Team shortlist12 Sep 2017 AT 05:07 PM

DUBAI NEWS: 4 of our top stories this week

Floating Venice and more!
Team shortlist12 Sep 2017 AT 05:07 PM

1. Dubai is getting its very own floating Venice
Kleindienst, the mastermind behind Dubai’s The Floating Sea Horse Villas, has announced that it will be developing the region’s very own Floating Venice.
The project, that is set to start its construction phase in the second quarter of 2018, will be located in The World islands, 4km offshore from Dubai, and will bring an authentic Venetian experience to the Middle East.
Read more here

2. Etihad’s latest safety video is seriously stylish
Entitled “Runway to Runway”, the video directed by Paul Butterworth uses models from IMG and WME model agency, designer dresses and behind the runway scenes to deliver a series of important safety messages.
Read more here

3. Dubai to get new neighbourhood
‘District 2020’ is the legacy project of Expo 2020. It will feature 65,000 square metres of residential space and 135,000 square metres of commercial space. The multi-purpose project will also be the first location in the world to have 5G mobile network.
Read more here

4. An orchestra is holding a concert on Jebel Jais
Global sensation Vivaldianno – City of Mirrors will see a full-blown orchestra play on Jebel Jais on October 27, 2017. The show, devised by Czech musician and film composer, Michal Dvořák, mixes music (both classical and art-rock) with 3D visual effects and a light show.
Read more here

Comments

Shortlist recommend

The genetic mutations you probably didn’t even know you had
According to this list of mutations, we are all X-Men
5 day Eid al-Adha sale to offer up to 75 percent off on over 300 brands
The Concept Big Brands Carnival Eid sale kicks off tomorrow, August 15 and will last until August 19
Eid al-Adha holiday dates for UAE private sector announced
UAE officials have confirmed a three day holiday on occasion of Eid al-Adha
You can pay for a drink using a lime in Dubai this week
The one off event will take place at Trader Vic's this Wednesday, August 15