A new contemporary art space, The Pavilion Downtown Dubai, is set to open on Thursday February 24. The non-commercial space aims to provide a place to view, discuss and participate in work by local and international artists. The building hosts two gallery spaces. It was formerly a sales office and is situated in Downtown Dubai, opposite the Burj Khalifa.
Dubai: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Monday attended a dinner banquet hosted by Dubai government at Armani Restaurant in Burj Khalifa in honour of 500 Global Forbes CEOs who are taking part in the Forbes Global CEO Conference, held for the first time in the Middle East.
"The Burj Khalifa is a symbol of the UAE as a progressive, innovative nation that, whilst rich in heritage and traditions, continually works to build a modern developed society. In this way the gold bullion coin stands as a national emblem which reflects the determination and achievements of the UAE federation."
Bassel Al Masri, Senior Sales Director at Ocean View Real Estate, said, "The maintenance fee at Burj Khalifa is Dh55 per sq ft. Owners are happy as long as the rentals cover service charges and their apartments get used. Leaving them unoccupied has its own problems."
The fourth edition of the Etisalat Pro League was yesterday launched with a promise to make it bigger and better at a function at the Armani Hotel here. Ali Al Ahmad, Chief Corporate Communications Officer, etisalat, saw the hosting of the pre-event launch at the Burj Khalifa as a "significant yardstick towards success".
The film was shot extensively in the UAE, with shoots taking place in and on top of Burj Khalifa, at The Palace hotel, in the streets of Satwa and at a purpose-built set in the International Media Production Zone on Emirates Road. Releasing in the UAE on December 15, the film is expected to be a centrepiece of the Dubai International Film Festival, with Cruise and company rumoured to be in town for a screening.
"RTA will deploy 63 buses to shuttle from the parking lots of Meydan Racecourse, Dubai World Trade Centre, General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs, and Zabeel Park, through a dedicated express lane leading to the venue. Also, 4,000 taxicabs will be deployed to work round-the-clock. These are expected to make more than 30,000 trips to and from the Burj Khalifa," Al Tayer said.