UAE National Day: Manike Mage Hithe hitmaker Yohani to perform in Dubai

The concert will take place at Dubai World Trade Centre


Michael Gomes

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Published: Tue 16 Nov 2021, 6:02 PM

Sri Lankan singing sensation Yohani de Silva, popularly known as Yohani, is all set to perform in Dubai on UAE National Day, December 2, at the city's World Trade Centre.

The singer-songwriter achieved global recognition after her song ‘Manike Mage Hithe' became a viral hit. The track has garnered more than 180 million views on YouTube till date. Originally released in 2020 by Satheeshan Rathnayaka, the Sinhala song became so popular that several versions of the song in different languages have surfaced online since.

Yohani will also be headlining a show at the Sri Lanka pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai in the first week of March next year.

“Yes, I have been to Dubai once (in 2019). And yes, I am coming to Dubai soon to perform,” Yohani had told City Times, without confirming any dates.

According to, the concert is expected to be a musical showcase of Sri Lankan talent directed towards south Asian audiences.

Doors will open at 5pm with the opening act kicking off at 6pm.

Yohani’s performance will begin at 6.30pm. Her set list is expected to feature a mix of Indian and Sri Lankan songs.

Ticket are available at Dh99. For more details visit

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