The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), a member of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IsDB) has participated in a high-level consultative workshop organized by the Al Madinah Chamber of Commerce and Industry on the development of the Al Madinah Region’s Date Palm sector. The workshop brought together key Government and industry stakeholders for the presentation of initial results from the Date Sector Development Project, since being implemented in January 2018 by the International Trade Centre (ITC), under the umbrella of the Aid for Trade Initiatives for the Arab States (Aftias) and under the supervision of the ITFC.

Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts, heritage, and literature, announced the signing of a memorandum of understating (MoU) with Global Village for the hosting of the ninth edition of the ‘Live Our Heritage’ ‘festival. The agreement was signed by His Excellency Saeed Al Nabouda, Acting Director General at Dubai Culture, and Bader Anwahi, CEO of Global Village.

The Sharjah Children Biennial (SCB) is gearing up for its sixth edition, and has thrown a very unique challenge for its participants. The sixth edition of the first-of its-kind artistic and cultural event in the Gulf and Arab region, is asking children as young as 6 years of age to invent for the future through art, by drawing invention ideas and imagining what our world might look like in the future. 

Club Vista Mare on Palm Jumeriah is turning into an adrenaline-charged arena for the fifth edition of Core Beats, the free-to-attend beach yoga and fitness concert, on Saturday, 27 October.

Al Qasba is in steady preparations to host Reflection, the first of-its-kind outdoor art festival in the emirate of Sharjah, from 20 - 31 December. The event offers a unique platform to artists, sculptors, photographers and musicians to showcase their talents and creativity at Sharjah's premier tourist, leisure and family destination.