Dubai Opera, the ultimate performing arts destination, has announced its exceptional Autumn season. Taking place from September until November, the city’s most iconic cultural destination will be playing host to a diverse programme of 13 world-class performances. The eclectic line-up includes shows such as Romeo and Juliet (ballet), La Traviata (opera), Ghostly Kisses (musical), Michael Lives Forever, A Tribute to Michael Jackson (pop concert), Riverdance (Irish dance phenomenon) and a spectacular gala Dresden Opera Ball, featuring the legendary, Plácido Domingo.
Culture & Society
Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) participated in the 2022 Smithsonian Folklife Festival that was held at the National Mall in Washington from 22 June to 4 July under the theme ‘United Arab Emirates: Living Landscape | Living Memory.’ The Authority took visitors on an innovative journey to explore the emirate’s heritage, traditions and history.
Since its opening, the Mohammed bin Rashid Library attracted more than 40,000 visitors and members of different age groups and nationalities, who explored the Library's facilities, services, and various sections. The library also reported that more than 14 thousand books have been read since its inauguration.
As summer is no longer a season or reason to stay home, residents and visitors to Dubai have an array of choices and options when it comes to enjoying the city’s wealth of attractions during the warmer season. The city continues to evolve and expand and offers a host of attractions and cultural destinations that will help keep cultural aficionados, literature fans and inquisitive young minds occupied this summer.
In collaboration with the Middle East Institute (MEI), the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) launched its latest publications: Portrait of a Nation II and Art of the Emirates II with an art talk entitled “From Local to Global, The Transformation of the UAE Arts Scene” held at the Middle East Institute in Washington, DC, followed by a book signing.