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
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 beginnings in cinema during ‘Director’s Cut with Kabir Khan’, along with thoughts and anecdotes but also share five tips for aspiring directors.
• The National Award-winning director of Mary Kom, who is also the applauded production designer of films like Black and Saawariya, will draw or create a set design on a chosen subject while conducting ‘A 360 degrees of creativity in Cinema with ......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 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX on Sunday 26th November
Organisers reveal new Grandstand and hospitality products to come, including new vantage points across Yas Marina Circuit, and limited Early Bird offer on Yasalam After-Race Concerts Golden Circle Upgrades
Link to Press Kit
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 17 May 2023: Ethara has announced the first acts set to perform at the FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI ......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, BADHSHAH, RAFTAAR, SUKHBIR, NUCLEYA, ANUSHA MANIA AND GOLDIE SOHEL AT IIFA ROCKS 2023
STAR GUESTS IN ATTENDANCE INCLUDE HRITHIK ROSHAN, ALIA BHATT, ANIL KAPOOR KAMAL HAASAN, RITEISH AND GENELIA D’SOUZA, BONEY KAPOOR, APARSHAKTI KHURRANA, SOHAIL KHAN, BOMAN IRANI AND MOUNI ROY AMONG OTHERS
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE IIFA WEEKEND INCLUDE A MASTER CLASS SERIES BY DIRECTOR KABIR KHAN, OMUNG KUMAR, CELEBRITY HAIR – MAKE-UP STYLIST NABILA AND FOR ......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, will take little ones on a journey through representations of space in art. Letters of Light (13 September 2023 – 14 January 2024) will explore the Holy Books of the three Abrahamic religions – the Quran, the Christian Bible, and the Hebrew Bible (Tanakh), while Cartier, Islamic Inspiration and Modern Design; (15 November 2023 – 24 March 2024), will highlight the influence of Islamic art on Cartier’s iconic ......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 – 1 May 2023: The Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ADCCI) has been announced as a Supporting Partner for the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM), the world’s leading investment platform, which brings together all types of investors, entrepreneurs and government sectors from all over the globe. The Meeting will highlight the latest investment trends and opportunities, promote sustainable development, and suggest solutions to ......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 elements of successful direct investments as well as the challenges faced by the investment sector. These forums will be presented by a group of industry and investment promotion experts from different continents of the world.
AIM Global 2023, organized by AIM Foundation, is anchored on the theme “The Investment Paradigm Shift: Future Investment Opportunities to Foster Sustainable Economic Growth, Diversity and ......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 Arab Emirates, is showcasing a suite of new products and enhancements at the Arabian Travel Market in Dubai this week. The airline revealed the new interior for its Boeing 787 Dreamliners that will join the fleet in the third quarter of this year adding to the 39 Dreamliners Etihad already operates.
“Etihad’s new 787 Dreamliner cabin interior showcases further enhancements to our award-winning and industry renowned ......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 innovative ways to bring more art into people's lives. For more information on the Swatch Art Journey capsule collections featuring Swatch x MoMA, Swatch x Magritte and Swatch x LE GALLERIE DEGLI UFFIZI, please visit here.
The Swatch x LOUVRE ABU DHABI collaboration unites the work of two artists in a single, eye-catching watch - and is the first of its kind in the history of Swatch's collaborations with celebrated museums, which kicked ......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 Financial Centre (DIFC) in the past 4 years. The popular marathon, which is also celebrating its 5th anniversary, is one of the most anticipated events on UAE's sporting calendar and promotes an active lifestyle among participants.
The race includes three distance categories – 5 kms, 10 kms, and the ultimate half marathon 21 kms. All distances begin and end on the Yas Bay Waterfront, with runners taking a 5 km loop on the boardwalk, ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE on 24 April 2023: In honor of World Earth Day, SeaWorld® Yas Island, Abu Dhabi has created an inspirational sand mural on Yas North Beach, showcasing the beauty and diversity of our one ocean. The mural features a depiction of the SeaWorld Abu Dhabi logo, with the next-generation Marine Life Theme Park emphasizing its commitment to raising awareness for marine conservation and environmental protection. The sand mural is a powerful symbol of this commitment, and a celebration of the natural world that we all share.
This Earth Day, SeaWorld Abu Dhabi has commissioned Nathaniel Alapide, Guinness world record holder for the largest sand mural ever created, to create a stunning 20m x 20m sand mural along the shores of Yas North Beach. The sand mural, which took 11 hours to complete, features nature-inspired designs and ......read more
April 19, 2023. On April 18th, the 20th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition opened grandly at the Shanghai National Convention and Exhibition Center. At the world's largest and most influential international A-class auto show, Chery Motors released its third-generation PHEV technology, showcasing its latest development path in the face of opportunities in the era of electrification and intelligence to global users, and creating a grand vision for Chery's brand to lead the future travel of new energy vehicles.
Adhering to the development concept of ......read more
• Sheikh Khalifa Bin Mohammed Bin Khalid Al Nahyan and 1,100 participants joined the second walk for Inclusion event, co-organized by Special Olympics UAE, the Department of Community Development, and the Mohammed bin Rashid Center for Special Education (MRC-NECC) managed by the New England Center for Children, seeing a strong community participation during the weekend
• Walk for Inclusion is aimed towards stressing the importance of inclusion and respecting people of all different capabilities in society
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, April 17, 2022: Attended by Sheikh Khalifa Bin Mohammed Bin Khalid Al Nahyan, Walk for Inclusion took place on Hudayriat Island during the weekend. Over a thousand residents, families, and friends of People of Determination came together to mark and highlight the ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 17 April 2023: The 23rd edition of the prestigious IIFA (The International Indian Film Academy Awards) 2023, will be hosted from 26th to 27th May at Etihad Arena, Yas Island bringing Bollywood’s glitterati to the shores of Abu Dhabi.
The majestic hotel Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island invites guests to get involved in all the IIIFA 2023 action with fabulous dining experiences, competitions and a room package. During IIFA Weekend, the hotel will be decked out with Bollywood themed décor and will also have Bollywood entertainment and traditional Indian henna artists on Saturday, 27th May.
Indian High Tea
For one week only, Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island will serve its popular Afternoon Tea, with an Indian twist at Osmo - Lounge & Bar. Diners can enjoy savoury dishes such as samosa, ......read more
EDGE, one of the world’s leading advanced technology and defence groups, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Brazilian company AKAER, which specialises in providing technological solutions in aerospace and defence. Signed on the impressive EDGE stand during the leading Latin American Defence and Security Exhibition LAAD 2023, the MoU provides a framework for the companies to combine expertise and deliver critical capabilities to support end users.
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 13 April 2023: The Abu Dhabi Businesswomen Council, a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Chamber, in collaboration with Wio Bank PJSC, brought female entrepreneurs together in a unique Ramadan Suhoor event, organised exclusively by Abu Dhabi-based businesswomen. The event provided a platform for female entrepreneurs to network, learn and share experiences amidst the delightful Ramadan atmosphere.
The event showcased the diverse talents and skills of women entrepreneurs from various industries such as hospitality, retail, beauty, and more. These women-owned businesses were an integral part of the event, providing their services and expertise to create a unique experience for the guests.
H.E. Asma Al Fahim, Chairwoman of the Abu Dhabi Businesswomen Council, said: “Today's Suhoor event exemplifies the spirit ......read more
Strategic relationship will see EDGE and SIATT cooperatively identify and pursue business opportunities in the smart weapons domain
Abu Dhabi, UAE - 13 April, 2023: EDGE, one of the world’s leading advanced technology and defence groups, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Brazilian company SIATT, which specialises in smart weapons and high-tech system integration. Signed on the EDGE stand during the leading Latin American Defence and Security Exhibition LAAD 2023, the MoU provides a framework for the companies to combine expertise and explore potential collaboration opportunities to enhance technologies and capabilities in the UAE and Brazilian markets.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 28 March 2023: Under the honorary patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Abu Dhabi Festival at NYUAD Arts Centre concluded after a series of artistic and musical recitals took place for the special 20th edition of the festival.
Presented by Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation and held under the theme ‘The Will for Evolution’, the headline programme of events featured some of the world’s most notable classical performers and musicians. International Chopin Piano Competition winner, Bruce Liu, performed a special piano recital on Tuesday, 14 March, followed by an enchanting piano recital by Acclaimed Shanghainese pianist, Haochen Zhang that took place on Thursday, 16 March. The event concluded ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 24 March 2023: Under the honorary patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and Founding Honorary Patron, the special 20th edition of Abu Dhabi Festival held under the theme “The Will for Evolution” saw music, dance and story come together during the presentation of Pearl Diver’s Daughter at Cultural Foundation on 19 March, cowritten by Emirati writer Maitha Al Khayat and Company | E's Executive and Co-Artistic Director, Paul G. Emerson, with music by Emirati composer Eman Al Hashimi.
Co-produced by the Abu Dhabi Festival, the US Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the Cultural Foundation, the augmented reality-based performance blends cutting-edge technology with choreography, music and narrative. ......read more
Experience culture, family-friendly entertainment and indulge in a selection of Iftar and Suhoors across the island this Holy Month
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 24 March 2023: Saadiyat Island Abu Dhabi welcomes guests to enjoy the spirit of Ramadan this season. From luxurious resorts, cultural immersion and a selection of exquisite Iftars and Suhoors, here is your guide to reflect and rejuvenate this Holy Month.
Stop by the buzzing Ramadan Arcade at Manarat Al Saadiyat
Multidisciplinary art space Manarat Al Saadiyat unveils its Ramadan Arcade, the first of its kind event to celebrate the community spirit of Ramadan, in a contemporary setting. Guests can try their hand at PlayStation, VR, classic arcade games. At the arcade, experience a series of musical performances daily, including a Ramadan concert by Bait ......read more
• March events are conducted under the umbrella of The Healthy Communities program
• Golisano Awards Ceremony to be held on 21st of March
• 27 healthcare professionals from 8 countries participate in Train the Trainer sessions, which included health checks for People of Determination with intellectual and developmental disabilities
Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates, March 21st, 2023: Throughout March, Special Olympics UAE is shining a light on healthcare for People of Determination with intellectual and developmental disabilities through a series of events and training sessions.
The Golisano Awards Ceremony will take place today at the Abu Dhabi Autism Center on March 21st. Hosted annually by Special Olympics UAE, the event recognizes health partners across the UAE for their efforts in ......read more
Abu Dhabi Autonomous Racing League, established by ASPIRE, aims to advance R&D in autonomous vehicles, and AI, pushing the boundaries of the future of mobility.
Abu Dhabi is becoming the world capital for extreme autonomous racing. The League is announcing today its first autonomous car race set to take place in Q2 2024. Multiple other races are expected to be announced during 2023, including drone racing, off-road racing, and more.
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 17th March 2023 – In line with its vision of building a world-class research and development (R&D) hub in Abu Dhabi, ASPIRE, has today announced the launch of the world’s largest autonomous racing league. The league will kick off with the autonomous car race set to happen in Q2 of 2024.
Set to ......read more
• His Excellency Majid Al-Suwaidi, Director General of COP28, and Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organization, among key figures to address attendees on the first day of the inaugural summit in Abu Dhabi
• Running from 14-16 March, the event brings together leading health experts and professionals from around the world to discuss ways of tackling challenges posed by climate change ahead of COP28
• Co-chaired by the UAE’s Reaching the Last Mile, the first day of the three-day summit provided context for a greater understanding of climate-health challenges, while exploring new ideas and solutions to drive progress
Abu Dhabi, 15 March 2023: Day one of the inaugural Forecasting Healthy Futures Global Summit concluded in Abu Dhabi yesterday, bringing together ......read more
Event to draw participation of international dignitaries including Permanent Representatives of WMO Members from Asia, and key representatives of other UN commissions and offices
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 12 March 2023 – The National Center of Meteorology (NCM) in the UAE is set to host the Regional Conference (RECO) of WMO’s Regional Association II (Asia) in Abu Dhabi from 13 to 16 March 2023.
RECO aims to provide a forum for the National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) of RA II to address the emerging issues and challenges, strengthen regional cooperation and enhance partnerships for the implementation of WMO resolutions and decisions in view of regional priorities.
The Conference will feature a hybrid format with 150 participants, including the Permanent Representatives of WMO Members from Asia, and ......read more
- In cooperation with the National Marine Dredging Group
- The “Let’s Grow Together” event aims to match Abu Dhabi-based suppliers with mega projects
- The business matchmaking event will take place on 16 March at the Chamber’s building
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 12 March 2023: In line with its new strategy and as part of its role as a Networker, the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ADCCI), in cooperation with the National Marine Dredging Group (NMDC Group), is set to organise the “Let’s Grow Together” event, which will take place on Thursday, 16 March at the Chamber’s building, to bolster the business opportunities of Abu Dhabi-based suppliers and match them with mega projects in the UAE.
The business matchmaking event comes following the launch of the Abu ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 11 March 2023: Abu Dhabi Festival’s annual Festival in the Park returns on 12 & 13 March at Abu Dhabi’s Umm Al Emarat Park Amphitheatre, presented by Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation and held under the theme “The Will for Evolution”. The two-day event features a series of entertaining and educational activities for the whole family, including a musical concert by Emirati star singer Ahmed Al Hosani and rising pianist Hamad Al Taee, as well as a comedy show featuring Emirati standup comedian Abz Ali and crowd favourites Sundeep Fernandes and Imah Dumagay.
As part of its aim to nurture art and culture to enrich the community, the Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation have collaborated with Zayed Higher Organisation for People of Determination and Mohammed bin Rashid ......read more
• Civil Defence Day recognises hard work and dedication of all involved
Dubai, UAE: The Fire Fighting Challenge, taking place 28 February to 2 March as part of the Civil Defence Day celebrations in the capital, will benefit from the support of Intersec to bring the event to the United Arab Emirates. As Diamond sponsors, Intersec will support the challenge as part of its 25th anniversary celebrations ahead of its Silver Jubilee edition in January 2024.
The Fire Fighting Challenge has been developed by organisers 911 Challenge Events Management to draw attention to the requirements of firefighting, both physical and mental. Competitors will showcase their real-life actions through a series of challenges, allowing visitors to see equipment in action, as well as witness the extraordinary levels of fitness ......read more
- The results consolidate the event’s position as the largest defence event in the world
- The visitor of this edition around 132,507 visitors
- Deals worth AED23.34b were signed during the event, more than 12% increase compared to the previous edition
- Increase in the number of exhibiting companies to reach 1,353 companies from 65 countries, and 41 country pavilions
- 216 national exhibitors, marking a 50% increase compared to the previous edition
- Participating official delegations exceeded 367 delegations from all around the world
- The International Defence Conference attracted more than 1,800 participants, a 25% increase compared to the previous edition
- Recorded 98% for visitor and exhibitor satisfaction and happiness
- The advanced infrastructure and excellent organisation have garnered ......read more
- The MoU was signed during the UAE-Rwanda Business Forum, which was held in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 24 February 2023: The Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ADCCI) signed an MoU with the Private Sector Federation in Rwanda (PSF) to strengthen cooperation and foster economic and trade relations between Abu Dhabi and Rwanda. The MoU was signed during the UAE-Rwanda Business Forum, which was organised by the Abu Dhabi Chamber, to discuss ways to drive the growth of business in the UAE and Rwanda by exploring investment opportunities across a range of sectors.
The Forum was attended by His Excellency Hazza AlQahtani, Ambassador of the UAE to Rwanda; Masood Rahma Al Masaood Al Mehairbi, Treasurer at the Abu Dhabi Chamber; Fouad Darwish, Board Member at the Abu Dhabi Chamber; His Excellency Mohamed ......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
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 24 February 2023: IDEX and NAVDEX Talks, which were held over 3 days for the first time at the IDEX and NAVDEX exhibitions under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, concluded their sessions. The last day included 6 sessions that brought together thought leaders, policy makers and world-renowned experts.
One of the last sessions ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE: 23 February, 2023: EDGE entity Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB), a leader in the design, new build, repair, maintenance, refit, and conversion of naval and commercial vessels, signed a strategic agreement with Italian company Elettronica for the supply of electronic warfare systems for the BR71 MKII corvettes which will be built for the Angolan Navy.
David Massey, ......read more
The partnership will support the event’s contribution to the localization of 50 percent of domestic defense equipment and services expenditure by 2030
23 February 2023: Scopa Military Industries and World Defense Show (WDS) have signed an agreement that will see Scopa become a “Headline Partner” in the biennial global defense event, to be held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia from ......read more
EDGE entity HALCON will supply THUNDER precision-guided munitions with laser guidance
Abu Dhabi, UAE: 21 February – EDGE Group entity, HALCON, a regional leader in the design and production of guided weapons systems and beyond, announced it has signed a contract worth AED 2.14 billion with the UAE Armed Forces to supply short-range guided munition systems.
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19, February 2023 – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Global Aerospace Logistics and the Advance Military Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Center (GAL-AMMROC) will be displaying industry-leading aerospace and defence solutions at the International Defence Exhibition (IDEX) 2023. The event will take place from 20 to 24 February in Abu Dhabi, UAE, and will be held under the patronage of His ......read more
Ceremony was held at ADSB’s shipyard under the patronage of Rear Admiral Pilot Sheikh Saeed bin Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Commander of the Naval Forces
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 16 February 2023: EDGE entity Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) held a keel laying ceremony for the first FALAJ3 naval vessel which is being built for the UAE Armed Forces. Held under the patronage of Rear ......read more
• The meeting will be held for three days from February 14-16, 2023.
• Participation of 45 delegates from 14 Arab countries and some of the most prominent international experts in the sector
• Preceded by a workshop titled “integrated geospatial information framework” on February 12-13, 2023
Abu Dhabi, UAE - 12 February 2023: The UAE, represented by ......read more
1. The event will take place at ADNOC Business Center in Abu Dhabi on 19 February 2023
2. Organised by ADNEC in Association with the Ministry of Defence and in partnership with Tawazun Council
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 10th of February 2023: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of UAE, the International Defence Conference 2023, which ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 07 February 2023: Dr. Ali Saeed bin Harmal Al Dhaheri, First Vice Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ADCCI), said: “It is important to strengthen the economic and trade relations between the UAE and Hong Kong, which serve as gateways of international trade. The business environments in Abu Dhabi and Hong Kong have great advantages, which include ......read more