But today, the dance has lost its social context and has remained just a form of performing arts.The best athletes from around the world have gathered together in Rio de Janeiro to compete for the most coveted medals.

Every time you visit the city you will always find something new to experience.

The world-class cuisines, state-of-the-art amusement parks, larger-than-life structures and the total environment makes Dubai one of the hottest holiday destinations in the world.

An American man has been arrested and repeatedly denied bail in the United Arab Emirates, after he posted a satirical You Tube video about life for young residents of Dubai.

CREATIVE ENERGY - SHAPING THE EMIRATES The President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, died on November 2nd 2004.

He was the architect of the UAE - the only federation in the Arab World.

Virtually every major newspaper carried an obituary of him.

He was widely acknowledged as Arabia's greatest statesman and was a strong proponent of the role of the United Nations in solving world conflicts.

'Creative Energy - Shaping the Emirates' shows how the UAE has grown from being one of the poorest on earth to become one of the richest - in only 30 years! This is where true power lies, the power that we value." At a time when oil and religious intolerance have combined to place the world on a knife-edge Zayed's achievements in creating a multicultural society where tolerance and peaceful co-existence are at its core, resonate more than ever.

But Sheikh Zayed never measured success in monetary terms. His misson was to improve the lives of his people and to lead the country into the modern world. It begins with some brief glimpses of Abu Dhabi before oil and then quickly moves to the UAE of 2004 -- exploring the secret of the country's success through the eyes of its own people.