Award-winning actor Matthew McConaughey will be attending a gala dinner in Dubai. He’ll be amongst other stars such as Salma Hayek, Bollywood actors such as Abhishek Bachchan, Ali Zafar, Korean-American singer Eric Nam and more.
The team are in the country for the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize. The $1 million award is presented to a teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to their profession and shines a light on the teaching industry.
The Global Teacher Prize is awarded under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Emir of Dubai. Kevin Spacey, Nick Booth, CEO, The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry are on the judging panel this year.
The winner will be announced on Sunday March 13, which will be followed by an exclusive gala awards event at Atlantis, The Palm.