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9 Fun things to do in the UAE this weekend

Every Thursday, we give you a list of the top happenings in the UAE this weekend

08:00 April 12, 2018
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It’s a public holiday this Saturday!

Saturday, April 14, will be a holiday in UAE for Al Isra’a Wal Mi’raj, announced Federal Authority for Government Human Resources.

Find out more about what Al Isra’a Wal Mi’raj is here


Party: Analog Room presents Cyrill Reaidy and Maat

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This weekend Analog Room will be turning up the tempo, as another great line up of talented artists will be performing on Thursday April 12. The skilful Lebanese maestro, Cyrill Reaidy will be playing all through the main hour, followed by the Italian Whizz Mattia Stragapede aka Maat, who will then be making his debut at Analog Room. He will be showing the crowd what he’s made of. No dress code and house beverages will cost Dh25 until midnight.

Location Analog Room, Industrial Avenue, Westin Mina Seyahi Cost Dh100 per ticket at the door only, Ladies are Free until 11pm Timings Thursday April 12 from 10pm to 3am


Health: Dance the day away

Gold’s Gym in conjunction with Dubai Sports Council and Dubai Municipality is bringing the biggest dance and fitness festival to Dubai this weekend with Dance: YOUnite. work out while having fun and be a part of the biggest group exercise dance mash-up in the region.

Location Zabeel Park Amphitheatre, Dubai Cost Free (registration required) Timings Saturday April 14 from 4pm to 9pm


Something new: Have your coffee in the air

Suspended 40 meters above the ground, the Flying Cup is JBR’s newest attraction. It’s an F&B and entertainment concept that allows you to experience a whole new perspective of the city around you. Check it out this weekend. The cost for the attraction includes refreshments.

Read more about the Flying Cup of JBR here

Location JBR, near Roxy Cinemas Cost Dh80 per adult, Dh40 per child Timings From Saturday to Wednesday from10am to 12am, Thursday to Friday from 10am to 1am


Food: Celebrate Thai New Year

Food is a huge part of Thai culture, and with Songkran just around the corner, there’s no better time to indulge in some fiery, rich and flavourful Thai food. Songkran is the biggest and most important festival in Thailand, with celebrations held across the country; the Thai New Year’s Day kicks off on April 13 and lasts until April 15.

Check out our list of the best 5 Thai restaurants in Dubai to celebrate Songkran


Staycation of the week: Uncover Fujairah 

If you want to escape your daily routine in the UAE, you can do that with a staycation in Fujairah, the emirate, where the UAE meets the Indian Ocean. Adrenaline seekers can release their adventurous side thanks to the natural and unique landscape, whether it's trekking through Dibba Mountain or snorkelling in the blue waters, Fujairah can quench travellers' thirst for excitement. The deal includes a one night stay at a 5 star hotel with beach and pool access. The hotel will also offer adventurous activities at an additional cost.

Location Fujairah - Royal M Hotel Cost Dh486.34 per person Timings Any time Book here


Beast of Burden

Release Date: 12 April 2018
Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Grace Gummer and Pablo Schreiber
Language: English

Orayiram Kinakkalal

Release Date: 12 April 2018
Starring: Biju Menon. Roshan Mathew, Shajohn, Nirmal Palazhi and Sharu Varghese 
Language: Malayalam

October

Release Date: 12 April 2018
Starring:  Varun Dhawan, Gitanjali Rao and Banita Sandhu
Language: Hindi