Qasr Al Hosn Festival in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: This spectacular event at Qasr Al Hosn is a celebration of over 250 years of the fort’s history. The festival comprises a series of events and exhibitions showcasing UAE culture and heritage. Qasr Al Hosn Festival 2016 This festival review continued below was originally published […]
H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan Camel Festival, Sweihan, Abu Dhabi, UAE:
The upcoming ‘Contemporary Pakistani Art Now’ auction by Christie’s will be held in Dubai under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Culture, Youth & Community Development. View the auction catalogue of the event at Mina A’Salam Hotel from 30 April to 1 May 2013. Supporting: United Nations […]
Jebel Ali Racecourse, which celebrates its 21st year this season, hosts prestigious horse racing events in Dubai. Thousands of race fans visit the racecourse every fortnight to experience a memorable day out and witness top-class racing within the marvellous grounds of Jebel Ali Racecourse. His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Chairman of […]
Dubai International Arabian Horse Championship 2013 is due to commence this month at Dubai World Trade Centre from 21-23 March. Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance, Dubai International Arabian Horse Championship is the most prestigious competition of its kind […]
Achtung: Over 6 million people enjoyed Oktoberfest in Munich earlier this month, and you can continue the celebrations in Dubai! Oktoberfest is the largest fair on earth and the popularity of this beer festival has spread across the world. Oktoberfest Dubai 2012 runs until 27 October in the grounds of one of the best venues […]
For any business in Dubai, being a member of Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry offers a wealth of benefits. Formed in 1965, it is one of the longest established chambers of commerce in the UAE, promoting Dubai as an international hub and supporting business development through a range of services and initiatives.
My summer is incomplete without a trip to the Liwa Date Festival. It is a celebration of tradition, honouring the integral role that the fruit of the date palm tree has played in the United Arab Emirates and the survival of its inhabitants. If you are interested in local culture, have a thirst for knowledge and an appetite for dates, this is the ideal day out.