It is very easy to just see Dubai as a modern city of contemporary buildings, large shopping malls and sun-drenched sandy beaches. However, to only look at the surface of this city is to miss the wealth of tradition and culture that lies underneath. Islam, tribal roots, and the importance of the family have shaped the traditions of the UAE. These play an important part in the local Emirati culture and traditions.
The Sheikh Mohammed Center for Cultural Understanding
This center was established in 1995 to help expats learn more about the history, culture and traditions of the UAE. Through providing opportunities to help expats learn about the history, cultur…