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Louvre Abu Dhabi promotes tolerance among children

Today, Louvre Abu Dhabi’s Children’s Museum launched A Costume Adventure, an interactive adventure game inspired by the clothing portrayed in artworks from the museum’s permanent galleries. The adventure includes multiple stages, each presenting a unique challenge for children aged 4 – 10 to complete through interactive digital displays. Open from …

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Alisher Navoi – the pride of Uzbek people

Uzbek literature’s classical period lasted from the 9th to the second half of the 19th century. During that period numerous literary works were produced, often under the patronage of Turkic emperors, kings, sultans, and emirs. The best-known patrons of the Turkic literature of the historical region known as Turkistan—which includes …

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French planning eco-friendly cemetery

An ‘eco-friendly’ cemetery space may open near Paris in September. The ‘recollection and burial space’ that respects the environment may come up at Ivry in the Val-de-Marne department, just outside Paris, Italian news agency ANSAmed reported on Thursday. The move is in response to the increasing pubic demand for ‘eco-friendly …

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Uzbekistan – country theaters

Uzbekistan has a strong background in drama, music and dance. As in so many areas of Uzbek culture, there are two broad sectors: indigenous Uzbek performing arts (with classical and folk subsections) and international/European arts. There is no sharp divide between foreign and indigenous traditions: they overlap and intermingle in …

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Israei DJ gunned down in Mexico City

Unidentified gunmen shot dead Israeli electronic music DJ Ronen Dahan, also known as Perplex, during an attack at a dance club in the central Mexican city of San Luis Potosi, authorities said on Saturday. The attorney general’s office for the surrounding state of San Luis Potosi said in a statement …

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UAE-Romania Cultural Week in Bucharest

The Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development yesterday launched the UAE-Romania Cultural Week in Bucharest to foster new cultural ties between the two countries. Organised by the UAE Embassy in Romania, the event is focused on introducing the UAE heritage and culture to Romania thus boosting bilateral cultural ties between …

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Ranim Al-Basha presents a new show

Damascus – The Syrian talented anchor Ranim Al-Basha presents an English new weekly program on the Syrian official TV channel, entitled “Syria Insider Weekly”. The program talks about the most important issues of Syria, politically, economically culturally, and socially. The show that started 8 months ago, is produced by Sawsan …

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UN praises UAE disaster plans

A UN official has praised the UAE’s role in implementing disaster risk reduction across the world. Sujit Mohanty, Chief of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, UNISDR, Regional Office for Arab States, said the UAE plays an important role, both locally and internationally, to apply emergency crises response systems …

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UAE National Jiu-Jitsu Team wins in Kazakhstan

The UAE National Jiu-Jitsu Team topped the medal table on the first day of the now-running Kazakhstan Jiu-Jitsu Grand Prix, bagging eight medals. Ten countries, including Brazil, Jordan, Afghanistan, Mongolia and Turkmenistan are participating in the international competition, taking place on June 22nd-23rd, 2019, here. Four golds, two silvers and …

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Generel visa for Central Asia

Introduction of a single Silk Visa in the territory of the Central Asian region could be the expansion of many-sided beneficial cooperation, the development of the tourism sector, and the strengthening of cultural and economic ties. According to the overwhelming majority of specialists and analysts, the introduction of a single …

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Attractive Uzbekistan

I am an ordinary young man, my great hobby is travelling. I am at the age of 35 and I have visited more than 50 countries all over the world so far. Recently I have visited Uzbekistan – the pearl of the East. Here I would like to share my …

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UAE anchor of peace, CICA summit

The United Arab Emirates, since its establishment, has been an anchor for peace and stability in a volatile region that is now in a dire need of immediate solutions to counter extremism and terrorism and promote tolerance and mutual understanding, said a top official of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs …

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UAE opposed to hate-speech at UN

Earlier this week, Dr. Sultan Al Remeithi, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Elders, reaffirmed the UAE’s commitment to combating hate speech across all mediums and safeguarding religious sites in meetings with senior UN officials. “This year, the world witnessed an increase in horrifying terrorist attacks on places of …

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Churches and monasteries open in UAE

The Church and Monastery on Sir Bani Yas Island, the only early Christian site yet discovered in the UAE, has reopened its doors to visitors following the implementation of conservation measures and site enhancements by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi). The inauguration ceremony …

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Political Empowerment in the UAE forum launched

The UAE Ministry of State for Federal National Council Affairs, MFNCA, and the Higher Colleges of Technology, HCT, launched today the inaugural edition of the ‘Political Empowerment in the UAE’ forum across five emirates, aimed at promoting a culture of political participation among the country’s citizens. Using video conferencing technology, …

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UAE at first ever UN-HABITAT assembly

The United Arab Emirates has successfully delivered its central objectives for the first UN-HABITAT assembly in the Kenyan capital Nairobi. The UN-Habitat Assembly took place 27th to 30th May and convened all UN Member States, as the world’s highest-level decision-making body on sustainable urbanisation. Under the theme, ‘Innovation for a …

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