Bollywood music concert
The Candlelight international concert series will host a concert showcasing the brilliance of Bollywood music. It will be hosted at the grand Zabeel Theatre, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, on Saturday, 20th January, with two sessions scheduled at 6pm and 9pm. Enjoy soul-stirring renditions of classic and contemporary Bollywood hits, such as Tum Hi Ho by Arijit Singh, Tumhe Dillagi by Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan Sahab, Kal Ho Naa Ho by Sonu Nigham, Lag Ja Gale by Lata Mangeshkar and more, performed by the talented musician, Nabeel Khan, and dancers, Sarah Pinto and Show Stoppers Dubai. Tickets start from Dh200.
Abu Dhabi Extreme Championship
The second edition of the Abu Dhabi Extreme Championship will take place at the Mubadala Arena Abu Dhabi on January 19th. Headlined by a Grappling Main Event between Aljamain Sterling and Chase Hooper, ADXC 2 will feature 13 other explosive matches, including Yara Kakish of Jordan facing off American Emily Ferreira in an explosive jiu-jitsu bout. Tickets start at Dh50 and are available at tickets.virginmegastore.me
The Mohammed Bin Rashid Library is organising an exceptional poetry evening with the participation of a group of poets from the ‘Prince of Poets’ program, on Friday, January 19, at 7pm at the Al Khor Theater. During the event, these poets will recite exclusive poems that will be told for the first time. A group of brilliant poets who enriched the Arab poetry scene with their creativity in the ‘Prince of Poets’ program in its last season will participate in the event. They include Najat Al Dhaheri from the UAE, Omar Al-Maqdi from Yemen, Dana Abu Mahmoud from Syria, and Khaled Al-Hassan from Iraq. Visit www.mbrl.ae to register and for details.
Cirque Du Liban’s latest creation PLUMA is on at the Festival Bay, Dubai Festival City Mall, heralding a new epoch of spectacle, wonder, and artistic innovation. An extraordinary concoction of acrobatics, avant-garde 3D projection mapping, and breath-taking visual effects, PLUMA promises not just entertainment but a soul-stirring experience that appeals to both the young and the young-at-heart. Tickets start from Dh95 at Platinumlist.net
Fans and families can look forward to experiencing world class golf and the best of Dubai at this year’s new-look Tournament Town in the 35th edition of the Hero Dubai Desert Classic. Open from 10am to 11pm, this year’s fan village will provide free outdoor fun with live music and performances throughout, while young golfing fans can look forward to witnessing the thrilling roaming acts featuring stilt walkers, magicians and more. Free general admission tickets are still available but limited, get yours on dubaidesertclassic.com. For more information, visit www.dubaidesertclassic.com.
Bubble Run at Expo City Dubai
Be showered in fluffy foam as you hit the streets of Expo City Dubai on January 20 in a fun, non-competitive event guaranteed to lift spirits and get heart rates racing. Starting from Al Forsan Park, participants of all ages are invited to walk, run or dance through 4km and 8km routes, navigating through bubble stations across the course. There’s plenty of post-race activities in the race village too, so sign up at PremierOnline. Tickets from Dh45 at premieronline.com