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Andrea Bocelli and Amr Diab at du World Music Festival in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Music festival to take place across UAE from March 22 to April 6


An Italian tenor and a rock band from India will join well-known Arab singers and an Indian pop star at this’s year’s du World Music Festival, the telecommunications company announced on Sunday.

To be held from March 22 to April 6 at multiple venues in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, the festival will bring together classical singer Andrea Bocelli, Egyptian crooner Amr Diab, Emirati singer Hussain Al Jasmi and Egyptian actress and singer Sherine. They will be joined by Indian fusion group Medieval Punditz, Bengaluru rock band Thermal and A Quarter, Indian pop star Sonu Nigam and south Indian folk musician Raghu Dixit.

Spread over two weeks, concerts will be held at the du Arena on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, Dubai Media City Amphitheatre and the Dubai Tennis Stadium. du could not confirm which artists would be playing at which venue, and on which day, and did not have ticket information.