Sunday 25 March 2018

Tom Cruise picks Abu Dhabi for new Mission:Impossible film

Tom Cruise has made his way to the UAE capital for the shooting of his latest Mission: Impossible movie. Maryam Eid AlMheiri, CEO of Media Zone Authority Abu Dhabi and twofour54, said: “We are delighted to welcome Tom Cruise and other members of the cast and crew of ‘


Dubai's Jameel Arts Centre to open in November

Art Jameel, an organisation that supports heritage, education and the arts, today announced that the Jameel Arts Centre in Dubai, UAE, will open its doors on November 11, 2018, coinciding with Dubai Design Week.    The contemporary arts institution, one of


UAE pavilion at Riyadh Book Fair sees big response

The UAE Pavilion at the Riyadh International Book Fair has been very well received by visitors, drawing large crowds who have enjoyed an array of activities organized by 18 Emirati cultural institutions. Set to welcome visitors until March 24, the UAE pavilion at the fair feature


Sikka Art Fair opens in Dubai

Sikka Art Fair, featuring the culture, heritage, arts and literature sectors of Dubai with a rich series of new initiatives and partnerships, opened today (March 17) to run until March 26 in the Emirate. The eighth edition of the event was inaugurated by Sheikha Latifa bint Moham


Ireland to take part in Expo 2020: Minister

Ireland is to take part in the Expo 2020 in Dubai, said the country’s Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor. Mitchell O’Connor, who wraps up a visit of several days to the UAE tomorrow, told the Emirates News Agency Wam that the Irish Go


Novo Cinemas CEO among top 5 Influential Women in cinema

Debbie Stanford-Kristiansen, the CEO of homegrown cinema chain Novo Cinemas, has been named among the top five influential women in global cinema by leading online film and cinema resources, Celluloid Junkie and Film Journal. Ranking at number four on the list, Stanford-Kristians


Centrepoint, Anghami to launch talent sessions

Centrepoint, a leading fashion retailer in the region, has joined forces with Anghami, a major music streaming platform in the Middle East (exclusively represented by DMS) for a new season of Anghami Sessions. The collaboration will see the retailer supporting the popular concept


Cinépolis plans $20m multiplex in Oman

Cinépolis, a major movie theatre operator, has announced plans for a $20-million multiplex at the Oman Avenues Mall (OAM) in Muscat, a report said.   The 14-screen multiplex, including luxury, Marco Xe and junior concepts, will be the entertainment anchor


9 outstanding individuals receive Abu Dhabi Awards

The Abu Dhabi Awards 2018 honoured nine extraordinary individuals yesterday for their contributions in building and supporting the community of Abu Dhabi.    The awards ceremony was held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan


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