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What’s On | January, 2015 |Dubai, UAE|

There’s never a dull moment in Dubai. One of the best things about living in our fair Emirate is that throughout the year, on any given day, there is always something new or exciting to see and do. Whether it is the official opening of yet another world’s largest for Dubai, an annual festival, a street parade or a market fair there is bound to be something that tickles your fancy.

Here are just some of the things happening in and around Dubai this month… (more…)

The first few months of the new year seem to fly by, blink and the next school break is already upon you. If your children’s school has a half-term break that seems to have snuck up on you and you’re on the look out for a Half-Term Camp to keep them occupied then don’t fret, we’ve got you covered.

Here’s a (growing) list of what’s on offer for 2015. Read more

The Christmas festivities don’t end in December!  Many expats in Dubai are getting prepared to celebrate The Orthodox Christmas on Saturday January 7th 2015

Here are a few restaurants holding special Orthodox Christmas events this January:

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running-stairs-cartoonAre you ready to make The Climb at Media One Hotel? That’s exactly what the Vertical Race is all about. It’s an exhilarating, effective, marathon-inspired, calorie-burning stair climbing race in the Media One Tower on Saturday 17th January 2015.

It is open to individuals and teams with pre registration a must. The race itself starts from ground level with a run through the car park up to parking level 7; this is approximately one kilometer and supporters will line the way to give you the encouragement needed for the next stage. It is then time to change to the stairs, all 700+, and race from level 7 all the way to level 42 where the finish line will be waiting with a much needed water station and spectators to witness your success.

The race for individuals starts at 10am with an entry fee of AED 99 each; however the race is also open to teams of four in a relay format, starting at 11.30am and the entry fee will be AED 399 per team. Read more

popular-productionsWould you like to star in the Popular Broadway Musical “Annie”?

Popular Productions is pleased to announce the return of its smash hit production of the classic Broadway musical ANNIE to Dubai in 2015. The production will run 2-17 April at the Madinat Theatre, Madinat Jumeirah. The original production of this Tony Award winning musical, sold out it’s previous Dubai run in 2009 to critical acclaim. The production which will feature new designs and orchestrations, will go on sale in the New Year.  Read more

When living in Dubai time seems to fly.  Over the past few years the UAE has become a popular venue for many of the worlds pop, sport and movie stars to add to their venue dates.

These maybe one off events but throughout the year Dubai (and Abu Dhabi) are host to many great events that take place annually. Many of these are so popular that tickets are sometimes hard to come by.  So don’t let this year be another year that flies by without you taking advantage of these world-class show stoppers – check out Expat Echo Dubai’s list below and put them in your diary now! Read more

G’Day Aussies!  Ready to celebrate Australia Day this January 26th?!

The team at Expat Echo Dubai has complied a list of venues hosting Australia Day celebrations!

 

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