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Events in Abu Dhabi 2017

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July to September are packed with great events in Abu Dhabi, from diverse exhibitions to musical performances that offer something for everyone. 

Harry Potter film concert

Harry Potter in Concert will be available in the Middle East from 21st September to 23rd September. Relive the magic and mystery of the first Harry Potter film on a high-definition 40-foot screen while hearing a world-class orchestra perform the film’s signature soundtrack. The Orcquesta Sinfonia de Valles will perform at the Du Forum on Yas Island.   

Guggenheim Abu Dhabi exhibition

This July, the second exhibition of Guggenheim Abu Dhabi collection named The Creative Act Performance at the Manarat Al Saadiyat. The exhibit will bring a variety of artists of different nationalities and generations who have focused performance, process and presence of contemporary art. The exhibit will feature more than 25 works in a variety of media and will feature 18 artists. 

Tom & Jerry live show

If the kids are looking for some fun, the Tom & Jerry Live Show will be held at the Al Raha Theatre from 20th July to 22nd July. Join Tom and Jerry in their amazing adventure to find the four Lost Crystals of an amulet which will restore the powers to a mysterious magical spirit. They won’t be alone, as many of their friends will be there to give a helping hand including Princess Toodles, Warrior Butch as well as many others. 

Stand-up comedy with Mike Epps

If you’re looking for tearful and joyful laughs, comedy superstar Mike Epps will be turning up heat on 18th August at the Al Raha Beach Theatre. Mike has generated quite a buzz in the world of comedy with his hilarious impersonations in films like How High and Next Friday. 

The Qasr Al Hosn Exhibition

The Qasr Al Hosn Exhibition: The Story of Abu Dhabi and its People will be available to visitors from 3rd March to 31st December. Qasr Al Hosn is the first permanent building in Abu Dhabi and is a witness to the island’s origins and rich history. This exhibit will also be a permanent fixture at Qasr Al Hosn which allow visitors to experience the flavour and heritage of Abu Dhabi in a fun and educational environment.

Rifle Competition at Al Forsan International Sports Resort

If you consider yourself a top shot, consider trying your shooting skills at the 300m Rifle Competition at the Al Forsan International Sports Resort. The competition will run from 1st September to 30th September. Scores are determined by grouping the shots together, and shooters with closest 5 consecutive shots (smallest dispersion) will be deemed the winner. 

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