This weekend, get ready to experience the best of entertainment, sports, music and fun, as its the time for the most awaited racing event of the year, the Abu Dhabi Formula 1 Grand Prix. This high-octane racing event is the last race of the F1 season. Along with the thrilling racing action, the event also features the craziest after-race party. The excitement doesn't stop here, as the hottest beach party of the year 'Yasalam Beats on the Beach' is all set for a grand show. Here's a list of all you need to know, to make the most of this exciting weekender.
Abu Dhabi Formula 1 Grand Prix
The biggest event in the Middle East, the Abu Dhabi Formula 1 Grand Prix returns to the UAE for the 8th time. This 3-day gala event will be held at the Yas Marina Circuit from 25th November 2016 to 27th November 2016. Regarded as the last race of the F1 season, the audience must expect a thrilling encounter between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg. The Mercedes teammates will look forward to finish first and end their season on a high. The Yas Marina Circuit is one of the best racing tracks in the world and provides a unique experience to the visitors. Here races are driven anti-clockwise and drivers are challenged with various tricky turns. Fans are in a for a treat as this year, they also get free access to Ferrari World.
Yasalam After-Race Concert
This year, the Yasalam After-Race Concert features some of the biggest names in the industry. Experience a musical extravaganza as this year's line-up includes your favorite Barbadian singer Rihanna, the legendary music duo The Chemical Brothers and the All Night Long singer Lionel Richie.
The multiple-award winning global superstar, Pitbull, will open the after-race concert event with his stellar performance on 24th November, 2016. The legends of electronic music, The Chemical Brothers, will set the stage on fire with their electrifying performance on 25th November 2016, followed by a magical performance by the Oscar winning and 5-time Grammy winner, Lionel Richie, who is ready to hit the stage on 26th November, 2016. And, here's the most glamorous closing act, featuring the 8-time Grammy Award winner and the top-selling digital artist, Rihanna, who will take center on 27th November, 2016.
Yasalam Beats on the Beach
The hottest beach party of the year, 'Beats on the Beach' is back! The international festival which has hosted some of the biggest artists promises to get bigger and better this year. The sensational international superstar Sean Paul, Arabian songstress Nancy Ajram, Filipino mega-star Yeng Constantino, former X-Factor Arabia finalist Adham Nabulsi, Emirati fan-favourite Shamma Hamdan from Arabs Got Talent fame, ETC 2015 alumna rising star Esther Eden, The 5, Big Sean, Krept and Konan, Travis Scott and crowd favourites Bull Funk Zoo, as the perform their best songs. Here's the concert schedule for you.
24th November, 2016 – Yeng Constantino, Shamma Hamdan, S.O.S, Krept & Konan.
25th November, 2016 – Sean Paul, Adham Nabulsi, Big Sean, The5, Esther Eden.
26th November, 2016 – Nancy Ajram, Bull Funk Zoo, Travis Scott.