We all anticipate Summer in Dubai which brings with it the many events, shows and other recreational activities around the city. This is the time to unwind while keeping it cool. But Summer 2020 in Dubai will be a little bit different this time around. As we come to grips with the coronavirus outbreak, we have learned to navigate through this new normal with a spirit of positivity and hope. Thanks to technology and the internet which opened the online world for us to virtually meet and experience Dubai from the comfort and safety of our homes.
Now, you won’t even have to worry about having the FOMO (or Fear of Missing Out), all you need is your personal laptop or handphone and a good internet connection. Let us all come together and join these fun experiences in Dubai virtually online:
Dubai Calendar is the perfect go-to for all activities live from Dubai while staying at home. By visiting Dubai Calendar’s Instagram page, find daily activities from home workouts for sports enthusiasts, e-learning for young professionals, cooking sessions for mums, and edutainment for kids. Dubai Calendar collaborates with online influencers bringing you to live events for free throughout the month of May. They have a list of events scheduled and curated for every family member - so stay tuned!
World Art Dubai
Make staying-in creative. World Art Dubai has launched the virtual DIY Workshop which is a series of art workshops and art sessions with celebrated artists and professional experts. Get creative and learn art techniques from the best with your loved ones. Finally, get your hands dirty with turmeric and coffee art painting, learn how to blend oil pastels, create greeting cards from matchboxes or take a sketching tutorial for free!
We are all about well-being and mental health, especially during this challenging time. Stretch out and meditate with Dryp - Dubai’s hottest Yoga Hub offering Hot Yoga and Fitness classes. Now you can virtually visit their studio through their daily Instagram Live sessions! Dryp has a variety of fun yoga and fitness activities for all levels. They also offer nutrition and health tips for holistic living.
Emirates #LitFest: Online Series
To all the literary lovers out there! The country’s largest literature showcase is now serving you this year’s archives from the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature online. Get Book Recommendations from the Emirates LitFest team, learn about the modern history of the UAE, or catch-up on panel discussions or interviews of inspiring writers such as Mitch Albom, Luke Jennings, and other celebrated Arab writers. Re-ignite the enjoyment of reading and find that inner bookworm in you once again.