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‘Fast and Furious 7’ Thrills Fans in Oman
Culture / Film / Oman

‘Fast and Furious 7’ Thrills Fans in Oman

Universal Studio’s Fast and Furious 7, Paul Walker’s last film, opened to packed houses, especially across all seven locations of City Cinemas in Oman. “In City Cinema we are screening approx 40 shows (regular screen) in a day across Oman including five shows in gold class,” said Prasad Prabakaran, operations manager, City Cinemas. FULL STORY Continue reading »

Finnish Museum of Photography’s Project Space call
Art / Culture / Finland

Finnish Museum of Photography’s Project Space call

The Finnish Museum of Photography’s Project space at the Cable Factory (Helsinki, Finland) is an open-application exhibition space. The open call is now organized for the sixth time. The Project space is intended for exhibitions and projects that use photography or other lens-based media as tools for art or research. The space shows stimulating exhibitions … Continue reading »

Dubai-Inspired World’s Tallest Hotel to be Erected in the Swiss Alps
Architecture / Culture / Switzerland

Dubai-Inspired World’s Tallest Hotel to be Erected in the Swiss Alps

A Swiss entrepreneur announced on Sunday that he will build the world’s tallest hotel in the Alps after he was inspired by the vision of Shaikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. Remo Stoffel, chairman of Dubai-based Farnek, a facilities management company in the Middle East … Continue reading »

12 European Festivals You Have to Experience This Summer
Culture / Denmark / Music / Norway

12 European Festivals You Have to Experience This Summer

Europe offers an abundance of awesome weekenders as the summer unfolds, from Benicassim’s sun-drenched shindig on the Spanish coast to Oya’s five-day festival in the heart of Oslo in Norway. The best thing about these festivals is that you can turn them into mini-holidays, bolting on a few cultural days in Lisbon, say, or a … Continue reading »

Turin Egyptian Museum Gets Overhaul of Pharaonic Proportions
Culture / Egypt / News

Turin Egyptian Museum Gets Overhaul of Pharaonic Proportions

For the earliest Egyptologists, a trip to the Egyptian Museum in Turin was considered indispensable. The museum’s new director is seeking to return the almost 200-year-old museum to its one-time prominence, boosted by an overhaul of the collection and exhibit space of near-pharaonic proportions. Museum director Christian Greco, who arrived in Turin 10 months ago, … Continue reading »