This year’s 11th edition of the Abu Dhabi Festival celebrates the best in dance, opera, music, and the visual arts. Organised by the Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation, the festival continues its long-standing tradition of educational and community involvement throughout the United Arab Emirates.

Running throughout March, the programme offers a wide range of more than 50 free musical performances, workshops and lectures. There will also be a nationwide tour by the Emirates Youth Symphony Orchestra from March 22nd to 27th.