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Louvre Abu Dhabi acquires ‘Salvatore Mundi’

Abu Dhabi’s Department of Culture and Tourism has announced that it has acquired Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece Salvator Mundi (Saviour of the World). The work, hailed as one of the greatest artistic rediscoveries of the last 100 years, will go on display at Louvre Abu Dhabi, alongside another da Vinci …

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Shaikh Mohammad chairs Cabinet meeting at Louvre Abu Dhabi

His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, yesterday (Monday) chaired an extraordinary UAE Cabinet meeting held at Louvre Abu Dhabi. The meeting coincides with the UAE’s 46th National Day celebrations.     The National Day is an occasion in which …

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Abu Dhabi hotel rates zoom during F1 week

There is a price to be paid for watching the F1 from a ringside seat. Abu Dhabi’s average daily hotel rates are higher by a staggering 265 per cent during the Grand Prix week compared to the rest of the year. In this, Abu Dhabi hotels are placed second among …

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Louvre Abu Dhabi opens to public

See for yourself the interconnectedness of humanity, rich cultural and historical offerings and the dialogue of civilisations through art — right here in the UAE. The iconic Louvre Abu Dhabi museum on Saadiyat Island opens its doors to the public today, November 11, 2017 — with 1,000 extra tickets released …

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French minister on Macron’s UAE visit

The upcoming visit of French President Emmanuel Macron for the grand opening of Louvre Abu Dhabi on November 11 demonstrates the advanced level reached by the UAE-France strategic relations in cultural and educational fields, said Jean-Michel Blanquer, the French Minister of National Education. ”The distinct bilateral ties, close co-ordination in …

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