This new show at Children’s City, the educational theme park in the heart of Creek Park, aims to both entertain and educate the youth of the UAE. A daily show, which takes place in Children’s City’s state-of-the-art planetarium, takes audiences on an exciting journey through the human body, where they’ll also learn about friendship along the way. Children must be at least two years old to watch the show.
Where the global aviation world comes to do business The Dubai Airshow is one of the largest and most successful air shows in the world, connecting aerospace professionals across all areas of the industry to facilitate successful global trade. The 2017 event saw a 20% increase in trade visitors on 2015 with some 79,380 attending the exhibition and an order book of US $113.8 billion. The biennial event takes place at Dubai World Central, Dubai’s airport of the future. When completed, it will be the world’s largest airport with an ultimate capacity of more than 160 million passengers and 12 million tonnes of cargo per annum. Head down to the Dubai Airshow to check out the latest trends and technologies in the aviation industry.
Franco Dragone, the mastermind behind shows like The House of Dancing Water in Macau and Le Reve in Las Vegas, has created a show unlike any other in Dubai- La Perle. Dubai’s first resident show, La Perle will run for at least the next 10 years, with 10 performances a week taking place twice a night in a purpose-built theatre in the heart of Al Habtoor City. The aqua theatre uses state-of-the-art technology that produces waterfalls, torrents and rain on a floor that floods and drains within seconds. Expect to see 65 world-class performers from 23 countries performing breathtaking and extraordinary acts including acrobatics, contortion, flying, diving and even motorcycles defying gravity. With a story inspired by the spirit of Dubai, La Perle is a one-of-a-kind live show designed to capture the imagination of children and adults alike.
Dubai Food Festival 2019 A celebration of all things gastronomic, the Dubai Food Festival celebrates the diverse culinary offering of the city with a jam-packed schedule of mouth-watering events and offers. From dining on special set menus at Dubai’s finest eateries during Dubai Restaurant Week to discovering wallet-friendly hidden gems, Dubai Food Festival satisfies all tastes and budgets. Other highlight events of Dubai Food Festival include Beach Canteen, which brings together the city’s best home-grown food concepts at a fun-packed family event, and Taste of Dubai, where foodies get the opportunity to sample delicious dishes from top restaurants and meet celebrity chefs from around the world. In addition, malls and restaurants across the city join in the festivities by hosting special events and offering exclusive menus and discounts. The exact dates will be announced closer to the event.
11th Emirates Airline Festival of Literature The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature is the Arab World’s largest celebration of the written and spoken word. The Festival places home-grown talent centre-stage and offers UAE fans the chance to interact with world famous authors, attend literary debates and workshops and participate in competitions. The Festival is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice-President & Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and in partnership with Emirates Airline and the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated authority for culture, arts, and heritage.
Middle East Electricity 2019 The home of the power industry in the Middle East Middle East Electricity offers its exhibitors access to thousands of potential customers from across the Middle East, Africa and the rest of the world. As the region’s leading gathering of power industry professionals, companies can expect to find new customers, strengthen relationships with existing clients and develop or expand their business in MEA. The event covers the following sectors: power generation, transmission and distribution, lighting, solar, energy storage and management and is a must-attend event for those in the region’s power industry.
Nadodi x Tresind Dubai Events This Dubai Food Festival, two renowned chefs join forces at the exclusive dining affair, Nadodi x Tresind. This four hands pop-up stars chef Sricharan Venkatesh of Kuala Lumpur’s Nadodi restaurant and Tresind’s very own chef Himanshu Saini. Each of them has cooked up seven courses to tantalise your taste buds and push the envelope of Indian cuisine during this elaborate 14-course culinary experience. Dine with the chefs, indulge in traditional flavours with a contemporary twist and make the most of this extraordinary occasion. Nadodi x Tresind is part of the highly anticipated Dubai Food Festival Foodie Experiences, including innovative food tastings, interactive masterclasses and events. Spaces for this event are limited, so book your table now for an evening to satisfy you for days.
Dear Zoo at Madinat Theatre Dubai Enents See Rod Campbell’s best-selling children’s story ‘Dear Zoo’ brought to life as a stage production at Madinat Theatre. Based on a letter asking for a zoo to dispatch a series of unsuitable pets, the 1982 classic lift-the-flap story has gone on to sell more than 8 million copies worldwide in over 36 years. Loved by multiple generations, ‘Dear Zoo’ is delighting audiences with a superb production written by the original author. Children will love to see their favourite stories and characters live before their eyes in this family-friendly play showing at the theatre for two days this March. Madinat Theatre is a 442-seat performance venue that is host to the gamut of live entertainment, from plays and musicals to stand-up comedy. Its state-of-the-art facilities and design offer an unparalleled viewing experience so that audiences can get the best of every show. Author Rod Campbell’s best-selling classic lift-the-flap book, Dear Zoo, is being brought to life for the very first time in 2018 as a brilliant new stage production. A timeless classic that finds a truly original way to unite discovery and fun, it has remained a firm favourite with parents and children […]
Jumeirah Beach’s Four Seasons Resort is hosting the world-famous Ballet Under the Stars this March. Guests are invited to two nights of gourmet dining paired with jaw-dropping ballet and dance, starring some of the world’s most celebrated dancers. Lauren Cuthbertson, the Principal dancer with The Royal Ballet, will headline the show alongside the talented Xander Parish, the Principal with The Mariinsky Ballet in St Petersburg. The duo will be accompanied by a cast comprising principal dancers from the world’s leading ballet companies including The Royal Ballet, Staatsballett Berlin, Spanish National Ballet, Dutch National Ballet and more. There will be three half-hour performances, each containing four short works, accompanied by three gourmet dining courses specially designed by Four Season Dubai’s culinary masterminds. The show will take place in the beautiful beach-front garden theatre, followed by a reception where guests can mingle with the dancers and production team.
Indie/folk-pop artist Tom Odell has been a hit since his debut EP. The 2012 album, Songs from Another Love, won him a BRITs Critics’ Choice Award but it’s far from his only achievement. His first album peaked at number one on the UK Official Chart, he won an Ivor Novello Award for Songwriter of the Year, and his tunes have been featured in many film soundtracks. Tom Odell’s rising star is all set to shine this March at Caesars Palace Bluewaters’ performance venue, The Rotunda. He’s currently on tour promoting his third studio album Jubilee Road across Russia and Europe, so be sure to see him live when he drops by Dubai.
A leading international art fair, Art Dubai aims to broaden the conversation on art beyond the traditional art centres and galleries. The event is highly regarded in the international art world and provides a platform for emerging talent, showcasing them alongside firmly established centres and well-known artists. Artists, gallerists and art collectors flock to Dubai from all over the world to attend the fair, which is one of the main pillars of Dubai’s art season.
SIKKA Art Fair A flagship initiative of the Dubai Art Season, the SIKKA Art Fair is held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors Office at Dubai Culture. The event was created to support and showcase Emirati artists as well as up-and-coming artists based throughout the region. The SIKKA Art Fair is built around artist-led practices, initiatives and discourse and runs a diverse programme of events for all the community to enjoy including fascinating art exhibitions, inspiring installations, live music from local musicians, thought-provoking film, interactive workshops and more. The exact dates will be announced closer to the event.