartan, the world’s leading endurance sports and extreme wellness brand, has announced that the 2023 Spartan World Championship will return to Abu Dhabi for a third consecutive year, reaffirming Abu Dhabi’s position as a global destination for sporting events. The event, held in partnership with and hosted by Abu Dhabi Sports Council, will bring together the world’s best obstacle course racing (OCR) athletes to take on a challenging new course from December 8–10.
Set in Abu Dhabi’s Al Wathba area for the second year, the race venue stands a mere 30 minutes away from both Abu Dhabi city and Abu ......read more
Scientific research will study houbara behaviours and assist in mating to enhance genetic diversity in captive breeding
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 07 September 2023: The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Khalifa University of Science and Technology, at the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition.
The MoU will focus on scientific research and training, including robotics, intelligent systems, genetics, and genomics in breeding projects. It will also aim to provide training opportunities for students and drive employment for qualified national talent in technical and scientific roles at the Fund.
As part of the MoU, two research agreements will be initiated to further the understanding of the ......read more
• Awards will honour pioneering projects, companies and individuals driving transformative change across the global energy system
• Record-breaking 1,072 entry submissions from 78 countries received
• Experts in climate change and technology added to 10-member Awards jury
• Winners will be announced on the sidelines of ADIPEC, the world’s largest gathering of energy industry professionals
Abu Dhabi, 5 September 2023 – The finalists for the ADIPEC Awards 2023 have been announced, reflecting a wide spectrum of geographies, industries and companies. The awards will recognise outstanding achievements within the energy and clean-tech sectors and celebrate global innovators in their pursuit of net-zero emissions.
Under the theme ‘Leading the Transformation’, ......read more
ARB Emirates Continues its Prestigious Partnership with ADIHEX for the Third Consecutive Year
Abu Dhabi, September 2, 2023 - ARB Emirates, which operates under the umbrella of Al Masaood Group, and is the leading market brand in four-wheel-drive accessories and outdoor gear, today announced their participation as the official automotive partner for the third consecutive year at the 20th Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) 2023. This marks the company's third consecutive year as the official automotive partner and its 14th year of participation in the prestigious event.
The annual event, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Emirates Falconers’ Club, will take place from September ......read more
• CARACAL unveils three luxury hunting rifles featuring hand-engraved motifs of UAE heritage sites and wildlife
• CARACAL showcases extraordinary pistols inspired by the Liwa Oasis, adorned in 24-carat gold
Abu Dhabi, UAE: 2 September 2023 – EDGE Group entity, CARACAL, a leading firearms producer in the region, has unveiled three unique, hand engraved hunting rifles and special edition gold-inlayed pistols, alongside their range of versatile pistols and precision rifles at the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX 2023).
Marking its 16th appearance at the event, which is running from 2 - 8 September at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), CARACAL and its subsidiary MERKEL, a German producer of luxury hunting rifles, have unveiled three unique HELIX ......read more
• IFHC’s pavilion will showcase the remarkable story of the Abu Dhabi Houbara Conservation Programme and reflect the vision of the UAE’s Founding Father, the late Sheikh Zayed, who helped create the programme.
• As well as educational activities, visitors will also have the opportunity to meet Asian Houbara birds at the pavilion for the event which takes place between 2nd-8th September.
Abu Dhabi, 31 August 2023: The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC) has announced it will participate in the 20th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition. Set to take place from the 2nd-8th September at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, the event will be held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 31 August 2023: The Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, part of ADNEC Group, announced its readiness to host the 20th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX). The event will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region and President of the Emirates Falconers Club, from 2-8 September, under the theme "Sustainability & Heritage... A Reborn Aspiration".
Hosting ADIHEX at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre on an area of 65,000 square metres reflects ADNEC Group’s advanced and modern facilities, technical capabilities, and safe internal equipment. It also highlights the capabilities of the Group’s staff to deliver the highest levels of support to ensure the ......read more
Reinforces Abu Dhabi’s position as a global hub for MICE events, owing to the state-of-the-art infrastructure, accessibility, and connectivity
In 2022, over 1,200 MICE events were delivered by Abu Dhabi Convention and Exhibition Bureau
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 30 August 2023: Abu Dhabi has successfully won the bid to host the 63rd ICCA Congress, highlighting the emirate's strategic location, state-of-the-art infrastructure, diverse hospitality offerings and unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional events. The ICCA Congress is set to take place from 20-23 October 2024 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).
Abu Dhabi's growing prominence as a preferred destination for global and regional businesses and tourists is evident with the delivery of over 1,200 MICE events catering to 603,000 visitors ......read more
Yahsat proudly celebrates Emirati Women’s Day, recognizing accomplishments of its talented engineers including Athari Almansoori, Aida Al Yaaqoubi, Nada Obaid and Maryam Alsereidi
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 29 August 2023: Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (“Yahsat” or the “Group”) PJSC, the UAE’s flagship satellite solutions provider, (ADX trading symbol: YAHSAT), has proudly celebrated the achievements of its Emirati women workforce in a company townhall, under the 2023 Emirati Women’s Day theme of ‘We Collaborate for Tomorrow.’
Emirati women are crucial to the UAE national workforce across the Group, with Yahsat dedicated to further increasing their participation given their notable contributions in both technical and non-technical roles. Talented UAE women have ......read more
This year’s speaker line-up for Saudi Maritime Congress is a strong endorsement of how significant this 2-day event is for the Kingdom and its global industry partners
26th of August 2023: The 4th edition of Saudi Maritime Congress takes place at Dhahran Expo, Dammam, from 20-21st September 2023 and puts the spotlight on the scope of opportunity within this burgeoning sector and the fast-growing maritime logistics potential.
Crafted to encompass both an exhibition and a conference agenda, the congress's first day will witness compelling keynotes from Bahri, the founding strategic partner; John McDonald, ABS President & Chief Operating Officer; Nancy W. Karigithu, Special Envoy and Advisor on Blue Economy at the Executive Office of the President, Kenya; and Erik Jensby, Head of Business Development and Membership at ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, August 24, 2023: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship will take place at Mubadala Arena in Zayed Sports City from 1-11 November 2023. The competition is being organised by the UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation, in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Jiu-Jitsu Pro, and will feature participation from top professional athletes from around the world.
His Excellency Abdul Moneim Al Hashemi, Chairman of the UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation, President of the Ju-Jitsu Asian Federation, and Senior Vice President of the International Jiu-Jitsu Federation, said: “We extend our gratitude to His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 22 August 2023: The Statistics Centre – Abu Dhabi (SCAD) has launched the 5th cycle of the Statistical Maturity Index (SMI) project, which measures the readiness of Abu Dhabi government entities towards producing and disseminating high-quality statistics adhering to SCAD's approved methodologies and standards.
The SMI is an important tool for ensuring the quality and reliability of official statistics produced by government entities in Abu Dhabi's statistical ecosystem.
During the launch event, SCAD awarded 28 government entities for their contributions and achievements during the fourth cycle of the Statistical Maturity Index project.
In this context, H.E. Abdulla Gharib Alqemzi, Acting Director General of SCAD, said: “The remarkable progress achieved by the participating entities is a major ......read more
- The hackathon addressed challenges and solutions related to Global Security and Vulnerability Detection
25 July 2023, Abu Dhabi, UAE: 42 Abu Dhabi, the UAE capital’s innovative and disruptive coding school that provides a unique peer-to-peer, gamified learning methodology and BEACON RED, an advanced cyber solutions provider that tackles complex national security threats, have jointly organized their second hackathon under the title “Cyber Warriors: Unleashing the Power of Bug Bounties in Cybersecurity”. The hackathon was attended by over 60 students from 42 Abu Dhabi.
The focus of the hackathon was Bug Bounty programs, which have become an essential part of cybersecurity and have a significant impact on all sectors of the economy. These programs incentivize independent researchers, often referred to as bug ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – July 17, 2023: Ferrari World Abu Dhabi lights up the sky over the Italian Zone in ‘Bell’Italia’ with a mesmerizing ‘Drone Spectacular’ show that will captivate guests, every Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 7h30 pm until September 3.
Featuring a large number of drones hovering in perfect harmony, the breathtaking show returns once again with a spellbinding display of lights and a synchronized performance for families and guests to enjoy. These drones will illuminate the sky with an astounding palette of colors, using cutting-edge LED technology, transforming the show into a breathtaking visual that will leave spectators excited.
The show gives a unique opportunity for guests to enjoy an unforgettable performance that complements the park’s ......read more
Under the Honorary Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdallah bin Zayed, Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) inaugurates ‘Art at Embassies’ with a Panel Discussion on the Evolution of the UAE Art Scene at the Embassy of UAE in Paris, France
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 11 July 2023: Under the honorary patronage of H.H Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and honorary patron of the Abu Dhabi Festival, the Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation inaugurated its Art at Embassies program with a captivating panel discussion held at the Embassy of UAE in Paris, as part of the festival which is held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Shamsa bint Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Assistant to the President of the UAE Red Crescent Authority for Women's Affairs, and Head of Higher ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – June 19, 2023: Ferrari World Abu Dhabi has once again organized a successful Formula Run hosting over 1,000 participants with a passion for adventure and sports across four racing tracks last week.
The race comprised of four separate routes for each running level, including a 2.5km, 5km and 10km route and a complementary 499-meter mini run tailored for little ones under 8 years old.
Each race included three podium spots where top runners were crowned and awarded gold, silver and bronze medals, respectively, in recognition of their achievement. All participants received a bespoke Formula Run finisher’s medal embroidered with Ferrari World Abu Dhabi’s logo and a complementary Formula Run T-shirt at the end of the race.
- This comes as part of the Center’s efforts to support government entities in applying the highest standards to enhance their readiness and response levels
16 June 2023, Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Emergencies, Crises and Disasters Management Centre - Abu Dhabi (ADCMC) awarded 15 entities with certificates of compliance for adhering to the Guidelines of Operation Rooms Standards for government entities in Abu Dhabi.
This comes within the Center’s efforts to support government entities in applying the highest standards to enhance their operation rooms, and their levels of readiness and efficiency in responding to emergency cases. It also comes in line with the Center’s commitment to recognize the entities’ high coordination levels with relevant authorities in order to contribute to ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 14 June 2023: Thuraya Telecommunications Company, the mobility arm of Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), the UAE’s flagship satellite solutions provider, welcomed His Excellency Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh, Minister of State, as well as His Excellency Jamal Al Suwaidi, UAE Ambassador to Singapore, to its pavilion at CommunicAsia 2023 in Singapore.
During the visit, Sulaiman Al Ali, Yahsat’s Chief Commercial Officer briefed H.E. Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh about the company’s state-of-the-art mobility solutions showcased at Asia’s biggest ICT exhibition, as part of “Yahsat Asia Week”, a series of industry-focused activities in Singapore from 5 to 9 June 2023. He also underlined the strong presence of Thuraya in the international markets, with the Asia Pacific region at the ......read more
• A Spectacular Display of Stardom & Celebration of Indian Cinema At 23rd Edition IIFA Weekend and Awards 2023
• The Dynamic duo Hosts of NEXA IIFA Awards 2023: Abhishek Bachchan | Vicky Kaushal
• The biggest performances at NEXA IIFA Awards 2023: Salman Khan | Varun Dhawan | Kriti Sanon | Jacqueline Fernandez | Nora Fatehi | Rakul Preet Singh.
• Host of Sobha Realty IIFA Rocks and Nexa IIFA Awards 2023: Farah Khan | Rajkummar Rao
• Electrifying night of music and fashion at Sobha Realty IIFA Rocks and Nexa IIFA Awards 2023: Sunidhi Chauhan | Amit Trivedi | Badshah | Nucleya | Sukhbir Singh | Palak Muchhal with an exclusive fashion show by Manish Malhotra.
• A weekend of Cinema, Music, Fashion, and Culture lighting up the golden shores of Abu Dhabi with over 25,000 people in attendance ......read more
• Submissions deadline extended until 14 June 2023, giving businesses and individuals an extra week to submit their award entries
• Eight new award categories focus on reducing emissions, supporting global energy security and enabling a responsible energy transition
• Awards support ADIPEC’s overall ambitions to serve as an inclusive, solutions-oriented platform
Abu Dhabi, 8 June 2023: ADIPEC Awards 2023 is inviting submissions from individuals and businesses driving decarbonisation and innovative solutions to enable a lower-carbon future, with an extended deadline for submissions until 14 June.
In its 13th year, the ADIPEC 2023 Awards features eight new categories that encourage tangible solutions that significantly reduce emissions, support global energy security, ......read more
Tickets go on general sale at 10 a.m. CEST on Friday, June 23
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – UFC, the world’s premier mixed martial arts (MMA) organisation, today confirmed its return to Paris, France, on Saturday, September 2, at the Accor Arena, continuing its commitment to bring world-class MMA events to the nation’s capital.
Tickets for the landmark event will go on general sale at 10 a.m. CEST on Friday, June 23, via Accor Arena. Fight Club members will have the opportunity to purchase tickets early at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 21, whilst those who registered their interest early in this event will gain access at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 22.
VIP Experience packages which include VIP access, all-inclusive hospitality and meet and greets, will be available via ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – June 05, 2023: CLYMB™ Abu Dhabi announces the return of 'Ladies Night' this Thursday, June 8th, running from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. CLYMB Abu Dhabi’s fan-favorite monthly event delights ladies and their friends every second Thursday of the month with an exclusive evening featuring two record-breaking experiences and in total privacy, where female guests can enjoy an unforgettable sporting experience at the UAE’s ultimate indoor adventure hub.
Ladies at CLYMB™ Abu Dhabi will have the opportunity to challenge themselves by embarking on a one-hour climbing experience, allowing them to push their limits for a unique adventure with their loved ones. Ladies can additionally soar to new heights with their gals inside the world’s biggest indoor skydiving chamber for ......read more
• The conference is the largest global platform and gathering in 2025 aimed at encouraging international dialogue on biodiversity, climate change and sustainability
• The conference attracts approximately 15,000 participants from more than 160 countries around the world, including government leaders, specialists and experts
• The conference aims to develop a global agenda for preserving biodiversity and the environment to contribute to protecting the planet in light of local and global challenges
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2 June 2023: UAE has won the bid to host the World Conservation Congress of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in 2025 in Abu Dhabi. The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) submitted the bid on behalf of Abu Dhabi and the UAE government.
The results were announced ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 01 June 2023 – Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has participated as a strategic partner in the second edition of the “Make it in the Emirates” forum. This prominent event revolved around the theme of “Investment, Sustainability, and Growth.” As one of the most significant industrial gatherings in the UAE, as well as the wider Middle East and North Africa region, the forum brought together key decision-makers and officials in industrial and technology sectors at regional and international levels, along with financial institutions, investors, and leading industrial companies from both the public and private sectors in the UAE.
Commenting on this occasion, His Excellency Mohamed Saif Al Suwaidi, Director General of the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development and Chairman of the Executive ......read more
30 May 2023, Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation’s (ADMAF) Riwaq Al Adab Wal Kitab initiative witnessed a large turnout of cultural enthusiasts and visitors to its cultural programme entitled ‘Poems Do Not Die’ held in partnership with the Emirates Writers Union, Nabati Publishing and Al Dhabi Publishing during the 32nd edition of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair.
The 8th edition of the enlightening initiative saw the launch of 14 literary publications, a line-up of panel discussions, literary workshops, and exclusive book signings take place, featuring more than 30 prominent writers and intellectuals from the UAE and the Arab world.
The books included Critical Readings in the Experience of the Late Poet Habib Al-Sayegh which was published in collaboration with ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 30 May 2023: The Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) has announced it is now accepting applications for the 2023 Gulf Capital - ADMAF Creativity Award. Established in partnership with the region’s leading alternative investment firm Gulf Capital in 2006, the award recognises creative excellence among youth in the performing arts.
Submissions are open to individuals and groups with at least one Emirati national member, aged 18 to 35, who create an outstanding performance piece in the genre of music, dance, or theatre. Finalists will have the exciting opportunity to perform before a live audience and compete for a 20k AED cash prize.
The award reflects ADMAF’s ongoing commitment to investing in the youth of the nation, empowering them to realize their dreams and ......read more
WITH A STAR-STUDDED MEGA CELEBRATION FOR ITS 23RD EDITION AT YAS ISLAND, ABU DHABI, #IIFA2023 BROUGHT THE BEST OF INDIAN CINEMA.
HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE EVENING OF NEXA IIFA AWARDS 2023
HRITHIK ROSHAN WINS BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE (MALE) FOR VIKRAM VEDHA
JAYANTILAL GADA ACCEPTS THE AWARD ON BEHALF OF ALIA BHATT AS SHE WINS THE BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE (FEMALE) FOR GANGUBAI KATHIAWADI
R MADHAVAN WINS THE BEST DIRECTION CATEGORY FOR ROCKETRY: THE NAMBI EFFECT
SPECIAL AWARD: OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN REGIONAL CINEMA: RITEISH & GENELIA
A.R RAHMAN PRESENTS THE OUTSTANDING AWARD TO MR. KAMAL HAASAN FOR HIS ‘OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN INDIAN CINEMA’
DESIGNER MANISH MALHOTRA WAS HONOURED FOR HIS ‘OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN FASHION IN CINEMA’
NEXA IIFA AWARDS 2023 CO-PRESENTED BY SOBHA REALTY ......read more
SOBHA REALTY IIFA ROCKS 2023: THE BEST OF MUSIC AND FASHION, ALL ON ONE STAGE ON 26TH MAY 2023
HOSTS: FARAH KHAN & RAJKUMMAR RAO
PERFORMERS: AMIT TRIVEDI, BADSHAH, SUNIDHI CHAUHAN, SUKHBIR SINGH, PALAK MUCHHAL & IULIA VANTUR
WINNERS OF TECHNICAL AWARDS FOR THE 23RD EDITION OF IIFA 2023
GANGUBAI KATHIAWADI BAGS 3 AWARDS FOLLOWED BY BHOOL BHULAIYAA 2 WITH 2 AWARDS
EXCLUSIVE FIRST-TIME SHOWCASE OF A FASHION SHOW BY WORLD-RENOWNED DESIGNER MANISH MALHOTRA
26th May 2023, Abu Dhabi: Yas Island in Abu Dhabi was the site of the stunning IIFA Rocks 2022, which brought together splendour, luxury, and octane on one platform. Sobha Realty IIFA Rocks is Co-Presented by NEXA. IIFA ROCKS 2023 witnessed a breath-taking celebration comprising fun, glamour, delightful acts, and surprises with mesmerising performances ......read more
Two-day forum will bring together committed offtake agreements, enablers, incentives, and financing providers to cultivate the industrial sector
Abu Dhabi, UAE. 25 May 2023: The second edition of the Make in the Emirates Forum, organized by the Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT) in partnership the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) and ADNOC, begins next Wednesday 31st May in the UAE capital.
Make it in the Emirates, launched under the National Strategy for Industry and Advanced Technology, Operation 300 billion, will take place from 31 May to 1 June at the Abu Dhabi Energy Center. The forum invites senior decision-makers, industry and technology leaders, experts, innovators, entrepreneurs, financial institutions, investors, startups, and major industrial institutions to discover ......read more
IT’S BACK TO YAS ISLAND, ABU DHABI, AS THE ANNUAL EXTRAVAGANZA KICKS OFF THE BIGGEST TWO DAYS OF BOLLYWOOD ENTERTAINMENT
SOBHA IIFA ROCKS 2023: THE BEST OF MUSIC AND FASHION, ALL ON ONE STAGE ON 26TH MAY 2023 TO BE HOSTED BY FARAH KHAN & RAJKUMMAR RAO
PERFORMANCES BY AMIT TRIVEDI, ALONG WITH SEVERAL POPULAR SINGERS, BADSHAH, SUNIDHI CHAUHAN, NUCLEYA & SUKHBIR SINGH
NEXA IIFA AWARDS 2023: 27TH MAY 2023 TO BE HOSTED BY ABHISHEK BACHCHAN & VICKY KAUSHAL
PERFORMANCES BY SALMAN KHAN, JACQUELINE FERNANDEZ, VARUN DHAWAN, KRITI SANON, NORA FATEHI & RAKUL PREET SINGH
25th May 2023, Abu Dhabi: The 23rd edition of the International Indian Film Academy and Awards (IIFA) got off to a sparkling start today. After the unprecedented success of IIFA 2022, the 2023 Sobha IIFA Weekend and NEXA IIFA Awards, ......read more
The Society has announced MS Strong, a health and wellbeing partnership programme aimed at keeping those affected by Multiple Sclerosis as active as possible, given individual conditions
Alongside MS Strong will be an ongoing webinar series called New to MS, which will provide critical medical expertise and advice to those who have recently been diagnosed across the region
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 23 May 2023: Since the official launch of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) in Abu Dhabi last month, the organisation has been making great strides towards providing targeted support to the UAE community who are affected by the autoimmune disease.
After considerable consultation and committee discussions with the community, including leadership, medical professionals, those living with MS, and their families and friends, two ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates– May 22, 2023 – Presight, a G42 company and the region’s leading big data analytics company powered by artificial intelligence, and TOTM Technologies, a global leader in identity management and biometrics, today announced that they will be exhibiting together at ID4Africa 2023. The event will take place from May 23-25 at the Edge Convention Center in Nairobi, Kenya.
Presight and TOTM Technologies will be showcasing their joint capabilities in providing end-to-end digital identity solutions which enable agencies to verify users on-the-go based on AI matching of biodata. The companies will also be demonstrating how their solutions can help governments in the African region achieve their digital transformation goals.
Thomas Pramotedham, CEO of Presight said, “We are excited to be ......read more
Dubai - 23, May 2023: The prestigious International Indian Film Academy Awards are making a comeback to Abu Dhabi this month, bringing forth a vibrant celebration of Bollywood. Scheduled to take place on May 26 and 27 at the Etihad Arena on Yas Island, the IIFA Awards, widely known as IIFA, will commence with IIFA Rocks—an enchanting evening dedicated to music and fashion. With preparations for this extravagant Bollywood event in full swing on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, film enthusiasts in the UAE are eagerly anticipating a thrilling weekend filled with live performances by renowned Bollywood stars like Salman Khan, Varun Dhawan, Kriti Sanon, Jacqueline Fernandes, Nora Fatehi, and many other talented artists
In the countdown to the upcoming IIFA Awards, let's revisit a memorable throwback moment from the history of the ......read more
KAMAL HAASAN WILL BE FELICITATED FOR ‘OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN INDIAN CINEMA’
‘OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN REGIONAL CINEMA’ FOR RITEISH DESHMUKH AND GENELIA D’SOUZA
DESIGNER MANISH MALHOTRA WILL BE HONOURED FOR ‘OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN FASHION IN CINEMA’
Abu Dhabi, UAE – IIFA has announced three special awards for notable or outstanding achievements in Indian Cinema History for veterans of the industry who have
Kamal Haasan will be felicitated for ‘Outstanding Achievement in Indian Cinema’ while the made-for-each-other couple, Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D’Souza, for ‘Outstanding Achievement in Regional Cinema’. Designer Manish Malhotra will also be honoured for ‘Outstanding Achievement in Fashion in ......read more
• Two Abu Dhabi powerhouses team up to spotlight Abu Dhabi’s new ‘One Summer Isn’t Enough’ campaign at Manchester City’s highly anticipated match against Chelsea.
• Manchester City was presented the Premier League trophy at the match.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, and Experience Abu Dhabi, the destination brand of the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), joined forces this weekend in support of Manchester City Football Club, at their Premier League match against Chelsea on Sunday.
In front of the sell-out crowd at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester and broadcast live to millions of fans watching globally including those watching live on Etihad flights, Experience Abu Dhabi presented ......read more
Salon du Chocolat et de la Pâtisserie launched its second edition at Le Gourmet, Galeries Lafayette —Dubai Mall, on Thursday 18 May.
The opening ceremony was held in the presence of Deputy Consul General of France to the United Arab Emirates, Marie-Laure Charrier, in addition to Laure Videau, licensing director of Salon du Chocolat, world-class chefs, industry professionals and press representatives.
Joumana Dammous-Salamé, managing director of HSME, the event organizer, welcomed guests and spoke about the significance of bringing such an exciting event to Dubai for the second consecutive year.
Dedicated to those who share a passion for chocolate and pastry, the much-loved show gathers together professional chocolate tasters, chocolatiers, chocolate aficionados, authors and pastry chefs for a rich program of ......read more
24 May 2023 – The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) is participating in the 32nd edition of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF), a leading knowledge event regionally and globally, which gathers leaders of the knowledge and publication sectors from across the globe annually. The event celebrates the concept of sustainability in line with the declaration of ......read more
IIFA MASTERCLASS & WORKSHOPS WITH ACCLAIMED DIRECTORS FROM HINDI CINEMA, KABIR KHAN AND OMUNG KUMAR, AT 2023 SOBHA IIFA WEEKEND AND NEXA AWARDS, AT YAS ISLAND, ABU DHABI
CELEBRATED HAIR & MAKE-UP STYLIST NABILA TO TAKE THE AUDIENCE THROUGH REFINED FASHION, STYLE & IMAGERY IN HER MASTERCLASS
• Ek Tha Tiger and Bajrangi director will not only trace his ......read more
Tiësto will headline the opening night of this year’s Yasalam After-Race Concerts to kick off #AbuDhabiGP weekend on Thursday 23rd November
Global pop star, Ava Max will make her debut appearance in the Middle East at Etihad Park on Thursday 23rd November
The 15-time Grammy Award-winning band, Foo Fighters will close out 15th edition of the FORMULA 1 ......read more
THE BIGGEST BOLLYWOOD PARTY TO DESCEND UPON YAS ISLAND, ABU DHABI.
LIVE PERFORMANCES BY SALMAN KHAN, AYUSHMANN KHURRANA, VARUN DHAWAN KRITI SANON, JACQUELINE FERNANDES, NORA FATEHI AND RAKUL PREET SINGH
VICKY KAUSHAL AND ABHISHEK BACHCHAN TO HOST IIFA AWARDS WHILE FARAH KHAN AND RAJKUMMAR RAO TO HOST IIFA ROCKS.
ELECTRIFYING PERFORMANCE BY AMIT TRIVEDI, SUNIDHI CHAUHAN, SHREYA GHOSHAL, ......read more
©Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi. Photo by Mohamed Alalawi.
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 4 May 2023: Louvre Abu Dhabi has announced that visitors can enjoy five new major exhibitions over the course of its upcoming 2023-2024 cultural season, starting this summer.
Picturing the Cosmos (18 July 2023 – June 2025), at Louvre Abu Dhabi’s Children’s Museum, ......read more
- Supports the Chamber’s efforts to drive investment and propel the growth of Abu Dhabi’s economy through leveraging innovation
- In line with the Chamber's strategy to drive economic cooperation and create business opportunities for the private sector
- The Annual Investment Meeting will take place in Abu Dhabi from 8-10 May
Abu Dhabi, UAE ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 1 May 2023: The 12th Annual Investment Meeting (AIM Global 2023), to be hosted for the first time in Abu Dhabi from May 8 to 10 with the support of the Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology in partnership with the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) as lead sponsor, will feature several regional focus forums that will address the vital ......read more
• Etihad to take delivery of three new Boeing 787 Dreamliners in Q3 2023
• New best-in-class interiors featuring Business suites with privacy doors
• Upgraded experiences now rolled out including enhanced Wi-Fly packages, partnership with Armani/Casa and environmentally conscious dining experience
Abu Dhabi, UAE. Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United ......read more
Two iconic masterpieces. One eye-catching Swatch.
The Swatch Art Journey sees Swatch join forces with world-renowned art institutions to create watches that interpret the world’s most iconic artworks, to spark creativity, inspiration, and a sense of discovery. Exciting things happen when the worlds of art and Swatch come together, as the Swiss watchmaking pioneer constantly seeks ......read more
Highly anticipated running event will have Mai Dubai as its title sponsor, along with several supporting partners
25 April, 2023: The Mai Dubai City Half Marathon is set to welcome participants in Abu Dhabi for the first time at Yas Island, on May 7, 2023. The event will make its debut in Abu Dhabi, with Mai Dubai as its title sponsor, as a result of its success in Dubai International ......read more