This is our favorite section on DIAF. It aims to capture the movers and shakers of this region – people who have made it from grassroots and have been recognized for their contribution, rags to riches stories and just people who have made their presence felt in a city that is constantly re-inventing itself in all areas.

Meet d3 – Dubai Design District

Meet d3

The Dubai Design District is all that people are talking about in the last week in the city. The d3 team decided to give the media a sneak peek of what is in store for you guys starting April 2nd, … Read more

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Kansai Paint Dubai – experience a change in your wall color BEFORE application

Kansai Paint Dubai – experience a change in your wall color BEFORE application

Kansai Paint ME has this amazing feature where you can see how the paint color of your choice will look on your wall even before application in your home. I visited the Kansai experience Centre in Al Barsha and met … Read more

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DubFest 2015

DubFest 2015

DubFest 2015, currently taking place at the Al Ghurair Centre is an International Street Theater & Comedy Fair for Dubai-zens running from March 19-28, 2015. Visiting Al Ghurair totally took me back to my college / school days. One of … Read more

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Fly Blade – the world’s slimmest smart phone, as we type, hits #MyDubai

Fly Blade – the world’s slimmest smart phone, as we type, hits #MyDubai

The world’s slimmest smartphone hit shelves in the GCC last week as Fly, launched its handset at major retail outlets across the region in partnership with Dubai-based distributor, Eurostar Group. We had the chance to speak with Mr. Abdul Jabbar, … Read more

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Responsible Tourism Day in #MyDubai

Responsible Tourism Day in #MyDubai

150 Students from Dubai’s Jumeirah College volunteered their time on the 11th year of the UNWTO World Responsible Tourism Day to clean up the Dubai desert whilst learning more about the local Bedouin’s connection to the desert along with their … Read more

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There are too many stray cats in Dubai, a cry for help

There are too many stray cats in Dubai

Petra Mueller, Founder of the Middle East Cats society (or ME cats for short) has a message for all you cat lovers. No, it’s not just to adop-a-stray-cat type of endeavor. It’s for people who love animals so much that … Read more

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Wiko Smartphone launched in Dubai

Wiko Smartphone launched in Dubai

French company Wiko launched its smartphone in the UAE last week. The developer of the smart phone Mr. David Garcia was in the city to talk about the phone at a fab event which included key media and tech enthusiasts … Read more

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What is the retail industry like in Dubai? Find out…

What is the retail industry like in Dubai? Find out…

The Middle East Council of Shopping Centers (MECSC) will be celebrating 20 years of its presence in the MENA region this year at RECon 2014, with a reach to over 17 countries in MENA and 46 countries worldwide. What is … Read more

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#AndSoItGoes

#AndSoItGoes

He’s only a decade away from becoming an Octogenarian, but Michael Douglas has still got the looks, the charm and that attractive-bordering-on-sensual demeanor. Diane Keaton is, well, adorably endearing. Those voluminous skirts! (laughs!) She manages to pull it off with … Read more

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Hindi movie ‘KICK’ premieres its trailer amongst media in Dubai

Hindi movie ‘KICK’ premieres its trailer amongst media in Dubai

Hindi movie ‘KICK’ premiered its trailer amongst media in Dubai about an hour ago. Disney UTV ensured a simultaneous release of the movie’s trailer in India and Dubai. The trailer was shown to the media in Dubai at the Grand … Read more

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