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Events in Dubai

News and current events in Dubai. From taxi fare increase announcements to the preparation for the Dubai Expo2020. This category houses articles about occasions in the Dubai calendar. Concerts, seminars, everything that is happening in Dubai, UAE.

Last month, Concert King Martin Nievera and actress Arci Muñoz joined the Philippine Independence Day celebration at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). Soon, another Filipino celebrity is coming to Dubai — Morissette Amon, who is also known as “Asia’s Phoenix!” The hit singer’s concert, titled “Morissette is MADE,” will be held at DWTC on 17th August… Read More

Today, 15th June, marks the first day of the month of Shawwal and the first day of Eid al-Fitr. And so, we would like to greet everyone in Dubai and the UAE… Eid Mubarak! Last night, the Moon-Sighting Committee of the UAE sighted the Shawwal crescent moon for the Hijri year of 1439. Hence, Sultan… Read More

Although the Philippines celebrates Independence Day every June 12th, the Filipino community in the UAE will celebrate it on June 15th, which is set to be the first day of Eid Al Fitr. It may be recalled that last year, the event was celebrated one month earlier, as it coincided with Ramadan. This year commemorates… Read More

As the Eid Al Fitr weekend draws near, malls in Dubai and the UAE are gearing up for massive sales, with retailers slashing prices up to 90 percent. Several malls will also be open ‘round the clock! Seven malls in Abu Dhabi have confirmed that they will be joining a 24-hour mega sale on June 15th,… Read More

Great news, shoppers! This year’s Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) will take place from June 22 to August 4, 2018 in malls across the city. We can all look forward to six weeks of sales, promos, and exciting events! The event is organised by the Dubai Festivals & Retail Establishment (DFRE), which falls under the Department… Read More

Avid shoppers have more reasons to rejoice this month! Aside from huge discounts on groceries and great bargains on new cars, the annual “Ramadan Nights” is happening in Sharjah during Ramadan and Eid holidays. The 17-day mega sale will offer discounts of as much as 80 percent! Ramadan Nights is part of the Sharjah Ramadan Festival, which… Read More

Wanting to buy those shoes you’ve always wanted but can’t… ‘cause you’re on a tight budget? Well, worry no more! Get ready to hit the malls in Dubai this weekend, as a 3-day super sale hits numerous stores across the city on May 10-12, 2018. Everyone can expect huge discounts ranging from 25 percent up to… Read More

We’ve often shared success stories of fellow Pinoy workers in our OFW Interviews section. Today, however, we would like to feature a special group of youngsters — the Philippine delegation to the 9th Special Olympics MENA Regional Games in Abu Dhabi. Recently, the group arrived at the capital, where they were welcomed by Third Secretary &… Read More

Art lovers, get ready! The city’s biggest 3D art festival, Dubai Canvas, will be held on March 1 – 7, 2018. Last year, the event was held at City Walk. This time around, the festival will take place at La Mer Dubai — the latest beachfront destination brought to us by Meraas. Since 2015, Dubai Canvas… Read More

Get ready for a whole day of fun and excitement! The first ever Dubai Laughter Carnival (DLC) will be held on 26th January at the amphitheatre in Zabeel Park. The event will be held in association with the ongoing Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) 2018. The carnival, organized by Blueberry International Event and Murano Lighting Company… Read More

As we all know, this year marks the “Year of Zayed,” in honor of the founding father of the UAE, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. As a tribute to his outstanding achievements and legacy, a memorial will be inaugurated on 22nd January 2018 in Abu Dhabi. Under the directives of the UAE President,… Read More

sale athletes co dubai shopping festival

In case you are wondering what happens when there’s a sale in Dubai, here are a few photos and videos that show how how busy the crowd can get. Last December 26 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, Athletes Co. offered a 49 AED sale on all items. The sale lasted only for 3 hours or… Read More

flash sale dubai shopping

While much has been said about last night’s 12-hour flash sale where plenty of us might have complained about the traffic and how full the malls were, let us not forget the staff and crew who worked more than the usual number of hours just to accommodate every shopper who wanted to take advantage of… Read More

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