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DUBAI CALENDAR – MARCH 2017

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DUBAI CALENDAR – MARCH 2017

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DUBAI CALENDAR – MARCH 2017

Dubai Canvas 2017

01 March - 07 March 2017; City Walk - Dubai “The Plaza”

Dubai Canvas 2017 is a wonderful art festival that invites extremely talented 3D artists from around the world to showcase their talent. Using public spaces as their canvas, particularly City Walk, these creative illustrators use techniques of optical illusion and perspective to turn the walls and floors into wondrous, realistic looking scenes. Take a walk through this open-air gallery for art that you have to see with your own eyes in order to believe. Dubai Canvas 2017 features artwork from Adam Kirsch, Andres Petroselli, Cuboliquido, Danila Shmelev, Dima Fatum, Ella Mundt, Fanakapan, Gennaro Troia, Junadres Vera, Kobra, Leon Keer, Milouz, Mr. Kas- Nelson Marques, Nate Baranowski, Nikolaj Arndt, Odeith- Joao Reis, Qi Zinghua, Remko Van Schaik, Rene Muniz, Ruben Poncia, Ryhop- Ryszard Paprocki, Tomotero, Truman Adams, Vera Bugatti, and John Pugh.

Fairytales on the River

02 March - 04 March 2017; Riverland Dubai

The wonderful world of fairytales come to life through storytelling, interactive reading, workshops and shows. Journey through fantastical scenes throughout Riverland Dubai. Watch the story of ‘The Princess and The Frog’ unfold on a floating stage on the river – a perfect spot for this story to take place. Head to the Riviera Plaza to see the amazing puppet and marionette shows. Boardwalk Plaza will keep kids occupied with a fairy tale workshop, while the Pied Piper, Snow White and Merlin the Magician roam around the French Village.

Madam Butterfly

02 March - 04 March 2017; Dubai Opera

If you haven’t had the pleasure of witnessing live opera yet, but intend on going, you’ll be lucky to watch Madam Butterfly as your first.

It consistently makes the top 10 list of best operas ever performed. Set in 1890, against the oriental background of Japan, this is the story of a very young geisha who is arranged to be married to an American Naval Officer. Out of commitment and excitement, the beautiful geisha does all she can to be a good wife and even changes her religion for him. He leaves shortly after their wedding, and she waits patiently for his return.

Her love is strong and unwavering, and nobody can convince her to move on even years after he has not returned. When she get news of his return, she is overjoyed, but little does she know how things have changed, and neither does he.

Whether you're a first-timer to the opera or an avid fan, the story of Madame Butterfly will impress you, move you and always stay with you. Watch this ornate performance unfold through Puccini’s celebrated score, which includes the Flower Duet, the Humming Chorus and poignant aria Un Bel Dì.

Choir Of The Year 2017

03 March 2017; The Els Club Dubai

In a time when singing has been glamourized to the point where it becomes the inspiration for global talent contests (Pop Idol) and TV shows (Glee), choir groups too have stepped up their claim to fame. See choristers from across the region including Jordan, Morocco and Afghanistan compete for the title of ‘Choir Of The Year’ as 12 choirs render their most charismatic performances.

Dubai Holding SkyRun

03 March 2017; Jumeirah Emirates Towers

Take the stairs – 1334 to be exact. This is the vertical run up 52 floors in Emirates Towers. Known as the Dubai Holding SkyRun, this gruelling race is part of the Vertical World Circuit, an international race that is also held in London, New York, Paris, Manila, Sydney, Beijing, Shanghai, Osaka and Hong Kong. Participants can choose to enter as a team or individual runners. The races start early in the morning and are complete by 10am. All proceeds go to Al Jalila Foundation to support obesity research in the UAE. Grab your friends or colleagues and sign up now to make a difference.

Street Nights DXB

02 March - 03 March 2017; Bay Avenue

Don’t miss Street Nights, two of the coolest days taking place during Dubai Food Festival. A surprise celebrity chef will be making an appearance, and the largest open graffiti forum will take place, where painting and graffiti on real walls is allowed, instead of makeshift walls. But that’s not the main attraction- the real highlight will be the Regional BBoy Competition, which will draw skilled breakdancers to battle it out on the dance floor for the BBoy title. The DJ line-up includes Koshr Abz, Lect, DJ Lobito, and DJ Ciazdo. In addition to the homegrown foodtrucks and assortment of vendors, there will also be an arts ‘n crafts workshop and food-themed play area for children.

Emirates Airline Festival of Literature 2017

03 March - 11 March 2017; InterContinental Dubai Festival City

The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature is the Middle East’s largest celebration of the written and spoken word, bringing people of all ages, nationalities and backgrounds together with authors from around the world to promote education, debate and, above all, a love of reading and writing, in a celebratory and enjoyable way.

The LitFest, as it has become known, will bring, among others, a fantastic cast of authors, writers and speakers from numerous countries who will cover a wide range of subjects, styles and genres. It provides the chance to attend literary discussions, listen to readings, participate in workshops, and experience the exciting Fringe and children’s events. To know more about who will be attending the event this year, click on the link below.

Fantastic Mr. Fox

13 March - 20 March 2017; Centrepoint Theatre

Plunge into another wondrous Roald Dahl adventure as Fantastic Mr. Fox comes to life on stage with sprightly costumes and peppy songs for the whole family to enjoy.

Go on a wild journey with the loveable Mr. Fox as he attempts to outfox the mean farmers with the help of all his terrific friends and family.

While the basic plot stays the same, this stage version has been adapted and tweaked for a more modern take on the original story which will have kids and parents laughing out loud from start to finish.

Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships 2017

20 February - 04 March 2017; Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium

Watch the most talented international players head to Dubai for one of the most eagerly awaited events, the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. This will be the 25th year for the event, bringing the world’s best players once again to Dubai.

Competing for the women’s championship are: Angelique Kerber, Karolina Pliskova, Dominika Cibulkova, Agnieszka Radwanska, Garbiñe Muguruza, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Johanna Konta, Elina Svitolina, Carla Suárez Navarro, Timea Bacsinszky, Elena Vesnina, Barbora Strycova, Caroline Wozniacki , Coco Vandeweghe, Roberta Vinci, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Samantha Stosur, Kiki Bertens, Caroline Garcia, Daria Kasatkina, Irina-Camelia Begu, Shuai Zhang, Anastasija Sevastova, Jelena Ostapenko, Yulia Putintseva, Monica Niculescu, Laura Siegemund, Ekaterina Makarova, Alison Riske, Ana Konjuh, Ekaterina Makarova, Misaki Doi, Christina McHale, Eugenie Bouchard, Alizé Cornet, Yaroslava Shvedova, Monica Puig, Sara Errani, Jelena Jankovic, Kristina Mladenovic, Lauren Davis, Naomi Osaka, and Johanna Larsson.

Competing for the men’s championship are: Andy Murray, Stan Wawrinka, Gael Monfils, Roger Federer, Tomas Berdych, Lucas Pouille, Phillip Kohlschreiber, Gilles Muller, Marcos Baghdatis, Viktor Troicki, Marcel Granollers, Fernando Verdasco, Benoit Paire, Daniel Evans, Florian Mayer, Malek Jaziri, Karen Khachanov, Jiri Vesely, Robin Haase, Jan-Lennard Struff, Daniil Medvedev, Dustin Brown, and Mikhail Youzhny.

Rang Barse- Holi Hai 2017

10 March 2017; Gate#5 - Area C, Zabeel Park

The festival of colours is going to be even bigger and better this year. Taking place at Zabeel Park, there will be loads of family-friendly activities, games and entertainment. Spend the day enjoying live singers, dance performances, DJ’s and celebrities. There will be a range of affordable food and beverage options.

Truckers DXB

01 January - 30 April 2017; On the lawn at Emirates Golf Club; Saturdays, 5pm-11pm

Follow Truckers DXB for a laid-back vibe with live music and quality street food from a variety of food trucks. Chill out with friends, family and foodies in the vibrant outdoor settings of different venues and peruse the colourful craft stalls on offer. TruckersDXB features at several hip locations and events around town, from Emirates Hills Golf Club to the Truckers Beach Edition at JA Jebel Ali Beach Hotel & Resort. Note that no pets or outside food is allowed, and it always helps to bring enough cash and small change.

Etisalat Beach Canteen

23 February 2017 To 11 March 2017; Behind Sunset Mall

Dining, Entertainment And Events On The Beach

The wildly popular Etisalat Beach Canteen returns this year behind Sunset Mall with a fresh focus on the best range of Middle Eastern cuisine. And once again, you’ll be able to learn culinary tips at Al Islami Masterclasses from international celebrities and meet Dubai’s best local chefs and local food bloggers during Dubai Food Festival 2017.

Watch the beach behind Sunset Mall transform into a dining and entertainment hot-spot with a line-up that includes celebrity chefs, home-grown restaurant concepts and fantastic family-friendly activities. In addition to delicious food, expect amazing experiences including entertainment ranging from fitness classes, beach football and open mic nights to farmers’ markets, children’s play areas and beach cinema.

Thousands of foodies take to the beach at this one-of-a-kind event so don’t miss out on this 17-day celebration of Dubai’s diverse cuisine. See you at the 2017 Etisalat Beach Canteen on from 23 February to 11 March 2017.

Colour Code #Kimono

13 March - 13 April 2017; Alserkal Avenue, Warehouse 69

Japanese creative comes to the fore, through the beautiful kimono. This traditional garment is as poetic as it is ornate. Every kimono holds a unique significance through its illustration and choice of colour. Known as dentouiro, the traditional colours of Japan all hold specific meaning. Decode the hidden meanings within these kimonos in a contemporary setting designed by architect Takeshi Murayama and designer Manabu Ozawa.

Group Exhibits at Leila Heller Gallery

09 March - 22 April 2017; I-87, Alserkal Avenue

See two edgy artists with very different styles at Leila Heller Gallery. Bill Viola really pushes the envelope with his pioneering video pieces. Entitled ‘The Vast: Mirrors of the Mind,’ this latest body of work explores the fine lines between consciousness, reflection, perception and sense of self through jarring imagery and recurring use of water from previous works. Rashid Rana has been reconfiguring past classics into the contemporary future. Looking at his ‘Transliteration Series,’ one might ask the question, ‘is it deconstruction, reconstruction or disruption?’ It’s truly subjective but very purposely done by Rashid Rana who has pioneered this conceptually-driven practice.

Talise Wellness Month

10 February - 18 March 2017; Madinat Jumeirah

Wellness gurus, nutritionists, fitness trainers and health experts from Talise Nutrition, Talise Fitness, Talise Spa and DNA Health Centre combine to offer you a world-class wellness experience. With the aim of promoting overall health, trial sessions in yoga, tai chi, zumba and fitness workouts will be scheduled. Special guest Eric Standop, the ‘facereader,’ will treat participants to a glimpse of their health journey. Dr. Nasim Ashraf will deliver a health talk on ‘How to Detox at Home.' Gloria Halim will shed light on hormonal balances and pre-conception, and Richard Pilnick will incorporate art and photography into the mix. A free screening and daily giveaways will also be offered.

Joshua Watt's Emergent Momenta

13 March - 30 April 2017; FN Designs Dubai Studio at Alserkal Avenue

Joshua Watts, American-born artist with more than 70 exhibitions under his belt, is also an Associate Professor of Visual Arts at Zayed University in Dubai. This virtuoso uses mixed media to distort the notions of time, and draws intrigue and interaction through creative use of objects and the way they are exhibited.

Fazza Championship for Shooting

05 March - 15 March 2017; Al Ruwayyah Police Shooting Fields

Emirati heritage is well known for its rich traditions and spectacular sportsmanship, including shooting the saktoun gun. To identify promising talent, the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center has launched the Fazza Saktoun Rifle Shooting Championship, with entry open to men, women and juniors. Participants are provided with the training and equipment needed at Dubai Police’s shooting field in Al Ruwayyah, and the best performers will receive further training in order to participate in regional and international championships. From March 5-11, the event is open to participants from all countries, while from March 12-15 it is only open to Emirati national participants. However, anyone is welcome to attend as a spectator on all days.

Taste of Dubai 2017

09 March - 11 March 2017Dubai Media City Amphitheatre

Taste of Dubai, the prestigious event where food, music and fun blend together in Dubai Media City’s amphitheatre, returns for the 10th successive year. As always, you can expect world-class fine dining and exclusive dishes from Dubai’s most talented chefs as restaurants showcase the highlights of their menus.

Live music will provide a relaxed setting for adults, while entertainment for children will be provided in a designated area. This three-day event is a highlight of Dubai’s culinary calendar.

Dubai International Boat Show 2017

28 February - 04 March 2017; Dubai International Marine Club, Mina Seyahi

Indulge in five days of luxury with a splash of nautical novelty. While show-stopping superyachts are the main attraction, live shows, exciting prizes and enlightening marine talks will keep all ages entertained.

Skippers and angling aficionados can test drive equipment, enjoy free fishing and sailing trips and fine-tune their boating skills with qualified professionals. Water lovers can get their feet wet with windsurfing, kayaking and stand-up paddling under supervision, plus check out interactive demonstrations from Dive Middle East Exhibition.

Attendees can also listen to purring engines at the Super Car Promenade, shop in the Retail Village and relax on The Beach with fresh cuisine and trendy tunes overlooking exhilarating Jetpack, Flyboard and FlyBike stunts.

ChoirFest Middle East 2017

26 February - 04 March 2017; Dubai British School

Choirfest 2017 shines the spotlight on organised group singing. The region’s top-tier choirs and choral experts gather to showcase their skills across seven days of competitions, workshops and concerts. Junior and senior schools will compete in their own categories from 28 Feb onwards. Listen to visiting regional choirs at Ghani Fil Bayt as well as ‘Choir of The Year’ and ‘Gospel on The Grass’ performances for an evening of impressive choral music.

Dubai World Cup Carnival Super Saturday

04 March 2017; Meydan Racecourse

Dubai’s horse racing season continues through the World Cup Carnival series, where an exciting competition is guaranteed. Featuring the most noble horses and talented jockeys from around the world, your adrenaline will reach its highest levels as you cheer on your favourite horse and rider. Meydan racetrack’s world-class facilities make for a comfortable viewing venue, and with a variety of dining outlets this makes for a great day out with family or friends.

Billy Ocean Headlines at Taste of Dubai

09 March 2017; Media City Amphitheatre

Shakespeare famously said: ‘If music be the food of love, play on.’ From the stalls to the stage, there will plenty to feast your eyes and ears on at Taste of Dubai. In addition to featuring some of the hottest chefs and restaurants on the scene, the opening night will be a special treat with eighties sensation, Billy Ocean, kicking off the three-day festival. Performing all his hits including Suddenly, Get Outta My Dreams Get Into My Car, Caribbean Queen, Love Really Hurts Without You and When The Going Gets Tough. Billy Ocean’s concerts are almost always sold out, so book your tickets now to see this icon live in concert.

Bryan Adams

09 March 2017; Autism Rocks Arena

In another rock coup for Dubai, one of the most successful rockers in history Bryan Adams brings his Get Up world tour to the Autism Rocks Arena. Adams has made music history achieving superstar status in over 40 countries over four decades around the world. His enormous oeuvre is full of songs you didn’t realise you knew all the words to, and there’s nothing quite like singing along with thousands at a great concert. It’s not all about the throwback, though, Bryan will also bring latest hits from his newest album. Grab your tickets and make it a night to remember.

La Boheme

09 March - 11 March 2017; Dubai Opera

The story follows the romance of a penniless poet and a poor seamstress who fall deeply in love on Christmas Eve. We get to know their friends, and their lives as struggling artists, known in France in those days as ‘bohemians’. The story makes you wonder, whether love is enough to make you happy when you are young and poor, and can it really truly conquer all? Find out for yourself.

With subtitles subtly displayed above the stage, watching performances at Dubai Opera makes it easy for operagoers to understand and engage in the full story. La bohéme is a simple story but will certainly tug at your heartstrings, so take some tissues along just in case.

Music for The Soul

10 March 2017; Royal Ballroom - The One&Only Royal Mirage Hotel

A distinguished affair for distinguished tastes, ‘Music For The Soul’ will be a treat for classical music enthusiasts. Performing live is the internationally-renowned pianist Francois Chaplin. On flute is musical maestro Phillipe Bernold, and tying it all together is mezzo-soprano Delphine Haidan. Watch these prestigious performers at The One&Only Royal Mirage Hotel for one night of pure listening pleasure.

Dubai Sky Carnival

10 March - 11 March 2017; Sunset Beach

Spend the day with the sand between your toes and your eyes on the sky. The Dubai Sky Carnival is part of the entertainment at this year’s Etisalat Beach Canteen- merging two events for a day of wholesome fun. Take part in the activities, see all kinds of colourful inflatables catch the wind, and build up an appetite for the yummy food available at Etisalat Beach Canteen, which is part of the Dubai Food Festival.

Sculpture at Salsali Private Museum

11 March - 21 March 2017; Al Fahidi Historic District

 SIKKA Art Fair showcases feature works of UAE-based artists, representing numerous nations, encouraging them to share their talent with the wider community, further fostering a culture of art in Dubai.

Taking place at the historic Al Fahidi Neighbourhood, the fair showcases site-specific work, spanning an array of mediums including audio and video installations, multi-disciplinary initiatives, artistic installations, music performances and visual arts, such as painting, photography and sculptures.

Fazza Championship for Freediving

13 March - 18 March 2017; Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammd Bin Rashid Sport Complex

In the early days of the emirate’s history, pearl diving was a common way to earn a living. Without the help of tools or equipment, the divers had only their natural skills and abilities to descend and retrieve treasures from the bottom of the sea. The Fazza Championship for Freediving continues the tradition, as athletes and diving enthusiasts gather to watch athletes take the plunge. The competition consists of two categories- one for professional free divers and one limited to UAE and GCC nationals.

 

Montreux Comedy Festival in Dubai

15 March - 16 March 2017; DUCTAC

Montreux Comedy Festival is a mixed-language English-French show that showcases comedians from around the world. Going strong since in 1989, the Swiss-founded show has toured globally with a different lineup each time. This year, Dubai audiences can look forward to two nights of laughter. Presented by Loyiso Madinga from South Africa, the English-speaking set on 15 March includes Ali Al Sayed from the UAE, Noman Hosni from Switzerland, Sebastian Marx from the USA and Mike Ward from Canada. Verino from France will host the French-speaking lineup on 16 March, which repeats Noman Hosni, Mike Ward and Sebastian Marx, with the addition of PE from Belgium.

Dubai International Horse Fair

16 March - 18 March 2017; World Trade Centre

Dubai International Horse Fair 2017 will attract royals, VIPs, industry professionals, and horse enthusiasts for an exciting equestrian event, crammed with entertainment. Bid on purebred Arabian horses in the thrilling Horse Auctions, which cater to every budget, discover the work of international and regional artists in the equestrian gallery and watch the world’s best riders, breeders and stables compete for AED15 million worth of prizes in the DIHF Championship. There will also be live falconry and hunting displays, pony show jumping, classical dressage and horse ballet.

Design Days Dubai 2017

14 March - 17 March 2017; Dubai Design District (d3)

Design Days Dubai is the leading fair in the Middle East and South Asia dedicated to collectible and limited edition furniture and design objects, presenting design from leading international designers and galleries alongside up and coming design from across the world. The fair also presents a strong non-commercial programme consisting of education, workshops, installations and live performances. Design Days Dubai is held in partnership with Dubai Culture and Dubai Design District (d3).

Art Dubai 2017

15 March - 18 March 2017; Dubai

Art Dubai has become one of the most globalised meeting points in the art world today – an essential gathering place for collectors, artists and art professionals from across the region and beyond.Besides the gallery halls, the fair's extensive programme includes commissioned projects and performances, artists' and curators' residencies, educational workshops and the critically acclaimed Global Art Forum.More details to follow soon, keep checking back on this page or visit the link below.

Paddy’s Day in Dubai

17 March 2017; Dubai Media City Amphitheatre

Become Irish for the day at McGettigans, when the biggest Irish celebration of the year takes place with live music and brunch. Green is the colour of day, so dress in your finest green garb and head down for a lively time out on the grass. The musical lineup includes The Coronas, Walking On Cars, Gavin James, The Stars Of The Commitments, The Classic Beatles, Craig Gallagher, a few local artists and of course, traditional Irish dancers.

Fashion Forward Dubai

23 March - 25 March 2017; Hai, d3

Calling all fashionistas and trendsetters with your eye on style. Fashion Forward Dubai brings high fashion to your doorstep. This event shines the spotlight on the fashion industry and cultivates an ever-higher standard for designers in the Middle East. Explore the relationship between fashion and functionality as both fresh talent and established designers push the fashion frontiers in the region. Hosting two shows per year, FFWD covers Spring/Summer and Autumn/Winter in April and October respectively with runway shows, presentations by the best couture and enlightening seminars and panel discussions from experts, called ‘Fashion Talks’.

Vladimir Pozner in Dubai

24 March 2017; Meyana Auditorium

Don’t miss another opportunity to mingle and socialize within the Russian community in Dubai. M Premiere hosts a gala dinner with Vladimir Pozner – a journalist, filmmaker and author, whose work has earned him numerous accolades. Enjoy the evening with this intellectual and brilliant conversationalist who shares his life experiences in a candid and intriguing way.

Spirit of BBC Proms in Dubai

21 March - 24 March 2017; Dubai Opera

One of the UK’s most-loved traditions, the summer season of concerts known as BBC Proms, is coming to Dubai with a four-day festival of fine musical performances. With a total of six concerts, this mini-series offers a taste of the iconic British celebration, which traditionally lasts eight weeks. BBC Proms Dubai features a lineup of Arab and international musicians, who will enchant audiences with a range of musical styles. Audiences will be treated to orchestral showpieces, piano solos, choral works and Arabian-jazz fusion.

The Proms can be enjoyed individually or as a complete set, with special emphasis on the first and last nights, which traditionally are amongst the most revered evenings in the music scene internationally.

Ebi Live In Concert

23 March 2017; Dubai World Trade Centre

Renowned Iranian singer Ebrahim Hamedi, known to his fans as Ebi, will perform for one night only in Dubai to ring in the Iranian spring festival of Norooz. Ebi is considered the King of Persian Pop, and this stop in Dubai is part of his ‘50’ world tour, where he performs 50 concerts across 35 cities over 4 continents. This festive evening is sure to delight audiences, who will get to dance and sing along to all their favourite Ebi hits.

Googoosh Live in Dubai

24 March 2017; Dubai World Trade Centre

Earning the title ‘Best Iranian Female Singer’ at the 2014 World Music Awards, iconic singer and actress Faegheh Atashin, affectionately known as Googoosh, will enchant Dubai audiences. Googoosh’s multilingual repertoire includes songs in Persian, Tajik, Azerbaijani, Turkish, Arabic, English, French, Italian and Spanish. From London's famous Royal Albert Hall to the Kurdish region of Iraq, this outspoken artist has performed around the world and has earned respect not just for her music but for her brave stance on many political and social issues.  

Dubai World Cup 2017

25 March 2017; Meydan Racecourse and Grandstand

The who’s who of the equestrian world, the elite of Dubai’s society and tens of thousands of racegoers will limber up and down their finery for the culmination of Dubai’s World Cup Carnival – Dubai World Cup day on Saturday, 25 March, 2017. The region’s premier equestrian event pays tribute to the Arabian love affair with horses and is also one of the UAE’s biggest social and sporting events. Held at at the iconic Meydan Racecourse, with the stunning Greystand taking centre stage, this is the day when USD30 million worth of prizes is handed out to the winners of the day’s nine races. Savour the atmosphere, enjoy the hospitality and don’t miss the after-race concert drawing some of the biggest names in the world of music and the dazzling display of fireworks!

Vera Brezhneva Live

27 March - 29 March 2017; Al Falak Ballroom

Get ready for a shimmering gala evening at Burj Al Arab where the brightest star of the night will be Vera Brezhneva. The beautiful and lively singer will perform all her hits and have you clapping and moving – a perfect way to follow the scrumptious feast and cocktail reception that will be served.

Global Village 2016-2017

01 November - 08 April 2017; Global Village

Global Village is the largest seasonal cultural extravaganza in the region that offers visitors an amazing array of festivals, shopping and entertainment in an open-air theme park.
This entertainment and shopping destination is open from November through to April and hosts over 70 participating countries presented in over 36 pavilions, with more than 50 fun rides and 26 restaurants offering food from around the world.
Check back soon to find out more about the ticket prices, timings and more.

Gitex Spring Shopper 2017

29 March - 01 April 2017; Dubai World Trade Centre

Full of energy, technology and innovation, Spring Gitex Shopper will commence on 29 March to satisfy all your tech needs. In addition to 35,000 products and 100 leading IT and tech brands, there will be millions of dirhams given away to lucky winners. Over 200,000 visitors are expected this year.

Upgrade your tech collection with the latest trends at the best prices by taking advantage of exclusive deals, and enjoy the many chances to return home with a pocket full of prizes. Mark the date on your calendar now.

UB40 World Tour in Dubai

30 March 2017; Dubai Duty Free Stadium

The Irish Village is bringing UB40 back to Dubai, so we can all get our live dose of reggae pop with Ali, Astro, Mickey and their twelve-piece band. They love Dubai just as much as Dubai loves them. Over 30 years, they have racked up plenty of hits – all which you can expect to hear. Need we say more? It’s UB40. Enough said.

 

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