With Dubai being the multi-cultural hub that it is, it is no surprise that there is a wide variety of activities for expats to participate in. What do you like to do with your down time? What relaxes you and takes your mind off every day life… a hobby! Which particular hobby are you enthusiastic about and want to take part in? (more…)
LIBAMI, friends of Lebanon, is a National Civil Organization which supports the orphanages and children in Lebanon.
The Lebanese Bridge Players in Dubai are taking the initiative to have a bridge charity morning in order to raise some money to support this noble cause. Read more
This week Move One are thrilled to be supporting the 2015 World Championships of Beach Ultimate Frisbee.
The event begins on Sunday 8 March, to coincide with International Women’s Day, and runs until March 13 on JBR Beach in Dubai. More than 1,200 athletes from more than 70 teams and 25 countries are expected to compete in nearly 400 games.
The first game of the tournament will be held at the beach at 3 p.m. when the US women face Germany. Games start at 9 a.m. on Monday and 8a.m. Tuesday through Thursday. Entry is free.
This is the first time the premier competition for Ultimate Frisbee players will come to the Middle East. The 2015 BULA & WFDF World Championships of Read more
The Freediving Club is an academy for education, instruction, coaching, and training of individuals & groups to develop and improve their capabilities in freediving sport mainly Freediving In Dubai & AbuDhabi and in UAE.
The Freediving Club promote for freediving sport for benefit of freedivers of ages start from 16 years old & for all abilities under AIDA (Association Internationale pour le Développement de l’Apnée) standards, rules, and regulations.
The freediving club offer also AIDA Courses:
AIDA courses cover all levels from complete beginner to very advanced and competitive level freediving. AIDA courses are taught in many languages all over the world and thousands of new divers have discovered a passion of freediving through AIDA. On an AIDA course, you will learn what freediving is, how to do it, how to get the most out of your time in the water and most importantly – how to do it safely.
150 Students from Dubai’s Jumeirah College volunteered their time on the 11th year of the UNWTO World Responsible Tourism Day to clean up the Dubai desert whilst learning more about the local Bedouin’s connection to the desert along with their traditions, customs and cuisine.
The activity was the brainchild of Platinum Heritage Tourism, a Dubai based desert safari company specializing in authentic safari’s that showcase Dubai’s environmental and cultural heritage. “The desert is such a fragile environment” says Adam McEwan, founder and Managing Director of Platinum Heritage. “The effects of dune bashing, litter and modern development has significantly endangered the flora and fauna of the desert. Unless we educate people about how we can reverse these effects, we may lose this environmental heritage forever. Students are the voices of the future and they have become our enthusiastic conservation warriors”. Read more
A new cultural landmark celebrating the written and spoken word opens its doors today in the historic heart of Dubai. The Dubai International Writers’ Centre (DIWC), the first of its type in the Middle East, will be an international hub and a focal point for creativity, whilst also fostering an appreciation of the ways in which different cultures express themselves in the written and spoken form.
The DIWC was officially launched at a grand opening ceremony held in the Centre’s home in the picturesque Al Shindagha Historical Neighbourhood. Attendees, including superstars of the international writing world, top Arab authors and local dignitaries, were given a glimpse into the history of the region and treated to Nabati poetry recitals and cultural performances to commemorate the opening.
The DIWC provides a space for visiting writers and writers-in-residence, who will lead courses in creative writing in all its disciplines – fiction and non-fiction; poetry; lyrics; play-writing; film scriptwriting and calligraphy. Read more