Concerts, parties to celebrate Holi festival

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Let’s Holi at IMG Worlds of Adventure (Dubai): The indoor theme park’s event happening today is your chance to get up close and personal (as well as colourful) with Indian rapper Divine of Gully Gang fame. There’ll be a Dhol & Bhangra troupe, DJ performances, and rain dance. From 10am to 5pm. Tickets from Dh89, available onsite at counters.

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Holi Beach Party 2020, JA The Resort (Dubai): On March 13, an array of Bollywood DJs take to the decks and keep the party going. You’ll have access to the beach, organic colours, food and beverage and more. Tickets from Dh120 per person. From 10am-10pm; call 058 178 1230.

The Holi Colour Bash Rang Masti at Mamzar Park (Dubai): happening today, this one at the park’s Nouras Beach checks all the boxes if you’re looking to party up this holi with some sun, sand and sea thrown into the mix – there’ll be DJ performances, food stalls, colour splashes, and a kids’ zone. From 10am-6pm; tickets from Dh20 at platinumlist.net.

Holi Masti 2020 at Meydan Golf, Nad Al Sheba (Dubai): Some of Bollywood’s best performers headline this holi celebration on March 13. Singer Kanika Kapoor – the voice behind hits such as Baby Doll and Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan – and music producer Nucleya known for hits like Bass Rani and Let’s Nacho, will keep you entertained all day at the event that also promises Nagada players, non-toxic colour splash and authentic Holi food and drinks. From 11am-9pm; tickets from Dh75 at bookmyshow.com.

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Holi 2020 – Colours of Friendship, Khalifa Park (Abu Dhabi): Today, enjoy a water balloon battle, colour splash, rain dance, dhol and a kids’ area. Entry is free for children below 10 years and Dh25 per adult. From 10am-3pm.

Holi Hungama, Corniche Abu Dhabi: The Indian Ladies association and Abu Dhabi Municipality are hosting the Holi fest today from 10am. Dh15 per person.

Rang Utsav Beach Holi Celebration 2020, Lou’lou’a Beach Resort (Sharjah): Sharjah’s only Holi celebration kicks off on March 13 at the Al Khan Sea Beach area. There’ll be food , kids’ activities, music by DJs and more. Tickets cost Dh30 per person. Call 056 749 6144 for details.

Art and parcel of life

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Maraya Art Centre has an engaging exhibition lined up this month called The Place I Call Home. Commissioned by The British Council and in collaboration with Ffotogallery, the national development agency for photography, the works on display will relate to the experiences of young people living in the Gulf and the UK. They also aim to stir conversations around the concepts of citizenship, interculturalism and what goes into the making of a better city or neighbourhood. Starting tomorrow, until May 31. From 5.30pm-10pm. Visit maraya.ae.

Songs from the Emerald Isle

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St.Paddy’s day is a while away, but that doesn’t mean you should stop yourself from having some good craic at the Irish Music in the Movies show. The live music show aboard the QE2 by Paddyman will see the Irish entertainer perform Irish songs and music featured in silver screen flicks such as Titanic, Gangs of New York, PS I Love You, Sherlock Holmes and more. Tickets from Dh125 per person at platinumlist.net.