TCA Abu Dhabi unveils line-up for the first-ever Dar Al Zain Festival

Nov 27 2017

TCA Abu Dhabi has announced the full programme for the first-ever Dar Al Zain Festival to be held at Al Ain Convention Centre. Running between December 14-26, the festival will offer a unique experience for family members of all ages.

The Al Ain Region will host an outdoor village that will be packed with live entertainment, craft stalls, and culinary delights, with the Garden City hosting families from across the UAE and wider region for a fun-filled ten days.

Sultan Al Dhaheri, Acting Executive Director for the Tourism Sector at the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, said: “We are proud to launch the first-ever Dar Al Zain Festival, which promises to quickly become a fixture in the city’s events calendar during the winter season. This unique and comprehensive family event further cements Al Ain Region’s position as a leading destination for family entertainment and leisure activities. We are confident this festival will help boost footfall to the city, especially from the other emirates of the UAE, and also from across the wider GCC region.”

This family getaway will feature a rich mix of entertainment activities including four live performances by Arab celebrities, 20 kids’ entertainment shows, and a host of unique family leisure experiences. It will also have more than 30 operators serving delectable menus in kiosks and food trucks to delight visitors as they enjoy shopping from over 45 exhibitors in the flagship retail zone.

A line-up of top stars will be performing live in front of festival-goers with the programme featuring special performances by Arab celebrities including singer Myriam Fares, who will kick off the festival on December 14, followed by the pop star Mohamed Al Shehhi on December 15. Singer Balqees Fathi will perform on December 22, with singer Majid Al Mohandis closing the festival on December 23.