Dubai’s new music festival to open this summer: An official announcement
Dubai is ready to open its first ever music festival this summer with an official announcement, according to the city’s official music festival website.
Dubai’s first ever live music festival, dubbed DASH, will be held in May and will run from 9am-3pm on the banks of the Red Sea.
The festival will feature 50 acts and is billed as the biggest ever music event in the world.
The city has been planning the event for years and was awarded a $1 billion investment to build it and the first wave of stages.
“The event will be the biggest event in Dubai for the next 20 years, with over 50 acts from around the world, with more than 100 stages to showcase the best talents in the industry,” said the festival’s organisers.
“The world’s best music festivals are happening in the UAE, so DASH is an event that we have been waiting for.
DASH will be an exciting and creative opportunity for the entire city.”
Dubai will host the event alongside three other venues, including a cinema, cinema, concert hall and sports stadium, and it will be followed by two major stages in the capital.
“Dubai is always on the move, so we are planning for a number of events in the city to be expanded during the year,” said Dubai Culture Minister Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
We are looking forward to the launch of the festival and to seeing what Dubaiers and visitors will create during the event.””
It is important that we create the most attractive and welcoming environment for all who come to Dubai and stay for more than just a few days.
We are looking forward to the launch of the festival and to seeing what Dubaiers and visitors will create during the event.”
Dubah Tourism and Cultural Organisation (DITO) chief executive officer Mohamed al-Hassan said the event will bring in around 100,000 tourists annually, which will boost the local economy and create jobs for thousands of people.
“Dubai, as a destination of cultural and sporting experience, is one of the most important in the region and it is a big step forward in terms of attracting more international tourists to the country,” he said.
In the coming months, the DASH programme will be expanded to offer a variety of festivals, performances, cultural and cultural events, which are the key elements of Dubai’s identity and brand.”