x Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 18 January 2018

Five things to do today: experience traditional Ramadan celebrations

Or see Tanoura dancers, book a golf weekend, enjoy a day at Monte-Carlo Beach Club or visit Jones the Grocer.

Masrah Ramadan at MusicHall. Courtesy MusicHall
Masrah Ramadan at MusicHall. Courtesy MusicHall

Experience Masrah Ramadan at Dubai Music Hall. The majlis-style setting is designed to celebrate the spirit and traditions of the Holy Month. Enjoy suhoor, live performances, pictures and videos. From 9pm to 2am, dress code is traditional and smart casual. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, 04 447 6646

see the colourfully dressed Tanoura dancers perform the traditional whirling folk dance in the Central Galleria at Mirdif City Centre this Ramadan. There are four shows daily, at 8.30pm, 9.30pm, 10.30pm and 11.30pm. Have iftar or suhoor at the mall, too, with some restaurants open until 3am. Dubai, www.mirdifcitycentre.com

Book a golf weekend. RAK Weekenders includes hotel accommodation at the Acacia or Mangrove Hotel and a round of golf at both Al Hamra Golf Club and Tower Links on August 23-24 and September 27-28. Dh425 per person twin shared or Dh550 for a single room, www.alhamragolf.com, www.towerlinks.com

Treat yourself to a day pass at Monte-Carlo Beach Club. From Dh175 for single entry on a weekday, Dh280 for a couple and complimentary children’s day passes. Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, 02 656 3500, www.montecarlobeachclub.ae

Enjoy meals from Jones the Grocer this Ramadan. The Al Mamoura location is open for takeaway coffee and pastries from 8am to 9am, then regularly from 9am to 11pm; the Al Raha and Khalidiya locations are open from 10am to 11.30am for takeaway, then 11.30am to 11pm. Al Manara in Dubai is open 9.30am to noon for takeaway, then noon to 3.30pm, and from iftar to midnight. www.jonesthegrocer.com


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