From Comic culture to the Russian ballet, there is pretty much something for all sorts in April, as we try to cram as much into our calendar before it gets too hot.
Here's a few to get you started:
Beach Polo Cup
Twelve years and still going strong, the popular polo-on-sand tournament pitches up its temporary residence once more at Skydive Dubai
, attracting the usual entourage of polo pros, noble steeds and the odd celebrity.beachpolo.net
April 6 to 9
World Art Dubai
World Art Dubai returns after having a successful inaugural year, so if you haven’t had enough art from all the events in March, then you are in luck. World Art Dubai will exhibit modern, contemporary and fine art works in variety of mediums. The event also furthers Dubai’s aim to be the leading hub for creative arts in the region. The works will also fuse art, education and entertainment as well as several workshops, live performances, and seminars organized by the event.
April 7 & 8
Middle East Film & Comic Con
Slap on the spandex and ready the pithy one-liners as the region’s biggest pop-culture event returns for a fifth year. This year’s list of notable names includes Christopher Lloyd, WWE
's Randy Orton and Mr Marvel Comics himself, Stan Lee.
April 8 & 9
Soloists of the Bolshoi
Russia’s rich ballet history is the envy of most of the world, and no company is more celebrated than that of the illustrious Bolshoi Theatre. This month its finest ballet performers will make their debut performance in Dubai, in what will unquestionably be a way to show your partner that you “have loads of culture”.
April 14 & 15WWE live Dune Bash
Bodyslams, chokeslams, and just about every other type of slam going will be on show as the WWE makes its long-awaited return to Dubai. For two nights the likes of Dean Ambrose, The New Day, Kevin Owens and Dolph Ziggler will be flipping, brawling and enthralling audiences at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis stadium. Are you ready to rumble?platinumlist.net
What’s new, pussycat? Just the fact that legendary Welsh crooner Tom Jones will be back in the UAE capital of Abu Dhabi. Just a quick word of advice, it's worth learning the words to “Delilah” ahead of time. Oh, and you don’t have to call us ‘pussycat’.
The operatic superstar tenor and singer of “Time to Say Goodbye” flies into Abu Dhabi's Yas Island this month for a night that will remain long in the memory.