Packed winter occasions line-up for Abu Dhabi revealed

The primary NBA Abu Dhabi Video games, Disney’s The Lion King, UFC 280 and the Wi-fi Competition are among the many occasions set to happen in Abu Dhabi inside the subsequent six months.

The Division of Tradition and Tourism — Abu Dhabi introduced the line-up of occasions for the winter season in a chat show-style launch held at Manarat Al Saadiyat on Thursday.

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The calendar consists of live shows by regional and worldwide artists, sporting and e-sports occasions, immersive cultural festivals and reside interactive household exhibits, together with theatre, opera and dance performances.

Comedian Ali Al Sayed hosted the Department of Culture and Tourism Live Talk Show, while the band Musicology provided live music. Khushnum Bhandari / The National

Comic Ali Al Sayed hosted the Division of Tradition and Tourism Dwell Discuss Present, whereas the band Musicology offered reside music. Khushnum Bhandari / The Nationwide

“Abu Dhabi Calendar has an unimaginable line-up of occasions to thrill and excite our residents and guests this season,” stated Saleh Mohamed Al Geziry, director basic for tourism at DCT — Abu Dhabi.

“We’re trying ahead to sharing Abu Dhabi with the world by enjoying host to spectacular musical acts and action-packed international sport spectacles that may entice followers and households from throughout the globe.”

Music, movie awards and Comedian Con

A few of the highlights of the musical section of the calendar embrace the Wi-fi Competition, the favored rap and concrete music pageant from London, which can be held in Abu Dhabi on March 4.

Sting can be set to carry out at Etihad Area as a part of his critically acclaimed My Songs tour on January 27, with tickets to go on sale on Friday.

Two-time Academy Award winner A R Rahman can be making his debut in Abu Dhabi at Etihad Area on October 29, whereas Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli will return to the capital at Etihad Park on November 24.

A R Rahman will be making his debut in Abu Dhabi at Etihad Arena. Here he is performing at Jubilee Stage, Expo 2020 Dubai. Photo: Expo 2020 Dubai

A R Rahman can be making his debut in Abu Dhabi at Etihad Area. Right here he’s acting at Jubilee Stage, Expo 2020 Dubai. Picture: Expo 2020 Dubai

The three-day Amplified Music Competition will happen from November 11 to 13 at Yas Hyperlinks Abu Dhabi.

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Louvre Abu Dhabi will even host a sequence of live shows to have fun its fifth anniversary, together with one by Iraqi-Saudi singer Majid Al Mohandis on November 11 and Egyptian composer Omar Khairat on November 13.

Recognising one of the best in Bollywood, the IIFA Awards Abu Dhabi will return to the capital on February 11 for a star-studded weekend at Etihad Area.

From December 1 to three, a sequence of live shows will mark this 12 months’s Nationwide Day celebrations at numerous places.

Lebanese pop star Nancy Ajram is also set to perform as part of the Abu Dhabi Calendar. AFP

Lebanese pop star Nancy Ajram can be set to carry out as a part of the Abu Dhabi Calendar. AFP

Arab stars together with Nancy Ajram, George Wassouf, Melhem Zein, Mouhamad Khairy, Wael Kfoury, Ahmed Saad, DJ Aseel, BiGSaM, Aziz Maraka and Siilawy will even be performing in Abu Dhabi in a sequence of live shows from October 14 to December 21.

The area’s largest popular culture pageant, Center East Movie and Comedian Con, will kick off in March.

Sports activities, e-Sports activities and a little bit of 4×4

Highlights in sport embrace the NBA Abu Dhabi Video games. The Atlanta Hawks and the 2020-21 NBA championship-winning Milwaukee Bucks will play two pre-season video games at Etihad Area on October 6 and eight, marking the primary NBA video games within the Arabian Gulf.

The NBA District will happen at the side of the NBA Abu Dhabi Video games at Manarat Al Saadiyat from October 5 to 9.

It should characteristic music, media and artwork related to NBA tradition, whereas followers will have the ability to interact with NBA personalities, watch video games, get pleasure from hands-on basketball actions and buy limited-edition merchandise.

The NBA District will take place in conjunction with the NBA Abu Dhabi Games at Manarat Al Saadiyat from October 5 to 9. Photo: DCT Abu Dhabi

The NBA District will happen at the side of the NBA Abu Dhabi Video games at Manarat Al Saadiyat from October 5 to 9. Picture: DCT Abu Dhabi

Additionally subsequent month, UFC 280: Oliveira vs Makhachev can be held on October 22 at Etihad Area. The occasion will headline Abu Dhabi Showdown Week, which can happen from October 17 to 23, and can characteristic live shows, workshops, pool events and citywide activations, with appearances from a few of UFC’s largest stars.

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In Matchroom Boxing, WBA Gentle-Heavyweight belt holder Dmitry Bivol will defend his world title in opposition to Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez on November 5.

Blast, going down on December 17 and 18, will pit eight of the world’s greatest e-sports organisations in opposition to one another for the coveted World Ultimate trophy, a slice of a $1 million prize pool and an opportunity to assert bragging rights because the 2022 champions of Counter-Strike.

Liwa Competition will happen between November 22 to December 4 and have Khaleeji live shows, tradition and heritage actions, meals stalls, an out of doors cinema and an evening market.

Broadway, Blippi and Abu Dhabi Artwork

Disney’s famed Broadway musical The Lion King can be held over the course of a month at Etihad Area, working from November 16 to December 10.

Disney on Ice will even return to the venue between October 12 and 16.

Mom of the Nation Competition will even provide family-friendly actions, celebrating cultural consciousness. The occasion will return from December 9 to 18 and have reside leisure by teams together with Miami Band.

Alia Al Shamsi, cultural programming manager at Louvre Abu Dhabi, speaks during the Department of Culture and Tourism Live Talk Show at Manarat Al Saadiyat. Khushnum Bhandari / The National

Alia Al Shamsi, cultural programming supervisor at Louvre Abu Dhabi, speaks through the Division of Tradition and Tourism Dwell Discuss Present at Manarat Al Saadiyat. Khushnum Bhandari / The Nationwide

Blippi The Musical, a present by the favored youngsters’s entertainer and educator,will deliver an brisk, reside musical present for households from February 18 and 19 at Etihad Area.

On the culinary facet of the occasions calendar, Center East and North Africa’s 50 Finest Eating places will characteristic visitor dinners and discussions alongside the reveal of the organisation’s picks for the highest 50 eating places within the area.

The annual truthful Abu Dhabi Artwork is coming back from November 16 to twenty, bringing collectively native and worldwide galleries, that includes exhibitions, artist commissions and installations.

Earlier that month, the Conventional Handicrafts Competition, anannual occasion held in Al Qattara Heritage District of Al Ain, will return from November 1 to twenty, inviting guests to expertise conventional crafts by UAE artisans.

Extra data is obtainable at visitabudhabi.ae

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