Don’t have your Diwali weekend planned? We have you sorted. The UAE is gearing up for the Festival of Lights and there are a host of exciting events taking place over the next few days. Check out our list of Diwali events that guarantee you’ll ring in the Festival of Lights with style!
Mika Singh Live at Bollywood Parks
The singing sensation, Mika Singh, is headed to Dubai this Diwali! The ‘King of Bollywood Pop’ will be performing live with his fans in the UAE on 20th October. ROOH, Dubai’s very own Desi band will be the opening act for Mika Singh. Mark the occasion with dance performances on Bollywood superhits, and mesmerising light and fountain shows. The Diwali Bazaar will have you spoilt for choice and a grand display of fireworks on the 19th and 20th October will end the celebrations on a high note.
Info: Dhs 95 per person (UAE Residents), 4 pm to 12 am (16th – 19th October) 11 am to 12 am (20th October). Mika Singh Concert - 10 pm, 20th October. Dubai Parks and Resorts, opposite Palm Jebel Ali.
Enjoy Family Fun at Burjuman
Burjuman is celebrating Diwali this year with an array of exciting activities. Try your hand at pottery painting and diya decorations, or kick up the festive mood with beautiful henna designs. Watch out for the traditional dances taking place on the 19th, 20th and 21st October that are sure to entertain. Selfie opportunities are abound with the beautiful décor all around the mall.
Info: 4 pm to 6 pm, Until 21st October, Main Atrium, Burjuman Mall.
Meet Singer Neha Bhasin at The Mall, World Trade Centre Abu Dhabi
Make this Diwali all the more fun with the chance to meet singer Neha Bhasin! Starting her career as part of the Indian pop group Viva, Neha Bhasin is known for popular tunes such as Jag Ghoomeya, Dhunki and Kuch Khaas Hai. Have a blast with traditional and Bollywood-inspired dance performances, while the kids are kept entertained with free Rangoli workshops.
Info: 7 pm to 9 pm, 20th October, The Mall, World Trade Centre Abu Dhabi