There’s never a dull moment in Dubai. One of the best things about living in our fair Emirate is that throughout the year, on any given day, there is always something new or exciting to see and do. Whether it is the official opening of yet another world’s largest for Dubai, an annual festival, a street parade or a market fair there is bound to be something that tickles your fancy.
Here are just some of the things happening in and around Dubai this month… (more…)
On Monday March 17th, the Irish celebrate St Patrick’s Day joined by many others across the globe. As early as the 17th century, the Irish have been wearing green ribbons and shamrocks on this day. It is said that Saint Patrick used the shamrock to explain the Holy Trinity to the pre-Christian Irish, and since then, the shamrock has been the main symbol of St-Patrick’s Day. Read more
Prime Dubai’s monthly fashion exhibition at Sunset Mall officially launches
The event features over 40 upcoming designers and new brands with various pieces on sale. Featured designer, Lia Staehlin, recently designed a unique jewelry set for Her Highness Sheikha Hana Al Qassimi
The parent company behind successful events such as the Safa Park and Uptown Mirdif Flea market, Green Spot Entertainment, established a new entrepreneurial exhibition aiming Dubai’s most stylishfashionista crowd. Prime Dubai Fashion Exhibition is a monthly event bringing together new talents and trends of UAE’s pioneering fashion industry and at the same time creating a platform for those with unique fashion related imports as well as those eager to discover innovative talent in design.
Visitors to Prime Dubai can look forward to a wide variety of international and local fashion newcomers from high-end couture, to Arabic styles ensembles, abayas as well as jewelry and accessories. Read more
Living in Dubai many of us love the free beaches and would love to be able to enjoy some of the great food Dubai has to offer while sitting on these beaches instead of paying excessive entry charges to use the facilities at 5 star hotels. Well, this weekend we can with The Beach Canteen.
The Beach Canteen is a unique gastronomical activation of pop up restaurants across three prime beach locations in Dubai. Built from refurbished cargo containers, the restaurants will feature a diverse range of cuisines at affordable prices. A new place to hang out with friends, chill with the family and enjoy great food.
Open for 10 days the Beach Canteen features 16 pop-up restaurants showcasing Emirati, Egyptian, French, Italian, Japanese, Mexican and International cuisines and will be open from midday to 11.00 pm each day between Thursday, February 27 and Saturday, March 8. Read more
GPP2014 annual event is the region’s biggest & only photography festival bringing the world’s best photographers and instructors to Dubai to share their knowledge and experience with the Middle East and Africa’s professional and amateur photography community.
More than just workshops!
Alongside the awesome workshops at GPP2014 will be lots of other special events and activities (many of which are completely free of charge). Check the GPP 2014 website for a full listing including these two fun events: Read more
This weekend sees the start of half-term holidays for many schools in Dubai. This may mean holidays for some families but for many, parents will be working. Again, this raises the question of how to keep the kids busy? Fortunately many activity companies run holiday camps to engage and keep the children active while having great fun. Here is a list of some of the activities available around town next week. Read more
It’s Valentine’s Day weekend and there is no better place to share some laughs than at the Courtyard Playhouse as 12 of Dubai’s virtuoso actors converge for a night of scenes, songs and games based on audience suggestions.
You score the players on a scale of 1 to 5 and after each round the players with the lowest scores are eliminated. When only one remains they are crowned the Maestro!
If you’ve never seen improv’ comedy at the Playhouse this raucous, incredible new show, playing for the first time in the Middle East and Africa, is the show to catch this Valentine’s. Read more