Dubai Calendar events in December 2023 -Winter Garden at Habtoor Palace Dubai until 31 January

Dubai Calendar: Here’s a lineup of sport, festive, music, NYE events in Dec 2023

Dubai Calendar has revealed an exciting array of events in December, including DSF, Sole DXB, Winter Garden and other events

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Saudi’s SEVEN unveils SAR1.3bn entertainment destination in Aseer

The entertainment destination is centrally located between the cities of Abha and Khamis Mushait, and will be developed with an investment of over SAR1.3bn

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Global Village opens on Oct 18: fireworks, family fun on offer

The family theme park will be open for 194 days, ending the season on April 28, 2024

Mohamed Abdalla Al Zaabi CEO of Miral announces the company's new CSR strategy 2023 image Miral

Miral to launch over 80 initiatives within 2 years under new CSR strategy

The company aims to create a transformational impact on the community through economic, social and environment initiatives that are aligned with UN SDGs


OSN’s Devrim Melek, Andy Grant share top trends in media and entertainment industry

In an exclusive interview, OSN unveils the impact of the evolving media landscape on modern viewers

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Saudi’s SEVEN breaks ground at new SAR1.3bn entertainment destination in Almadinah

SEVEN has upcoming projects across 14 cities across Riyadh, Kharj, Makkah, Jeddah, Taif, Dammam, Khobar, Al Ahsa, Almadinah, Yanbu, Abha, Jizan, Buraidah and Tabuk


Demand for luxury TVs surging in the GCC, says Samsung

Nikola Aksentijevic, head of Visual Display Division at Samsung Gulf Electronics, asserts that the increasing income levels and purchasing power of consumers in the region are fuelling the demand for premium products

Saudi Arabia’s five-year-old film industry hits Cannes Film Festival

The kingdom has also invested in esports and video games and committed billions of dollars of spending on football stars, teams and tour sponsorships


World’s first Transformers-themed attraction to be launched in Saudi Arabia

Spanning over 10,000 square metres, the indoor entertainment centre will open at Al Hamra district of Riyadh

Walt Disney

Disney begins second round of job cuts, affecting thousands

Disney’s latest job reductions are part of chief executive officer Bob Iger’s ambition to save $5.5bn in annual costs

SEVEN brings world's first Play-Doh attraction to KSA

World’s first PLAY-DOH attractions to be launched in Saudi Arabia

The PLAY-DOH centres will open in eight locations in Saudi Arabia over the next 10 years

Flash Entertainment brings Blippi The Musical to Abu Dhabi

Interview: Josh Blackburn, producer of ‘Blippi, The Musical’

The popular musical has brought Blippi, the cheerful, energetic and educational children’s character, from the screen to the stage to entertain audiences

Saudi Arabia announces new $266m entertainment destination

The destination will feature an e-karting and a 10-lane futuristic bowling experience, a 12-hole indoor adventure golf course, and a 10-screen cinema

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Majid Al Futtaim, Immersive Gamebox to launch interactive digital smart rooms in UAE 

Seven ‘Gameboxes’ will be introduced in two Magic Planet locations in Dubai and Sharjah in January 

Global Village opens, adds two new pavilions and more experiences

Dubai’s Global Village opens, ticket prices start at Dhs18

More than 175 rides, games and attractions are also available for guests to enjoy, including the new Global Village Big Balloon

Review: Maskerade evening brunch at Penthouse

Review: Maskerade evening brunch at Penthouse

The enchantment of medieval magic is conjured to life during the Maskerade evening brunch at the newly revamped jungle-styled restaurant

Saudi National Day celebrations in UAE

UAE to celebrate Saudi National Day with fireworks, festivities and retail offers

UAE will commemorate Saudi Arabia’s 92nd National Day with an extensive programme of celebrations from September 23 to 26

Showcasing Abu Dhabi as a prime global sporting and entertainment hub

Interview: How Flash Entertainment is showcasing Abu Dhabi as a global sporting and entertainment hub

John Lickrish, CEO of flash entertainment, tells us how the company continues to play a big role in Abu Dhabi’s recent foray into the fast-paced world of esports

The latest phase of the #DubaiDestinations campaign,

The #DubaiDestinations campaign coincides with summer school holidays

The campaign encourages residents and visitors to discover the city’s leisure, dining, adventure and family-friendly activities this summer

yalla group

UAE’s Yalla Group reports revenue of Dhs265.7m in Q1 2022

The major share of Yalla Group’s total quarterly revenue came from chatting services, recording Dhs190.5m, with games services bringing in Dhs74.6m

Global Village

Season 26 of Dubai’s Global Village welcomed 7.8 million guests

The park was open for 194 days, marking its longest season ever

How solutions provider Embed is fostering cashless payments across family entertainment centres

In an exclusive conversation, Renee Welsh, chief executive officer at Embed explains how their primary objective is to continue revolutionising the industry


Embed to showcase its latest innovations at Dubai’s amusement and leisure show

The Deal Show will take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from March 28-30

Saudi’s PIF launches Savvy Gaming Group to spur gaming, esports sector

The group aims to be the leading national and international gaming and e-sports company

Emirates draw

Emirates Draw announces special prizes to mark UAE’s 50th anniversary this week

A one-off draw at the upcoming edition of the event on Saturday, December 4, will see 50 guaranteed winners each receive Dhs7,777

Media and entertainment: Envisioning cloud-based production ecosystems

As the media and entertainment industry looks towards the road to production in the cloud, new opportunities to drive innovation and change are emerging

Saudi Arabia chases $64bn Hollywood dream

The kingdom is launching its first international film festival

Emirates Draw

Results of fifth edition of Emirates Draw revealed

The winning combination of numbers for the main draw were 5041084

Madame Tussauds Dubai

Madame Tussauds Dubai opens to visitors

It features seven themed zones and over 60 lifelike wax figures

Emirates Draw

Results of the third edition of Emirates Draw announced

The winning combination of number for the Grand Prize was 1328788