Abu Dhabi recently announces an amazing calendar of events for the upcoming season

Entertainment | September 30, 2022 | News

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Abu Dhabi's leading entertainment platform, with a line-up of exciting music concerts, festivals sports events, and many more gets your heart pounding, that gets you nail-biting.

Abu Dhabi has revealed an amazing calendar of events for the upcoming season which consists of events like the live concerts by Sting, Andrea Bocelli , and A. R. Rahman, the first NBA Abu Dhabi Games, the return of Abu Dhabi Showdown Week, IIFA Awards Abu Dhabi 2023 and many more.

H.E. Saleh Mohamed Al Geziry, Director General for Tourism, DCT Abu Dhabi, said, "Abu Dhabi Calendar has an incredible line up of events to thrill and excite our residents and visitors this season. We're looking forward to sharing Abu Dhabi with the world by playing host to spectacular musical acts and action-packed global sport spectacles that will attract fans and families from across the globe. It's a jam-packed and incredibly diverse agenda of events which promises to connect friends, excite youth and unite families for unforgettable moments they can enjoy at their own pace."

Below are the events that are all set to take place in Abu Dhabi:

Wireless Festival: The popular rap and urban music festival from London is heading to Abu Dhabi on 4 March 2023.

Wireless Festival 2023 Is Coming to Abu Dhabi - Mille World

Sting: The 17-time Grammy Award winner will arrive at Etihad Arena as his critically acclaimed My Songs tour on 27 January 2023.


Andrea Bocelli: The Italian tenor will return to Abu Dhabi for a night of enchanting classical music at Etihad Park on 24 November.

Andrea Bocelli to give concert in Abu Dhabi - Music - Arts & Culture -  Ahram Online

A. R. Rahman: The two-time Academy Award winner will perform for the first time in Abu Dhabi at Etihad Arena on 29 October.

Tickets to A R Rahman Live in Concert at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi -  Platinumlist.net

Amplified Music Festival: The three-day musical extravaganza will take place from 11 to 13 November at Yas Links Abu Dhabi.

Abu Dhabi Calendar ignites 180 days of excitement, inspiration and global  firsts 

IIFA Awards Abu Dhabi 2023: The Bollywood film fraternity will return to Abu Dhabi on 11 and 12 February 2023 for a star-studded weekend at Etihad Arena.

IIFA Awards To Be Held In Abu Dhabi Again

Middle East Film and Comic Con 2023: The world-famous festival will unite movie, TV, and comic lovers of the UAE with the region's largest pop-culture festival in March 2023.

Middle East Film & Comic Con™ (@MEFCC) / Twitter

NBA Abu Dhabi Games 2022: The Atlanta Hawks and the 2020-21 NBA championship-winning Milwaukee Bucks will play two pre-season games at Etihad Arena on 6 and 8 October, marking the first-ever NBA games in the Arabian Gulf.

Tickets for NBA Abu Dhabi games 2022 featuring Atlanta Hawks, Milwaukee  Bucks on sale June 30 | Arab News

NBA District: Showcasing music, media, and art associated with NBA culture, this immersive, interactive fan event will be held in conjunction with the NBA Abu Dhabi Games 2022 at Manarat Al Saadiyat from 5 to 9 October.

Emirates News Agency - NBA launches Abu Dhabi Games 2022 fan platform

World Cup Fanzone: Yas Links Abu Dhabi will host Abu Dhabi's flagship World Cup Fanzone from 20 November to 18 December, to offer fans a high-energy viewing experience, an array of dining options, an e-gaming zone, and other football activations.

Abu Dhabi is getting a massive football fan zone for the World Cup

Abu Dhabi Art 2022: The annual art fair is returning from 16 to 20 November, bringing together local and international galleries, alongside exhibitions, artist commissions, and installations.

Abu Dhabi Art 2022 | Visit Abu Dhabi

Plenty of more events are ready to take place in Abu Dhabi, so stay tuned for more.

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The Abu Dhabi Calendar include the live concerts by Andrea Bocelli and A. R. Rahman, the first NBA Abu Dhabi Games, the return of Abu Dhabi Showdown Week, IIFA Awards Abu Dhabi 2023 and many more

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