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What’s On | October, 2015 | Dubai, UAE|

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…

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What’s On | October, 2016 | Dubai, UAE|

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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… Read more

While Halloween is no where near as popular in Dubai as it is in North-America, we still have our fair share of fun parties and events to please the homesick expat!  Trick or treating is getting increasingly popular in Dubai’s expat communities such as The Springs, The Meadows, and Arabian Ranches.  Many parents choose to host Halloween parties at home with their little ones and friends.  The shops are already filling up with Halloween decorations, sweeties and costumes! Are you ready for a freakishly good time? Read more

If you have recently moved to Dubai you maybe trying to understand why all your friends and colleagues have suddenly become rugby mad and are insisting you come and watch (or even play) rugby at the beginning of December. It’s the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens – a Dubai Institution!

Now in its 45th year the most anticipated event in Dubai’s sporting and social calendar is set to take place from December 4th to December 6th. With massive crowds once again expected to converge on The Sevens Stadium for the  tournament tickets are now on sale and spectators are urged to buy their tickets as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Read more

Move One are once again proud to be supporting The Shangri-La Abu Dhabi Dragon Boat Festival which is taking place this weekend October 17th & 18th 2014 at Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi.

This is a community festival bringing together corporate, university, school and community groups from across the UAE including a team of colleagues from Move One Relocations & Move One Logistics. The team have been training hard and are all looking forward to competing once again in this fun competition.

Dragon Boating is a thrilling water sport, full of adrenaline, sportsmanship, strategy and technique. It is also a sport that is all about positive team spirit, being healthy, making friends and having fun. It’s a great day out for all the family so take a trip to Abu Dhabi and watch the dragons roar. Read more

October is Sew Pink!

Do you have two hours or more? Then this is the month to donate your time to Sew Pink!, a fantastic volunteer event that raises awareness of breast cancer and supports survivors in the region

On Thursday the 16th of October to Saturday the 18th of October, Craft Land is teaming up with local breast cancer support group Brest Friends and sewing machine manufacturer Brother to bring volunteers together for a 36-hour sewing marathon at Dubai Marina Mall.

For 12 hours each day, volunteers will work together in production lines to produce mastectomy cushions and bags that will be part of a care pack for patients recovering from breast surgery. Distributed by Brest Friends and other medical networks in the UAE, these items offer comfort and mobility to patients, helping them keep active as they heal.

To sign up for a two-hour slot (or more), go to www.mycraftland.com and click on the volunteer link.

No clue how to use a sewing machine but still want to help? No problem! Craft Land is also looking for volunteers for other jobs, such as stuffing and cutting, not to mention moral support – this is 36 hours of sewing, after all!
This is a great opportunity to get the whole community involved. See you there!

WHEN: October 16 -18, 10am to 10pm
WHERE: Dubai Marina Mall
WHY: To raise awareness of breast cancer and make care packs for recovering breast cancer patients
READY TO VOLUNTEER?
Getting involved is easy! Simply go to www.mycraftland.com and click on the volunteer link. Read more

The Oktoberfest is a two-week festival held in late September and early October every year in Munich, Germany and is attended by six million people each year!  The festival has made its way to many countries around the world (often founded by German immigrants, descendants or expats).  The largest Oktoberfest outside of Germany is in Canada, in the of Kitchener and Waterloo, Ontario where they welcome 750,000 to  1,000,000 visitors every year.

Never one to miss out, Dubai is now host to many Oktoberfest celebrations with many flying in live entertainment from Germany.  Check out our listing below on venues hosting Oktoberfest events. Read more

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