12 exciting things to do in UAE this long weekend
Dubai - Looking for something to do? Here's our guide to spend your off days.
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In two minds about what to do this weekend? The world's first Bollywood inspired theme park, Bollywood Parks and Resorts, is hosting the South Indian International Movie Awards on September 14 and 15. Catch live performances and acts from leading south stars like Nivin Pauly, Aditi Rao Hydari, Rana Daggubati and many more!
Gather your loved ones and get ready to experience the region's favourite theme park with the Family & Friends offer! Enjoy up to 25% off on entry tickets when you go as four guests. Don't miss out on their most exciting offer, valid until October 17. The offer includes four standard admission tickets to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi at a discounted rate while children below the age of three enter free of charge!
Mozart's beloved opera, The Magic Flute, comes to Dubai Opera on September 13 and 14 at 8pm and the following day at 4pm in a dazzling production. Join Tamino, Papageno, and Pamina in this fairy-tale adventure and let Mozart's enchanting final masterpiece transport you to a world of fantasy.
Talk and brunch
Every Friday gain insight into the history and culture of the Emirates with the Arab Culturalist at Seven Sands from 11.30am onwards over Arabic coffee and dates and from 12pm onwards enjoy an authentic Emirati brunch for Dhs250. Don't miss out on the chance to take part in an original Middle East experience in Dubai!
Laugh it off
The Summer of Laughter 2018 comes to a close with a final line-up of giggle-a-minute comedians tonight as The Laughter Factory presents its season-ending trio of talent at the Moevenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach. From Laura Lexx and Tom Wrigglesworth to Rob Deering, each one is going to lift your mood.
Celebrating Mexican Independence Day for the 15th consecutive year in the UAE, Maria Bonita Taco Shop and Mexican Grill has a special menu prepared for the occasion. From Pozole, Enchiladas Suizas, Chiles Rellenos to the authentic Mexican dessert of Churros, festivities will take place from today to "el Dia del Grito" on Friday, celebrated with live Mariachi music!
Coming to Dubai for the first time ever is Shadowland, a show that goes beyond anything you can imagine. Witness a surreal universe intimately portrayed through a performance of dance, mind-bending visuals and shadow acts. It's the first theatrical event of its kind and comes complete with songs that illuminate the themes and visuals of this fascinating story and world. On at DWTC.
Venus in fur
Set in modern day New York City, this "play-within-a-play" explores the balance of power between the playwright Thomas Novacheck and actress Vanda Jordan as they verbally dance around each other at The Junction, in a darkly comic performance. Get there at 7.30pm and experience this gripping, intense theatre experience helmed by veteran director Juliska Szik.
Cancel all your clubbing plans, we've got you covered:
She's got the talent, the moves and an ear for superb dance music and, what's more, she's in the UAE tonight. The phenomenal B Jones is taking over Iris Yas Island. Be there!
Saif And Sound is at Gotha Club, Radisson Blu Waterfront tonight for some all-out hip hop and RnB action. You know what you're going to get with this local favourite.
It's their regular Latin night on Friday down at Cubano Lito, Ibis DWTC and DJ Tania Escobar is returning to the decks. Make sure you wear your dancing shoes.
Where: CUBANO LITO
A superstar is here
How could you forget Moulin Rouge's signature tune and MYA's vocals thereon? We certainly don't, which is why we're going to see her live on Friday night performing at Sensation Club, Crowne Plaza Dubai. Ladies get in free.