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Leading Arab stars join forces for mega EidFest concert

  • (From left to right) Yara, Rabeh Saqer and Hussain Al Jassmi
Three of the Arab world’s brightest musical talents are joining forces for a mega, one-night only Eidfest concert at du Forum, Yas Island on August 10.

The star-studded, fully-seated indoor concert, part of the SummerFest Abu Dhabi celebrations (running until August 17), will see the best of Lebanon, Saudi Arabia and the UAE unite for a three-hour musical extravaganza to mark Eid Al Fitr, the end of the Holy Month of Ramadan.

Lebanese songstress and revered opera star Yara, will raise the curtain with a hit-laden 45-minute set. Saudi Arabia’s legendary Rabeh Saqer follows with a 45-minute set featuring the biggest musical numbers from his celebrated 30-year career, including ‘Sahratna Al Laila’ while UAE superstar Hussain Al Jassmi, a much-loved Arab favourite and a popular X-Factor Arabia judge, will close out with an hour-long set featuring the biggest hits from four best-selling albums.

With doors opening at 8pm, there are three ticket categories for the EidFest concert: VIP at AED 495 (US$ 132), Premium at AED 350 (US$ 93) and A Reserve at AED 200 (US$ 53). Tickets go on sale soon at www.summerfestabudhabi.ae and www.ticketmaster.ae, while UAE residents can call 800 555 for more information.

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