In This Issue
We introduce you to the region’s emerging movers and shakers who come from diverse backgrounds, and we’ll take you on a hot-air balloon ride in the middle of the desert. We will then travel to Sudan to see the pyramids of Meroe and come back to meet Kuwait’s renowned artist Shurooq Amin, whose work explores themes of duality and identity.
The Zubari sisters lead the way in sportswear
Tru Active’s signature design incorporates Arabic calligraphy and is the first fitness apparel brand to combine this art consistently.
Fatma Al Nabhani – First female tennis player from the Gulf
As the first female professional tennis player from the GCC region, Fatma has chosen a very unconventional path.
Sekka meets Emirati spoken poet Afra Atiq
We meet with Emirati spoken poet and writer Afra Atiq, who discusses her journey, and shares a poem with our viewers.
The rising Emirati stars on why diversity matters
In a world that’s becoming more diverse, we ask four rising Emirati stars from different fields, about how their diverse backgrounds helped them achieve their dreams, and why diversity is important.
Arts and Culture
Are Arabs romantic?
“We have all heard people say ‘as romantic as the French’ or ‘as romantic as the Italians’, but we have yet to hear someone say ‘as romantic as the Arabs’.”
The artworks advocating societal change in Kuwait
Kuwaiti artist, poet, and professor at Kuwait University Shurooq Amin has been pushing social and artistic boundaries since her first solo exhibition in 1992.
Why Khaleejis eat rice everyday
How and when did the grain, which does not naturally grow in any of the six countries, become such a staple food?
Does a dual heritage background affect our well-being?
This idea of being described as half x and half y, or mixed, potentially impacts our self-concept.
Left-brained or right-brained? Actually both!
According to the left brain–right brain dominance theory, people have a dominant side of the brain.
Africa’s hidden gem: The Nubian Pyramids of Meroe
Some of Africa’s most influential societies have existed in Sudan for centuries and have left behind invaluable history for us to discover.
The best way to watch the sunrise in Dubai
We explore Dubai’s sunrise in the best way possible, in vintage Land Rovers and we soar with the falcons to watch the majestic break of day. Special thanks to Dubai’s Platinum Heritage.