Legend of the Corniche Sean Paul returns to get the crowds dancing for Yasalam 2016 #BeatsOnTheBeach (#BOTB2016)
Kicking off the weekend in style is Filipino sensation Yeng Constantino headlining on Thursday, 24 November after the Emerging Talent Competition Finale and 2015 champions Secrecy Over Supremacy (S.O.S.) perform LIVE on the Beats stage #ETC2016
Friday, 25 November will see Sean Paul, regional talent The5 and renowned crooner Adham Nabulsi take the already jumping crowds to new heights
Queen of the airwaves Nancy Ajram brings a smash finish to the weekend
Local acts Shamma Hamdan, Bull Funk Zoo and Esther Eden to light up Abu Dhabi with their eclectic music sets, with more acts to be announced
Live on the Corniche activities return to thrill crowds from Thursday, 17 November
For more details visit: www.yasalam.ae. #Yasalam2016
The wait is over as the Beats on the Beach 2016 all-star line-up is revealed today by FLASH Entertainment, organizers of Yasalam – the largest city-wide entertainment festival run by any international race host city. The free-to-attend music extravaganza Beats on the Beach is back with an incredible showcase of local and international stars. Set to kick-off an unforgettable beach party on Thursday, 24 November, this year’s Beats on the Beach will welcome international superstar Sean Paul alongside regional legend Nancy Ajram and the return of fan favourite S.O.S. (Secrecy Over Supremacy) to Lagoon Beach, Abu Dhabi Corniche.
Filipino sensation Yeng Constantino whose awe-inspiring vocals has garnered awards and a dedicated fan base, will be headlining the opening of the musical festival on Thursday, 24 November. A legend in the Filipino community, Yeng’s own rise to superstardom will be mirrored by the local talent on display with ETC 2015 champions S.O.S. (Secrecy Over Supremacy), who will return to the Beats stage after thrilling tens of thousands last year.
Setting the stage for a new era of music legends will be the Emerging Talent Competition Finale. Top three finalists will battle it out to become the second winner of the exceptional opportunity for growing grassroots talent across the Emirates. The lucky winner will then follow in the footsteps of S.O.S and shine on stage during the final night of Beats on the Beach, Saturday, 26 November.
The excitement is only getting started when the Friday, 25 November, Beats crowd is rocked by the return of master of the mic Sean Paul. The Grammy Award-winning Jamaican international superstar has set the sand alight with beats once before and will return with a thrilling performance.
Bringing the regional flavour to a night of endless beats is the biggest Pan-Arab boyband, The5 alongside X-Factor Arabia hit-maker, Adham Nabulsi, who are set to take the already jumping crowds to new heights on the Friday. Known for their unique talent at bringing Arabic music at its best to their fans, each act is sure to leave its special mark in people’s hearts.
The weekend is not over yet, as leading songstress Nancy Ajram is set to close the weekend on a legendary note for Saturday, 26 November. The inspirational singer, known for not only jaw-dropping vocals, but her ground-breaking role as the first female ambassador for the Middle East and North Africa by UNICEF, will set a new standard of entertainment across the Corniche.
Local talent from across the UAE, including Emirati fan-favourite Shamma Hamdan – from Arabs Got Talent fame, ETC 2015 alumna rising star Esther Eden, signed to Universal Music MENA, crowd favourites Bull Funk Zoo, will perform on Thursday, 24 November, Friday, 25 November and Saturday, 26 November respectively.
With more artists still to come, the announced line-up brings Beats on the Beach to a new level of entertainment. Eager fans are advised to stay tuned for more stars and more of the high-octane Yasalam 2016 festival.
Ahead of the track festivities, the Abu Dhabi Corniche will be lit up with family fun before the concerts with the return of the much-loved F1 FanZone™ and creative crowd-pleaser Urban Art Zone brought to you by Yas Mall. Building on community engagement themed by competitive motorsport, Yasalam once again brings together the community for fun and fitness with the fourth annual Get Driver Fit (#GDF2016) Finale brought to you by Daman’s Activeife (#ActivelifeByDaman).
Lasting seven weeks and culminating in the thrilling Get Driver Fit Challenge brought to you by Daman’s ActiveLife on 17 November – Abu Dhabi is in for a jump-start to a healthier lifestyle. Popular favourites such as the giant obstacle course, Muscle Beach and a variety of fitness classes at the GDF Fitness Zone are to return in efforts to motivate the city residents to be more active after a long lasting summer. Plus, the top performers will win a getaway to Goa, enough to get anybody moving.
Once again this year, Y1 Access provides race ticket holders with a unique package of value-added benefits and exclusive ticket discounts off selected FLASH events until February 2017. Race ticket holders will receive a pair of complimentary invitations to the first night The Chemical Brothers After-Race Concert on Friday, November 25th at du Arena as well as select Golden Circle upgrades.
The race will be held at Yas Marina Circuit from Friday, 25 November to Sunday, 27 November. For race tickets call 800 YAS (927), visit www.yasmarinacircuit.com or go to Virgin Megastores and Etihad Airways Shops across the UAE.
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