Fashion Forward Dubai is Set to Make its Return in October 2019

Having absented itself from the fashion calendar last year, Fashion Forward Dubai is set to make its return in October 2019. While the FFWD stage was traditionally a platform for emerging (and some established) regional designers to send their seasonal collections down the makeshift runway at Dubai Design District, this Continue Reading

5 Contemporary Emirati Artists To Look Out For

The UAE art scene is ever-growing and ever evolving, all because of supportive art organizations such as Tashkeel, the Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation and the Sharjah Arts Foundation, who highlight local art talents and give them a platform to express themselves. If you’re looking out for something fresh, Continue Reading

Italian Hit ‘Perfect Strangers’ Set for Arabic Remake

Smash hit Italian concept movie “Perfect Strangers” is set to be adapted for the Arab world, following a flurry of remakes worldwide. Dubai-based Middle East distributor Front Row Filmed Entertainment and sister company Kuwait National cinema have acquired Arabic remake rights from Italy’s Medusa Film to director Paolo Genovese’s 2016 Continue Reading

Literature Lovers Descend on World’s Biggest Book Fair

Literature lovers descended on the world’s biggest book fair on Friday to snap up thousands of bargains. Hundreds of bookworms from across the UAE headed to the event to take advantage of the huge volume of titles on offer. The huge event, called The Big Bad Wolf Book Sale, claims Continue Reading

Sheikh Zayed Book Award to Host Cultural Seminar in Milan

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) has organized the next installment in its series of international seminars as part of its commitment to advance Arab culture. The seminar, entitled ‘A Dialogue Between Arab and Italian Literature’, will be held at the museum Villa Necchi Campiglio on 5th October, and will Continue Reading

A Month-Long Campaign in the UAE Showing the Benefits of a Vegan Lifestyle

Dubai resident Jacqui Nightscales has teamed up with vegans across the UAE to launch a month-long initiative to raise awareness of the benefits of a plant-based diet. Fitting, given that today is World Vegetarian Day. The South African photographer, who has lived in the UAE for eight years, decided to Continue Reading

Dubai to Host ‘UAE’s Largest Filipino Musical Festival’ in November

The two-day Pinoy Music Jam 2018, which organisers claim is “the UAE’s largest Filipino Music festival,” is coming to the Dubai World Trade Centre on November 15 and 16, with performances from some of the biggest names in Filipino rock and pop. Confirmed performers include Angeline Quinto, the “Queen of Continue Reading