Wednesday 3 September 2014

Top interior brands to take part in Decofair

Decofair, Saudi Arabia’s premium international furniture and interior design show, has announced the top international interior design brands participation in the event. Organised by Reed Sunaidi Exhibitions, the sixth edition of the show will take place from November 10 to 13 at


6 Doha Film Institute backed films to screen in Toronto

Six films made with support from the Doha Film Institute are set to screen at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, which commences on September 4. Three films will make their world premiere and it includes Naji Abu Nowar’s ‘Theeb’ and Ghassan S


Global wood excellence awards shortlisted

The World Architecture Festival (WAF) has announced the shortlist of projects for the Wood Excellence Prize, which makes its debut at this year’s WAF awards programme. Sponsored by the American Hardwood Export Council (Ahec), the Wood Excellence Prize is the first of its ki


WhatsApp to introduce voice calls?

Rumours are rife that WhatsApp could be offering free VoIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) calls to 600 million users, a report said, while casting doubts whether the service will be allowed in the UAE. "The leaked images of the upcoming user interface show that the app has b


Abu Dhabi Classics to bring top music talent to UAE

Abu Dhabi Classics, an international cultural concert season staged in Abu Dhabi, UAE, is set to bring some of the most prominent music talent and orchestras to the capital, Saadiyat island and Al Ain. The 2014/2015 event, reintroduced by Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (


Dubai to host ‘Future Tourism Summit’

A major conference on the future of tourism and integration of the latest technology for improved travel experience will be held in Dubai in December. The ‘Future Tourism Summit’ will shape the future of tourism by exploring the intuitive and user friendly technology that w


Sharjah Expo Centre lines up key events

Expo Centre Sharjah, a premier exhibition organiser and events venue in the region, is gearing up for a busy second half of the year, starting with the 37th ‘MidEast Watch & Jewellery Show’ next month. The show is set to be held from October 14 to 18, featuring more tha


OBG signs MoU with Dentons on Dubai report

Oxford Business Group (OBG), a leading publisher, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on research with Dentons for its forthcoming report on Dubai. Under the MoU, OBG will have access to Dentons' resources, which will be used to compile the Law Chapter of The Repor


Emirati writer’s novel on sale at Amazon

The 'City of Stars,' an English fiction written by a young Emirati student Sara Galadari, is currently on sale online at Galadari’s book, targeted at young adults, is about the tale of a young woman who fights against the ideas of prejudice and the stigm


Etisalat offers free invites to 'Disney On Ice'

UAE's leading telecom services operator Etisalat is offering customers a chance to win free invites to the 'Disney On Ice' show to be held from September 10 to 13 in Dubai. The free invites are being given through Etisalat Marketplace application and social media cont

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