Celebrate Tradition From A Modern Perspective This Ramadan With Jumeirah’s Modern Majlis Events Series

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Published April 15th, 2021 - 09:22 GMT
Celebrate Tradition From A Modern Perspective This Ramadan With Jumeirah’s Modern Majlis Events Series
From stargazing to sunset yoga, art and foodie masterclasses to thought provoking talks and traditional children’s storytelling, Jumeirah to host a series of unique experiences across its properties and online – the perfect setting to pause, reconnect and share special moments with loved ones
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Jumeirah Group is launching a series of unique curated Modern Majlis events across its properties and online this Ramadan.

Designed to make you pause, reflect and reconnect, Jumeirah Group is launching a series of unique curated Modern Majlis events across its properties and online this Ramadan. Commencing on Friday 16th April and running for three weeks, this zeitgeist Modern Majlis event series will celebrate Ramadan tradition from a modern perspective offering a creative space to reconnect and share the moment. 

Throughout the Holy Month, #ShareTheMoment with your loved ones and enjoy the delightfully socially distanced experiences including virtual Ramadan masterclasses hosted by much-loved Jumeirah chefs, traditional ‘Hakawati’ children’s storytelling sessions, a spoken word poetry recital, stargazing beachside, sunset yoga workouts and much more. The jewel in the event series’ crown is a Moroccan Ramadan Table with TV Chef Hanane Ouaddahou at Arboretum, Jumeirah Al Qasr.

Here is a roundup of the Modern Majlis events taking place throughout the Holy Month:

Friday 16th April

  • Sunset Yoga on a private beach, Talise Spa at Madinat Jumeirah                                          

The sun is our daily reminder to appreciate the greater workings of the world we live in, and to maintain gratitude for even the smallest of blessings. Head to Talise Spa in Madinat Jumeirah and enjoy the relaxing outdoor yoga sessions focused on harnessing the sun’s energy to flow through you, restoring and boosting your energy for the day or week ahead | 5:30pm | AED 90 per person for a Hatha Yoga based group class 

For more information contact Talise Spa on +971 4 366 6818

Monday

Tuesday 20th April

  • Flow Talks on the importance of sustainable eating and mindfulness during Ramadan with well-respected blogger Zahra Abdulla

Tune in and enjoy a unique talk with popular influencer Zahra (@cookingwithzahra) about the importance of sustainable eating and mindfulness during Ramadan | IGTV Live @FLowDubai | 4-4:30pm | Free to attend

Thursday 22nd April 

  • Post-Iftar Art Masterclass with artist in residence Ms Caine Housna, at Nomad Jumeirah Creekside Hotel

Create your very own masterpiece, with absolutely no painting experience required as artist Caine Housna guides you step by step. So, whether you are a complete beginner or a master, an inspiring and artistic time is waiting for you | Experience to include a suhoor set menu with Shisha also available | 9-11pm | AED130 per person

Friday 23rd April 

  • Hakawati traditional storytelling With Children’s Author @Haya_AlKasem

Haya AlKasem is a published children’s author, poet, creative thinking and writing coach and children’s drama teacher who will treat her young audience to a imaginatively told stories in Arabic and English | IGTV @JumeirahZS | 5-5:30pm | Free to attend

  • Sunset Yoga on a private beach, Talise Spa at Madinat Jumeirah                                          

The sun is our daily reminder to appreciate the greater workings of the world we live in, and to maintain gratitude for even the smallest of blessings. Head to Talise Spa in Madinat Jumeirah and enjoy the relaxing outdoor yoga sessions focused on harnessing the sun’s energy to flow through you, restoring and boosting your energy for the day or week ahead | 5:30pm | AED 90 per person for a Hatha Yoga based group class

For more information contact Talise Spa on +971 4 366 6818

Monday 26th April 

  • Moroccan Ramadan Table Iftar with TV Chef Hanane Ouaddahou at Arboretum, Jumeirah Al Qasr 

The much-loved Moroccan chef and TV personality, best known for her stint on Cairo’s popular Al Qahera Al Youm show, will bring together classic Moroccan flavours for an exceptional hosted Iftar experience | AED 250 per person | sunset – 8:30pm

  • Ramadan Cooking Masterclass with First Emirati Chef Musabbeh Al Kaabi  

Cook along with Chef Musabbeh and prepare three delectable Ramadan dishes | IGTV @JumeirahZS | 4-4:30pm | Free to attend 

Tuesday 27th April

  • Flow Talks on beauty from within, self-care, and staying true to who you are with Emirati makeup artist Nadine Hossam

Enjoy a unique talk with creative makeup artist Nadine Hossam (@thenadinehossam) discussing beauty from within, self-care, and staying true to who you are | IGTV Live @FLowDubai | 4-4:30pm | Free to attend 

Wednesday 28th April

  • Mars and Moon sighting at Jumeirah Emirates Towers with Dubai Astronomy Group in collaboration with Al Nafoorah 

Head to Jumeirah Emirates Towers and expect a Mars and Moon sighting in homage to the recent UAE space mission followed by a post-Iftar shisha, mezze and mocktail experience by the award-winning restaurant Al Nafoorah | 8-10pm | AED 175 per person 

Friday 30th April 

  • Sunset Yoga on a private beach, Talise Spa at Madinat Jumeirah                                          

The sun is our daily reminder to appreciate the greater workings of the world we live in, and to maintain gratitude for even the smallest of blessings. Head to Talise Spa in Madinat Jumeirah and enjoy the relaxing outdoor yoga sessions focused on harnessing the sun’s energy to flow through you, restoring and boosting your energy for the day or week ahead | [5:30pm] | AED 90 per person for a Hatha Yoga based group class

For more information contact Talise Spa on +971 4 366 6818

Monday 3rd May

  • Arabic cuisine masterclass with award-winning Chef Ali Fouad from Al Nafoorah

Recreate some of award-winning Chef Ali Fouad’s own Ramadan recipes at home with an online masterclass |

IGTV @AlNafoorahDubai | 4-4:30pm | Free to attend

Tuesday 4th May 

  • Flow Talks turned masterclass with esteemed UAE based artist Mona Fares live on how to keep children engaged during the fasting period

Enjoy an interesting and inspiring session on how to keep children engaged during the fasting period with UAE-based artist and designer Mona Fares | 4-4.30pm | IGTV Live @FLowDubai | 

Free to attend 

Wednesday 5th May  

  • Stargazing Iftar on the Beach with Dubai Astronomy Group and the First Emirati Chef Musabbeh 

Disconnect from the stress of daily life and reconnect with nature through the night’s sky at a one-of-a-kind beachside iftar at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray with the First Emirati Musabbeh Al Kaabi | Sunset – 9:00pm | AED 295 per person

Friday 7th May 

  • Sunset Yoga on a private beach, Talise Spa at Madinat Jumeirah                                          

The sun is our daily reminder to appreciate the greater workings of the world we live in, and to maintain gratitude for even the smallest of blessings. Head to Talise Spa in Madinat Jumeirah and enjoy the relaxing outdoor yoga sessions focused on harnessing the sun’s energy to flow through you, restoring and boosting your energy for the day or week ahead | [5:30pm] | AED 90 per person for a Hatha Yoga based group class

For more information contact Talise Spa on +971 4 366 6818

Monday 10th May

  • Creative Community Iftar with Afra Atiq at Lah Lah, Zabeel House by Jumeirah, The Greens. 

Treat yourself to a recital in Arabic and English hosted by the well-known Emirati spoken word poet Afra Atiq whilst enjoying a Pan-Asian alternative Iftar menu | sunset – 8:30pm | AED 175 per person 

Tuesday 11th May

  • Flow Talks with Yoga guru Nancy Zabeneh 

Enjoy a physical, mental and spiritual fitness session hosted by the active Kundalini Yoga Teacher & Trainer Nancy Zabeneh | IG Live on @FLowDubai IGTV | 4-4.30 | Free to attend 

To find out more about Jumeirah Group’s Modern Majlis series, please visit https://www.jumeirah.com/ramadanevents. In the meantime, stay connected via our social media channels and don’t forget to tag us in your posts with #ShareTheMoment.

Instagram:

@jumeirahgroup

@jumeirahZS

@FlowDubai

@AlNafoorahDubai

@Jumeirahcreeksidehotel

@zabeelhousethegreens

@Jumeirahalqasr

Background Information

Jumeirah Group

Jumeirah Hotels and Resorts is a well-established luxury hotel company, which has had a distinct impact on the global hospitality market for the past two decades. Jumeirah has transformed the way that luxury is defined as exemplified by its flagship hotel, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Today, Jumeirah is a member of Dubai Holding and an acclaimed luxury hospitality leader. We operate 25 properties in eight countries and employ 13,500 colleagues from across 140 nationalities. ​​​​​​

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