January and February are packed with great events in Abu Dhabi, with diverse exhibitions, racing championships, and unique festivals that offer something for everyone.
Classical Music lovers are in for a real treat with Jordi Savall, Grammy Award-winner and one of the most exceptional figures in today’s music world, recreating the music during the Arabic explorer Journey Ibn Battuta. A long forgotten world and its enchanting atmosphere with come back to life with the magic of music on 13 January in the second part of Savall’s presentation at The Emirates Palace.
World Future Energy Summit (WFES), one of the most influential international events in the energy sector, is held from 16 to 19 January at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. The summit hosts hundreds of companies from more than 30 countries, dedicated to advancing future energy, energy efficiency and clean technology.
If you like to take a sneak peak into Emirati heritage and culture, head to Al Wathba to watch the festivities of Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival, ongoing till 21 January. The festival is a celebration of UAE’s cultural inheritance, and showcases the rich diversity of its traditions providing an educational platform about the country’s traditions.
The iconic flying acrobatics of Red Bull Air Race returns for the tenth time for its 2017 Championship on 11 and 12 February. Head to Abu Dhabi Corniche Breakwater and enjoy the world’s fastest motorsport series with amazing air stunts from daredevil pilots in high-performance planes racing and navigating obstacles at speeds of nearly 400 km/h.
Sports Enthusiasts should start preparing for the ITU World Triathlon Series taking place on March 3 and 4 at Abu Dhabi’s iconic Yas Island. Hosting the first leg of the ITU World Triathlon Series, Abu Dhabi will host the world’s best triathletes to kick-off their season.
For a full list of events taking place at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) please visit - www.adnec.ae Premier Inn Abu Dhabi International Airport is a short drive away from ADNEC.