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UAE CULTURE

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UAE CULTURE

  1. 1. Culture ?! 12/6/2016 Central University of Karnataka 2
  2. 2. Contents  profile of UAE  religion  traditions  urban life & rural life  family life  conclusion 12/6/2016 3Central University of Karnataka
  3. 3. Profile Of UAE  Introduction  Geography  Climate  Major cities  History  Recent events  Government  Media  Economy  Ethnic groups 12/6/2016 4Central University of Karnataka
  4. 4. Geography  7 emirati states  Abu dhabi  Dubai  Ajman  Fujairah  Ra's Al-khaima  Sharjah  Umm Al-Quwain  Discovery of oil in 1950: bahrain;1962 Abu Dhabi started exporting oil  Merly depende on pearls and fishing  Gulf war in 1991 ,UAE helped to Kuwait 12/6/2016 Central University of Karnataka 5
  5. 5. Climate Population • June to September is the hottest • average maximum temperature is 45degree centigrade • average minimum temperature will be in between 10 to 14 degree centigrade • average rain fall in coastal area is <120mm • in 2004 very first time snow fall occurred in UAE 12/6/2016 Central University of Karnataka 6 state population (in million) Dubai 2.56 (nov5,5016) Abu Dhabi 2.33 Ajman .238 Sharjah .14 Fujairah .152 Ra's Al Khaimah >. 25 Umm Al-Quwain 0.062
  6. 6. Top 15 tourist places in Dubai 12/6/2016 Central University of Karnataka 7 Burj Kalifa Burj Al Arab The World island Dubai mall Fountain Dubai creek Palm island and Atlatis hotel wild wadi water park Dubai marina Mall of the Emirates Madinat jumeirah Dubai museum Jumeirah beach & hotel IBN Battuta Mall
  7. 7. History Government • early history ;BRONZE(3300B..C- 1200B.C),IRON AGE (˘1200B.C- 600AC) • coming of Islam:630AC • colonial history:december2,1971 Recent Events :  presidency of abu-dhabi and Dubai  UAE have member ship in GCC  a major donar for Africa and Asia for underdeveloped areas  political reforms,foreign investment reforms 12/6/2016 Central University of Karnataka 8 federation of 7 emirates presidential system: president of UAE: Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan(ruler of Abu Dhabi) vice president :HH SHEikH MoHaMMEd bin RaSHid al Maktoum (Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai) power over areas national defense foreign affairs legal system based on both law and Islamic rules FSC is the highest authority president and vice president will be elected once in 5years nation's judiciary is Nation supreme court sharia's court and nation's secular court
  8. 8. Media • freedom of speech and freedom of press • 11 national daily newspapers, 6-English newspapers • sensorship involves of local politics,culture,and religion. • use of internet is punishable if it violates social and cultural and traditional norms. 12/6/2016 Central University of Karnataka 9
  9. 9. Economy • enjoys high standard of living • one of the freest economy in the world • low trade barriers,open- market supports,trasperency,political stability • 25% of oil and gas exports contributing to GDP • oil and gas exports expecting to be half (˘50%) to GDP in 2017 12/6/2016 Central University of Karnataka 10
  10. 10. Main Manufacturing Sub sectors • Food and beverages • tobacco • textiles and clothing • wood products • paper products • printing and publishing • chemical and plastics • non-metallic mineral products • fabricated metal products 12/6/2016 Central University of Karnataka 11
  11. 11. contd... • Domestic economic policies by govt :free trade zones • preomtes foreign manufactures to produce and export with out trade barrier and high cost of manufacturing. • may operate in tax free environment and with few restriction on exports and imports . • 3rd largest re-exporter in world . • it includes :electronics,precious and semi precious metals and stones ,base products,chemical products and vechicles . • 20th larger exporter in merchandise trade with 1.6% of the world exports . • likely chances are there to stop oil export to Asia and to the west. 12/6/2016 Central University of Karnataka 12
  12. 12. Ethnic groups • UAE population : 9.16 million(world bank) • emiratis : around 1.40 million19% (al munwateen) • residense : around 7.94 million 81% (al wafeeden ) 12/6/2016 Central University of Karnataka 13
  13. 13. contd... 12/6/2016 Central University of Karnataka 14
  14. 14. contd.. 12/6/2016 Central University of Karnataka 15
  15. 15. Religion  Introduction  Pre-Islamic religions  Daily life  Religious events and holidays  Buildings of worship  Behavior in places of worship 12/6/2016 16Central University of Karnataka
  16. 16. Pre - Islamic religions • 7th century:Zoroastrianism, paganism, and Christianity • ISLAM:based on 7th century prophet Muhammad,who wrote Quran,believed by Muslims as messenger to ALLAH(god). • they believe the pillars of faith are salat : praying 5 times a day hajji : going to MECCA once in life time zacat : giving charity to the poor swam : fasting  about ISLAM'S holy book QURAN people should treat QURAN with respect. should not touch with dirt hands if one sits on floor quran should be parllel to waist or lap. should covered with dust cover,and should not keep anything on it . if QURAN is damaged it should be disposed off either burning or burying. 12/6/2016 Central University of Karnataka 17
  17. 17. Daily life • two categories in Muslims in UAE Sunni's and shia's • revoles around the mosque • some offices and businesses close during pray time . • FRIDAY is ISLAMIC holiday • weekend days are Friday and Saturday. • conservative dress should be there when Muslims wanted to come to prayer in mosque. • public display affection is prohibited. • religious dietary should not encourage PORT and ALCHOL. 12/6/2016 Central University of Karnataka 18
  18. 18. Religious events and holidays • MUHARRAM:1st day of islamic calender • RAMDAN:last day of islmaic calender • Eid AL-Fitr:celebration of fasting at the end of ramdan • Eid AL-Adha:celebration of abrahams sacrifice • Rabi al awwal:birthday of prohet muhammad Buildings of worship Sheikh Zayid Grand mosque : Abu Dhabi • many mosques have fountain for ritual cleaning before prayer. • many mosques does not allow for non-ismalic people. • shoes should be removed before the entry of mosque. • women should cover their hands and body and head ,clothes should not contain people and animals images. • should never chew gum and never smoke,laughing,talking,touching walls and books also avoided. • photography is STRICTLY PROHIBITTED. 12/6/2016 Central University of Karnataka 19
  19. 19. Traditions ♦ Introduction ♦ Greetings ♦ Gender issues ♦ Hospitality and gifts ♦ Food and eating habits ♦ Dress code ♦ Do's and dont Do's 12/6/2016 20Central University of Karnataka
  20. 20. Greetings introduction: •hospitality is core of EMIRATIS life. •loyalty to tribe and family is important. •they love to show their wealth through celebrations. •another key value of culture is friendship. •but a men and women friendship rare. general greetings: salaam aleikum - may peace be with you wa aleikum as-salaam- and unto you and they traditionally enquire about family. during face-to-face communication they prefer direct eye-contact. but foreign men should be careful to stare at EMIRATI women. 12/6/2016 Central University of Karnataka 21
  21. 21. Gender issues men • many men prefer their wife's and daughters to be in home. • UAE got 103rd rank out of 134 countries for gender gap. women • women workers reduced after oil discovery . • high cost of dowry is making women s single. • participation of women in business is 43%(66%from piblic sector). 12/6/2016 Central University of Karnataka 22
  22. 22. Hospitality and Gifts • invitations are rare from emirates • but meetings are necessary with foreigners • small gifts are acceptable but it should not contain food and alcohol. • advisable to be punctual and to remove shoes out of the home. • men will meet in majlis-offered gahwa(arabic coffee). 12/6/2016 Central University of Karnataka 23
  23. 23. Food and Eating habits Dishes forming part of the Emirati cuisine include: • Al Jabab bread • Camel meat • Dates • Fish • Kabsa • Mandi • Haneeth • Maqluba • Shuwaa • Khabees • Sheep • Iffah 12/6/2016 Central University of Karnataka 24
  24. 24. Food Habits • 3 meals a day : before 6 A.M;2 to 3 P.M;8.30 to 10 P.M • males dont dine with women. • eating commences when elder one starts. • they have in cuisine :meat,fish,bread,dairy products. • vegetable salad is common for meal. • machboos is a popular dish. • margooga is a stew from meat and vegetables and bread . • chicken stew : dejaj murraq • dej taha tha,kafta schwarma. 12/6/2016 Central University of Karnataka 25
  25. 25. Dress code 12/6/2016 Central University of Karnataka 26thobe
  26. 26. Do's and Don't Do's Do's • Do remove your shoes before entering a mosque or a private dwelling. • Do remember that as a Westerner you have a high profile in public places and that your conduct will be observed by the local population. • Do give and receive items with the right hand. The left hand is considered unclean. • Do dress modestly. 12/6/2016 Central University of Karnataka 27
  27. 27. contd.. Dont's •Don’t speak to, sit next to, or attempt to contact a member of the opposite sex in public unless the person is a member of your family. •Don’t make rude gestures. These are criminal acts in the UAE. • Don’t consume alcoholic beverages in public places or offer drinks to Arabs. •Don’t enter a mosque unless you have received approval for a visit. •Don’t bring a search dog into a private dwelling. They are considered unclean under Islamic law. •Don’t take photographs of local people, especially women, without permission. It is illegal and can be prosecuted. •Don’t sit in such a way that you show the soles of your shoes or the bottoms of your feet to an Arab. 12/6/2016 Central University of Karnataka 28
  28. 28. Urban & rural Life  Introduction  Urban issues  Health care  Education  Restaurants  Market place  Street vendors  Transportation 12/6/2016 29Central University of Karnataka
  29. 29. Urban issues Health care • problems with rapid urbanization • wastage from city • ground water supply problems,relay on desalination plants :causing co2. • the wastage is going to pursian gulf :which stood one of the most polluted area. • construction : high % of dust in air. unemployment(4.20%): • most of the people want government jobs • this threatening the economy of the nation 12/6/2016 Central University of Karnataka 30 garuntees free care for all citizens free health care eudcation,preventive medicine,child care,surgical treatment. education : must complete 9 years of schooling primary school :grade 1-5 secondary school : grade6-9 upper secondary school : grade 10-12 40% emirates attend fee based schools
  30. 30. Restaurants Street vendors • serves international cuisine • pork is banned for emiratis cusine • but some foreginers need in pork : cooked for them in seperate kitchen. market place : kidzania : in duabai mall aquarium underwater zoo 12/6/2016 Central University of Karnataka 31 • must have license. schwarma is famous food item . transportation : cars,busses,metros,water boats ,planes in Dubai metro facility is there:70 km;45 stations.
  31. 31. Family Life ♦ Introduction ♦ Typical household and family structure ♦ Malefemale interaction in emirates family ♦ Status of women ♦ Status of elders and children ♦ Marriage and divorce ♦ Family social events ♦ Naming conventions 12/6/2016 32Central University of Karnataka
  32. 32. Family • marriages among relatives • around 10 people in rural households • oldest male considered as the main authoritarian to that family. • men are responsible for economic well being ;women are responsible for managing family. • men and women are not allowed to be free each other they dine superately,sit superately and have their superate wash rooms. • they will not encourage women to go out of the country (˘wife's,unmarried daughters). • will not allow women to live alone . • access to credit cards and taking bank loans or engaging into business is tough task with out permission of their husband. • but they are in all sectors like cabinet,banks,arm forces etc ;participation in Olympics also in past. 12/6/2016 Central University of Karnataka 33
  33. 33. Status of Elders and Children • elders are respected alot .but it is now decreasing due to urbanization and fast moving culture of doing business . • traditional forms of authority is weakening now a days. children: • many families surrender their children to maids and nannies. • much of life influenced by religion. • daily study of QURAN is an integral part of their lives. • recent reports showing that 42% of children neglected and 22% of the children are abused. • to control government implemented federal child protection law and appointed police. 12/6/2016 Central University of Karnataka 34
  34. 34. Marriage and Divorce • average age of marriage is 26 . • man may have up to 4 wife's ;but for second marriage on words he should get permission from his past wife/wife's. • either men/women may not marry non-Muslims. • marriage with another country people are ended with divorce in 2013 (39%). • men must pay dowry “mahr” :range 1USD to 13,600USD(9,11,200rupees) divorce • highest divorce rate (30-33%). • men can have divorce without judiciary involvement;but not for women i.e:they have to petition in court and have to gone through proceution. • men are treated as real guardians of the children. • if a women marry having their young children ;she should take care of them ;for male children-10 yr;for female children-13yr. • failed marriage is considered as women s fault;hard to get remarry 12/6/2016 Central University of Karnataka 35
  35. 35. Social events birth: if they got male children they call for prayer :adhan. they ensures that the child listen first the god name :ALLAH in first week of birth father arranges party:aquiqa they give silver to charity equals to the weight of the child. funerals: the body should be buried after cleaning and wrapped with white cloth(kafan). body carried to mosque for prayer by male relatives. after 3 days fallowed by death; males and females will superately meet their relatives in their home. the things and clothes belogs to dead person will be given to the needy people. 12/6/2016 Central University of Karnataka 36
  36. 36. Naming conventions • common names: fathima , mohammadh • name include :first name,fathers name,family name • ex:khalifa (first name ),bin(son of),zayid(father name ), Al-Nahyam(family name). for women: Hind (first name) bint Maktoum (father’s name) bin Juma (grandfather’s name) Al Maktoum (family name) literally meaning Hind, daughter of Maktoum son of Juma, Al Maktoum. • after marriage: hurma Mohammad bin Ahmad Al Qasimi which means wife of Mohammad, son of Ahmad, Al Qasimi. 12/6/2016 Central University of Karnataka 37
  37. 37. conclusion • one should know and fallow the rules when he/she want to venture business in UAE. • the terms and conditions of your business must be acceptable by UAE citizens. • the behaviour should be accepted by people in public places. • in case of restaurants and food habits special care should be taken . • documents should be in Arabic language . RECENT ISUUES: banned ethipoia meet • may24,2016:tighten norms for import of fruits and vegetables from India.they assigned APEDA(agricultural &processed food products exports developemnt authority) for surveillance;48,591 tonnes of mango's imported from India. • banned exports & reexports :strategic goods,arms military trade. • ABU DBAHI: banned export of ground water;november16,2016. • India banned export of rice to UAE (non-basmati);august4,2008 • november14,2016:4 days Indian festival:for the contribution of Indians towards UAE development. 12/6/2016 Central University of Karnataka 38
  38. 38. Source information • http://www.dubai.ae/en.portal?topic,Article_000240 ,0,&_nfpb=true&_pageLabel=home • http://www.cyborlink.com/besite/uae.htm • http://www.geert- hofstede.com/hofstede_arab_world.shtml • http://www.islamicity.com/mosque/Zakat/ • http://www.religioustolerance.org/islsharia.htm • http://sothisisdubai.com/2009/07/ • http://www.lboro.ac.uk/gawc/gawcworlds.html 12/6/2016 39Central University of Karnataka
  39. 39. The floor is open for discussion 12/6/2016 40Central University of Karnataka
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