Around the world with food
Can’t get enough of food festivals? Well, here’s one every foodie must attend. Eat the World DXB is here to enthrall tastebuds between February 23- 25 at Burj Park Park, Downtown Dubai. The three- day food festival will have a bit of everything, from food stalls and artisanal markets to an outdoor cinema featuring food- themed films! Those wanting to learn a thing or two about cooking are sure to enjoy demonstrations from famed chefs such as Woo Wai Leong ( Masterchef Asia winner) and Bjorn Shen, chef at Artichoke and Bird. Tickets cost Dh50 at the door ( Dh40 in advance), and kids under the age of 12 get in free. For more information, and the chance to purchase tickets, visit www. eattheworld. ae or www. ticketline. ae
calling all little superstars
Wafi Superstars 2017 will give those aged between 4- 16 the opportunity to present their best, be it in the category of Dancing, Singing or Musical Instruments. Parents can register their kids by downloading an application form on www. wafi. com. They have to submit the filled- out form with a short performance video at any Wafi Customer Service desk, after which selected kids will be invited for an audition ( to take place between Feb 24 - March 10). One winner ( or group) in each category, stands the chance to win prizes!
What is your favourite childhood memory? The moment I won the Sports Cup ( Athlete of the Year award) back in high school. That day, I had pushed myself to participate in more than four races and several other activities to support my team. In my eyes at the time, I’d accomplished the impossible! Childhood memories will always be special. They mould you into becoming who you are today.
If you could move anywhere in the world, what place would that be? Probably the crescent- shapedsantorini, Greece, for a little bit! There aren’t many places in the world where you can enjoy exquisitely clear waters while perched on the rim of a massive active volcano in the middle of the sea.
The biggest learning point or experience in your life. When I r eceived my yoga i nstructor certification. I was surrounded by such i nspirational, s upportive and unique individuals. Together, we were one family from very different backgrounds who shared a common love for yoga. Passion for what you do can take you places.
What is the one skill you’d love to learn right now, and why? To learn jujutsu for self- defence; plus, I think it’s a very calculative form of martial art that requires great discipline and strength ( something I need when practising yoga).
What advice would you give your younger self, if you could? To start my blog earlier! Like any other sport, passion or hobby, the ‘ younger you’ initiates and the ‘ better you’ achieves. You grow and learn with it.
If you could go back to any era in time or witness any major event in history, which one would it be, and why? India on Independence Day, 1947. Must have been a beautiful moment of victory that words can never describe.
Your greatest fear. To be left alone with a snake!