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SWSF Collaborates with ‘Girl Rising’ Campaign to Promote Female Sports Empowerment

Sharjah Women's Sports Foundation (SWSF) is leading the way for the empowerment of women in the region following an agreement signed yesterday (Monday) with 'Girl Rising' - a global campaign that raises awareness about the importance of educating girls and providing them with equal opportunities at school and in the workplace.


Emirates Publishers Association Joins Forces With 1001 Titles to Boost Unique Knowledge Initiative

The Emirates Publishers Association (EPA) has signed a cooperation agreement with 1001 Titles, an initiative by Knowledge without Borders (KwB), to publish 1,001 first edition Emirati titles in 2016–17. The initiative aims to support and encourage Emirati authors, help them publish their work and enable them to participate in events locally and regionally.


Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah Inaugurates a Healthy Café

An exclusive place for the UAE's young ladies and female public to hang out and meet likeminded peers, the 'Sajaya Café' was recently inaugurated by the Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah (Sajaya), a pioneer organisation in the emirate specialised in developing the skills and talent of young ladies in the presence of Sheikha Aisha Khalid Al Qasimi, Director of Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah.


UAE-based Indian artist’s work features exclusively in PM Narendra Modi’s new book

UAE-based Indian artist, Akbar Saheb has gained the distinction of being the only artist whose illustrations feature in Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's book, Mann Ki Baat. The book, which discusses the making and evolution of PM Modi's radio broadcasting show Mann ki Baat  (Heart's Voice), was unveiled today at Rashtrapati Bhavan, Delhi, India, in the presence of President Pranab Mukherjee.


The Flag Island Fitness Event Strengthens Community Awareness

The Flag Island, Sharjah's premier tourist destination, will turn into a fitness boot camp this Thursday and Friday (27 & 28 April) with the 'Unleash Your Potential' event organised as part of their fitness programme, aimed at promoting awareness among members of community about the importance of exercising and leading a healthy lifestyle.


DIDI Launches Project Design Space to Nurture Next Generation of UAE Designers

Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI), in partnership with Dubai Design & Fashion Council (DDFC), has launched Project Design Space, an initiative to further enhance high school students' knowledge of design as an academic discipline and potential career path.



The aim of this exhibition is to promote the Italian Visual Art and young Italian artists in Dubai, with special focus on their approach to Contemporary Art. This exhibition covers a variety of visual art mediums, including painting, sculpture, photography, and installation art.


British Orchard Nursery Wins 3 Coveted Awards at Dubai’s Premier International Business Awards

 In yet another outstanding achievement, UAE's British Orchard Nursery wins 3 coveted awards at Dubai's 3rd International Business Excellence (IBX) Awards. Despite facing tough competition from over 100 organizations both local and international, the prestigious nursery which completed a decade this year has proved its worth again.


Top Visual Reports Shortlisted for Abdee Award

The Organising Committee of the Abdee Award, organised by Sharjah Media Corporation (SMC), has shortlisted 70 applications from the original 125 submissions for the best visual report, with the winners due to be announced on May 14.