Thursday, 30 April 2015

Dancing


I took this photo last month at Full Moon Dubai Drums Night. The belly dancer was performing her dance with sword on her head and this little girl was amazed with the dance and try to imitate the dancer. :)

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Children's City


Last week, also there was another celebration for 23 April National Sovereignty and Children's Day in Children's City in Dubai.
A picture from the inside decoration of main building. Earlier I heart Dolphin Show in this complex but never visited the place. As far as I learnt from my friends this is nice place for kids, there is small science museum and educational halls as well.
If you are planning to visit Dubai with your kids, you may check this out with Kidzania in Dubai Mall for your kids.


Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Medals for fun run


Last 6 years we celebrate 23 April national Sovereignty and Children's day among Turkish society in Dubai. Last couple of years we added fun run for kids also these celebrations.

This year, more than 100 kids from different ages (babies, toddlers and teenagers) participate for the fun run. I was volunteer both organization and photographing the event.

Here we have medals for each kid. Since I do not like to post kids picture on internet, I share their medals which are waiting for kids.
It was great fun, Some kids came to us and ask "can we play it again?" :)

Monday, 27 April 2015

work on progress



Last week, it was totally hectic for me. somehow everything come to the same days at office and also outside the office. I took so many pictures for different reasons but couldn't have time to arrange blog's post.
Since today is Monday, here we have another artist on her work. I took this picture during comic con exhibition. At the same time and at the same exhibition area (but different entrance & halls) there was Art exhibition. These graffiti artist performed at the afternoon as a part of Art festival.

Posted for Monday Mural. Hope to share other events from last week next couple of days.


Monday, 20 April 2015

trash?


last weekend I had photo shooting at JBR - the beach. While I was waiting for the client, I noticed this graffiti at the entrance of the Ocean View Hotel. I couldn't read the artist's signature.
posted for Monday Murals

Thursday, 16 April 2015

traditional dance


a group of Emirati Man, performing traditional, dance & music.

This was the first time for me to watch live this dance in 6.5 years. I always saw that on TV. The music has very nice rhythm.

Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Jump?


Last weekend I saw this stage at Comic con. I am not sure if I could jump from there..

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

camel made from palm


funny sculpture made from palm tree which was exhibited at World Art Dubai. You can also see some part of the graffiti wall. Artist were at their work. Far behind you see Burj Khalifa between Emirates Towers.

Monday, 13 April 2015

Artist on work


This weekend here in Dubai, we had another art exhibition, called World Art Dubai at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). Their motto is "art for all"
In their schedule there were forums, workshops, movie screening, exhibition and, art pieces with "affordable prices"

I was visiting Art Dubai or other festivals time to time on previous years but this event is new to me. When I checked their web site, many part were interesting including Celebrity Art

I was planning to visit this area in the morning and afternoon Comic Con with friends. When the weekend was so busy nothing happened as planned. I could only visit graffiti artist's work at the Yard. It was cool to see all artist on work but missed the exhibition itself.

Posted for Monday Murals. Please click here to see different graffiti art from all around the world.

Sunday, 12 April 2015

Freej in Comic Con 2015


This weekend we had Comic Con in Dubai.
Comparing to the last year, this year was more spacious and again there were many people dressed up with one of their favourite characters.
This is one of characters from local cartoon called Freej  Freej means in Arabic "neighbourhood" The English tag line for the show is: "the fun Old Girls"

Saturday, 11 April 2015

Burk Khalifa


I always enjoy to photographed Burj Khalifa from different direction and unexpected combination, like here.

The small metal structure says that it is small mesjid (mosque)
have a nice weekend.

Thursday, 9 April 2015

JBR


I took this picture as well on last Sunday. at the same area with Frog Statue.

Wednesday, 8 April 2015

Strange Day in Dubai


On Sunday, I was off for the Easter. It is not common holiday in UAE but thanks to our company I enjoy extra free day.
I decided to enjoy this free day for exploring around and taking some pictures.

First I went to police station to correct the insurance number on one report before fun part of the day. I failed. They said it is not possible.

Couple weeks back I saw some real graffiti around Al Quzz Industrial Area, I went over there, drove around up and down. I saw some places I haven't seen before. still I couldn't find that graffiti area.

After double failure, I told myself "No problem. I might not fixed the report or couldn't find the graffiti but there is still interesting things at the JBR." I remember one post on Instagram about Paint Ball Art. it was described that you are shooting with paint ball on a canvas and here you have art. :) It sounds different and it was saying available till 21 st of April. I went JBR just because of that, walked around. and again failure. Nothing was there.

While I was walking I saw some announcement about that day's activity. I looked for that as well I might be looking for that little bit early.

At the end of the day, I couldn't see anything I intended. On the other hand, I enjoyed many other things which I was not expecting to see. Like this new (at least it is new to me) frog statue at JBR. :)

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

Dubai Drums Camp


I posted two days earlier from the performance of Dubai Drums. Here is the camp area seen from the big sand dune. It was great view from this point.
Instead of taking the stairs on the other side of the camp, I climbed all over there with my equipment like kids do.
This ramp is favourite spots in the camp for kids; Climb till the up and let yourself slide to the down. :)
Definitely real fun.  

Monday, 6 April 2015

Resting


Earlier I posted this wall from distance. (opposite side of the pond)

Last week, I went to nearby and take some pictures more closer.
I really like the mood of this mural. this work belongs to Spanish graffiti artist; Ruben Sanchez

posted for Monday Mural. little break on Rehlatna's details I will continue on that :)

Sunday, 5 April 2015

Full Moon Desert Drumming


Since I moved to Dubai, I always hear about "Dubai Drums" and their special event in the desert at full moon.
Last couple of years, They were performing at 23rd April Children's Day activities in Dubai and I saw them in action. They are great and full of fun.

This weekend, we decided to go and try their desert drumming. They located in the middle of the desert. Good part is you can reach meeting point with your sedan car, and they are helping you reach to the camp with their 4x4 vehicles. Starting from 18.30 they have drum sessions everybody enjoy the rhythm, starting from the basic and getting more complicated.

It is total fun. They have corporate events with drum circles to strengthen group feeling in the team.
Please click their website and read about how it has started.



Saturday, 4 April 2015

Reflection in JLT


This week, I stopped by another cluster in JLT to take close up details of art work of Ruben Sanchez. I posted general view from the other side of the lake. After I took couple of pictures of that graffiti, I saw this reflections. Two buildings are reflecting on another high rise building.

Posted for weekend reflection theme. Please check the link for creative reflections all around the world.


Friday, 3 April 2015

Sand Storm in Dubai


Yesterday we were living in a naturally sepia world..
When I checked outside from the window, I thought it is fog again. Afterwards I realized it is yellow and not fog.
The sand storm effected the visibility even in the parking area at under ground.
I saw traffic light also in blue colour instead of green. :)
it was totally strange day. I haven't seen this kind (with very fine particles) of sandstorm last 6.5 years.
News says, the sand storm may continue in the region during the weekend.


Thursday, 2 April 2015

ghost of traffic


old post from my archive. I was trying to catch car's light in ghost effect. When I see it today, I like the effect of the red lights.
This is one of four bridges between Dubai Marina and JBR