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Things To Do For The Weekend 12 - 14 August
Updated on 12 August 2021

The three day weekend is here and is sure to be full of rest, fun and cheer! With the long holiday on hand and living in Dubai, the opportunities to explore are endless. From listening to an orchestra play some of the hits of ABBA to watching a hilarious play, here are some things you can do over the long weekend.

The Music Of ABBA

When 12 August

Where Coca Cola Arena

If you are a fan of the pop sensation group, ABBA, then this event is worth checking out. Jam along to the popular tunes by ABBA performed by London’s West End, a rock band along with the National Chamber Orchestra of Armenia. 

www.coca-cola-arena.com

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Scarface Film Screening

When 12 August

Where Cinema Akil

Directed by Brian De Palma, the film features Al Pacino and follows along with a crime lord that escapes from Cuba into the United States and ends up rising to the top of Miami's criminal underworld.

www.cinemaakil.com

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Summer Restaurant Week

When Till 21 August

Where Around Dubai

If you love food and call yourself a foodie, then this is the perfect way to spend your weekend. The Summer Restaurant Week will offer individuals special menus and dishes at over 30 restaurants in Dubai. Additionally this year, a special kid's meal has been added for all the little ones to enjoy the taste of Dubai.

www.visitdubai.com

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West End Extravaganza: Summer Symphonic

When 13 August

Where Coca Cola Arena

West End Extravaganza: Summer Symphonic will feature some of the greatest musicals in the world and will be performed by some of the best musical theatres shows in London's West End as well as the National Chamber Orchestra of Armenia. Sing along to Cats, Grease, The Phantom of the Opera and more.

www.coca-cola-arena.com

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Paris, Texas Film Screening

When 13 August to 21 August

Where Cinema Akil

The film Paris, Texas will follow along a mysterious drifter that is looking for his missing wife across the country and ends up reconnecting with his brother and son. The film was released in 1984 and was directed by Wim Wenders.

www.cinemaakil.com

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Baat Karamaat

When 12 August to 14 August

Where The Junction

This hilarious play, written and directed by Mahua Krishnadev is sure to leave you laughing through the show. The Hindi play held at The Junction at Alserkal Avenue will incorporate comedy as well as theatre, drama and dance and will highlight some of India's stories.

www.ae.bookmyshow.com

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