Catch Shreya Ghoshal perform live with a full symphony orchestra at Dubai World Trade Centre. Bollywood’s ‘playback queen’ will be appearing at the Sheikh Rashid Hall, where fans old and new will hear the multiple-award winning 34-year-old sing some of her vast repertoire, which includes performing in 17 languages, including many Indian dialects, French, Nepalese, Bengali and Urdu. With the likes of Asha Bhosle and Kavita Krishnamurthy pronouncing Shreya the best singer of her generation, you know you are in the presence of a legendary singer.
DubaICE is the highlight of Dubai Ladies’ Club’s summer attractions, now in its second edition. Ladies should head to the Jumeirah Beach Road club, where they will be greeted with a temperature-controlled environment to counter the heat outdoors. Guests will also find a variety of cool-down activities for women and children every weekend throughout August.
You’ll be singing along and dancing in the aisles as the Madinat Theatre brings a one-night musical extravaganza, the Best of Broadway, to Dubai. Performed by a world-class ensemble of singers and theatrical performers, you can expect to hear top tunes and a selection of the greatest hits from Broadway’s most popular musicals including West Side Story, Cats, Les Miserables, The Greatest Showman, Phantom of the Opera, Mamma Mia, Frozen, Grease, South Pacific, Chicago, Dirty Dancing, The Lion King and My Fair Lady.
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Scents are a dominant theme this weekend, as we help you sniff out everything that’s good to do in Dubai. Learn how to capture a memory in perfume, discover how to breathe with a tai chi master, and find out why sloths smell like trees (yes, you read that right).
Check out our top seven weekend activities here:
A tumultuous tale at the Junction
Have you ever done yoga in a cave? Well now you can, thanks to TEPfactor Dubai, the Jumeirah Beach Residence-based adult adventure challenge centre. Every Friday at 8am, the centre turns over one of its cool, cave-style challenge spaces to the more gentle art of yoga. The interiors will keep you cool and release stress.
A classic fairy tale is given a European makeover on 28 September with a family focused production of Aladdin et La Prophetie at The Junction in Alserkal Avenue. Presented by the Culture Emulsion theatre group, this French language performance tells the story of Aladdin. Set in a Persian city of yesteryear, this young man of the people tries to help his seriously ill mother while around him the city is in revolt. Sit down and settle in to be caught up in this dramatic, amusing and engaging musical theatrical tale for children.
The Dubai chapter of Startup Grind, the independent global start-up community, gives Dr. Harun Kapetanovic, co-founder of cross-border SME digital platform MyBazar, and Economic Adviser at the Dubai Government’s Department of Economic Development, the floor on 2 October. Join him for an evening of open discussion and insight into his experience as a digital entrepreneur, economic adviser and Islamic economy expert. Delving deeper into the MyBazar story, Dr.