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Ride in style

Chart-topping R&B artist Majid Al Maskati of Majid Jordan dou selected the Rolls-Royce Wraith as his vehicle of choice while he was in Bahrain to perform at the Spring of Culture festival earlier this month.

Originally hailing from Bahrain, Majid Al Maskati visited Euro Motors, the sole dealer of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars in the kingdom, to find out more about the ultra-luxury marque and its models.

After visiting with the team from Euro Motors, the artist selected the most dynamic Rolls-Royce in history – Wraith - when he then took to the streets of Manama.

Race to Abu Dhabi

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan is returning to Abu Dhabi this week to film his latest blockbuster, ‘Race 3’.

The blockbuster movie will be shooting at six locations across Abu Dhabi over 35 days – Emirates Palace, Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi, The St. Regis Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), Emirates Steel, and Liwa Desert.

Disney on Ice

More than 50 unforgettable Disney stars will be making their way to Bahrain in June for an unforgettable ice capade.

Produced by Feld Entertainment, the spectacular ice show will be held from June 15 to 19 at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre and will feature Disney’s Frozen, The Little Mermaid, The Lion King and Peter Pan.

Tickets for the Disney on Ice presents Passport to Adventure show are available online on manama.platinumlist.net.

The way of the camel

The mesmerising shot, taken along a road in the desert of Dahana in central Saudi Arabia, was captured by Saudi photographer Khalid Alsabt.

The shot, named 'The Way of the Camel', received top recognition in the Open Travel category at Sony World Photography Awards.

Winning ride

Polish driver Jakub Przygonski battled his way to victory in the Dubai International Baja powered by Nissan and AW Rostamani.

Partnered by Belgian co-driver Tom Colsoul in a Mini John Cooper, overnight leader Przygonski completed the second leg’s 174 km Nissan special stage to secure the cars title with a winning margin of 4mins 8 secs from Russians Vladimir Vasilyev and Konstantin Zhiltsov in another Mini in the second round of this year’s FIA World Cup for Cross Country Rallies.

Saudi Arabia’s Yasir Hamed Seaidan with Russian co-driver Aleksei Kuzmich were third fastest another 3 mins 37 secs away in their Toyota Hilux.

Honouring women

Emirates recently completed a transatlantic flight operated entirely by an all-women crew in honour of International Women's Day.

From cockpit crew to cabin crew, check-in staff to ground operators, a team of over 75 women from more than 25 nationalities took charge of every operational aspect of the flight.

The flight, serviced by an A380 aircraft, was piloted by Captain Patricia Bischoff from Canada and First Officer Rebecca Lougheed (both pictures) from the UK with cabin crew led by the purser Weronica Formela from Poland.

Hear me roar

Three African white lions are amongst the newest additions at Dubai Safari - home to the most diverse array of animals in the UAE.

Since its establishment, Dubai Safari has become a safe and friendly home for new-borns, welcoming a total of 175 new arrivals representing 30 species including a vervet monkey, 22 blackbuck antelopes, three Arabian wolves, 12 corn snakes, two Nile crocodiles, five Egyptian fruit bats, six wood ducks, and 24 African spurred tortoises, amongst others.

Rich heritage

Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) has launched the eighth edition of the ‘Live Our Heritage Festival’ in the Global Village.

Running until April 7, the festival offers Global Village visitors a chance to enjoy an action-packed six-week programme of workshops and events focused on handicraft education in the UAE.