UAE Annual Events which you should know
The year is coming to an end and even though the next decade is almost upon us, UAE is all set to conclude the final two months of the decade in style. A number of year enders are lined up in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, but here are our handpicked UAE best events that you should definitely not miss.
Best events in UAE. Let’s check!
Celebrate UAE National Day under the stars
UAE National Day comes with a surprise of a long weekend so make the most out of it. The three-day-holiday beginning from December 1 will witness official shows as the country celebrates the 48th UAE National Day.
Try not to miss the official shows where stories about the nation’s achievements, heritage, and traditions are told under the moonlight at Zayed Sports City. These shows will feature immersive stories of UAE’s past with the use of amazing sounds and visuals effects that bring these stories to life. Added to that, there will be a series of live performances to celebrate the achievements of the UAE since its unification in 1971.
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Participate in Dubai Fitness Challenge 2019
Winter is no excuse to take fitness for granted. Thanks to the fitness initiative launched by His Highness, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, Dubai is on its way to become the most active and healthy city in the world. This year the Dubai Fitness Challenge of 2019 draws to a close this week on 16th November 2019. It holds challenges that include working out every day for a period of 30 days be it walking, pilates, HIIT, boxing or any kind of activities.
The extravagant firework display set to take place at the Dubai Festival City at 7.15 p.m should definitely keep your fiery spirts raging.
Withness the epic clash of the Tennis G.O.A.Ts
The residents of Abu Dhabi are eagerly waiting in anticipation for Rafael Nadal, one of Tennis’ greatest coming back to defend his Mubadala World Tennis Championship this year. There is, however, a bigger treat lying in wait for Abu Dhabi tennis fans as Serbian tennis superstar and World Number 2, Novak Djokovic enters to compete in the tournament. He joins a star-studded line-up that includes recent US Open finalist, Daniil Medvedev.
The Serb, who is a four-time world champion of the tournament recently spoke about facing strong competition. He hoped he would be able to put into action a few things he had been working on in the off-season. So we can definitely expect the unexpected this season.
The 2019 event will take place a little earlier than usual at Zayed Sports City’s International Tennis Centre from December 19 to 21. Nine matches will be played across three days with off-court attractions including tennis clinics, autograph and question, and answer sessions.
Ultra Music Festival
The Ultra Music Festival is coming to Abu Dhabi for the very first time and a buzz of excitement is in the air in anticipation of this prestigious entertainment event. The dates for the festival have been announced as March 5 and 6, 2020. Tickets are now live.
Ultra Music Festival originally began in Miami in 1999. This year, the Miami edition featured artists including David Guetta, Afrojack, and The Chainsmokers. In Abu Dhabi, the festival will take place at Yas Island at du Arena, home of the Yasalam after-race concerts. The organizers of the festival have been very tight-lipped about the acts and despite rumors, nothing has been confirmed as of yet. However, you can be assured that this festival will be a hit and is a must-go event.
Abbey Road The Band to perform at Dubai Opera
Abbey Road The band is a touring Beatles’ Tribute band based in Southern California. This critically acclaimed group continues to carry on the original band’s legacy with energizing productions loved by fans worldwide.
With their tight harmonies, flawless note for note renditions of Beatles hits, custom–tailored costumes, vintage instruments, and precise attention to every detail, Abbey Road has honed their shows to become one of the most musically and visually satisfying Beatles tribute acts in the world. Abbey Road recreates the magic, music, wit and charm of the Beatles, including their cheeky personalities, familiar onstage banter and patter between songs.
With the authentic early black Beatles suits, Sgt. Pepper’s regalia and Abbey Road attire you can relive the emotional intensity of Paul’s moving Yesterday solo, as well as the high energy of stadium songs like Twist and Shout and other such Beatles hits.
Come and relive the glory of The Beatles with the tribute band’s flawless revival of the Fab Four. Be blown away by the band’s likeness to the iconic band and jive into the 60s with top tracks from the album and a little help from a live orchestral ensemble for a night to remember.
The Nutcracker Ballet at Dubai Opera
The Nutcracker, an irrefutable holiday classic, is arriving at the stages of Dubai Opera to ring in the festive season. Come forth and witness the orchestra bring to life the tale of Clara and her Nutcracker Prince as they battle the Mouse King and voyage through the Land of Enchantments.
Known for its hauntingly beautiful Tchaikovsky score, The Nutcracker is a quintessential holiday show that captures the enchanting spirit of the winter season. It brings forth beauty in it’s every aspect be it fantasy, adventure and whimsy. A family-friendly spectacular, enhanced by exquisite costumes, sets and breathtaking choreography. What an opportunity for viewers and lovers of the world of Fantasia to seep into the delicacies of Ballet!
International Art and Book Fair
Development in Abu Dhabi is moving quickly. Major governmental initiatives include investments in culture, and key issues among these are reading and literacy. With culture comes tolerance, and Abu Dhabi is known throughout the region for its commitment to rule of law, lack of censorship and open-minded multicultural intellectual exchange.
Abu Dhabi International Book Fair welcomes publishing professionals to the progressive and peaceful Emirate of Abu Dhabi, where culture meets commerce at the crossroads of world publishing.
The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi will be celebrating cultural diversity with special events in Al Ain until 2020. The cultural activities will take place at Qasr Al Muwaiji Al Ain Oasis, Al Ain Palace Museum, Al Jahili Fort and beyond! The events will offer a wide range of events and activities for everyone to enjoy.
The UNESCO World Heritage Site – the architectural gem now offers its visitors a variety of historical and traditional experiences associated with the venue, including narrations of the significant moments of Sheikh Khalifa’s life from his early childhood to his national achievements. The museum also features interactive activities and performances that celebrate the overall spirit of the significant cultural site.
The Abu Dhabi International Book Fair is flourishing as it offers the best access to industrialists and key market players in the Middle East and North Africa. With 1320 exhibitors from 65 countries, more than 500,000 titles on display each year, the possibility for new business opportunities is endless. The launch of the Illustrators’ Corner at the 2011 ADIBF witnessed an overwhelming attendance and support from the Illustrator community. With twenty five exhibitors from countries like Poland, UK, UAE, Syria and Indonesia, the Illustrators’ Corner was undoubtedly bustling with artistic and intellectual sessions during the 2017 Fair. It offers participants a venue for meetings, presentations that allow each exhibitor the opportunity to introduce their work to professionals from book industries.
Abu Dhabi International Book Fair will continue to enhance this vibrant and thriving venue and offer workshops, diverse range sessions and forums to share one’s work in this most popular sector. The International Book Fair is a meeting point of an array of activities and events tailored to the taste of all our visitors and guests. One gets the opportunity to enjoy exchange of literary knowledge at the Discussion Sofa with our prestigious authors from the international and Arab world. Join in the literary debates at the and be a part of interactive sessions and panels addressing a wide range of topics.
Coffee and Tea Festival in the UAE
The International Coffee & Tea Festival showcases all facets of coffee, tea, bar and café products, equipment services. The Middle East’s flourishing F&B industry is growing exponentially and continues to show an upward trend.
The Dubai International Coffee & Tea Expo (DICTF) is a platform for cafés and restaurants operating in the entire region. Since its inception in 2010, DICTF has been instrumental to the development of the industry by creating a platform for distribution of green coffee, roasted coffee, tea and world class café equipment and products to regional operators. It has helped in influencing and encouraging individual and corporate involvement in Coffee & Tea as a traded commodity. It has supported in the process of setting up and in the creation of logistic centre and facilities that promote distribution and trade of coffee and tea within the region. Provides professional training that feeds the industry with young aspiring professionals and encourages a whole brand of young, affluent entrepreneurs to get involved with the retail end of the café and F&B industry. It also encourages competition in the barista profession to bring out the best in talent, knowledge and skills to manage a coffee bar and café.
The Dubai International Coffee & Tea event will serve to promote Businesses looking at growing their distribution network in the region. At the International Coffee & Tea Festival, the business possibilities are endless. Here are some prime reasons to showcase your brand at the Show. The event provides you with a powerful, focused platform to meet potential clients and establish valuable alliances within a short span of time, all at an incredibly affordable cost as compared with conventional advertising which comes at a high price tag and with no tangible returns. Exhibitions are particularly of benefit to small and medium sized companies as they allow an ideal launch pad to showcase their products alongside the more established brands, thus giving all companies a level playing field to grow their businesses.
In a nutshell the event will help you reach key independent and wholesale buyers, strengthen and grow awareness of your brand.
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