Keeping friends and family entertained during the warmer months can be challenging, so here are the top things to make every happy.
Given the intense heat during the summer in the UAE, engaging in outdoor activities can be quite challenging. Many residents are left contemplating how to have fun during this season. For those seeking enjoyable options in August, here are the top seven cool activities to explore:
1. Van Gogh X Japan: Were you aware that traditional Japanese prints had a profound influence on numerous artists, including Van Gogh? Whether you're intrigued by the impact of Ukiyo-e on Van Gogh's artistic style, interested in immersing yourself in iconic art pieces through 360° experiences, or simply looking to capture some Instagram-worthy photos, make your way to the Theatre of Digital Arts (TODA) for an extraordinary exhibition that beautifully blends elements of the East and West.
2. Dim Sum Masterclass: Enhance your culinary skills this summer by enrolling in The Noodle House's exclusive Dim Sum Masterclass. These engaging sessions are available every Friday and Saturday until 2 September at both their City Walk and JBR branches. Get ready to don your apron and chef's cap as you delve into the secrets of crafting the perfect dumplings, featuring delectable flavors and fillings such as prawn siu mai and vegetable wontons. After the satisfying culinary experience, sit back and enjoy your creations alongside a refreshing glass of complimentary iced tea. The workshop at the JBR branch is perfect for families, as children can also take part and enjoy a bottomless glass of iced tea, along with a complimentary bento box upon enrollment.
3. Candlelight Concert: Dubai residents now have the extraordinary opportunity to immerse themselves in a surreal musical experience as they witness the compositions of their favorite composer illuminated by candlelight in a captivating concert featuring Beethoven's masterpieces.
4. Summer Sailing: Get ready for a summer filled with sailing adventures! The Dubai Offshore Sailing Club has exciting events lined up. On Wednesdays, you can join the night sailing pursuit at 4 pm, while on Saturdays, amateur and experienced sailing enthusiasts can compete in a thrilling competition starting at 6 pm.
5. Underwater Yoga: Picture the thrill of practicing yoga underwater. Exciting, isn't it? Well, now Dubai residents can experience this unique opportunity and perform their favorite yoga poses, like the child pose or lotus pose, submerged beneath the water's surface. Throughout August, Atlantis, The Palm will be hosting underwater yoga sessions every weekend at 8 am.
6. Soni Mahiwal: Experience a modern adaptation of the timeless love tale, Sohni Mahiwal, with a captivating twist. This rendition, set in Punjab, skillfully weaves the classic love story into the backdrop of the present-day monsoon floods in South Asia, shedding light on themes of tragedy and pertinent social issues. The play will take place at The Junction, Dubai.
7. Summer Restaurant Week: Exciting news for food enthusiasts! The country's top restaurants are gearing up to offer special-price menus featuring a delightful array of cuisines for a span of more than 10 days. From August 18th to 27th, this eagerly anticipated event promises to be one of the highlights of the summer season. Indulge in delectable set menus during Dubai Summer Surprises. With a selection of over 50 restaurants throughout the city, you can savor these delightful meals with your loved ones. Don't miss out on the opportunity to book your table and relish 2-course lunches or 3-course dinners starting from only AED 95.
News Source: Khaleej Times