8 Exciting Things To Do This Week
Updated on 20 January 2019

Music concerts, heritage racing and the Asian Football Cup, this week has a lot coming up to keep you busy and active.

When: From 20 January
Where: Al Seef by Meraas
"Connecting Humanity" Photo Exhibition

Dutch photographer Jeroen Swolfs is bringing an extraordinary photo-exhibition to Dubai which explores street life in different capitals of the world, exposing the unity and similarity of people across the globe. Entry is free.

When: Monday, 21 January
Where: The Fridge, Warehouse 5, Alserkal Avenue
The Fridge Concert Series ft. Thanae Pachiyannaki

A member of Muscat's popular band, Pulse and Soul, Omani Greek singer Thanae Pachiyannaki is headlining the second Concert Series session this week. The artist released her solo album ‘Between 2 Doors’ in November 2018, so prepare for an evening energised by her latest tracks. Tickets start at Dhs 50.
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When: 21-23 January
Where: Alserkal Avenue
Cinema Akil Screening: Ambulance

The documentary shows the journey of Mohamed Jabaly, an ambulance crew from Gaza City. Filmed on location in Gaza, the documentary captures first had experience when the war breaks out and how he deals with everything a war brings, dead bodies, frightened families, ever present risk of death and uncertainty about the future. Tickets start at 52.50

When: From 21 January
Where: Meem Gallery
The Magical Number 2, Plus or Minus 7

Keeping memory as their central theme, three artists are displaying their artworks created using different mediums and thought processes. Asma Khoory’s 'Recollection'  illustrates passing moments, Shadow by Salama Nasib illustrates how memories can alter and fade with time and Sara Al Haddad presents the transformation of self that comes with time. Entry is free.

When: Tuesday, 22 January
Where: Dubai World Trade Centre
George Ezra Live at DWTC

The 25-year-old English singer-songwriter, George Ezra is coming to perform in Dubai for the first time. Expect him to fire up the atmosphere with hits from the albums, 'Wanted on Voyage' and ' Staying at Tamara's'. Tickets starts at Dhs 295.

When: Tuesday, 22 January
Where: Sheikh Rashid Stadium, Al Etihad Road
Catch Asian Football Round of 16 Match

Sheikh Rashid Stadium on Al Etihad Road is playing host to a crucial match in the AFC Asian Cup. After 36 thrilling games across the UAE in the group round, the round of 16 with eight matches will decide teams which will battle against each other in quarter finals. This week, the winning team from Group C (Korea Republic, China PR, Kyrgyz Republic or Philippines), will play against one of the third-placed teams from Group A, B or F. Tickets start at Dhs 25.

When: Wednesday, 23 January
Where: Al Marmoom
Camel Racing

Camels are an integral part of Emirati heritage. But, this competition brings heritage and excitement together as world's the most talented camels will race for titles in Dubai this week. Entry is free.

When: From 23 January
Where: Al Marmoom Camel Racing Track
Dubai Crown Prince Camel Festival

Running into its second year, the camel festival returns, where pure bred Arabian camels will race distances ranging from 4km to 8km to win coveted titles and purse prize money of over Dhs 95 million. Entry is free.

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