Dhanusha Gokulan

Dhanusha Gokulan

Picasso-Chagall Collection Warms Art Lovers’ Hearts

DUBAI - Exclusive artwork of the titans of 20th Century art, Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall have been bought together in a landmark exhibition ‘Picasso-Chagall: The Reconciliation’ at
Opera Gallery, Gate Village located
at the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC).

Mall Aquarium a Big Draw

DUBAI - No one leaves Dubai Mall without spending a few minutes gazing at the nearly 33,000 varieties of fish in the world’s largest acrylic aquarium. Those wishing to have a closer look at the fish can walk through the 48-metre-long tunnel, where enormous Groupers, Giant Stingrays and Sand Tiger Sharks float effortlessly overhead.

Authors Share Time with Children

DUBAI - Several authors participating in the Emirates Airlines International Literary Festival (EAIFL) have visited schools around the UAE to give 
inspirational anecdotes of their lives 
to children.

Political Commentator has High Hopes for GCC

DUBAI - Denying that the Arab region is a permanent source of political turmoil, long-time economic and political commentator Edmund O’Sullivan says that the group of six Arabian countries comprising the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is set to become the sixth largest economy in the world
by 2030.

Raising Awareness About Arabic Writing

DUBAI - Arabic literature has made its own special place in the literary world. A number of Arabic books, poems and other literary works are being translated from Arabic into other languages. But, while there is a sudden rush for translation of popular Arabic literature into foreign languages, Arab authors and poets have raised concerns on the type of works being chosen.

Tully’s Take on Meltdown Mess

DUBAI — Sir Mark Tully, BBC’s iconic voice and ex-bureau chief of BBC India rendered his voice at the ongoing Literary Festival talking about the reasons behind the financial meltdown and giving references on his latest book ‘India’s Unending Journey’.

Sir Wilfred Thesiger Remembered

DUBAI — World famous British explorer and travel writer Sir Wilfred Patrick Thesiger’s best remembered image would be that of him sporting the Arab headdress with his thrice broken nose, crossing the wide Arab desert on a camel.