The ninth holy month of Ramadan is a spiritual period for fasting Muslims. Throughout the day, they abstain from worldly pleasures like food, drinks, smoking and sexual relations. They consume food only before sunrise (Suhoor) and at the time of sunset with a tasty & healthy Iftar meal. An Iftar meal is often consumed as a community at big Iftar tents since Ramadan is the time for people to come together and get to know each other. Continue reading
Ramadan is the perfect opportunity for people of different nationalities to intermingle and celebrate the spirit of the holy fasting month. In a bid to the explore the cultural heritage of this cosmopolitan city, Dubai government invite a number of retailers from across the world to showcase their diverse variety of goods and catch up on the spending fervour during the Ramadan period and before Eid.
The Ramadan Night Market has always been an important opportunity for retailers to significantly attract customers and make the most of the huge demand. Shoppers can find almost anything at the exhibition including electronics, furniture, clothes, perfumes, spices and many more! Continue reading
Islam followers from all over the world are seeking sight of first silver of the crescent moon (hilal), which will mark the beginning of the Ramadan, ninth holy month of Islamic calendar. With the Dubai Government Continue reading
Are you ready for the Middle East’s largest recreational sports event? So be a part of Dubai Sport World 2014, which is here to showcase a combination of amazing sport and power-packed action. Continue reading
For thousands of years, before the advent of the oil boom, fishing and pearl diving was the mainstay of the Dubai economy. Pearl divers would board a traditional dhow for up to three months at a time, in the hope to uncovering pearls – a job easier said than done! In a bid to bring the Dubai pearl history alive and honour the divers, his highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum organizes the traditional dhow race every year.
When the racing contest started in 1991 at the small-uninhabited island of Sur Bu Na’air, only 53 dhows – each 43 feet long featured in the competition. Today the race has expanded to around 60 feet long 100 traditional boats braved by more than 3,000 participants sailing the waters of the Gulf. Continue reading
If you are a seafood fanatic that is constantly on a lookout for something new to try, then look no further! The Chilli Crab Festival, a three-day gastronomic spectacle is back at Madinat Jumeirah after five successful years. Celebrate the earth’s most prized crustaceans Continue reading
Newer ways are being introduced to enjoy Dubai’s attractions in a convenient and more comfortable way. This time Dubai-based Flybike have come forth with motorcycle rides and tricycles to zip past the emirate’s vantage points! Continue reading
Emirates Classic Car Festival is just the place where you should be, if you show fascination in classic cars, believing they can never be downgraded to the lowly status. Experience the enthralling world of vintage automobiles at Emirates Classic Car Festival, which is Middle East’s foremost showcase of classic cars. Continue reading
The Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon is ready for big stage again on 24th January, 2014 when competitive runners from around the world gather for the daunting yet beautiful run through Dubai. Continue reading
You know people expect the best when fashion, lifestyle and shopping merge to create amazing success stories, year after year. In 2014, the Dubai Shopping Festival or DSF Continue reading