Firdaus Orchestra’s Mini Maestros
Dubai’s pioneering all-female Firdaus Orchestra, an initiative of Expo City Dubai, is launching a unique classical music experience tailored specifically for young children, aged 0 to 6. “Mini Maestros” will take place on 27th January at the Firdaus Studio in Expo City. The concert will include a diverse range of music, creatively infusing classic children's songs and popular Disney numbers including ‘Hakuna Matata’, ‘Under the Sea’ and ‘Chicken Dance.’ The concert, a first of its kind in this region, promises to be an immersive and educational musical journey for the kids that will captivate the senses and foster a love for music. Tickets at tickets.virginmegastore.me
Art Jameel has announced the opening of ‘Short Circuits’, Beirut-born and Dubai-based artist Vikram Divecha’s first survey exhibition, retracing his practice over the past decade. The exhibition features playful and poetic site-specific installations, video works, photography and drawings that engage with the UAE’s urban and social histories, and includes new commissions. Short Circuits’ is open to the public from February 1 through June 16, 2024. For more information jameelartscentre.org
Anuv Jain live
Anuv Jain, the Indie-pop sensation known for his back-to-back successful singles, is set for a live-in concert on 3rd February at The Agenda, Dubai Media City.
Rising to stardom after the release of Baarishein, he became known for hit numbers like Gul, Alag Aasmaan, and Mishri. With over 4 million monthly listeners on Spotify and over 1 million followers on YouTube, the young star is known to sweep fans off their feet. Tickets at dubai. platinumlist.net
THE SHOWROOM 5.0 - The Summer Edit
The much-awaited THE SHOWROOM 5.0 - The Summer Edit, an exclusively curated pop-up, is going to be held at the Shangri-La, Dubai on February 2 and 3 from 10am to 8pm. The 2-day exhibit in Dubai, in association with VESIMI, a leading multi designer store in Dubai, will showcase the latest trends, innovative designs, and captivating fashion pieces from renowned clothing designers, and emerging talents in the industry. Expect a diverse range of clothing collections, including haute couture, ready-to-wear and avant-garde designs, and an exquisite and handpicked curation of contemporary wear, exclusive semi-precious jewellery and lifestyle brands all under Dh2,000.
Quoz Arts Fest
The popular arts and culture festival, Quoz Arts Fest, returns January 27-28 at Al Quoz Creative Zone. This edition features more than 20 live performances, 80 artists, 200 activations, and 50 food concepts. Notable festival highlights include Echoes of Nature by Japanese artist Yuri Suzuki, at Concrete; a larger-than-life mural, ‘Collection of Moments’, by graffiti artist eL Seed; and The Disappearing Art Show by Gulf Photo Plus highlighting works by emerging artists. Full weekend access pass is Dh63 on Platinumlist. More info at quozartsfest.com
PLUMA at the Festival Bay
Cirque Du Liban’s latest creation PLUMA is on at the Festival Bay, Dubai Festival City Mall, heralding a new chapter of spectacle, wonder, and artistic innovation. An extraordinary mix 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. Prices start from Dh95 at Platinumlist.net.
Unforgettable evenings await with the launch of Saadiyat Nights, a three-month open-air musical event that will showcase several legendary talents including appearances by global best-selling artist Sting on 3 February and Lebanese icon Magida Al Roumi on 10 February. Tickets at ticketmaster.ae.
InClassica International Music Festival
Get ready to be swept away by the grandeur of classical music as the 13th edition of the InClassica International Music Festival takes centre stage at the Dubai Opera from February 1st to 15th, 2024, with a final concert then being held on February 23 at the Zabeel Theatre in Jumeirah Zabeel Saray hotel. The festival lineup boasts a stellar cast of 19 internationally-acclaimed soloists. The maestros will be joined by among others, the celebrated Berlin Symphony Orchestra, Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra. For details and tickets, inclassica.com