The Ultra Abu Dhabi lineup is here

Ultra Abu Dhabi has just announced its lineup for the upcoming two-day festival. AFP
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Updated 10 December 2019

The Ultra Abu Dhabi lineup is here

  • Back in October, it was announced that the global electronic music festival Ultra will be making its way to the UAE for the very first time
  • The lineup for the two-day music festival has just been announced, and it's not one to miss

DUBAI: Back in October, it was announced that the global electronic music festival Ultra will be making its way to the UAE for the very first time. Taking place in Abu Dhabi next year on Mar. 5 and 6, the Miami-based music festival has just announced its lineup, and it's not one to miss.

Organized in collaboration with the Department of Culture and Tourism, Ultra Abu Dhabi is bringing together some of electronic music’s biggest names for the two-day event. Taking the stage of the du Arena will be Dutch DJ Afrojack, electronic dance music trio Major Lazer and celebrity-favorite producer Zedd.

Other international names set to perform include French-Algerian DJ Snake, The Return of Dash Berlin, Seth Troxler and Eric Prydz, among others.

The internationally-acclaimed music festival is part of Abu Dhabi Music Week, a two-week entertainment event taking place in the capital from Mar. 1 to 14. 

Founded in Miami in 1999, the globe-trotting Ultra Music Festival has held events around the world, previously making stops at Mexico, Singapore, Brazil, South Korea and South Africa.


 


Models Gigi, Bella Hadid walk designer Gaultier’s last fashion show

Jean-Paul Gaultier took his final bow of a 50-year career in the industry at the Paris Fashion Week. (AFP)
Updated 23 January 2020

Models Gigi, Bella Hadid walk designer Gaultier’s last fashion show

  • Part-Palestinian sisters Gigi and Bella Hadid were among the big names walking his last haute couture runway, the models wearing Gaultier’s latest designs from his Spring 2020 collection

DUBAI: French designer Jean-Paul Gaultier on Wednesday took his final bow of a 50-year career in the industry at the Paris Couture Week.

Part-Palestinian sisters Gigi and Bella Hadid were among the big names walking his last haute couture runway, the models wearing Gaultier’s latest designs from his Spring 2020 collection.

Gigi was dressed in a sailor’s outfit featuring a striped bodysuit with white wide-leg trousers and sailor hat. (AFP)

Gigi was dressed in a sailor’s outfit featuring a striped bodysuit with white wide-leg trousers and sailor hat.

Bella wore a strapless peacock-like black dress which the stylists paired with boots and gloves.

Bella wore a strapless peacock-like black dress which the stylists paired with boots and gloves. (AFP)

Gaultier shared a video on his Instagram this week inviting his followers to attend the show and celebrate the end of his half-century career with him. “It is going to be a party with my friends, and we are going to have fun until very, very late.”

He then went on to announce his farewell. “Now I am going to share something with you. This will be my last haute couture show. Be there! You can’t miss this,” he said. “However, stay tuned, Gaultier Paris will go on. The haute couture continues. I have a new concept and I will tell you about it later.”