Emirates Airline Festival of Literature starts today

270 authors from around the world meet in Dubai for six days of celebration marking 15 sensational years for the Festival Parent organisation, Emirates Literature Foundation, announces new partnerships with Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center and Expo City Dubai The UAE’s annual literary extravaganza, the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature begins today with a starry mix of Hollywood celebrity, award-winning authors and experts leading the field on matters shaping the world. Across the week-long event, the festival will feature almost 300 sessions, ensuring there’s something for everyone, from live music and poetry performances to workshops, film … Continue reading Emirates Airline Festival of Literature starts today

Svetlana Zakharova to perform in a double bill ballet at Dubai Opera

The world’s greatest ballet superstar, Svetlana Zakharova, a towering figure in the 21st-century ballet performances will be enthralling audiences at the Dubai Opera on the 27th and 28th of January 2023 at 20:00, in which more than 80 costumes specifically created by CHANEL is used for the show. As an Internationally renowned ballerina, Svetlana will be joined onstage by a star-studded cast of dancers from the Bolshoi Theatre including Mikhail Lobukhin, Denis Savin, Artemy Belyakov, Anastasia Stashkevich, Elizaveta Kokoreva, and also by modern dance star Ildar Gainutdinov. The magical night will begin with a ballet Come Un Respiro (Like a Breath) by … Continue reading Svetlana Zakharova to perform in a double bill ballet at Dubai Opera

ASDA’A BCW appoints industry expert Rami Halawani as Executive Vice President – Client Services

ASDA’A BCW, the region’s leading communications consultancy, has appointed Rami Halawani, a strategic communications and marketing professional with over two decades of experience, as its Executive Vice President – Client Services. He will focus on strengthening key client relationships, delivering counsel to elevate campaigns, provide reputation and crisis management counsel, and build new business partnerships.   Rami was an integral part of the Agency’s regional growth from 2002 to 2009 as Regional Director – Levant and North Africa, managing wholly-owned and affiliate offices in Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, and Egypt, in addition to leading the Consumer Marketing and Healthcare practices. He … Continue reading ASDA’A BCW appoints industry expert Rami Halawani as Executive Vice President – Client Services

Managing with Aloha

Julianne Holt-Kailihiwa, President and CEO of Sumo International Inc In this issue we meet with Julianne Holt-Kailihiwa, President and CEO of Sumo International Inc who started her career as a young teenager working for an employment program for disadvantaged youth and evolved through a variety of careers since that has enhanced her growth mindset and desire to build teams with true inclusivity. She is a hands-on leader who is passionate about the F&B industry and talks to us about her passion and commitment to the Sumo Sushi & Bento family. Tell us about your career leading up to being part … Continue reading Managing with Aloha