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Musical treat

Eight more shows have been added to the autumn run of The Phantom of the Opera, meaning musical theatre fans and aficionados will now have one more week to see the world’s most popular musical when it makes its Middle East debut in October.

Running from October 16 to November 6, The Phantom of the Opera will now run for a total of three weeks, with tickets for the extended dates already on sale.
 
 

Sharing is caring

Celebrating its 100-year company legacy and the spirit of giving during Ramadan last month, Hilton Garden Inn Muscat Al Khuwair distributed 100 Iftar food boxes to children living in a child-care facility in Al Khoudh.

Through this initiative, Hilton was able to put a smile on the faces of the young ones as well as offer employees opportunities to volunteer during the holy month.

Well of Hope

Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), in partnership with The Dubai Mall, recently participated in a 'Well of Hope' competition, launched by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI), under a campaign themed ‘Power of Giving.’ 

During the campaign, held on May 23, Dubai Culture managed to pump 17,707 litres of water, amounting to 1,180 bottles to be donated to the needy and people living in remote areas with limited access to water.

Under the campaign, the participants, in the presence of Hala Badri, the director general of Dubai Culture, pumped water through a virtual device, thus collecting water remotely. Apart from the installation, the campaign also featured a live painting session by renowned calligrapher and talented artist Diaa Allam.

 

The perfect culture fix

Celebrating the worldwide observation of the International Museums Day, Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) has announced that entry to its museums across Dubai will be free on Saturday, May 18.

Dubai Culture will waive off the ticket fees in order to facilitate easier access to the Etihad Museum, Al Shindagha Museum, and Dubai Museum that narrate the tale of Emirate’s cultural heritage and history  The museums visiting timing during Ramadan are 10:00 am to 5:00 pm every day, except Friday.