In or out? 4 fun things to do in UAE today
Published on September 21, 2020 at 13.10
Letter writing contest
By: Montegrappa, Emirates Airline Festival of Literature.
The fine art of letter writing is to be celebrated by the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature and Montegrappa, Italy's oldest manufacturer of hand-crafted writing instruments, in a brand new competition that is elevating penmanship to its rightful place. Split into three age groups, the competition is open to residents of the UAE with each winner receiving a distinctive Montegrappa pen. Letters should be written on a single A4 side of paper, be no more than 200 words long and handwritten using a fountain pen or any other type of ink pen. Entries can be in Arabic or English and the first deadline is November 8.
On: emirateslitfest.com (entry form and details)
By: Encounter, Sum of Us Cafe.
Have you encountered your favourite blend of coffee yet? No, need to keep exploring? Check this out. Located within The Sum of Us, Trade Center Dubai, is Encounter Coffee Roastery, equipped with its own in-house micro roastery and the finest sourced Arabica beans from across the globe. Wander down in person to choose your perfect blend with head roaster Hayley.
On: Every day
Al fresco dining
Eggspectation JBR and City Walkís stunning
terraces are now open throughout the day to
welcome Dubaiís changing weather. Enjoy a scrumptious breakfast with omega-3 rich eggs before heading down to hit the surf and sand (in JBR!) and choose from an extensive drinks menu to stay fueled for a refreshing day at the beach.
On: Right now
By: Opera Gallery Dubai.
Kai is a multidisciplinary artist who uses a wide array of media to convey his social and political message as well as emotions. The unique style, social criticism and the ability to convey powerful messages underlying Kaiís works set him apart from other street artists. His pieces are on display at this DIFC space today.
On: All week