DSF 2020: Some top events to attend today


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Watch Arab and international acts take to the stage, dazzling fireworks and much more this evening

Published: Fri 18 Dec 2020, 10:47 AM

Last updated: Fri 18 Dec 2020, 10:48 AM

Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF), the annual entertainment/shopping extravaganza that kicked off in style this Thursday, has an exciting line-up of live shows, music, markets, and family fun taking place across the city throughout the month. DSF weekends are packed with events featuring a wide choice. Below is a list of some the top events taking place today:

Concerts to catch

English singer and songwriter Anne-Marie and pop act Clean Bandit, hit-making pop group Clean Bandit’s drummer Luke Patterson and touring vocalist Yasmin Green are performing today evening. Buy your ticket online in advance to attend the concerts at Burj Park, Downtown Dubai. Tickets priced at Dh50 available from DubaiCalendar.com or Platinumlist.net.

Christmas rock

Get into the festive spirit as you watch Jingle Bell Rock this evening. Catch popular Christmas tunes performed by London’s West End sensation The Barricade Boys. They will be taking to the stage along with the leading lady of musicals, Kerry Ellis. The concert will take place at Sheikh Saeed Hall, Dubai World Trade Centre, doors open at 7pm. For tickets visit helpcenter@platinumlist.net or cal 04-457 3212

Digital art show

If you’ve never visited TODA in Souk Madinat Jumeirah, then take a trip down this evening to watch some stunning visuals combine with a spectacular soundtrack of classical music at the digital art show ‘From Monet to Kandinsky. Revolutionary Art’. The show features the works masters Claude Monet, Georges Seurat, Vincent Van Gogh, Edvard Munch, Paul Cézanne, Juan Gris, Robert Delaunay, Paul Klee and Wassily Kandinsky.

Live screening

Catch a live screening of the critically acclaimed and five-time Olivier Award nominated play The Lehman Trilogy directed by Sam Mendes. The story of the Lehman Brothers family and a company that changed the world will be told in three parts on a single evening. This show will be broadcast live from London’s West End as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday season. At Courtyard Playhouse at 7-10pm

Rap gig

Tunisian superstars A.L.A and Jenjoon are bringing the heat to Dubai World Trade Centre with an electrifying show of spitfire rap and melodies. Feed off their energy as they perform top hits including Peace, LVL 10 and Shweraa Tafia, which have garnered millions of views on YouTube. Today at Sheikh Rashid Hall, World Trade Centre

Snow movies at Ski Dubai

It's a white Christmas at Ski Dubai as the first ever Snow Cinema takes place in the desert. Enjoy the magic of the magic of movies on the slopes of Ski Dubai. Get in the holiday spirit and meet Santa Claus in his grotto followed by a screening of a family-friendly festive favourite such as The Grinch, Frozen 2 or Daddy’s Home 2, which will be shown daily at 10am, 1pm, 4pm and 7pm. There will also be a nightly screening of popular recent releases such as Knives Out and The Call of the Wild, as well as seasonal hits like Last Christmas.Visit Skidxb.com.

Alice In Wonderland Wonderland at Al Khawaneej

It's Alice in Wonderland! Characters from the timeless classic, including Alice, Mad Hatter, White Queen, White Rabbit, Cheshire Cat, Dormouse, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, Playing Card, Frog Footman, Queen of Hearts and the Hedgehog will be at Al Khawaneej Walk. Take the kids there this evening for a magical experience at Al Khawaneej Walk, next to Last Exit, Mirdif.

Daazling fireworks

Fireworks have always been a sight not to miss in the city. Watch the dazzling show in the sky this evening at Al Seef and La Mer.

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