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HISTORY & TRADITIONS - THEATRE

Dubai Culture launches Dubai Festival for Youth Theatre 2017 programme

Posted on 11/06/2017

In the run up to the 11th edition of the Dubai Festival for Youth Theatre, Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, Dubai Culture, has announced the new festival programme for 2017 and 2018. This year, the programme will be launched afresh with a new series of initiatives, including 10 specialised academic workshops covering various aspects of theatre and supervised by experts from the Higher Institute of Theatrical Arts in Cairo. During the workshops, which run from July to November, the ...  >>MORE

TCA Abu Dhabi's restoration of Chateau de Fontainebleau’s Imperial Theatre enters its final phase

Posted on 17/05/2017

The second installment of the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority's contribution to the restoration of the Chateau de Fontainebleau's Imperial Theatre has seen the launch of its final phase of restorative works. In recognition of Abu Dhabi's contribution to the restoration, the theatre was renamed as the Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Theatre. As part of an agreement between the Government of Abu Dhabi and France in 2007, the contribution allows for the restoration of the theatre ...  >>MORE

Mohammed bin Rashid visits Dubai Opera

Posted on 01/09/2016

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, accompanied by H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, visited the Dubai Opera which opened yesterday. He toured the new opera house, the dhow-shaped design, depicting Dubai's maritime culture and seafaring heritage. Sheikh Mohammed said the cultural progress witnessed in the UAE has contributed in positioning the country as a beacon for innovation ...  >>MORE

Finishing touches put on Dubai opera house as opening night nears

Posted on 14/08/2016

A boat-shaped hulk of steel and glass at the foot of the world's tallest tower, Dubai's opera house is ready to boost the cultural life of the Gulf's business hub. Workers are putting the final touches on the venue, a short walk from the Burj Khalifa, as it prepares to host Spanish tenor Placido Domingo at an opening gala on August 31. The King of Opera will kick off a busy schedule of performances at the arts complex, which will host about 50 concerts in its first four months, including a ...  >>MORE

Abu Dhabi Festival flies the cultural diplomacy flag with ground-breaking initiatives in France and US

Posted on 20/07/2016

Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the Abu Dhabi Festival has recently supported two major cultural events on different continents. In collaboration with leading global organisations, the Abu Dhabi Festival, organised by the Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation, ADMAF, enables the creation of cultural initiatives that bring countries together and enable societies to better understand each other. The latest ...  >>MORE

Emaar to complete work on Dubai Opera in August

Posted on 09/07/2016

Dubai Opera, which is set to open in August 2016, is showing good progress with the concrete and steel structure works completed, Emaar Properties said in a construction update. "On-going works are vertical transportation, interior fit out, stage engineering, joinery, façade, roofing and metal. There are also other installations such as water features, kitchen equipment, auditorium seating, fit out, MEP and finishing,” the developer said. In March, the company said the Dubai Opera will start ...  >>MORE

Emaar awards Dh500 million contract for Opera Grand Tower in Downtown Dubai

Posted on 05/07/2016

Emaar Properties has awarded a Dh500 million contract to build the Opera Grand Tower in Downtown Dubai to Athens-based Consolidated Contractors Company, according to Meed. Meed said the tower would be 65 to 70 storeys high and that 56 of these would be residential floors. The tower will form part of the new Opera District, which will overlook the Dubai Opera House that is set to open its doors at the end of next month. Neither the developer nor the contractor replied to a request for comment. ...  >>MORE

13th edition of Abu Dhabi Festival starts

Posted on 04/04/2016

Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the 13th edition of Abu Dhabi Festival (ADF) started yesterday. Organised annually by the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF), the largest cultural Festival in the region takes place throughout the month of April, with a variety of events, exhibitions and workshops across the UAE. 2016 sees France as the Country of Honour and in celebration of this the ADF headline ...  >>MORE

UAE is guest at Gala Opera Show in Lisbon

Posted on 29/03/2016

LISBON: The UAE has participated in the second edition of the international opera show organised by Fundacao Oriente (Oriental Foundation). Artist Jasim Mohammed Abdullah Haider, director of the Music Centre in Ajman, took part in the event. The UAE Embassy in Portugal, led by Acting Charge d'affaires of the Embassy in Portugal, Saleh Al Theeb Al Humairi, also took part in the event. A number of opera singers from six European countries including Greece, Luxembourg, Sweden and the Portugal, ...  >>MORE

Sultan Al Qasimi honours winners of Sharjah Theatrical Days

Posted on 28/03/2016

H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, this evening honoured winners of the 26th Sharjah Theatrical Days and winners of the first cycle of Sharjah Award for Best Playwright at the Sharjah Culture Palace. H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, and a number of Sheikhs, local and Arab cultural and theatrical personalities, play writers, critics and media persons attended the concluding ...  >>MORE

2,000-seat opera house takes shape in Downtown Dubai

Posted on 19/02/2016

Construction of the new 2,000 seat Dubai Opera is in its final stages as managers prepare for the official opening of the new performing-arts facility later this year. Located near the Burj Khalifa in The Opera District development in Downtown Dubai, the new multi-format venue is rising quickly as a swarm of construction firms and workers erect the dhow-inspired structure. Under construction by master developer Emaar, when Dubai Opera opens its doors, it is expected to serve as the culture ...  >>MORE

Al Faris receives enthusiastic response during four days of stage shows in Dubai

Posted on 11/01/2016

Al Faris, the epic musical play based on the poems of Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, received an enthusiastic response from audiences, with over 8,000 people attending its four shows held from January 6 – 9, 2016. Al Faris was produced by Brand Dubai, the creative arm of the Government of Dubai Media Office (GDMO), in collaboration with Rahbani Productions. Director General of the Government of Dubai Media ...  >>MORE

Mohammed bin Rashid attends grand opening of Al Faris

Posted on 07/01/2016

Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum yesterday attended the grand opening of the epic musical play Al Faris. The opening was also attended by Chairman of Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum Foundation H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum; President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and CEO of Emirates Group H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al Maktoum; H.H. Sheikha Al Jalila ...  >>MORE

Curtain to rise on Al Faris today at Dubai World Trade Centre

Posted on 06/01/2016

Al Faris, the epic musical play based on the poems of Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, will open tomorrow at Rashid Hall, Dubai World Trade Centre. The play will run until 9 January 2016. Renowned Lebanese actor Ghassan Saliba and popular Emirati singer Balqees play the lead roles in the play that has been produced through a collaboration between Brand Dubai, the creative arm of the Government of Dubai Media Office (GDMO), ...  >>MORE

Adonis and Naseer Shamma take centre stage for Abu Dhabi classics and Bait Al Oud concert series

Posted on 17/12/2015

Adonis, one of today's greatest living poets, along with Oud master Naseer Shamma, are to perform together for the latest instalment for Abu Dhabi Classics international concert season, presented by the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority, TCA Abu Dhabi. The duo will take to the stage on Thursday, 17th December, at Emirates Palace Auditorium in Abu Dhabi for an evening entitled, ‘Reflections of Poetry and Music'. "We are looking forward to a historic evening with two of the greatest ...  >>MORE

Preparations for stage production of Al Faris in full swing

Posted on 21/11/2015

Brand Dubai, a subsidiary of the Government of Dubai Media Office, yesterday said that the music recordings for the stage performance of Al Faris (The Knight), an epic musical play based on the poems of Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, have been completed. The songs for the musical are sung by renowned Lebanese singer Ghassan Saliba and popular Emirati singer Balqees Fathi, who also play the lead roles in the play. The ...  >>MORE

Nation takes pride in Sharjah's 'Mice' venue

Posted on 06/10/2015

The Roman-modelled coliseum on Al Majaz Island in Sharjah is set for a giant transformation. A concert by the internationally acclaimed Greek musician Yanni slated for November 6 is expected to herald a whole new beginning for the Al Majaz Amphitheatre, showcasing itself as the Mice (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) destination of Sharjah as well as the UAE. The Dh140million Al Majaz Amphitheatre, which was opened on March 30 last year, has emerged as a major new iconic ...  >>MORE

TCA Abu Dhabi announces Abu Dhabi Classics 2015/16 International Concert Series

Posted on 28/09/2015

A new season of Abu Dhabi Classics, an eight-month-long series of classical concerts and performances by some of the world's leading musicians and orchestras, is due to begin in October across the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. With a new and expanded programme of 26 performances in the UAE capital, Saadiyat Island, Liwa desert and historic sites in the emirate's heritage heartland of Al Ain, the new season will run until May 2016 and include performances from some of the most prestigious names in ...  >>MORE

UAE’s first educational 4D cinema opens in Dubai

Posted on 20/09/2015

The UAE's first educational, four-dimensional cinema opened this weekend, just in time for the Eid holidays. The Dome Box at Box Park aims to reach out to children and caters for demand for indoor entertainment during the summer. Jean-Marc Bled, general manager at Meraas, the company behind the concept, said: "Our movies are different from the ones you find at conventional cinemas. It is our mission to inspire and engage families with the story lines, and to this end, we screen cinematic ...  >>MORE

Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation announces headline artists for 13th edition

Posted on 02/09/2015

Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation yesterday announced the headline artists set to grace the stage of the 13th edition of Abu Dhabi Festival in April 2016. Recognised as the UAE's foremost annual arts and culture event, and building on the Festival's reputation as a world-class platform for classical music in the Middle East, Abu Dhabi Festival 2016, ADF16, will welcome exceptional pianist Lang Lang, heralded by the New York Times as the ‘hottest artist on the classical music planet'. ADF16 ...  >>MORE

Iconic Dubai Opera set for completion in March 2016

Posted on 21/08/2015

Dubai's grandest attractions among many under construction, Dubai Opera, which will be the centrepiece of the Opera District in Downtown Dubai area, is set for completion in March 2016, according to its developer. "The scheduled completion for Dubai Opera is March 2016 with concrete, steel structure, block work, electromechanical and finishing works are in progress,” Emaar Properties, Dubai's largest developer, said in the latest project update. Atkins is the architect while Consolidated ...  >>MORE

Arab Theatre Institute signs MoU with Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah to Discover Theatrical Talents of Sajaya’s Young Ladies

Posted on 14/08/2015

The Arab Theatre Institute (ATI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah to support and nurture talented young ladies in performing arts and improve their artistic skills, contributing to preparing a new generation of creative female theatre artists. The MoU aims to enhance community awareness about the importance of theatre as a free platform for expression and dialogue and develop the Arab theatre by empowering it with promising young talent in line ...  >>MORE

ADMAF and Spain's Queen Sofia College of Music sign cooperation agreement

Posted on 10/08/2015

The Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation, ADMAF, has signed a cooperation agreement with the Queen Sofia College of Music in Spain, in a move that will see both sides seek more opportunities to work together in the fields of music performance and education. The agreement was signed by Huda Al Khamis Kanoo, founder of ADMAF, and Paloma O'Shea Artinano, 1st Marquise of O'Shea, founder and Principal of the Queen Sofia College of Music, during Ms. Kanoo's visit to the 18th Paloma O'Shea ...  >>MORE

New Abu Dhabi theatre group seeks to tap Emirati talent

Posted on 25/03/2015

What started out as a university research project on the various facets and history of Emirati theatre has turned into Beyond the Veil, a fully-fledged company that seeks to further the local performing-arts scene and to tap Emirati talent. Zakaia Cvitanovich, the company's director, moved from New Zealand to the capital in 2006 and began by teaching drama at Abu Dhabi International School. She went on to direct and act in annual productions by resident companies, including Resuscitation ...  >>MORE

Sultan Al Qasimi opens 25th Sharjah Theatre Days Festival

Posted on 18/03/2015

The 25th edition of the Sharjah Theatre Days Festival was officially opened yesterday by His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Salem bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, at Sharjah's Cultural Palace. The festival's opening speech was given by Abdullah Mohammed Al Owais, chairman of the Sharjah Culture and Information Department, who said that since its launch in 1984, the ...  >>MORE

Sultan bin Ahmed honours cast of musical play The Shadows

Posted on 06/03/2015

Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Chairman of Sharjah Media Centre (SMC), has honoured the cast of the musical play "The Shadows", which was staged at Al Majaz Amphitheatre in Sharjah last week. The honouring ceremony took place at the Al Majaz Amphitheatre, a subsidiary of the Sharjah Media Centre, with Osama Samra, Director of Sharjah Media Centre and a number of officials in attendance. The play is written by accomplished Lebanese journalist Nadine Al Assad, with music by Bahraini composer ...  >>MORE

Sultan approves Dh1 million for local theatrical teams

Posted on 20/02/2015

H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, has approved Dh1 million to support the local theatrical teams participating in the 25th edition of the Sharjah Theatrical Days, scheduled to take place on 17th March under the patronage of the Ruler of Sharjah. This was stated by Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Owais, Chairman of the Culture and Information Department in Sharjah. He added that the donation is an additional support for the participant ...  >>MORE

Senaat partners with ADMAF to promote community-based cultural development

Posted on 16/02/2015

Senaat, one of UAE's industrial holding companies, is increasing its focus on community engagement through a new partnership with the Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation, ADMAF, an organisation dedicated to the progression of education, culture and creativity in the UAE. Senaat and ADMAF will bring a theatrical performance specifically produced for the hearing impaired, entitled ‘Where Are The Neighbours?', which will tour Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Sharjah. Performed by six students of ‘the Al ...  >>MORE

Ruler of Sharjah opens Sharjah Festival for GCC Theatre

Posted on 10/02/2015

H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, on Monday called GCC cultural institutions to pay more attention to theatre in order to play its essential role in communicating sound thought and combating improper conduct. In his welcome address to the first edition of Sharjah Festival for GCC Theatre , Sheikh called for instituting a competition for child and youngsters theatre under the supervision of Sharjah Department for Culture and ...  >>MORE

Kevin Spacey skips SAG awards to watch his Arab students perform in Sharjah

Posted on 27/01/2015

Kevin Spacey couldn't make it to Los Angeles to accept his Screen Actors Guild Award on Sunday, because he had committed to being more than 13,000 kilometres away, in Sharjah, to watch an Arabic play put on by young theatre students he had spent two weeks personally mentoring. Spacey took a seat in the front row at the Sharjah Institute for Theatrical Arts with Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Ruler of Sharjah, for the hour-long production of Dhow Under the Sun, by the Iraqi playwright ...  >>MORE

Sultan attends opening performance of Dhow Under the Sun

Posted on 26/01/2015

H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, on Sunday attended the opening performance of the play "Dhow under the Sun", a production by Kevin Spacey Foundation and the Middle East Theatre Academy (META). Written by the Iraqi playwright Hassan Abdulrazzak, "Dhow Under the Sun" was performed in both Arabic and English. It sheds light on life at refugee camps to tackle several global humanitarian and societal issues. The play was staged under the ...  >>MORE

Thirty-five finalists selected for participation in Theatre Academy with Kevin Spacey in January

Posted on 29/12/2014

After receiving more than 300 applications from talented young people across 16 countries in the Middle East and North Africa, 72 applicants were shortlisted and invited to audition in Sharjah for the inaugural ‘Home Grown' philanthropic theatre programme, a joint venture between the Middle East Theatre Academy and the Kevin Spacey Foundation. After live auditions where participants performed various artistic pieces from musicals, television shows, and plays, 35 young men and women were ...  >>MORE

Play inspired by Charles Dicken’s Oliver Twist delights visitors at Sharjah International Book Fair

Posted on 15/11/2014

Kharboush's Gang, a play inspired by Charles Dicken's Oliver Twist delighted children and adults at the 33rd Sharjah International Book Fair. The play, held on the fair's outdoor theatre at the Sharjah Expo Centre, featured Bahraini artists from the Al Bayader Theatre Group and starred the well-known Bahraini actress Haifa Hussein. The protagonist Mahmoud is an orphan who stays in an orphanage run by a gang leader Kharboush, who mistreats the orphans and uses them to steal money. The story ...  >>MORE

Sheikh Sultan is Theatre Personality of Year

Posted on 12/05/2014

Gulf Theatre Festival will honour next Saturday at the Sharjah Cultural Palace His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, as the Theatre Personality of the Year at the GCC level. The honour comes in recognition to his contributions and support to the theatre movement in the local, GCC and Arab levels. In related development, Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development will open the 13th Gulf ...  >>MORE

Sultan bin Tahnoun, French Culture Minister open Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Theatre in Paris

Posted on 02/05/2014

Paris: The Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Theatre at Chateau de Fontainebleau in Paris was opened last night in a glittering ceremony by Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Authority for Tourism and Culture (TCA Abu Dhabi), and Aurelie Filippetti, French Culture Minister, after seven years of restoration. The famous Imperial Theatre at Chateau de Fontainebleau was re-named by France after the UAE President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, in ...  >>MORE

French Political, cultural figures thank Khalifa for saving 'The Imperial Theatre at Chateau de Fontainebleau'

Posted on 02/05/2014

Paris: A number of French political and cultural figures have thanked the UAE and its leader President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, for his generous gesture towards Fontainebleau's Theatre. They indicated that the French people and visitors of Fontainebleau have visited this historic landmark, which is now renamed 'the Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Theatre.' In her interview with Emirates News Agency (WAM), French Minister of Culture and Communication Aurelie ...  >>MORE

The Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Theatre at Chateau de Fontainebleau to open tomorrow

Posted on 30/04/2014

Paris: The Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Theatre at Chateau de Fontainebleau in Paris will be opened tomorrow Wednesday in a ceremony by Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Department of Transport of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Authority for Tourism and Culture (TCA Abu Dhabi) and officials of French Ministry of Culture '&' Communication. The famous Imperial Theatre at Chateau de Fontainebleau was named by France after President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa ...  >>MORE

Top honour for music legend Quincy Jones

Posted on 06/04/2014

Quincy Jones was in the UAE this weekend to receive the Abu Dhabi Festival Award. In a ceremony on Friday, the music legend received the trophy from Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak, the Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development. Created by the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (Admaf), which is also behind the Abu Dhabi Festival, the annual awards are in honour of personalities who contributed to arts and culture. "The 2014 Abu Dhabi Festival Award recognises the unique commitment of ...  >>MORE

John F. Kennedy Centre for the Performing Arts announces the 2014 Recipients of Gold Medal in the Arts

Posted on 04/04/2014

Washington, D.C.: The John F. Kennedy Centre for the Performing Arts has announced the recipients of the Kennedy Centre International Committee on the Arts (KCICA) Gold Medal in the Arts. The awards, given to performers and arts leaders in the international community, were presented to SAF President and Director Sheikha Hoor Al-Qasimi, Zaki Al Nusseibeh, Cultural Adviser at the Ministry of Presidential Affairs in the UAE; philanthropist and patron of the arts Badr Jafar; Grammy Award -winning ...  >>MORE

Kennedy Centre honours Quincy Jones, Badr Jafar for ‘bridging cultures’

Posted on 03/04/2014

Jafar and Jones had jointly established the music production company Global Gumbo Group (G3), to promote and showcase the musical talent of Middle Eastern artists. Emirati entrepreneur Badr Jafar, CEO of Crescent Enterprises, and legendary music producer and jazz artist Quincy Jones, have been honoured by the John F. Kennedy Centre for the Performing Arts for their work to bridge cultures through music and theatre. Jafar and Jones had jointly established the music production company Global ...  >>MORE

American Ballet Theatre performs 'Coppelia' for the first time in the Arab region

Posted on 30/03/2014

Continuing the tradition of presenting the world's greatest ballet companies, the Abu Dhabi Festival 2014, created by the Abu Dhabi Music '&' Arts Foundation (ADMAF), welcomed yesterday the American Ballet Theatre for their first-ever performance of ‘Coppelia' in the Arab region. Dancing on stage at the Emirates Palace Auditorium, American Ballet Theatre performed a magical, colourful and enchanting story ballet that delighted the many families that made up the Abu Dhabi audience. Regarded ...  >>MORE

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Dubai Culture launches Dubai Festival for Youth Theatre 2017 programme


TCA Abu Dhabi's restoration of Chateau de Fontainebleau’s Imperial Theatre enters its final phase


Mohammed bin Rashid visits Dubai Opera


Finishing touches put on Dubai opera house as opening night nears


Abu Dhabi Festival flies the cultural diplomacy flag with ground-breaking initiatives in France and US


Emaar to complete work on Dubai Opera in August


Emaar awards Dh500 million contract for Opera Grand Tower in Downtown Dubai


13th edition of Abu Dhabi Festival starts


UAE is guest at Gala Opera Show in Lisbon


Sultan Al Qasimi honours winners of Sharjah Theatrical Days


2,000-seat opera house takes shape in Downtown Dubai


Al Faris receives enthusiastic response during four days of stage shows in Dubai


Mohammed bin Rashid attends grand opening of Al Faris


Curtain to rise on Al Faris today at Dubai World Trade Centre


Adonis and Naseer Shamma take centre stage for Abu Dhabi classics and Bait Al Oud concert series


Preparations for stage production of Al Faris in full swing


Nation takes pride in Sharjah's 'Mice' venue


TCA Abu Dhabi announces Abu Dhabi Classics 2015/16 International Concert Series


UAE’s first educational 4D cinema opens in Dubai


Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation announces headline artists for 13th edition


Iconic Dubai Opera set for completion in March 2016


Arab Theatre Institute signs MoU with Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah to Discover Theatrical Talents of Sajaya’s Young Ladies


ADMAF and Spain's Queen Sofia College of Music sign cooperation agreement


New Abu Dhabi theatre group seeks to tap Emirati talent


Sultan Al Qasimi opens 25th Sharjah Theatre Days Festival


Sultan bin Ahmed honours cast of musical play The Shadows


Sultan approves Dh1 million for local theatrical teams


Senaat partners with ADMAF to promote community-based cultural development


Ruler of Sharjah opens Sharjah Festival for GCC Theatre


Kevin Spacey skips SAG awards to watch his Arab students perform in Sharjah


Sultan attends opening performance of Dhow Under the Sun


Thirty-five finalists selected for participation in Theatre Academy with Kevin Spacey in January


Play inspired by Charles Dicken’s Oliver Twist delights visitors at Sharjah International Book Fair


Sheikh Sultan is Theatre Personality of Year


Sultan bin Tahnoun, French Culture Minister open Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Theatre in Paris


French Political, cultural figures thank Khalifa for saving 'The Imperial Theatre at Chateau de Fontainebleau'


The Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Theatre at Chateau de Fontainebleau to open tomorrow


Top honour for music legend Quincy Jones


John F. Kennedy Centre for the Performing Arts announces the 2014 Recipients of Gold Medal in the Arts


Kennedy Centre honours Quincy Jones, Badr Jafar for ‘bridging cultures’


American Ballet Theatre performs 'Coppelia' for the first time in the Arab region