Amandeep Bhangu

VectorAmandeep Bhangu is an award-winning, presenter-reporter with 10 years’ experience working for BBC TV News in her home city, London.

Now based in the UAE, she freelances internationally and has filmed in more than 30 countries for major broadcasters.

In the UAE, she has presented TV programmes for BBC World News across the country and regularly moderates and hosts high profile events. Interviews include Richard Branson, Malala Yousafzai, Yuval Noah Harari, and senior politicians and industry leaders from across the world.

Her diverse reporting career involves specialising in climate change and sustainability, and she was recently selected for a fellowship in mental health journalism by The Carter Center in the United States in collaboration with The National in the UAE.

Amandeep holds a Masters in English Literature from the University of Cambridge, and this is the fourth year she is moderating at the Festival.
Events for Amandeep Bhangu
Adult event
A Life Well-Lived: Kerry Daynes, Dr Rangan Chatterjee & Prof Rose Anne Kenny

A Life Well-Lived: Kerry Daynes, Dr Rangan Chatterjee & Prof Rose Anne Kenny

Date/Time: Sunday 5 February 2023 10:00-11:00Venue: MBRL Theatre, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: EnglishSession No: 80 
AED 60 - AED 75
How can we lead longer, healthier and happier lives? We have brought together th... Read More
Book Now
Adult event
Dr Shashi Tharoor: Pride, Prejudice & Punditry

Dr Shashi Tharoor: Pride, Prejudice & Punditry

Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 16:00-17:00Venue: Al Riwaq II, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 60 
AED 60 - AED 75
In this in-depth interview, Tharoor reflects upon the influences that have shape... Read More
Book Now
Free Event
Feeding the Soul: Isobel Abulhoul, Colonel Jamila Al Zaabi & Zahra Abdalla

Feeding the Soul: Isobel Abulhoul, Colonel Jamila Al Zaabi & Zahra Abdalla

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 10:00-11:00Venue: Al Riwaq I, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 69 
Free Entry
We are cooking up something very special for you! Join us to celebrate the laun... Read More
Book Now
Adult event
Introducing the Greatest Self-Help Book – It’s the One Written by You: Vex King & Kaushal

Introducing the Greatest Self-Help Book – It’s the One Written by You: Vex King & Kaushal

Date/Time: Thursday 2 February 2023 18:00-19:00Venue: Al Baraha I, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 250 
AED 60
Are you ready to rewrite your story? Discover how to become the best version of... Read More
Book Now
Adult event
Measure for Measure - Shakespeare vs Pythagoras?: Harry Baker & Marcus du Sautoy

Measure for Measure - Shakespeare vs Pythagoras?: Harry Baker & Marcus du Sautoy

Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 11:00-12:00Venue: Al Baraha I, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 138 
AED 60
Shakespeare or Pythagoras? Arts or Science? Maths or Creativity? Quite often, th... Read More
Book Now
Adult event
Mind over Body: Anil Seth & Jo Marchant

Mind over Body: Anil Seth & Jo Marchant

Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 19:00-20:00Venue: Al Amwaj I, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 163 
AED 60
How do our minds shape the world? It’s an old question, but one that we are incr... Read More
Book Now
  • Adults' Events
  • Children's Events
  • Workshops & Masterclasses
  • Education Events
  • Award Ceremonies / Special Events / Film Screenings