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Traditional and contemporary dishes will be served for iftar and suhoor at Dubai World Trade Centre's Ramadan mails. Courtesy DWTC.
Traditional and contemporary dishes will be served for iftar and suhoor at Dubai World Trade Centre's Ramadan mails. Courtesy DWTC.

Five things to do today: Visit Dubai World Trade Centre's Ramadan majlis

Plus: See the exhibition Traces, take the family to SummerFest Abu Dhabi, sign the kids up for Ductac Summer Camp or make you own painted ceramic masterpiece at Artizia.

experience Arabian hospitality at the Ramadan majlis, a spacious and glamorous setting with an array of delicacies, tea and shisha. Enjoy iftar and suhoor with traditional and contemporary dishes in the casual lounge area or exclusive majlises. From sunset to 3am, Dh135, Sheikh Saeed Hall 3, Dubai World Trade Centre, www.theramadanmajlis.com

see the exhibition Traces, where four artists present works that explore the intrinsic and associative qualities of paper. From 10am to 6pm, Saturdays to Thursdays (closed Fridays), Lawrie Shabibi, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, 04 346 9906, www.lawrieshabibi.com

enjoy SummerFest Abu Dhabi, a family-friendly hub of educational and entertainment activities, shows, concerts and more. From 8.30pm-1.30am, Dh40 for adults, Dh20 for children, free for under age 2, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, Khaleej Al Arabi (30th Street) and du Forum, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.summerfestabudhabi.ae

sign the kids up for Ductac Summer Camp, where they can work in art and pottery studios plus meet and work with people from Dubai's creative scene. Runs until August 1 for kids ages 6-11; until July 18 for teenagers ages 12-16, Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai, www.ductac.org, 04 341 4777

head to Artizia at Mushrif Mall and create your own painted ceramic masterpiece. All the materials are provided and there are no studio fees. Open 10am to 4pm and 4pm to midnight, from Dh25 to Dh250, Level 3, Sparky's, Mushrif Mall, Abu Dhabi, 02 491 4445, www.artizia.ae

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