Dubai Week in China

Dubai Week in China, May 8-15, Beijing

Since the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and the UAE in 1984, the two countries have developed a strong and deepening bilateral partnership. 

Dubai Week in China is a seven-day event held in Beijing that aims to build on this 20-year relationship through a stunning, engaging and immersive experience that provides visitors the chance to see, touch and taste Dubai.

Pioneering Spirit

Pioneering Spirit


Are you interested in what tomorrow's world might look like? Could your ideas help create a stronger, more connected and sustainable future? As part of the UAE's Year of Innovation, Vision explores the bold thinking and creative ideas that could shape the very world around us.
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Voice of the people

Companies such as HitPredictor assess the hit potential of songs by breakthrough acts such as Australian pop band Sheppard, before their tracks are played on the radio

The music industry is increasingly relying on the songs we play to help it discover who the next superstars are. Matthew Hussey explores this people-based revolution

Art & Culture

Riding high

handspring puppets

The South African puppetry company behind the blockbuster play War Horse is pioneering a new kind of theatre. Ben East speaks to one of its founders


Cities with green fingers

urban farming

Increased interest in where our food is coming from has led to a boom in urban farming, from Dubai citizens growing tomatoes on their balconies to commercial produce being harvested on Cairo rooftops

My Dubai

James Blunt

James Blunt

A former army officer, James Blunt rose to prominence in 2004 with his debut album, Back to Bedlam. He has sold more than 20m albums worldwide and performs regularly in Dubai. While headlining at this year’s Emirates Airline Dubai Jazz Festival, he told Emily Handford why he is more than just ‘a man with a guitar, singing miserable songs’ 


The flyaways


Today we are flying further, faster, to more countries than ever before. Georgina Lavers asks what desires are fuelling this wanderlust

Art & Culture

Gone like the wind

camel racing

One of the oldest sports in the Middle East, camel racing is a traditional Bedouin spectacle. Adrienne Cernigoi discovers the excitement of a sport that has moved into the 21st century, with robot jockeys, lucrative cash prizes and the creatures themselves now million-dollar status symbols for wealthy owner


Know Dubai, explore its diversity

Madam Li

Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC) is the Chinese organiser of the Dubai Week in China, a seven-day event that champions the emirate for a Chinese audience. Vision asks Madam Li Xiaolin, the president of CPAFFC, what she expects from the event 

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