Four Festivals You Need To Attend During This Autumn in Middle East
Yasalam, Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
From 23 to 25 November, Yas Island will host, for its tenth anniversary, the annual Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, a Formula 1 race. On the sidelines of the event, several concerts will be held: British singer Sam Smith, Canadian star The Weeknd, Post Malone, known for its global success Rockstar and Better now and the legendary rock band Guns N’Roses. This urban festival is clearly not to be missed.
Sole DXB, Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
The biggest urban and street event in the area is back. Sole DXB will take place from December 6th to 8th. This year, the festival’s program is inspired by South Africa and will mix local and international talents: American rapper Nas, South African rapper Sho Madjozi, dancehall singer F1DEL… The festival will also include Dubai-based artists such as Reem Ekay and Zenden Lavon, as well as Syrian rapper Chyno. On the sidelines of the festival, sneaker enthusiasts will be able to buy shoes and other branded clothing exhibited in pop-up stores set up in a micro-village designed for the event.
Beirut & Beyond International Music Festival, Beirut (Lebanon)
From December 6 to 9, Beirut & Beyond International Music Festival, a Lebanese festival that has become a platform for supporting and promoting emerging Arab artists, is back for a new edition. This year, the artists in the spotlight are from Lebanon, Palestine, Egypt, Morocco and Norway. The program is still under development, but the organizers have promised a rich and varied composition.
Groove on the Grass, Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
A few days before the beginning of winter, the largest festival of music and electronic art in the region will return on December 7 for its second edition. At the Emirates Golf Club, several artists and DJs are expected. Among them: David August, Danny Daze, Redshape, Chloe or Gigi Masin.