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    Sheikh Hamdan embraces the spirit of Onam 2023


    by Ruman Baig
    3 hours ago

    In a delightful show of cultural appreciation, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum took to Instagram yesterday to share his experience of enjoying the festivities of Onam.
    His Highness Sheikh Hamdan is known for his inquisitiveness towards different cultures and experiencing them. This time, the Crown Prince of Dubai was spotted celebrating Onam, a festival celebrated in the Southern state of India.
    Through captivating visuals on his Instagram story, the royal depicted his involvement in the vibrant celebration. Engaging in the authenticity of the occasion, he relished the Onam Sadhya, where a variety of traditional dishes are served on a bed of banana leaves.

    What is Onam?
    The Onam Festival, deeply rooted in the heart of the southern Indian state of Kerala, marks a jubilant and cherished harvest gala. Unfolding across a period of over ten days, this event pays tribute to the legendary King Mahabali and resonates with the spirit of the region. Traditional garments, resplendent flower arrangements, and lavish banquets shape the essence of Onam, which magnificently mirrors the rich culture of Kerala.
    What is an Onam Sadhya?
    Onam Sadhya is a traditional vegetarian feast served in Kerala, India, during the festival of Onam. It consists of a variety of dishes served on a banana leaf and typically includes rice, sambar, avial (mixed vegetable dish), olan (ash gourd and coconut stew), thoran (stir-fried vegetables), and payasam (sweet dessert). The meal is known for its elaborate and diverse flavors, and it holds cultural and social significance in Kerala.
    As an avid traveller, Sheikh hamdan is constantly seen partaking in the custom and traditions of different countries during his various expeditions. Whether its exploring the culinary depths of Japan by uncovering the hidden street gems or making the most of his Yokshire vacation by dressing up like an English gentleman – the Crown Prince knows how to navigate the land as a local.

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    In Pics: Here’s where all the Arab Royals are spending their summer this year


    by Ruman Baig
    40 mins ago

    Summer in the UAE is unusually quiet as everyone is trying to escape the scorching heat. Travelling is on everyone’s agenda (including the Royals).
    This time of the year, Royals from the region are found enjoying their escapades in different parts of the world. From spending downtime in the Britain countryside to marvelling at the beauty of the French Riviera in Cannes, it is their downtime before resorting back to serving the people.
    2023 was no different — earlier this month, H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum was spotted on the streets of London, meeting and greeting his ardent admirers. Taking a stroll in Hyde Park, eating at popular joints and mingling with the locals, the Dubai ruler sure knows how to win hearts.

    Speaking of ruling from the heart, the Crown Prince of Dubai was also captured in kindness when he made an overwhelmed fan smile with his gesture, while on holiday. Fazza was spotted making a crying fan laugh in a video, after she couldn’t contain her excitement.

    When it comes to engaging with the monarchy across the world, there’s a set of rules one must always engage in. The UAE Royals are known for humanising the bond they share with their people beyond the protocol.
    Recently, HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of the UAE was also seen interacting with a large crowd in Egypt, sans any security. His Highness patiently obliged for pictures and spoke to the people without a security guard in sight, during his visit to the North Coast of Egypt.
    It is inspiring to see the leaders from this part of the world, sharing their kindness everywhere they go.
    ICYMI, scroll through the above gallery to know how all the UAE Royals are spending their summer.
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    Crown Prince of Dubai hikes the Yosemite Half Dome in 9 hours


    by Ruman Baig
    2 hours ago

    The Crown Prince of Dubai is a serial thrill chaser, his knack for adventure can be spotted all over his Instagram grid.
    Despite having grown up in the lap of luxury, this Dubai Royal loves to spend an optimum amount of his time in nature.
    When the Crown Prince of Dubai isn’t looking after official cabinet matters or spending time with his family, he can be found seeking new adventures that challenge him as a fitness enthusiast.

    Remember when he climbed the Burj Khalifa in record time? Fazza loves to find an activity that gives him an adrenaline rush.
    In his recent escapade, the Crown Prince made the difficult climb to the Yosemite Half Dome in California. Most hikers take 10 to 12 hours to hike to Half Dome and back, but Sheikh Hamdan and his friends completed the climb in almost 9 hours.
    Through a detailed reel, the Royal Prince captured his journey from the start to the end — taking his 15.9 million followers along for the ride. The video showcases his playful side, as he interacts with animals and takes in the wonders of nature in a free-spirited demeanour.
    Even when he isn’t trekking around the world or jumping off of planes, his choice of activities back home is also always connected with nature and all its species.The father-of-three can often be seen taking his children to the wildlife safaris or spending quality time with his horses — the Crown Prince also happens to be a licensed equestrian and professional horseback rider.

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    In Pics: Royal family reveals face of Sheikh Mohammed’s youngest grandchild


    by Ruman Baig
    36 mins ago

    Born on February 25, 2023, Mohammed bin Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum is the newest baby of the Dubai Royal family.
    While the Crown Prince of Dubai has given a glimpse of the little one through his Instagram in the past, this is the first time, the royal baby’s face has been revealed. What makes it even more special? The three new images shared on social media are of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum adoring his youngest grandson.
    Recently, these new images surfaced on the internet and everyone has been in awe of them ever since. Both dressed in pristine white, the ruler of Dubai and the Crown Prince’s new born share a heart-warming moment.
    In the first picture, like a true doting grand father, HH Sheikh Mohammed is seen admiring Mohammed bin Hamdan. As for the rest of the two photos, he is candidly seen kissing the baby’s cheek with a wide smile in the last one.
    Known for his kind-hearted spirit and warmth, HH Sheikh Mohammed is often seen spending quality time with all of his grand children. From taking them horse riding to celebrating days of festivals surrounded by kids, the Prime Minister is always doing the most for his heirs.
    Take a look at this adorable moment between the two.

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