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Best in Dubai: January 2019

Momoland Live in Concert

Where: Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium

Among the first string of concerts marking the start of 2019, K-Pop girl group Momoland is touching down in Dubai for their first concert in the Middle East, ‘Momoland Live Concert’. Catch the viral sensations behind ‘Bhoom Bhoom’, a platinum-certified single with over 250 million views on its YouTube music video at Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium on 4th January for one night only.

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+971 4 457 3212

 

Arnaud at The Junction

Where: The Junction, Alserkal Avenue

Returning to the familiar stage in 2019 on 5th January, Arnaud is bringing the newest edition of his show, building upon the legacy of his previous performances. Audiences can expect his all-time classic moves with added autobiographic elements and new awe-inspiring effects. Arnaud is an award-winning illusionist who has baffled audiences as esteemed as the Dutch Royalty. He’s distinguished by his unique productions that blend captivating storytelling and stand-up comedy with mind-blowing illusions that take viewers on a mesmerising journey.

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+971 4 3388 525

 

Mughal-e-Azam at Dubai Opera

Where: Dubai Opera

The award-winning classic Indian play Mughal-e-Azam is making its way to Dubai Opera from 10-12 January. Khan’s Mughal-e-Azam is an extravagant display of Bollywood glamour and classic grandeur. With over 300 cast and crew members, costumes by celebrity designer Manish Malhotra, and lavish set displays, the live-singing stage production is guaranteed to take spectators on an emotional roller coaster.

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+971 4 440 8888

 

Arijit Singh Live in Dubai​

Where: Dubai World Trade Centre

One of India’s most in-demand artists is taking a break from recording the latest Bollywood hits for a live concert in Dubai on 11th January. Arijit Singh is known for his dreamy, soulful tunes and moving poetry that explode into megahits soon after their release. The 31-year-old singer behind emotive melodies like “Tum Hi Ho” and “Channa Mereya” and catchy tracks like “Dilliwaali Girlfriend” is coming back after a two-year hiatus to perform his versatile discography at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

For more information:
+971 50 734 2004

 

2nd International Kite Fest

Where: Al Mamzar Park, Beach Area 1

The International Kite Fest is back for another year on 18th January at the popular beach-side venue Al Mamzar Park. Watch a colourful array of kites as they take to the skies or fly your own with pride and get a chance to win prizes and awards. Along with all the kite-flying fun there will be kite-making workshops for little ones and various activities, music from DJ’s, and food stall set-ups at the event.

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+971 50 658 1940

 

Junoon Reunion Concert in Dubai

Where: Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium

After a 13-year hiatus Pakistan’s most iconic rock trio Junoon is reuniting for a highly anticipated concert in Dubai for the first time in the band’s history on 18th January. Hailed as the U2 of South Asia by New York Times, Junoon is one of the largest rock bands to emerge from the country’s young music history. The band launched in Lahore during the 1990s and went on to release eight internationally acclaimed studio albums, including persisting hit tracks like “Sayonee,” “Saeein,” “Jazba-e-Junoon” and more.

For more information:
+971 4 457 3212

 

George Ezra Live at DWTC

Where: Dubai World Trade Centre

On 22nd January, ‘Shotgun’ sensation George Ezra is bringing his deep bass-baritone and infectious dynamism to the halls of Dubai World Trade Centre for his official Dubai debut this January. The 25-year-old English singer-songwriter rapidly rose to stardom with two defining hit albums that explore a range of genres from folk-pop and rock to blues. Adding to his impressive resume of live performances from Glastonbury Festival to Saturday Night Live, George Ezra’s debut performance in the region is a must-see event.

For more information:
+971 800 86823

 

Music in the Studio Presents The Ayoub Sisters

Where: Dubai Opera

Discover a universe of world-class musicians and multi-instrumentalities in the latest series of Dubai Opera’s Music in the Studio on 30th January. After an incredibly successful season last year, the experience is returning with an opening show by The Ayoub Sisters. An inspired family duo, Scottish-Egyptian sisters Sarah and Laura Ayoub will play an arrangement of classical and new age melodies on the violin, cello and piano. The notable works of composers Saint-Saens and Monti will share an unlikely stage with pop artists like Jennifer Lopez and Ed Shereen in an evening to touch all generations of concertgoers.

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+971 4 440

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