by Mannhar Kaur
  • 1 minute read
  • November 06, 2019
The Galleria Al Maryah Island Is Hosting A 12-Hour Block Party Next Week And Here’s Why You Need To Be There

The Galleria Mall Al Maryah Island is about to host a star-studded 12-hour Block Party on 15 November. Awaiting you is a mega-celebration on the island, with multicultural entertainment and a string of surprises for families and friends. Put your dancing shoes on as your favorite performers are about to take the stage, from Egyptian singer-songwriter Abu to Filipina pop star Naine Lustre, Bollywood rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh to American record producer DJ Jazzy Jeff. Also part of the lineup is local DJ Bliss, who will be belting out the most peppy tunes.

“The Galleria’s Block Party is a celebration of Abu Dhabi’s diverse and vibrant community. Catering to all ages, we expect it to be one of the most entertaining events of the year,” Daniel Parry, Managing Director of Gulf Related, said in a release. “This is a non-ticketed event, and we invite everyone to come to Al Maryah Island to enjoy live concerts from international artists, family entertainment, excellent shopping, exciting dining options and much more.”

To kickstart the festivities, the Abu Dhabi Police Band will parade through Al Falah Street, playing the UAE National Anthem, following by cultural entertainment, ranging from bhangra dancers to B-Boy street dancers, stilt walkers to statue artists, face painters to clowns. In addition, large LED screens streaming the concerts will be placed at key areas on the island, ensuring everyone gets in on the action as it happens.

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