What is happening in Dubai in August 2011
Dubai Events and Promotions Establishment has created a new calendar to highlight Dubai’s festivals, exhibitions, cultural and sport events that take place throughout the year. Dubai Calendar is a comprehensive, official point of reference for events and promotions in Dubai, keeping business visitors, tourists and residents up-to-date. Here are the most important events that await businesses and families in August
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Obama takes in grand Republic Day parade in show of solidarity between US and India
Barack Obama laid a wreath at Mahatma Gandhi’s memorial at Rajghat and planted a sapling in the complex.
Funeral for Saudi King Abdullah got under way in a cavernous mosque in the capital.
Contestants present a colourful spectacle as they take part in the national costume show