5 things to do today in Dubai

Take in calligraphy art or attend a meditation camp

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Saturday, July 27

Take in calligraphy art: Fereydoon Omididi’s solo exhibition uses repetition to achieve a dance-like quality.
Until September 30. XVA Gallery. Building 7, Gate Village, DIFC (04 358 5117).

Check out Arabic art at The Dubai Mall: Local charity Dubai Cares is showcasing Arabic art, as well as the world’s biggest book and rare educational artefacts.
Until the end of Ramadan. The Dubai Mall (800 382 246 255).

Attend a meditation camp: This workshop with India International Healing will teach you how to release anxiety, balance your chakra and relax through meditation.
Dhs25. 3pm-6pm. Holiday Inn Express, Sheikh Zayed Road, next to Business Bay metro station (055 268 7878).

Play in a sports tournament: Dubai Sports World and Duplays host a series of sports tournaments today, including a men’s football and mixed volleyball competitions.
Dhs1,500 team. 8pm-midnight. Dubai World Trade Centre, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

For iftar, you can always go... Downtown, to the dedicated iftar tent on Sheikh Mohmammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, with views of the Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Fountain.
Dhs170 per person inclusive of drinks. Sun-Wed 6pm-2am, Thurs-Sat 6pm-4am. Downtown Dubai (050 452 4558).

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