Mumbai, 2 September 2021: Yas Island Abu Dhabi, one of the world’s forefront leisure and entertainment destinations, in collaboration with the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), and Portfolio Managing Events (PME), will welcome Bollywood’s most popular singer, Arijit Singh, to perform at Etihad Arena on 19 November 2021. Fans of Bollywood mega-star are in for an unmissable experience later this year and can purchase packages to extend their stay on the Island from yasisland.ae.
One of the most versatile singers of the modern era, Singh’s appearance on Yas Island will be his first concert in the UAE capital for five years. He will be performing at the state-of-the-art Etihad Arena, the largest indoor entertainment venue in the Middle East.
With a voice that is synonymous with Indian Cinema, the Bollywood singer and composer will perform several of his popular songs, including ’Tum Hi Ho‘, ’Kabira‘, ’Ae Dil Hai Mushkil‘, and more, with an array of global musicians joining him on stage.
“Our aim this year is to safely bring back more exciting events and concerts to the capital of the UAE for residents and visitors to enjoy, and we are thrilled to be organizing this special event,” said HE Ali Hassan Al Shaiba, Executive Director of Tourism and Marketing at DCT Abu Dhabi. “Arijit Singh is a brilliant artist who always enthralls his audience with his performance, which makes him a great choice for a concert at Etihad Arena at Yas Island. Fans in attendance can also enjoy the series of activations and offers available on Yas Island, providing them with ultimate entertainment experiences during the celebration, while ensuring the safety of staff, residents and visitors is a priority.”
Bollywood fans can make the most of their weekend by booking a ‘staycation’ on Yas Island at one of its leading hotels, including W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island and the recently opened Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island, situated next to the Etihad Arena. Visitors can also add-on visits to Yas Theme Parks and attractions, including Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi, and Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, as well as enjoying world-class shopping and dining options, available through Yas Island’s website www.yasisland.ae.
Arijit’s concert will be co-produced and promoted by a UAE-based company PME, a global leader in live events that has organised hundreds of live events around the world. PME is known for managing, executing and producing major concerts across the UAE and internationally, ensuring that the upcoming concert will be one of the most memorable performances of 2021 in Abu Dhabi.
Tickets for Arijit Singh start from AED 150*, and are on sale now, with more information on www.etihadarena.ae, ae.bookmyshow.com & www.platinumlist.net.
Stringent health and safety measures will be maintained throughout the venue, in accordance with all current government guidelines. Additionally, pod seating has been created for family and friends to safely enjoy the concert while social distancing from other groups in attendance. The seating capacity at Etihad Arena will be reduced with the pod seating structure in place. As an additional precaution, face coverings are mandatory for all guests except when eating or drinking in their seats, as per government guidelines. Guests from 12 - 16 years old will require a valid negative PCR test with a 48-hour validity. Guests who are 16 years old and above must be fully vaccinated and present the “E” or “*” status on the Al Hosn app and a negative PCR test with a 48-hour validity.
About the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi
The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) drives the sustainable growth of Abu Dhabi’s culture and tourism sectors, fuels economic progress and helps achieve Abu Dhabi’s wider global ambitions. By working in partnership with the organisations that define the emirate’s position as a leading international destination, DCT Abu Dhabi strives to unite the ecosystem around a shared vision of the emirate’s potential, coordinate effort and investment, deliver innovative solutions, and use the best tools, policies and systems to support the culture and tourism industries.
DCT Abu Dhabi’s vision is defined by the emirate’s people, heritage and landscape. We work to enhance Abu Dhabi’s status as a place of authenticity, innovation, and unparalleled experiences, represented by its living traditions of hospitality, pioneering initiatives, and creative thought.
About Yas Island
Yas Island is one of the world’s fastest-growing leisure and entertainment destinations, located on the golden shores of Abu Dhabi - just 20 minutes from downtown Abu Dhabi and 50 minutes from Dubai. Yas Island offers holidaymakers a diverse mix of award-winning leisure and entertainment experiences, from one-of-a-kind theme parks, world-class shopping, and superb dining, to a links golf course, exciting water and motorsports, and spectacular musical, entertainment and family events… all within the 25 sq km Island. Today, Yas Island is home to the award-winning theme parks Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, the record-breaking CLYMB™ Abu Dhabi, Yas Marina Circuit (home to the FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX™), Yas Marina, the award-winning Yas Links golf course, as well as Abu Dhabi’s largest mall, Yas Mall. With eight hotels, including W Abu Dhabi - Yas Island, Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island, Crowne Plaza Yas Island Abu Dhabi, Yas Island Rotana, Centro Yas Island by Rotana, Radisson Blu Hotel Abu Dhabi Yas Island, Park Inn by Radisson Hotel Abu Dhabi Yas Island and Staybridge Suites Abu Dhabi Yas Island, plus more than 165 dining experiences, the destination also features indoor and outdoor concert venues including MAD and Etihad Arena - all of which are complemented by a range of visitor services that connect all attractions to one another.
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