Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 11 December 2018

Weekend in 60 Seconds: Thursday January 11, 2018

Our regular weekly feature, Weekend in 60 Seconds, returns with The National’s Saeed Saeed detailing some of the key events, new movies and food offers available.

Those looking for an immersive dose of Emirati culture can check out the Travel Through Our Traditions tour in Al Ain. Beginning on Saturday, the six-hour expedition will provide an insight into the UAE’s rich history of camel rearing with visits to various camel farms across the city. For details email aanm@tcaabudhabi.ae

Don’t miss out on Toruk, the new Cirque Du Soleil spectacular inspired by the film Avatar. The dazzling production ends its UAE season at the Dubai World Trade Centre on January 16.

The World War Two drama, Darkest Hour, comes to UAE cinemas this week starring Gary Oldman. The British actor scooped the Golden Globe for best actor for his portrayal of British prime minister Winston Churchill.

You can also perfect your Taco game at Taco room at the Mexican restaurant Loca at Dubai’s Soul Ak Bahar. Check out the new taco station where you can build your own dishes daily from midday to 3pm.


Read more:

Review: Cirque du Soleil’s Toruk is all heart

Gary Oldman and Joe Wright on how they shone a light on Winston Churchill