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Events in Dubai 2017

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

The Ramadan Art Bazaar

The Ramadan Art Bazaar is still running this Summer until 19th July. Held in Dubai’s trendy D3 design district, the bazaar features a variety of pieces all from local artists at affordable prices, making the event a great place to grab your unique piece of Dubai to take home from your travels. 

Unite with Tomorrowland

The mother of all electronic dance festivals Tomorrowland and its incredible backdrop will be broadcast in Dubai live via satellite at the Dubai Festival Arena. Many of the world’s top DJs including Armin Van Buuren, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and KAHMR will be working their magic in Belgium in real time via a connection to the mainstage on 29th July.

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The Good Printing: A Contemporary Exhibit

The Good Printing: A Contemporary Exhibit will take place at Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde at Alserkal Avenue from 22nd May to 14th September. Curated by Yasmina Reggad, the exhibition showcases ten artists’ approach to the artistic world of printing in addition to showing off how this process takes place. The exhibition questions the authenticity of mechanical printing and celebrates the imperfections which ultimately makes what would otherwise be a perfect duplication, makes imperfection itself, a form of artistic expression.  

The Ripe Market

The Ripe Market, Dubai’s favourite food and craft fair will continue to be held at the air-cooled atrium at Times Square every Saturday throughout the summer on the following dates: 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th July and 12th August. In addition to some of the most organic and delicious produce available, the event is host to a variety of activities such as fun workshops, live music, fitness and yoga classes, educational activities and even a petting zoo. 

The Hangry Hangar

If you’re interested in trying out Dubai’s unique food truck experience but are worried about being out in the heat, fear no more! The Hangry Hangar will host many of Dubai’s most favourite food truck brands all within an air-conditioned indoor space along with live music and free WIFI from 10th August to 3rd September. 

La Perle show

Le Perle is a show that simply cannot be described, it must be experienced. Dubai’s first resident show available from 31st August, hosted in Al Habtoor City, features 65 artists performing staggering stunts and aerial acrobatics above a pool containing 2.7 million litres of water. This state-of-the-art theatre production is unlike any other in the region and is sure the leave a lasting impression. 

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