Ethnic dance performances mesmerise crowd in Sharjah

Sharjah: The heavy sounds of drums and musical instruments echoed off the walls of Heart of Sharjah as dancers stomped their feet, clapped and swung around in circles, flashing colours with music and melody in the background. This year, Sharjah Heritage ... ( read original story ...)

Gulf News subscribers get a surprise on Akshaya Tritiya

Dubai: Indian expatriate Ganesan Mani was planning to buy a surprise gift for his wife — a diamond or gold jewellery — on Akshaya Tritiya for her birthday on Sunday, but the surprise gift came from Gulf News ahead of her big day. Mani was just one of ... ( read original story ...)

Uncertainty looms over watching the FIFA World Cup in UAE

Dubai: Suspense has been brewing over how to watch the FIFA World Cup in the UAE. Hello Kenna, Appologies for the inconvinince, please note that World cup package is not yet announced for bein channels on du TV, stay tuned and we will announce the World ... ( read original story ...)

Prabhudeva all set to get the UAE grooving

He prefers to let his dance do all the talking. But in an interview with Gulf News tabloid!, he promised that the show will be one of the most spectacular dance performances of his life. “It will be a night where pure dance will be celebrated… It’s a ... ( read original story ...)

Transforming trash into treasure at World Art Dubai

Dubai: A Dubai resident known for wearing every piece of trash she generates is reinforcing her message this month to reduce waste by showcasing her recycled artwork at the World Art Dubai exhibition. Opened on Wednesday, the exhibition taking place at ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi’s Warner Bros. indoor amusement park opens in July

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Abu Dhabi will open a $1 billion indoor Warner Bros. amusement park this July. Officials made the announcement on Wednesday at the Warner Bros. World park. It was built by the Abu Dhabi government-owned Miral Asset ... ( read original story ...)

UAE rights activist Ahmed Mansoor put on trial in Abu Dhabi

The trial of an Emirati human rights activist, who was arrested after falling foul of the country's cybercrime laws, has started in the UAE's capital, Abu Dhabi. Ahmed Mansoor was arrested on March 20 last year after authorities accused him of using his ... ( read original story ...)

QE2 relaunched as floating hotel in Dubai

These are external links and will open in a new window The QE2 has opened its doors as a luxury floating hotel in Dubai. The former Cunard liner is docked permanently at Mina Rashid where it was converted into a five-star hotel over the past three years. ( read original story ...)