Thursday, November 28, 2019

The Guiness World Records - 'World’s Largest Mosaic Mural Made of Plastic Bottle Caps’

As part of the 48th UAE National Day celebrations GEMS Al Barsha National School for Boys create ‘World’s Largest Mosaic Mural Made of Plastic Bottle Caps’ in Dubai. Students, teachers and parents from GEMS Education gathered to form the ‘World’s Largest Mosaic Mural Made of Plastic Bottle Caps’ forming the phrase ‘Zayed’s Ambitions Embrace Space’. Students worked for a month to produce the mural using 13,434 bottle caps that were all in the UAE flag’s colours.The theme was intended to teach students the importance of celebrating and supporting the UAE’s achievements. Also, students were taught the importance of finding creative ways to recycle and reuse plastic.

The UAE Ministry of Tolerance has started making the world's largest natural flower carpet with 5,000 volunteers from 150 nationalities at the Dubai Festival City.

The event is a Guinness World Record initiative and will continue on 22, 23 and 24 November 2019.The aim of the three-day ‘Flowers of Tolerance’ festival is to commemorate and give global awareness to the virtue of tolerance in the UAE.  For the first time in the history the world will witness more than 150 nationalities laying out the world’s largest fresh flower carpet. The design theme will be highlighting the UAE as a global hub for tolerance.The size of the carpet is expected to be around 100,000 square feet. It was all set to be ready within one hour.  Around 5000 volunteers registered from different regions of the world to take the noble initiative.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

UAE National Day holidays

All public and private sector workers in the UAE will have a three-day holiday to mark Commemoration Day and National Day.

Sunday, December 1, will be observed as a holiday to mark Commemoration Day, December 2nd Monday and 3rd Tuesday, will be off for National Day, according to the Federal Authority for Federal Human Resources (FAHR).

Sunday, November 3, 2019

Portrait of Dubai Leaders in Flag garden in Dubai

The Flag Garden features 4,500 UAE flags arranged to create portraits of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces. The Flag Garden will be open until December 10, 2019.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

The Sharjah International Book Fair

The 38th edition of the region's largest book fair opens today at the Sharjah Expo Centre, the fair will showcase 987 activities presenting scientific, knowledge and literary themes. With participation from 2,000 publishers across 81 countries, the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) is also going to be home for 173 authors from 68 Arab and foreign countries across the globe.

30th October to 9th November:

             1. Cultural Programme
                  2.   Book Signing Corner
                  3.   Cookery Corner Programme
                  4.   Children's Programme
                  5.   Social Media Station

To Register --->  SIBF-2019

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