|Social & Art Events|
|Short+Sweet Dubai 2016 : 29 Jan - 11 Mar 2016|
Known to be one of the city’s largest theatre fair, Short+Sweet has been ongoing for many years having started in Sydney, Australia. The 10 minute play challenge has gained momentum over the years to become a breeding ground for budding actors, script-writers, directors and theatre buffs in general.
Enjoy three weekends of plays at The Junction. 7pm for the Top 40 and 3pm on Saturdays for the Wildcard shows.
|Venue : The Junction Al Serkal Avenue, Al Quoz|
|Dubai Classics 2016 : 12 Feb 2016|
Charles Aznavour is a French-Armenian artist who is renowned for his music and activism. Dubbed as France’s Frank Sinatra and named by CNN as entertainer of the century in 1988, Charles Aznavour is quite unmatched with his gift of music. His audiences include presidents, popes and royalty. This musical maestro will be coming to Dubai as part of the Dubai Classics for one night only.
|Venue : Dubai World Trade Centre Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai|
|RedFest DXB 2016 : 12 Feb 2016|
After hosting what was Dubai’s biggest music festival, Dubai’s two day music festival is back again this year with another lineup.
Update: The lineup has been announced- US rapper 50 cent will be headlining this year, along with Rita Ora who makes a comeback this year. Eva Simons, the singer of "Policeman" joins the stage. Adam Lambert joins the line up as well. The Vamps, Briminghams answer to One Direction, will also be joining the massive line up. Grammy nominated DJ/ producer Steve Aoki will rock the stage. Finally, hip hop artist Trey Songz have been confirmed to join along with girl band Fifth Harmony.
|Venue : Dubai Media City Amphitheatre Dubai Media City|
|Dubai Music Conference : 19 Feb 2016|
The inaugural Dubai Music Conference will see some of the world’s most gifted and successful DJ’s and electronic music artists convene together for a two-day conference that will discuss the growth of the genre in the music world. With regional and international DJ’s who perform in venues around the city, this event will take place across a number of venues at the JW Marriott Marquis including the pool, ballroom and more. Check back on this page for more updates.
|Venue : JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai|
|I Am Hardwell - United We Are Dubai : 19 Feb 2016|
Electronic Dance Music fans can finally get what they’ve been asking for. EDM superstar Hardwell finally comes to the Meydan as part of his global tour, I Am Hardwell. Robbert van de Corput, known by his stage name, Hardwell is a 27 year old Big Room House and Electro House DJ and music producer. The event will have a fully equipped F&B village and much more.
|Venue : Meydan Grandstand and Convention Centre|
|Eat The World DXB : 25 Feb - 27 Feb 2016|
The food truck craze is well and underway in our sunny Dubai, making this next event a delicious and promising one. Taking place from February 25-27, Eat The World DXB is shaking things up and turning the food trucks into the very focus of their party.
A three-day celebration of all things delicious, the foodie event will be bringing together 15 of the best UK stations in Burj Park. The week-end is expected to attract 20,000 visitors.
Among the names to look forward to is Hix FishDog by world-renowned Chef Mark Hix, Bangwok for authentic Thai street-food served from a beautiful tuc-tuc, The Cheese Truck and Big Apple Hot Dogs.
“London’s food truck movement has been setting international trends for years and Eat the World DXB will bring some of the world’s most innovative culinary concepts to Dubai as well as showcasing the best of Dubai’s local homegrown street food movement”, said Philip Lowery, Eat the World DXB’s festival director.
|Venue : Burj Park Downtown Dubai|
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