Monthly Archives: November 2017

J. Cole To Perform Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Friday 24th November

Yas Marina Circuit and FLASH Entertainment today revealed that hip-hop star J. Cole will replace Kendrick Lamar for the Yasalam After-Race Concert on Friday 24th November.

Due to circumstances beyond the promoters’ control, Lamar won’t be performing due to personal reasons and J. Cole has been lined up to join the internationally-renowned DJ Calvin Harris playing Thursday 23rd November, UK-based rockers Mumford & Sons playing Saturday 25th November, with global icon P!NK closing out the weekend on Sunday 26th November.

The platinum listed, hip-hop producer and recording artist, and Grammy nominee J. Cole promises to set the du Arena crowd alight with tracks including those from his latest album ‘4 Your Eyez Only’, which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart and was certified platinum in April 2017.

For those wishing to upgrade their race weekend experience, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday ‘Golden Circle’ Upgrades are still available for the Yasalam After-Race Concerts, starting from AED 195. Offering best access experience to the star-studded concerts, the upgrades are available to buy now at, however, race goers need to act fast to enjoy this unique offer.


Family Fun Festival At The Walk At Al Seef, November 16-18

The grand opening of The Walk at Al Seef will kick off with a three-day festival starting from November 16, 2017 and guarantees to be a fun weekend for families in the Capital. The urban lifestyle destination will completely transform into a European winter market with pop-up stalls organised by La Loupe, a local retail collective, with music playing throughout the promenade.

For three full days, The Walk will be home to a wide range of free activities for all. Children can enjoy two exciting water games at the pool while the weather still allows it. There will be several water scooters and fun balls available for the little guests to enjoy. Meanwhile the grown-ups can take part in complimentary demo classes organised by resident health clubs and fitness centres at Al Seef Village, including the newly opened Sweat UAE located at the entrance of The Walk.

 The Walk at Al Seef (2)

Timings: Thursday, 6pm until 11pm; Friday – Saturday, 3pm until 11pm

Price: Free entry

Location: The Walk at Al Seef, Abu Dhabi

Contact: 02 448 8886 or email

Yas Marina Circuit Announces Many Popular Ticket Categories For Season Finale Already Sold Out

 The 2017 Drivers’ Championship may have been wrapped up thanks to Lewis Hamilton’s determined performance in Mexico, but Yas Marina Circuit is still guaranteed to be yet another successful weekend of sport and entertainment.

With Hamilton’s title in the bag, attention now switches to the fight for second and third place; Germany’s Sebastian Vettel and Finland’s Valtteri Bottas, who drive for Ferrari and Mercedes respectively, will be locked in an on-track duel around Yas Marina Circuit.

As a result, organisers have revealed that many ticket categories have already sold out, with more expected to follow in the coming weeks until race weekend, and are urging race goers to purchase soon or risk missing out.


Tickets are still available online at and through the Yas Marina Circuit Call Centre (800 927) or +971 (0) 2 659 9800, as well as through all Etihad Shops and Virgin Megastores.

Careem | Tis the Abu Dhabi Season!

From food festivals to the grand opening of the coveted Louvre Abu Dhabi, Careem has the low-down on what’s happening in the Capital this month! November is filled with exciting events to watch out for and we’re also including the major highlight of the year, the 2017 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Here’s the scoop for you together with some awesome discounts to get you to and from the locations:

Taste of Abu Dhabi

A food lover’s dream come true! The Capital’s favorite food, music and drink festival is back and it’s tastier than ever. The festival includes a delightful lineup of Abu Dhabi’s top restaurants, international and local brands, celebrity chefs and cooking features friends and family can enjoy.

Careem is offering 20% off 2 rides to and from du Arena, Yas Island. Enter the Promo Code TOAD when you book a ride to Taste of Abu Dhabi.


Tickets start from AED 65 and kids under 12 go for free. If you’re travelling with kids under 4 years, don’t forget to select Careem Kids where every car comes with a pre-installed child car seat.

Location: du Arena, Yas Island

Dates: November 9-11

4 Exciting Weekends Of Family Fun Fridays At The Mall At World Trade Center Adu Dhabi

The Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi (WTCAD) is transforming to an exciting weekend destination this season with 4 family fun filled weekends, as it invites all its visitors to discover different marvelous activities in the heart of the capital.

For the next 4 weekends, The Mall at WTCAD will be buzzing with different themed events curated to entertain all family members.

From a comedy show to a jazzy musical performance, an art gallery and National Day Celebrations, the Family Fun Weekends at The Mall aim to add a festive spirit to the shopping experience, so that there is something for everyone to enjoy.

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Swiss Brand Confiserie Sprüngli Boutique & Café Opens At The Galleria On Al Maryah Island

The luxury shopping and dining destination, The Galleria on Al Maryah Island, welcomes the Swiss heritage chocolatier to its award-winning retail offerings. Confiserie Sprüngli Boutique & Café has made a name for itself in the UAE and continues its expansion with the first Abu Dhabi opening, launching Thursday 9th November.

The Sprüngli story began over 180 years ago in 1836 when David Sprüngli and his son Rudolf established the Sprüngli & Son confectionery business in Zurich, Switzerland. Since then, Sprüngli has played a major role in creating the reputation of quality Swiss chocolate in the world. The company is still run as a pure family business by Milan and Thomas Prenosil who represent the sixth generation.

Voted as one of the Top 10 World’s Best Chocolate Shops by National Geographic, Confiserie Sprüngli will offer exquisite, artisan crafted products from Switzerland. The 95 sqm boutique will sell an assortment of products ranging from the famous Sprüngli macaroon Luxemburgerli to irresistible pralines & truffles; as well as their popular hot chocolate, aromatic coffee and tea. Using only the finest ingredients, the chocolatier will offer seasonal specialties and exclusive gift ideas for all occasions.



To epitomize the successful and long-lasting partnership with Yas Marina Circuit, Richard Mille has created the RM 055 Yas Marina Circuit watch, a limited edition of 50 pieces exclusively for the UAE.

Richard Mille is the Official Timing Partner of Yas Marina Circuit, one of the most iconic and prestigious Formula 1 tracks in the world since first hosting the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi in 2009.

To symbolise this ongoing friendship, the brand introduces an RM 055 in the colours of the track. With the flange and crown rubber decorated in Yas Blue, the highly recognisable colour of Yas Marina Circuit track, the design of the RM 055 YMC has been subtlety defined. Richard Mille pays tribute to the circuit by placing the YMC logo on the sapphire case-back.


In Collaboration with the Khalifa Fund forEnterprise Development The Mall At World Trade Center Abu Dhabi Hosts The Pop-Up Bazar For UAE Entrepreneurs

The Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi (WTCAD) is pleased to collaborate with the Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development (KFED) this year to host an Emirati Pop up Bazar for local UAE entrepreneurs, inviting its visitors to try new original products and gifts.

Supporting the emerging Emirati curated concepts, The Mall has signed an agreement with Khalifa Fund to occupy kiosks and give entrepreneurs an excellent opportunity to sell their products to the visitors of The Mall from a variety of abayas, spices, gifts, candies, electronic games, herbal products, crafts and many more.Photo1

The pop up bazar at The Mall at WTCAD is showcasing many local enterprises including: Al Zamen Al Jameel Gifts, Sugar Art, Besht Factory, Anigma Computers, Human Nature, Craft Cottage, Danat Food Industries, and Danat Abaya.

Festive Season at Anantara Qasr Al Sarab

This December, discover extravagant treatments in tranquil and captivating surroundings at Anantara Spa.

Rejuvenation & Radiance

Treat yourself from head to toe with a 30-minute journey to rejuvenation and radiance. Unwind with a Back Massage using rhythmic pressure and a blend of essential oils to alleviate tension and provide immediate relaxation. Continue with a 60-minute Facial of your choice. AED 900

Traditional Moroccan Hammam

Experience the ultimate 60-minute Traditional Moroccan Hammam ritual of ancient Arabian wellness. Feel refreshed by traditional black olive soap cleansing that exfoliates flawless skin with a kessa mitt. Relax deeply in a healing Herbal Steam. Gleam with radiance after a Mini Facial and Hair Detox Mask. Soak away tension in the heated Jacuzzi and invigorate in the ice room. AED 700*.



Put A Swing In Your Step With Louis Roederer Jazz Dinner

An evening of soulful music, mouthwatering cuisine and expertly paired French fizz await diners at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi this month.

The Louis Roederer Jazz Dinner, on Wednesday, 15th November, will feature a four-course gourmet meal accompanied by premium bubbly.


The Louis Roederer Jazz Dinner costs AED 395 per personThe price is subject to a 10% service charge, 6% tourism fee and 4% municipality fee. For reservations, email or call +971 2 498 8888. Please visit to learn more about The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi.