Sat, Oct 16|
Bedouin Etiquette & Emirati Cuisine
Cultural Immersion Dinner Experience
Time & Location
Oct 16, 2021, 6:00 AM GMT+4
دبي, Beach Road - جميرا - جميرا ٢ - دبي - United Arab Emirates
About the Event
Did you know that Emirati hospitality revolves around receiving guests with a special treat? The tradition is deeply rooted in the past of the Arabic tribes when people were constantly travelling, carrying on with a nomadic lifestyle, seeking and granting protection to any visitor. This tradition continues to play a significant part in today's business and private settings. Bedouins of the past have developed an important system of customs and traditions that are extensively used in contemporary life. Knowing the secrets to Bedouin hospitality will enable you to connect with Emiratis and create strong bonds with people in the region.
Have you ever asked yourself, what are the correct manners to adopt in the UAE? What would be expected from you when you accept the invitation of an Emirati family? What is behind the light conversations around a cup of tea at Bedouin firedamp? How different could be your cultural habits from those in the Emirates?
You will gain the knowledge of:
- Secret precipices of Emirati spices & Regional dishes.
- How guests are received in local Majilis & What to expect.
- Manners that open hearts & Create bonds.
- What is behind Bedouin hospitality?
- How to impress & Return invitations.
You will degust some iconic regional dishes and learn the ways of making traditional coffee and tea.
Expatriates, visitors, and those who wish to connect with local culture. Suitable from 10 years old.
The event is to be hosted by an experimented intercultural consultant specialized in cross-cultural communication and anthropology of arts.
Journalist and writer Kseniya Zhornokley covered Emirati cultural events for regional and international media, conducted tours and visits for diplomats and international guests. Working with Royalties, consulting expatriates on how to live, succeed and connect in the Emirates. Member of SIETAR France & Europe, certified in Arts, Psychology of Communications and Intercultural Management.