ROYAL ARABIAN’S PRE-ATM PARTY
The party started around 20.30PM and the agents were welcomed, followed by a short introduction speech by Mr. Vijay Puthran and Mr. Naveen Saldanha and concluded by a presentation by Ralph on the upcoming developments in Dubai and how far Royal Arabian has come followed by a 10 minute presentation on Pacha Ibiza.
The night saw some dazzling performance by Yuliia who performed acrobatic handstands and ‘Donial Kalex’ with a second nightlife performance which was equally amazing with Canapes served throughout the evening. The party was then closed by around 10.30PM.
AL GAFFAL TRADITIONAL 60FT DHOW RACE 2016
Date: Saturday, 21st May 2016
Started with 53 dhows, 43-feet long, during the first competition in 1991, the race has grown into a major sporting event, featuring about 100 traditional third version traditional boats (60 feet), and has seen more than 3,000 participants sailing the waters of the Gulf. The race begins at the small uninhabited island of Sur Bu Na’air, 50 nautical miles west of the UAE.
The Al Gaffal Dhow Race, was designed to commemorate the pearl divers who were integral to the early trading port of Dubai. To experience this traditional sporting event, the Dubai RTA offer ferry rides that follow the racers at various points around the Marina.
*Dates are subject to change according to weather.
FANCY A BURGER KHALIFA? – A ROYAL ARABIAN RECOMMENDATION
One of Dubai’s most-talked new openings is to offer a special Dhs500 burger this month to celebrate what is the National Burger Day in both the US (May is also ‘Burger Month in the States) and Australia.
Firebird Diner’s incredible looking Burger Khalifa is part of the DIFC restaurant’s Burger Domination Week, and is almost certain to be lighting up your Instagram feeds between May 22-28.
Also on the menu that week are the ‘All American Slider’, ‘Down South Dirty Bird’, ‘The Big Tex’ and ‘Arabian Burger’. The signature item justifies its eye-watering price tag by being loaded with two prime USDA Beef Patties, a Maine Lobster Tail, seared foie gras, black truffle aioli, and a sunny side egg.
TIME TO TANGO IN DUBAI
Date: 18th – 21st May 2016
Tango Dubai is hosting the 8th edition of Dubai Tango Festival. It’s the night for all the tango lovers from across the globe to meet and groove here in Dubai. The 4 day festival will see various Tango workshops, milongas, an unparalleled Tango night and gala dinner. Tango to some live music by the best of tango musicians and artists, as well as some stupendous performances and other surprises! If you are a tango connoisseur and you are in Dubai, you would not want to miss this.
INDIAN PROPERTY SHOW 2016 IN DUBAI
Date: 2nd June – 4th June 2016
The Indian Property Show is back again and will be hosted at Dubai World Trade Centre. One-of-its-kind event in Dubai, brings together investors and the general public who are looking to purchase and/or invest in the Indian property market. Visitors can access to all the relevant information and interact with the construction companies and property developers in person.
Another attraction of the event are the free seminars conducted by renowned Property Experts, Vaastu Consultants and Legal Advisers who will help you make the right choice. While at the event, make sure you attend the ‘Know your City’ free seminars on high-growth cities by Industry Experts.
WON’T BELIEVE YOUR EYES: FLOATING VILLA AT WORLD ISLANDS
One solitary Floating Seahorse is now in position at The Heart of Europe in the archipelago of 300 manmade islands off the Palm Jumeirah. The first of the 42 villas is offshore from the European cluster, and is only a short boat ride away from Dubai’s coast.
This three-storey private villa will host an underwater bedroom, a sea level lounge room, and an open-air upper deck, all dressed with every bit of luxury you would expect; think glass-bottomed Jacuzzi, fully-equipped kitchen, outdoor shower, floor-to-ceiling windows, and uninterrupted views of the Arabian Gulf and a view on an a yet-to-be-manufactured underwater coral garden. They are expected to fetch up to $2million.
DUBAI DESERT ROAD RUN 2016
Date: 4th June 2016
The Dubai Desert Road Run is a sport event starting off at The Sevens Stadium, that allows you to follow your progress throughout the year and socialize with fellow runners. It includes a 10km race for adults and those above 14 years old, a 3km junior race, ages 6 to 18, and a 3km fun run, which is untimed.
This time around, there will be a 10k race and a 3k fun run with medals given to all who finish the races. Trophies will be awarded to the first three men and women in all age categories for the 10k run. Participants are able to enter a single run or register for as many dates as they wish. Register on the Premier Marathons website.
LATEST DAREDEVILRY IN DUBAI, SOON TO ARRIVE!
AYKON brings to those who are not faint of heart, yet another adrenaline-pumping adventure activity AYKON Dare as part of the AYKON city development on Dubai Water Canal.
The AKYON Dare will be located in the Golden Quadrant hosting other facilities like restaurants, entertainment and lesiure options in the mini-city. The stunt, which will take place 80 floors up (that’s 285m), is described on the official website as a ‘magnificent al fresco experience for the adventurous that offers an entirely new perspective on the city and a breathtaking adrenaline rush’.
ARMIN VAN BUUREN; LIVE IN DUBAI
Date: Friday, 20th May 2016
After the success of Martin Garrix on New Years Eve and Hardwell in February, Envie Events has announced Armin van Buuren’s gig in Dubai on Friday, 20 May 2016 at Meydan Dubai which is the part of his upcoming world tour: Armin Only Embrace. This concert will be the last of its kind for the season before Ramadan and onset of summer. Enter the guest list and register to get tickets to enjoy the spectacular night.