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Things to do in UAE on May 18

Shopping extravaganza, ramadan workshops, Francofilm screenings, healer sessions and folk rock concert on your things to do list

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3-Day Super Sale

A new citywide retail sale with more than 1,000 outlets offering a range of items from local, regional and global brands covering apparel, bags, shoes, cosmetics, perfumes, fashion accessories and home furniture, at significantly low prices. Happening across the city, until Saturday.


Premiere of Sakhavu

Nivin Pauly (above) and director Sidhartha Siva will be attending the premiere screening of the movie at Khalidiya Mall, Abu Dhabi, 9pm. By invite only.


The winning submission of the fifth edition of The Christo and Jeanne-Claude Award by graduate student at Paris Sorbonne Abu Dhabi, Anna Kurkova will be on display at Umm Al Emarat Park, until June 3.

Let Your Light Shine Bright Workshops

Arabic lamp workshops for adults and children which will then be displayed throughout The Mall at World Trade Centre Abu Dhabi, during ramadan, 4-8pm, until Saturday. Call 055-4966366.

Family Fun Nights

Parents can spend the evening with their kids at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, while experiencing many family rides, in addition to entertainment shows and activities for the little ones. From 6-11pm on Thursday and Friday, until tomorrow. Dh65.


Ladies Night

Wadi Adventure are having their ladies night from 5-10pm. Dh55 per child and Dh95 per adult, includes entry, unlimited buffet, fitness class and henna. Boys over nine years will not be allowed in.


2018 Fifa World Cup Trophy

The winners trophy will be on display at Central Galleria, Mall of the Emirates, 12-10pm.

FrancOfilm Festival 2017

The festival celebrates the French language and will showcase a selection of movies from France, Luxembourg, Belgium, Senegal, and Switzerland. At Vox Cinemas Yas Mall and Vox Cinemas Mall of the Emirates. French language with English subtitles. Screenings until Saturday.

Zoe Henderson

The intuitive healer and animal communicator will be hosting one-on-one guidance and healings in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, as well as an Angel Workshop on May 26. Dh550 per session, Dh660 for onsite visits. Call 055-6534680.


A comedy-play on love, tolerance and humanity about two couples living next to each other on the Palm Jumeirah. At The Juntion Dubai, Alserkal Avenue. Shows at 7.30pm, until Saturday.

Bipul Chettri and the Travelling band

A night dedicated to contemporary folk rock genre with the Nepali singer and his band. Warm-up by Dubai based Nepali band Pratha and DJ Rajesh. At The Music Room, Majestic Hotel, 9pm. Dh100 at the door. Call 04-3598888.

Urbn Season Finale with 2 Chainz

The Grammy award-winning American rapper performs at the closing weekend at White Dubai, Meydan. Doors open at 11pm. Tomorrow, it’s Lil Jon taking over the club. Call 050-4430933.

Double Trouble Ladies Night

Swim & Tonic Pool Bar and The Backyard at Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay are offering three free beverages on Thursdays and Friday nights by the pool. Music by DJ Rain. Call 04-3690000.

Cirque De Cuisine

Launch of a new culinary concept complemented with a circus environment at Atlantis. All-you-can-eat-and-drink with signature dishes from nine different outlets, 7.30pm, followed with an after party at N’Dulge, all for Dh595 (in advance) Dh650 at the door. Call 04-4261166.

Aqua Diva Thursday

Daytime pool party with DJ Danny Whitlock, at Palazzo Versace pool, 11am-6pm. Entrance Dh150 including beverages. Call 055-8328327.

Arkish Jewels

Exhibition showcasing their new Eid collection at Dubai Ladies Club, 9am-8pm. Tutorial on how to take care of your jewellery at 11am.

Culinary Celebration

Belgium’s Master Chef Lode De Roover will be at At.mosphere, Burj Khalifa, today and tomorrow, creating a special menu with seasonal produce and premium ingredients. Dh680 per person for a six-course menu and Dh880 per person for a seven-course menu. Call 04-8883828.

Analog Room Closing Party

Kevin Saunderson, the Detroit techno recording artist closes the season at Industrial Avenue, The Westin Mina Seyahi Beach Resort, Dh100 at the door. Doors open at 10pm. Call 050-8833172.

Shop for a Cause

Boom & Mellow are hosting a pop-up charity shop selling kaftans, fine jewellery, t-shirts and dolls from socially conscious designers, at Town Centre Jumeirah, 11am-3pm.

International Family Day

Celebrate the day with various activities – interactive family games, magic show, mascot meet-and-greet, arts and crafts, at Funky Monkeys Playland, 5-7pm. Call 04-3884114.