This Week In Dubai: Summer Surprises, Diana Haddad

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Summer Surprises kicked off this week in Dubai, breathing life back into the city after Ramadan. Among those taking part in Summer Surprises’ concerts were Diana Haddad, Nawal El Kuwaitia, and Abdallah Al Rowaished, who performed on Thursday night.

Summer Surprises Kicks Off

Summer Surprises will be in full swing next week, but all the fun started on Thursday with mega-sales, plenty of entertainment, luxurious spa deals, and activities at Modhesh World. Over 6,000 stores are offering up to 70% off on a broad range of items, from designer-brand clothing to consumer electronics, high-end jewelry, and more. Summer Surprises is also the time to splurge on the large spa packages you can find, as many spas are offering tremendous deals.

Summer Surprises Concerts: Diana Haddad

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Summer Surprises is off and running with a fabulous performance by three big stars taking the stage on the same night.

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Popular Lebanese singer and TV personality Diana Haddad was the headlining act for Thursday night to the delight of fans throughout the Middle East. She was joined by two other fabulous Arabic singers, the Queen of Classic Music, Nawal El Kuwaitia, and Kuwaiti singer Abdallah Al Rowaished, who has released more than 30 albums over his extensive career. Also Middle Eastern musician Qaitharat Al Khaleej performed Thursday night.

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Friday’s performances of Kadim Al Sahir and Hussain Al Jassmi during Summer Surprises are sure to be the event of the summer.

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Then on Friday night, mega-star Kadim Al Sahir, who is known for performing Iraqi folk music with accompaniment by a full orchestra, and popular Emirati singer Hussain Al Jassmi take the stage, marking the first time ever they performed on the same night. It will certainly be hard to top Friday night’s concert.

SLAM FAM at Alserkal Avenue

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SLAM FAM is a collage of different hip hop dancing styles from a variety of talented dancers.

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Also on Friday night, Alserkal Avenue’s The Fridge hosts a hip hop performance called SLAM FAM. The group brings together a wide range of dance talents and close friends who all share a love for the arts and dance. Each of the dancers specializes in a different type of dance, with some even working humor into their performances.