Bruno Mars to perform in Abu Dhabi on New Year’s Eve

Bruno Mars will headline the Resolution by Night festival on Yas Island. (AFP)
Updated 16 September 2019

Bruno Mars to perform in Abu Dhabi on New Year’s Eve

DUBAI: Grammy-winning singer Bruno Mars will perform in Abu Dhabi on New Year’s Eve, it was announced on Monday.

Mars will headline the Resolution by Night festival on Yas Island on Tuesday, Dec. 31.

Flash Entertainment collaborated with the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi and Miral Asset Management to bring the 11-time Grammy winner to the UAE.

Fans heading to the concert will be able to enjoy the festivities well into the next day, with the Du Arena's Resolution by Day festival carrying on well into Jan. 1.

Family-friendly activities the next day include face painting, magic shows and a 300 meter-long bouncy castle.

 “We are thrilled to collaborate with Flash Entertainment and Miral Asset Management to bring in the award-winning artist Bruno Mars to the capital for an unforgettable experience to usher in the New Year,” Ali Al-Shaiba, Acting Executive Director of Tourism and Marketing at DCT Abu Dhabi, said in a released statement.

 


Jennifer Aniston makes Instagram debut with ‘Friends’ reunion selfie

Updated 17 October 2019

Jennifer Aniston makes Instagram debut with ‘Friends’ reunion selfie

  • The star has 11.2 million followers on Instagram
  • Her account was only active for one day at the time of the post

DUBAI: US actress Jennifer Aniston made her Instagram debut this week with a post that sent fans into a frenzy - a reunion selfie with the cast of “Friends.”

“And now we’re Instagram ‘Friends’ too. Hi Instagram,” the star wrote to her 11.2 million followers.

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And now we’re Instagram FRIENDS too. HI INSTAGRAM

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Even though her account has been active for only a day, Aniston has been constantly posting stories showing the support of her friends and fans on hopping aboard the Instagram bandwagon. 

In the 50-year-old’s second post she is seen in a video, with her “The Morning Show” team standing beside her, furiously slamming a phone on a table. “I swear I didn’t mean to break it... Thank you guys for the kind, glitchy welcome,” she wrote.

Andrea Bendewald, who is Aniston’s friend and also plays her makeup artist on the show, shared the video, in which she appeared, on her account. “Uh... someone has a new show @themorningshow and is on Instagram @jenniferaniston! Let the games begin. Love you Jen and love working with you on ‘The Morning Show.’” she wrote.

American comedian Whitney Cummings commented on Anniston’s post, and said: “I simply do not know how @andreabendewald kept a straight face.”