70 international events on the agenda of Yas .. Bocelli and “The Lion King” and a long list

70 events were included in the Yas Island calendar of events during the period from July to February 2023, according to what was revealed by Miral and the parties involved in organizing these events, emphasizing that the choice of these events took place according to exact criteria. which not only seeks to host and organize major international events, but seeks to provide the ingredients for its success and to establish an appropriate and qualified environment for it.

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi and Miral also unveiled the renewal of their partnership for a two-year period, which includes a fund dedicated to events, working around the schedule of music and comedy events and live support entertainment shows, which help attract 260,000 people to attend events on Yas Island, in addition to supporting hotel bookings to reach 36,000 bookings, to support the program of events offered by Yas Island .

The rich program, announced during a press conference held yesterday at Al Ittihad Arena on Yas Island, includes a wide range of activities covering 70 activities, most notably the return of Abu Dhabi Challenge Week, which features UFC 281 fights include. to the preparatory matches for the NBA Season Professional Abu Dhabi 2022 at Al Ittihad Arena, and a musical performance by AR Rahman, the award-winning author, on October 26, in celebration of Diwali (Festival of Lights). This month brings unique experiences for e-sports enthusiasts with the return of the upcoming Yas Festival for electronic games, and the fourth season of the finals of the V10 World Championship within the activities of the month of Yas Mall for electronic games.

Disney on Snow returns with the new Mickey and Friends show, from October 12 to 16.

International tenor Andrea Bocelli will perform at Etihad Park on November 24. In addition to hosting the Etihad Arena, the music program “The Lion King”, inspired by the Disney animated film, offers more Formula 1 Etihad Airways Grand Prix participants more entertainment options.

The November and December events will include the final of the World Triathlon Championships and the final of the Triathlon World Tour. In addition to the BLAST Premier World Championship for the best sports teams at Al Ittihad Arena next December.

The January 2023 program, featuring a performance by comedian Kevin Bridges, will accompany the highly anticipated Abu Dhabi Golf Championship as part of the DB World Tour. February 2023 will also see the return of the International Indian Film Academy Awards.

During the conference, the Secretary-General of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, Aref Hamad Al-Awani, announced the activities that the Council will organize with Miral on Yas Island for the coming period, including: The World Triathlon 2022 final from 23 November -26, for the first time in the Middle East and North Africa region. The event, amid the interaction of more than 7,500 participants and the participation of the most prominent triathlon champions at local, regional and world level, in addition to the finals of the Basketball Triathlon Championship during the period 9-10 next December in Yas Bay.

In turn, the Director-General of Tourism at the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, Saleh Mohammed Al Jaziri, said that “cooperation across various sectors and the establishment of strategic partnerships is an essential pillar for the consolidation of Abu Dhabi ‘s position as a preferred destination for the most prominent international events, “noting the importance of the ongoing development of the program full of diverse events and experiences. Presented by the capital throughout the year, in order to support the realization of the ambitions to consolidate the emirate’s leadership on the tourism map, and the strategic goals of receiving 23 million visitors annually by 2030.

On the renewal of the partnership between the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi and Miral, the company’s CEO, Mohammed Abdullah Al Zaabi, said: “The announcement of our program of events is a testament to our vision to position of Yas Island as a global destination for entertainment and recreation.The establishment of all these events would not have been possible without the support of our partners, and we intend to continue to work with them to bring our guests from to provide unforgettable experiences, as well as to strengthen Abu Dhabi’s position as a global destination for visitors. from all over the world. “

Electronic Games Festival

For fans of electronic games, the Yas Electronic Games Festival, which is the biggest event of its kind in Abu Dhabi, returns from July 7 to 17. The festival testifies to a strong competition between the best players in a number of tournaments, and gives its guests the opportunity to meet their favorite players.


Next October, “Disney on Ice” returns with a new program.


Next November Andrea Bocelli will perform at Union Park.

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