US magician David Blaine will perform in Abu Dhabi in August 2014. Image Credit:

Magician David Blaine and Arab Idol winner Mohammad Assaf are among the top attractions in Abu Dhabi this summer.

The US magician — famous for his death-defying stunts — and the Gazan pop singer will perform at Emirates Palace as part of the post-Ramadan indoor summer entertainment announced by Flash Entertainment on Tuesday.

Blaine, whose street magic videos on YouTube have been viewed by more than 38 million people, makes his debut in the UAE with three nights of performances on August 21-23.

Assaf performs at Emirates Palace on August 14. Also on the line-up is Indian singer Sunidhi Chauhan, known for her Bollywood hits, on August 15.

Speaking about the upcoming entertainment, John Lickrish, CEO of Flash Entertainment said: “2014 is set to witness one of the biggest and most diverse summer schedules of entertainment ever seen in the UAE. From comedy to illusion, live music to stage sows, there is truly something for everyone and we are immensely proud.”

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