#Events

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Gitex 2020: Everything you need to know

The only major global tech event set to be held live next month at the Dubai World Trade Centre, Gitex will see technology and business leaders from across the world gather to set growth strategies for the future

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Legendary actor John Cleese is in Dubai… and he is looking for a job

The 81-year-old actor is available for addressing events and conducting bespoke sessions in the emirate. Here’s how you can book his time

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Weddings and social events allowed to resume in Dubai

Event halls can accommodate a maximum of 200 people while the duration cannot exceed four hours

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Covid-19 impact: Events companies in Dubai lose up to Dhs5.5bn worth of business

Dubai has gradually resumed live events, but precautionary measures remain in place

Airbnb bans parties in home rentals worldwide, caps occupancy at 16

The company has filed confidentially for an initial public offering

Sole DXB 2019

Sole DXB 2020 event cancelled, no new date announced

The eight edition of the festival was held in December 2019 in Dubai Design District

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Dubai issues guidelines to restart exhibitions, live events and concerts

Measures to be followed include social distancing and limited capacity

UK-based Arena Group merges UK, Europe, Middle East and Asia divisions

The company said the move will allow for “maximum utilisation of resources” across the EMEA region

Emirates Loto

UAE’s Emirates Loto jackpot prize at Dhs50m for May 16 draw

The fatwa-approved lottery is open to people located in any part of the world

Sharjah extends suspension of all social and sports events

The suspension will be in place until the end of May and could be extended further

Dubai World Trade Centre

Dubai World Trade Centre announces new measures to support businesses

A full refund will be offered to exhibitors on cancelled events and where a new schedule is not feasible for the participants

Dubai Expo 2020 ‘closely monitoring’ coronavirus situation

Organisers say they are hopeful that global efforts will succeed in managing the virus

UAE declares holiday for private sector workers attending Pope’s mass

The Papal mass is taking place on Tuesday, February 5 at the Zayed City stadium in Abu Dhabi

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

Saudi king extends Eid Al Fitr holiday

The kingdom will have an extra long Eid break this year