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Galeries Lafayette’s Ramadan Campaign: Fann Ramadan

Press Release Galeries Lafayette’s Ramadan Campaign: Fann Ramadan With the world changing in so many ways for the past six months & shifting to digital – it should no longer come as a surprise to imagine garments made of pixels – instead of textiles. This Ramadan Galeries Lafayette takes an artistic approach by involving art through conceptual installations and by collaborating with TODA (Theatre of Digital Art) a multi-sensory, multi-media immersive exhibition -to bring digital & traditional fashion to motion into The Dubai Mall. The most sought-after hi-tech digitization concept is set in motion during the campaign launch Fann Ramadan…

Ramadan 2021 in Dubai: Iftar best option

Ramadan 2021 in Dubai: Iftar best option Ramadan starts when the crescent moon (called hilal) coincides with the astronomical new moon. The exact date is decided by the UAE’s Moon Sighting Committee, agreed upon by the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department. The date is on Tuesday 13th April 2021. Ramadan is an important time in the Islamic Calendar, when Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset for around 30 days. Fasting is one of the five pillars of Islam, alongside daily prayer, giving to charity, the declaration of faith and the hajj pilgrimage to Mecca. During Ramadan 2021 in Dubai iftars and…

Godolphin’s Mystic Guide wins Dubai World Cup 2021 An action-packed Dubai World Cup came to an exciting close on Saturday, March 27 2021. Godolphin’s Mystic Guide, ridden by Luis Saez, won the $12 million Dubai World Cup on Saturday. Mystic Guide’s victory also gave Godolphin its third straight win in the Dubai World Cup, with Thunder Snow, trained by Emirati Saeed bin Suroor, becoming the first horse to win back-to-back Dubai titles (2018 and 2019). Mystic Guide’s stunning victory brought the curtain down the 25th Dubai World Cup. The battle on the dirt over 2000 metres, the biggest race in…

Innovation and Sustainability at Expo Dubai: the Designers of the Pavilions of Italy, Finland and Switzerland compared

Press Release Innovation and Sustainability at Expo Dubai: the Designers of the Pavilions of Italy, Finland and Switzerland compared Talk with architects Carlo Ratti, Teemu Kurkela, Christoph Kellenberger  The initiative, promoted by the Association of Architects of Rome and its Province, will be held online at 4 PM on 25 March  The 1st of October will mark the opening of Expo 2020 Dubai, the largest post-pandemic global event and the world’s most important showcase in which to present the very best ideas and projects and exemplary innovative models in the field of tangible and intangible infrastructure.  The Universal Expo, the first…

EXPO 2020: With ‘Water’, the last pre-Expo event, Italy confirms the leading role that it is projected to play at Dubai from october

Press Release EXPO 2020: With ‘Water’, the last pre-Expo event, Italy confirms the leading role that it is projected to play at Dubai from october On World Water Day, Italy once again takes centre stage at the pre-Expo global event, the series of digital meetings that give a preview, one year in advance, of the debate on the central themes of the Universal Expo at Dubai due to kick off on the 1st of October.  “How can we protect our most precious resource today for tomorrow?”: this is the question that the organizers and Participating Countries and Organizations will attempt to…

Arab Fashion Week Fall/ Winter 2021/22 24 - 28 March 2021 

Press Release Arab Fashion Week Fall/ Winter 2021/22 24 – 28 March 2021  Presented in partnership with Microsoft Exclusive on Facebook Inc Today, the Dubai based Arab Fashion Council© (AFC) is delighted to announce that Arab Fashion Week Fall/ Winter 2021/22 will run from 24-28 March 2021. Following the success of the previous virtual editions and the continued restrictions to curb the spread of Covid-19, Arab Fashion Week will present the 5-day programme virtually and in line with the Council’s strategy to provide the world with a platform through which to view and access the exceptional creative fashion talent that…

Dane Bakkegard sets new IRONMAN 70.3 Dubai mark while Swiss ace Ryf takes women's crown

Press Release Dane Bakkegard sets new IRONMAN 70.3 Dubai mark while Swiss ace Ryf takes women’s crown Daniela Ryf, winner of the Dubai women’s title in 2016 and 2017, made a triumphant return to competition on Friday with a blistering run on the streets of Jumeirah to pip 2020 champion Imogen Simmonds for the IRONMAN 70.3 Dubai women’s title. Denmark’s Daniel Bakkegard took the men’s crown in the season-opening IRONMAN 70.3 race, which is organized under the aegis of Dubai Sports Council, with a time of three hours, 33 minutes and 2 seconds to break the previous IRONMAN 70.3 Dubai record of Jan Frodeno (03:34:48…