Connector November 2023

CONNECTOR.AE 12 CONNECTOR.AE 13 Out And About Out And About Set your alarm clocks early and get ready for the upcoming Dubai Run. Race alongside participants of all ages and skill levels on a dedicated section of Sheikh Zayed Road. Choose between the 5km or 10km route and work up a sweat as you strive to achieve your fitness targets. Register now for this enjoyable and free event. Arijit Singh Live Sheikh Zayed Festival 2023 Dubai Opera Ball 17 to 18 November 18 November The renowned Bollywood playback singing sensation, Arijit Singh, is all set to grace the stage at the Etihad Arena on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. After a sensational sold-out concert at the Arena two years ago, Arijit Singh is returning with an all-new performance, featuring a captivating lineup of his latest Bollywood hits. Tickets for this remarkable event are available starting at just Dhs 100. The festival pays tribute to the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, honouring his vital role in preserving genuine Emirati heritage and presenting family-friendly events. The festival is in association with His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, and under the wise guidance of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President and Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE. Experience a night of enchantment at the Dubai Opera Ball, featuring an exceptional lineup of international talents. Prepare to be captivated by the world-renowned soprano Aida Garifullina, Bolshoi Theatre’s premier dancer Denis Rodkin, La Scala’s tenor Riccardo Massi, jazz sensation Igor Butman, and Austria’s Janoska Ensemble. The extraordinary event promises a harmonious fusion of cultures as the artists don elegant tuxedos and stunning ball gowns, delivering impeccably choreographed performances. Tickets for this grand affair start at Dhs 399. 16 17 15 Al Ain Book Festival 19 to 25 November Established in 2009 as the Al Ain Book Fair and rebranded in 2022 as the Al Ain Book Festival, this event is a celebration of Al Ain’s rich cultural heritage and the creative contributions of Emirati writers, intellectuals, and artists, both past and present. Organised by the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre, the festival offers a diverse program aimed at promoting a culture of reading and connecting people with Emirati heritage, culture, and creativity. Coke Studio Live 25 November Prepare for another electrifying evening at Coca-Cola Arena as the highly anticipated second edition of Coke Studio Live takes centre stage. On 25 November, more than ten incredibly talented artists will grace the event, promising an unforgettable night filled with music and entertainment. The show, curated by the visionary producer Zulfiqar (Xulfi) Jabbar Khan, is a must-see. Ticket prices start at just Dhs 179. Dubai Run 26 November 18 19 20 17 November to 9 March, 2024