#Entertainment

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Sheikh Mohamed orders six-month rent waiver for businesses on Al Hudariyat Island in Abu Dhabi

He instructed officials to open the entertainment and leisure project to the public within 30 days

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Dates revealed for next edition of Dubai Shopping Festival

The event will run from December 17, 2020 until January 30, 2021

Palm West Beach Dubai Nakheel

Nakheel to launch Palm West Beach waterfront destination in Dubai this week

The walkable waterfront destination comprises 1.6km of promenade and includes eight 5-star hotels

The Palm Fountain Dubai

Watch: World’s largest fountain to launch in Dubai this month

The Palm Fountain will run three-minute shows, every half an hour, beginning 7pm until midnight

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CNN opens first training academy for journalists in Abu Dhabi

Starting January 2021, the academy will offer a full-time five-week course with a combination of online learning sessions and in-person workshops at CNN

Abu Dhabi and Israel to cooperate on film and TV content production

A regional annual film festival will be held in rotation between Abu Dhabi and Tel Aviv

Emirates Loto

UAE’s Emirates Loto extends refund cutoff date to September 30

Unscratched collectables can be returned to designated stores across all the emirates within the UAE

Donna Benton The Entertainer

The Entertainer founder Donna Benton exits business; launches new swimwear brand in Dubai

The Entertainer contributed $1.3bn to the economy each year, with its profits growing 25-30 per cent annually

Vox Cinemas Imax Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi cinemas to reopen at maximum of 30% capacity

All staff members must undergo Covid-19 testing before these cinemas resume operations

Emirates Loto

Emirates Loto issues refunds for paused mega lottery in the UAE

All participants who purchased a collectables online after 8.30pm on Saturday, July 11, 2020, have already had their money refunded

Global Village

Global Village announces opening dates for 2020 season in Dubai

Season 25 will commence on October 25 and will run for 25 weeks

Abu Dhabi aims to attract skilled expats by making life cheaper

Abu Dhabi is the 39th most expensive place for expatriates, according to New York-based consultant Mercer, more costly than Boston or Milan

Salman Khan

Video: Salman Khan has a message for Abu Dhabi residents amid Covid-19 crisis

The Bollywood star has urged people to stay at home and to get themselves tested in case they develop symptoms of the virus

Photo by Jakob Owens on Unsplash

What role do social media influencers play in the UAE in the current crisis?

The impact of Covid-19 on the influencer industry has been significant. Yet, some are adapting to the crisis to capitalise on a vast new captive audience

Emirates Loto

UAE’s Emirates Loto weekly draw with up to Dhs50m jackpot confirmed for April 18

The draw was initially scheduled to commence on March 28, but was delayed as a result of the precautionary Covid-19 measures in the country

Mega Dhs1.2bn Nakheel Mall in Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah to open next week

The mall, initially slated for completion in 2017, features five retail levels with more than 300 shops

Saudi King heads to $500bn mega city NEOM for holiday

Construction work on the $500bn NEOM project is slated to begin this year

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi to offer free weekend entry during Ramadan

Other parks in Yas Island including Yas Waterworld and the recently opened Warner Bros have also revealed Ramadan offers

Saudi says mega Red Sea project ‘on track’ to complete phase 1 in 2022

The project is expected to add over $5.86bn to the kingdom’s GDP when complete

Top 10 places to visit in Dubai this Christmas

With the Christmas season just around the corner, why not start having a look at the Christmas themed activities coming to Dubai this Winter

Dubai’s Bluewaters island with world’s largest observation wheel opens

The Dhs8bn project, located across JBR, features residential, hospitality, leisure and entertainment spaces

Pictures: Dubai’s Meraas opens trailers, adventure hub, water jump park in Hatta

The new additions include zip lines and lodges

UAE to have dry night for national holiday

Authorities have yet to announce whether workers will receive a day off to mark the occasion

Dubai’s Al Ghurair Centre to open 18-screen Reel cinemas complex

The new cinema complex is set to open its doors in the fourth quarter of 2018

Emirates renews sponsorship deal with soccer league team New York Cosmos

The contract has been extended for three years