It’s the weekend, so forget work and that to-do list because it’s time to have some fun.
It’s weekend time.
Thursday 7th March
Watch some stunning choreography live on stage as the Korean National Ballet perform ‘Giselle’ as part of the Abu Dhabi Festival. From AED 175. Emirates Palace, Corniche West. 8pm. Visit: 800tickets.com
Settle in for a night of techno as DJ Martin Ikin takes over Buddha-Bar Beach Abu Dhabi for a night of slick beats and big tunes to take you into the weekend. Free entry. StRegis. Saadiyat Island Resort. 10pm until late. Visit: facebook.com/buddhabarbeachad
Friday 8th March
Head along to the Event Village for the Daman World Triathlon Abu Dhabi 2019 and send little ones to the Kidz Zone, shop at pop-up stores, watch the action unfold and enjoy the great atmosphere. Free. Yas Marina, Yas Island. Fri and Sat. Visit: abudhabi.triathlon.org
Check out the second night of the Barzakh Festival at The Arts Center at NYUAD and see Lekhfa and Altin Gün take to the stage to deliver a unique evening of great music. Not able to make it? Watch the live stream of the event on The Arts Center’s Facebook page. AED 100. Red Theater, NYUAD, Saadiyat Island. 7.30pm. Visit: nyuad-artscenter.org
Express yourself and meet new people by joining the paint party at Cafe Arabia where you can create your own work of art and enjoy some food and drink. AED 185, pre-booking required, all materials provided. Cafe Arabia, Mushrif. 5pm-9pm. Visit: facebook.com/events/355561968381586French pop singer Aya Nakamura will be taking to the stage at MAD to perform her hit songs including ‘Djada’ and ‘La Dot’. Free, subject to entry policy. MAD on Yas Island, neat du Forum. 11pm-3am.Visit: facebook.com/MadOnYasIsland
Saturday 9th March
End the weekend with the Wellness Breakfast at Market at EDITION and enjoy some healthy food and beverages alongside talks from health experts and the visiting British chef Tom Aikens. AED 140. Al Bateen Wharf. 9am-noon. Contact: 02 208 0000, email@example.com.
Gather the family and watch an animated classic as Disney’s Peter Pan is shown on the big screen for a new generation of children to fall in love with the story of The Boy Who Never Grew Up. Free, registration required. Manarat Al Saadiyat, Saadiyat Island. 3pm-4.30pm. Visit: cs-peterpan.splashthat.com
Have a great weekend and don’t forget to tag us in your photos at @adwuae on Twitter and Instagram and @abudhabiworld on Facebook – who knows, you might even be featured in the magazine!