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7 Events in Dubai To Look Forward To This Month

May you have an awesome month ahead! Well, with Steve Aoki performing live, an awesome Ramadan-inspired art exhibition and the classic Indian musical Mughal-E-Azam coming to town, how can you not?! Here are 7 events in Dubai to look forward to this month…

1. Stereophonics

Get ready for one of the best rock concerts of the year, because Brit boy band Stereophonics is performing live in Dubai! Although the band is touring for its new album ‘Scream Above the Sounds’ – fans can expect to hear some old favourites too!

Price: From AED 399
When: Friday 11th May, from 1pm
Where: Dubai Media City Amphitheatre

2. Mughal-E-Azam

Set in the 16th century, this spectacular musical tells the tale of a Mughal prince and his lover, a beautiful court dancer. However, their love affair creates a divide between the prince and his father, which threatens the fate of the empire.

Price: From AED 250
When: Daily until Monday 7th May, at 8.30pm
Where: DUCTAC, Mall of the Emirates

3. Dubai Tango Festival

So you think you can dance? Whether you’re a pro dancer or you’ve got two left feet, Dubai Tango Festival is open to everyone! Join in for four fun days of dance classes, workshops, and the chance to meet some of the world’s best tango dancers.

Price: From AED 150
When: Wednesday 9th May to Saturday 12th May
Where: Roda Al Bustan Hotel

4. The Illusionists

Do you believe in magic? You probably will after watching the Illusionists live on stage – Broadway’s highest-selling magic show! Don’t miss 7 of the world’s best illusionists at Madinat Theatre, as they put on a mind-blowing show.

Price: From AED 245
When: Daily until Monday 7th May, at 6.30pm & 9.30pm
Where: Madinat Theatre, Madinat Souk

5. Ramadanization

Ever year, the Gallery of Light holds an annual Ramadanization art exhibition to showcase works by Dubai artists (submissions are open to everyone). Each artist is meant to create a piece that reflects what Ramadan means to them, and the outcomes have always been awesome!

Price: Free
When: 14th May till 17th June
Where: DUCTAC, Mall of the Emirates

6. Steve Aoki

Party people, ready for one of the craziest closing parties of the season? You should be (especially if you love cake) because Steve Aoki is coming to town. Don’t miss the award-winning electro house DJ performing live at Gotha this week!

Price: Free until 12am, AED 150 for guys (after midnight)
When: Thursday 10th May, 10pm onwards
Where: Gotha Club, Radisson Blu – Business Bay

7. Dubai Sports World

Dubai fit fam, Dubai Sports World is finally back this month! Head there with your workout buddies to play football, cricket, badminton, tennis, take on an obstacle course, ping pong and sooo much more.

Price: Free entry
When: Thursday 17th May till September
Where: Dubai World Trade Centre

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