How to keep yourself busy in UAE this weekend
Published on February 20, 2020 at 12.56
Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Here's our guide to spend your days off.
(Photo: Juidin Bernarrd/Khaleej Times)
Film buffs and comic-book geeks, cosplayers and collectors – Rove Hotels has teamed up with the Middle East Film and Comic Con. In the build-up to the event, this weekend enjoy the chance to really up your cosplaying game! Learn cool tips, tricks and advice on how to create or improve your costumes and props, as part of a fun and interactive Cosplay Workshop on Saturday, February 22, at Rove Trade Centre from 1pm to 3pm.
DIFC’s new hangout, The 3rd Floor Sports Bar and Club, kicks off its brand new monthly party series presented by Dan Greenpeace on Friday with Japan’s DJ Koco a.k.a Shimokita, a hip hop DJ who is widely regarded around the world as one of the best. For information visit, www.3rdfloordubai.com
At the Ripe Market Academy Park on Friday (9am-7pm) and Saturday (10am-7pm) there’s a lot going on. With Dubai Music, the market is presenting a talented bunch of musicians throughout the outdoor season. Every Friday & Saturday from 1.30pm – 5pm, there will be up-and-coming singers.
Adventure with yoga
Want to enjoy yoga on top of the Burj Al Arab? Dubai Holding is offering yogis of all levels the chance to win a spectacular session at one of Dubai’s most iconic locations. Launched in celebration of its partnership with XDubai for the return of XYoga Dubai Festival, which will be held on Kite Beach on February 21 and 22, follow @dubaiholding on Instagram and post an image doing your best yoga pose – either in the lead up to or on the first day of the festival –using the competition hashtag #DHexperience. The winners will be announced on Friday and just a few days later will enjoy a private 60-minute session with yogi Sjana Elise on the Burj Al Arab helipad.
BurJuman’s #BurJumanFoodArt festival is making a return today. Giant food art installations positioned throughout the mall including spinning doughnuts, colourful sushi rolls, and an oversized popcorn tub are guaranteed to make every Instagrammer’s dreams come true.
The Aza Trunk Show is your one-stop shop for luxury fashion & occasion wear showcasing an exclusive range of the latest collections by Indian designers including Rohit Bal, Manish Malhotra, and Narresh. Head down on February 21 & 22 at the Shangri-La Hotel Dubai from 11am-7pm.
The Cadiz Carnival
Ready for a fiesta? Experience authentic Spanish atmosphere with live entertainment, inspired by one of the most well-known carnivals in Spain, The Cardiz Carnival of Andalucia. Salero at Mall Of The Emirates wants you to celebrate with a set menu from 12pm to 11pm every day.
Once reserved for senior crew and VVIPs, the QE2’s Bridge is now open for daily tours to the public for the first time since 1967. Take a tour of the iconic bridge which has been left almost intact since the QE2 retired from service. Bridge Tours are available daily at 10am, 12pm and 4pm.