Passions Arabia’s essential guide. What not to miss in February.
The Febrayer Festival
Where: JACC, Kuwait
When: 1 – 9 February 2018
After the continuous and successful achievements throughout the years, JACC is proud to announce Febrayer Kuwait 2018 Festival that will be taking place this year in Kuwait. The Febrayer Festival, known to be one of the largest Festivals that occur in the Middle East, managed and organized by Rotana Audio Visual Co. in partnership with Abdullah Al-Ruwaished Center, will be presenting 5 marvellous concerts that will attract audiences from all communities. This year the festival will be bringing you the following great stars from the Arab world: Hussain Al-Jassmi & Mutrif Al-Mutrif / Nawal Al-Kuwaitiya & Sherine Abdulwahab (above) / Abdullah AlRuwaished & Assala Nasri / Majid Al Mohandis & Nabeel Shuail / Mohammad Abdo & Angham
Where: Dubai Opera House
When: 14 – 17 February 2018
A tragic tale of forbidden love, Aïda follows the struggle of the Nubian princess, Aïda, and the young Egyptian warrior, Radamès, to decide between love or loyalty to their countries. The Egyptians have captured and enslaved Aïda. An Egyptian military commander, Radamès, struggles to choose between his love for her and his loyalty to the Pharaoh as Ramadès has been betrothed to the powerful and extremely jealous Princess Amneris, the Pharaoh’s daughter.
Dar al Athar al Islamiyyah
What: Cultural season
Where: Various venues across Kuwait
When: thru’ May 2018
Now well in to its 23rd annual cultural season, DAI has always presented a veritable selection of activities to inspire individuals from all walks of life and every interest imaginable, these activities include: lectures, concerts, educational opportunities, workshops, cultural excursions, film screenings, theatrical productions, and special events.
Culture Fair: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow
What: Exhibition by Aseel AlYaqoub
Where: The Sultan Gallery, Kuwait
When: Opens 13 February 2018
One of our favourite artists and disruptors, Aseel Al-Yaqoub, opens at Kuwait’s Sultan Gallery with her latest artistic intervention in to the city. We know little about what to expect, but it’s a show we wouldn’t miss for the world. And neither should you.
What: Exhibition by Tarek Al-Ghoussein
Where: CAP Kuwait
When: thru’ 28 February 2018
Exhibition extended! Tarek Al-Ghoussein’s first solo exhibition in Kuwait will be on view until the 28th of February.