Competitors come in many forms, some are teams going toe-to-toe on a playing field whilst others pit their skills in digital arenas. Then there are those with no opponents, challenging themselves, and the status quo, in musical concert halls.
Women in the Middle East and North Africa are hurdling over stereotypes in sports. Inspire Middle East met up with four women from different countries in the region to see up close and personal how they are redefining what it means to be an Arab sportswoman.
This week, Inspire Middle East tours the Arabian Travel Market, a leading event for the tourism industry looking at the future of travel in the region. We also report on the real-estate event Cityscape Abu Dhabi to discover how much affordable housing really costs in today’s money.
This week we tread the boards at Dubai Opera and go behind the scenes with the European Union Youth Orchestra as they tune-up for their debut performance in the emirate. We also visit a refugee camp in Jordan where traditional music is helping Syrians reconnect with their heritage.
Award-winning British photojournalist Jimmy Nelson takes us on a journey to the hidden corners of the world, putting indigenous communities into perspective through his camera lens at the Culture Summit Abu Dhabi. We also master martial arts with a real-life Power Ranger at Middle East Comic Con.
This week we’re saddling-up for an equestrian-themed show, with an exclusive interview with Bob Baffert, one of the most successful horse trainers in the world. Plus, we’ll introduce you to a horse whisperer, a man fondly referred to as the ‘Abu Dhabi Cowboy’.