Coming events. Our monthly preview of what’s on and where to go. The hottest tickets, the biggest shows, but most importantly the most enriching experiences. Where will you go during April? 

Bahrain Grand Prix (above)

What: Formula One race / Where: Sakhir, Bahrain / When: 8 April 2018

The second race of a marathon 21-race 2018 series sees the F1 circus rock up at Bahrain’s Sakhir circuit. New rules, driver changes, and McLaren’s new engine deal could open this up as the most entertaining season of recent years. Formula 1’s favourite night race is back and Bahrain International Circuit is ready to host another brilliant spectacle under the desert stars. The ‘Home of Motorsport in the Middle East’ will be front and centre once again on the international stage.


What: Music concert / Where: JACC, Kuwait / When: 6 April 2018

Ahlam has a strong presence; a unique personality, with a passion for her work and remains inspired by her audience. Being the highest-selling artist in the Middle East, Ahlam was deemed the Star of the Arabs by Mohammed Abdo, and Alexandria Arabic Song Festival. Ahlam meets her fans in Kuwait to present her latest songs at Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Centre.

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.

Romeo & Juliet

What: Ballet Where: Dubai Opera House, Dubai When: Opens 19 – 21 April 2018

Be enthralled by The Moscow City Ballet’s performance of Romeo and Juliet. Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet is the perfect marriage of a powerful dramatic musical score with a passionate love story. All the hustle and bustle of Renaissance Verona is brought vividly to life in this fast-moving, powerful production all enhanced by the dynamic vitality of a live orchestra.

Middle East Film and Comic Con

What: Geek’s paradise Where: Dubai World Trade Center When: 5 – 7 April 2018

MEFCC is a fun-packed thrill-ride of regional and international entertainment and geek culture, and this year we bring you stars from Stranger Things, Infinity War, Thor: Ragnarok, Doctor Who, Power Rangers, Star Trek, Dredd as well as artists behind such incredible titles as Wonder Woman, Wolverine, Suicide Squad, Street Fighter, Spider-Man and The Incredible Hulk!