Regional round-up August

Family-friendly entertainment is everywhere this summer

Qatar Summer Festival
August 1-31

Entertainment City, Doha, Qatar
So it’s a month of festivities as the Qatar Summer Festival brings excitement in the realms of art and culture, hotels and shopping offers, activities for children and much more. Most of the activities will take place at Entertainment City, in Lusail. This includes a mini fair and live ticketed shows.

Beiteddine Art Festival

August 12

Beirut, Lebanon
As a tribute to jazz legend Billie Holiday, Rebecca Ferguson (from X-Factor UK), is set to perform in Beirut on her Lady Sings the Blues tour. The concert is set in a 200-year-old building as part of Beiteddine Art Festival’s 30th anniversary, and she lines up with other artists such as David Gray to make sure the festival is one to remember.
Tickets start from BD15, available at

Adam Savage
August 13-15

Du Forum, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
You may have turned over to the Discovery Channel and seen the Mythbusters blow something up or fire something out of an air cannon, but now’s the chance to see it live. Adam Savage (half of the Mythbusters’ duo), is set to arrive in Abu Dhabi to perform an evening of on-stage experiments and mind-blowing science.
Tickets start at BD9.5, available online at

Hans Klok – the record breaking magician
August 21-22
Du Forum, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Dubbed as a modern-day Houdini, Hans Klok has blown audiences away all over the world, and now he’s coming to the Middle East. The record-breaker is renowned for his escape acts and impressive stage presence. Let’s just say you should keep an eye on him once he arrives - he might make you disappear!
Tickets start at BD19.5, available online at

Blaze: The Show
August 20-22

Mall of the Emirates, Dubai
Featuring 16 of the world’s best break dancers in the business, Blaze: The Show promises to deliver a body-popping extravaganza with dancers that have worked with the likes of Michael Jackson and Madonna.
Tickets from BD12.5. Visit

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