The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature is a celebration of literature in all its forms. As the Middle East’s largest annual literary festival, it offers residents and overseas visitors the opportunity to meet famous authors, attend literary debates, listen to readings and participate in workshops. Attendees can also enjoy the many exciting fringe and children’s events that are held as part of the festival. The 2013 Emirates Airline Festival of Literature will take place over 5 days from 5th to 9th March. Read more
Indulge your senses at the world’s greatest restaurant and music festival! If you love food, drink and music, you’ll love Taste of Dubai. The food lover’s favourite festival will bring together the city’s highly acclaimed restaurants, prestigious celebrity chefs, premium beverage brands, gastronomic exhibitors and an incredible entertainment stage playing host to live international acts. Read more
At Frying Pan Adventures, they seek to uncover and share the rich and authentic fabric of culinary experiences that Dubai has to offer. Often, many of the most authentic food experiences are tucked away in a backstreet of Old Dubai; an alley that only ‘old timers’ would know of; a corner which has been long forgotten in favour of newer, shinier parts of town. They are passionate about those ‘hidden gems’ that communicate and preserve the culinary culture that gave birth to them. They obsessively scour out the small unassuming restaurants, local markets and all manner of authentic food Read more
The Dubai International Jazz Festival has now grown to an annual icon featuring world-class artists and performers covering all genres of music with an emphasis on Jazz music ranging from blues, funk, swing, acid, rock, contemporary, modern, and fusion.
Mark your calendar from the 14th till the 22nd of February 2013 for the 11th edition; an ultimate nine days packed with international acts from all music genres – with a cool hangout experience in a unique atmosphere at Festival Park, Dubai Festival City. Read more
The Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation is proud to announce the fourth Children’s Art Tent at Al Ain Wildlife Park & Resort January 28th to February 2nd 2013. The Children’s Art Tent is a hugely successful initiative that aims at helping children learn about wildlife, nature and their local environment through the medium of art. The art workshops are free on admission to the Al Ain Wildlife Park and will incorporate various exciting workshops and activities aimed at children between 4 -15 years old.
Professional artists and instructors will be on hand to teach and encourage children in their chosen activity which ranges from animal mask-making and silhouette sculptures. Last year’s event saw more than 3000 visitors attend the park during Art Tent and the 2013 event hopes to be even bigger and better with more activities and more artistic challenges for our young guests. Read more
The Cartoon Art Gallery has announced that it will host the Middle East’s very first art exhibition aimed at children next month. ANIMALZ – The Complete Collection by James Gaubert will launch on Sunday 17 February, and will feature over 40 oil paintings that are designed to give a child’s perspective on all the favourites from the animal kingdom, in an almost over-exaggerated, urban, cartoon state. This really is the coolest and most fun art exhibition ever to hit the Middle East!