Omniya is an architect and a specialist in cultural heritage conservation, working between Cairo and London. She has worked on some landmark projects in the region, and now divides her time between the Egyptian Heritage Rescue Foundation (EHRF) in Cairo and the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London....
This week, co-host Devina Divecha sits down with food historian Ambeth Ocampo, who has been exploring Filipino art, culture, and food going back to the 19th century. This is one for the history & culture lovers, as Ambeth shares nuggets from his extensive research, including about a national hero of the...
Summer in Dubai is intense with relentless humidity and temperatures soaring
close to 50°C (122°F). How did people stay cool before air conditioning? We had
heard about barjeels – traditional wind towers – but we didn’t quite know how
they worked, or if they were still used today. So,...
Prince Abbas Hilmi is a descendent of two Middle Eastern royal houses. Through his father, Prince Mohamed Abdel Moneim, he is a descendent of Mohamed Ali of Egypt, while his mother, Neslishah Sultan, was the granddaughter of Mehmed VI, the last Ottoman Sultan.
In our first live conversation at The Lighthouse since launching the podcast, HE Minister of State Zaki Nusseibeh shares personal anecdotes from his childhood in Jerusalem, the early days of the UAE when he worked as a translator for HH Sheikh Zayed and the development of its arts and culture...
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