Looking for something different to do this weekend? READ has your after-iftar activities covered.
Go out and run
Ramadan Night Run offers the perfect opportunity to stay active this Ramadan! Push yourself to do your personal best, with distances of 3km, 5km and 10km, this community event is accessible to people of all fitness levels.
When: June 9
Where: Dubai Autodrome
More info: http://www.dubairunning.com
Indulge in a cultural retail therapy
After iftar, head over to Citizen E Art Gallery at D3 Design district for some cultural retail therapy. The bazaar features pieces by artists from various nationalities, all of whom reside in the UAE. All types of art are on display, from fine art to contemporary furniture.
When: June 2-24
Where: Citizen E Art Gallery
More info: http://www.citizene.net
Learn more about Islamic Art
View the 9Hijri exhibition at The Dubai Mall, it’s an enlightening exhibit that pays homage to the contributions master-craftsmen and Islamic scholars have made to Islam. Explore nine different zones which are set throughout the mall. The Knowledge Zone features the ‘House of Wisdom’, which contains a collective of learnings from rare manuscripts. Watch screenings about Islamic identity, culture and life by Arab and Muslim directors at the Film Zone or learn about the traditional use of light and geometry at the Design Zone.
When: Until June 25
Where: The Dubai Mall