Arabian Days

Arts, Language & Culture


Join us for the very first edition of Arabian Days – a new immersive four-day festival celebrating the richness of Arabic language in its diverse expressions, encompassing multisensory interactions, performances and contemporary art.

  • Enjoy Abu Dhabi’s best weather with an array of immersive installations, open-air cinema screening popcorn-munching films from Cinema Akil; live graffiti and calligraphy art performances; Slam Poetry; traditional and contemporary musical performances, captivating bonfire storytelling; interactive workshops; a wide variety of delicious dishes from your favourite food trucks; and many more exciting activities presenting the incredible creative potential and culture of the Arabic language!
  • The event will also host the awarding ceremony of the winners of the annual Arabic Pals Contest for native and non-native speakers.
  • Fri: 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Sat, Sun, Mon 10:30 am – 10:00 pm
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15 December - 18 December 2023
Free of charge
  • Ages 12+
  • English
  • Arabic

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