Monthly Archives: September 2017

Things To Do This Weekend: SoPritti’s Fashion, Glamour And Lifestyle Exhibition Comes To Dubai And Abu Dhabi

If you’re looking to update your wardrobe for the festive season ahead, then don’t miss out on this renowned shopping extravaganza that will see more than 45 high-profile designers gather under one roof at Al Murooj Roda Hotel, Dubai. With names including top Indian designers Rimple & Harpreet Narula, Reynu Taandon and Jewels by Queenie, as well as top-notch Pakistani designers Agha Noor, AFH by Ayesha Farook and Maheen Karim, if you can’t make the event on 23rd September then fear not, as they will be doing it all for the first time ever at Abu Dhabi’s Dusit Thani Hotel on 25th September. We’ll see you there!

Actress Malaika Arora wearing Rimple & Harpreet Narula

INFO: 10:30am – 8:30pm, 23rd September, Al Murooj Roda Hotel Dubai andd 11am – 9pm, 25th September, Dusit Thani Hotel Abu Dhabi

The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi Announces Serata Frizzante – A Sparkling Evening At 55&5th, The Grill

An evening devoted to Prosecco is coming to 55&5th, The Grill, the capital’s swanky Manhattan-style restaurant and lounge.

Serata Frizzante, or ‘sparkling evening’, will celebrate the fancy Italian fizz with two hours of free-flowing bubbles, plus a generous selection of crostini, pizza, and other small bites.


Celebrate Lantern And Moon Festival At The Luxurious Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi

Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, AAbu Dhabi welcomes all to join them to celebrate their first-ever Lantern and Moon Festival from October 3 to 6.

Held as a symbol of unity and harmony, the Lantern and Moon Festival will feature a delightful street food menu, special performances, lantern-making workshop, lighting of lanterns, and an abundance of moon cakes.

The mid-Autumn harvest festival celebrated by Chinese and Vietnamese people, held on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar, which falls on October 4 this year on the Gregorian calendar, is a great opportunity for family & friends to come together and celebrate this tradition with Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi .


Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi Introduces New Afternoon Tea Concept – The Dessert In The Desert

Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi tells its guests the story about The Dessert in the Desert through its brand-new afternoon tea concept.

To represent the capital of the UAE in its full glory, Executive Chef Reiner Lupfer has created a special menu in collaboration with Executive Pastry Chef Muhamad Jejen.  Their aim to bridge the gap between ‘then and now’ is achieved by giving French pastries a modern touch with the use of local ingredients.  This new menu is designed to mirror life in Abu Dhabi, where modern living interlaces smoothly with the city’s history.

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For reservations, please call 02 509 8555 or email

Hilton Abu Dhabi Introduces Three-Course Express Lunch Menu

Hilton Abu Dhabi has launched new business lunch menus at Bocca and Vasco’s.

Starting from September 17, the Express Lunch menus will be served from 12pm to 3.30pm from Sunday to Thursday and is available at the pocket-friendly price of AED 69.

Designed by Executive Chef Walter Miculan, the new lunch menu includes three courses and a soft beverage – perfect for lunch meetings or a quick escape from thhe office.



Aldar Completes Repton School On Reem Island

Aldar Properties PJSC (‘Aldar’), Abu Dhabi’s leading listed property development, investment and management company, announces that it has completed the Repton School project and has handed the asset over to the operator EKI ahead of the commencement of the 2017/18 academic year.

Aldar was the developer of the project which consists of two main buildings – one focused on teaching, and the other on sports. Occupying a 2.5 hectare plot, the main school building incorporates a basement, ground floor and three further floors. Athletic facilities include tennis courts, a 25m Olympic standard swimming pool and two multi-purpose gyms. The school also boasts a dance theatre. Construction commenced in May 2016 and finished in August 2017.

Repton School

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Celebrates Community-Driven Initiatives During Eid

 As part of its ongoing collaboration with the local community, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi has teamed up with Hamad Center for Special Needs and New Fairytales and Fables Initiative during Eid Al-Adha

Children from Hamad Center for Special Needs were asked to create stories around Eid and its meaning, which are now being displayed at the Park.

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Al Wahda Mall Welcomes Lifestyle Brands NYX, Victoria’s Secret And MUJI

Al Wahda Mall, an iconic landmark and favorite shopping destination located in the heart of Abu Dhabi city welcomes popular lifestyle brands like MUJI, Victoria’s Secret and NYX. The mall houses over 350 brands from the fashion, beauty, food, electronics and more for a complete shopping, food and beverage, leisure and lifestyle experience. The launch of the three popular lifestyle brands offers customers with a variety of choice at the mall.

Catering to an international audience, MUJI is a Japanese consumer goods retailer offering functional lifestyle products relevant to all aspects of urban living. Uber-luxe and stylish brand Victoria’s Secret opens its second store that provides women with fashionable lingerie, perfumes and beauty products. NYX Professional Makeup, a leading retailer of cosmetics offering high quality professional make-up makes its debut in the Middle East with the opening of its first stand-alone boutique at Al Wahda Mall.

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Singer And Songwriter Josh McCartney To Play Live At Market Kitchen Abu Dhabi

Swinging after the success of hosting X Factor singer, Market Kitchen is bringing in Alternate Folk Rock Singer and Songwriter from Brisbane, Josh McCartney to performer during the Friday Brunch at Market Kitchen restaurant.

In his 6 years of professional performance history the 23 year old has headlined National Australian Tours, International American tours, played throughout the London Circuit and achieved one of Australia’s most ambitious tours - 50 gigs in 50 days!


You can catch Josh live at Market Kitchen Abu Dhabi, at Le Royal Meridien Abu Dhabi, every Friday from 1 to 4pm. Book a table by calling 800 101 101, or email

Sean Kingston To Perform At Caribbean Beach Festival On The Shores Of Yas Island Abu Dhabi

Award-winning international pop star Sean Kingston is returning to the UAE to headline the 3rd Caribbean Beach Festival.  The event is set to take place at Yas Beach on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi on 6th October 2017 to celebrate the rich Caribbean culture through art, music, and food

Sean Kingston, a Jamaican-American singer/songwriter whose recording career dates back to 2007, will be singing his own compositions including his debut single ‘Beautiful Girls’ which topped the Billboard Hot 100, and songs from his recently released mixtape ‘Made in Jamaica’ which is a celebration of his roots. The platinum award-winning artist has collaborated with big names in the music industry such as Justin Bieber, Nicky Minaj, Kanye West, T-pain and many more.

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Caribbean Beach Festival is open to adults above 21 years old. The doors will open from 4pm to 3am. Tickets are sold online at AED 120 with an early bird discount and AED 150 at the gate. For more information, please visit: