Abu Dhabi Is Set To Host Inaugural Abu Dhabi Engine Week
Abu Dhabi is set to host the inaugural Abu Dhabi Engine Week, aimed at car and adventure enthusiasts from across the UAE and the wider Gulf region
ABU DHABI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / WAM - 15th Mar, 2019) Abu Dhabi is set to host the inaugural Abu Dhabi Engine Week, aimed at car and adventure enthusiasts from across the UAE and the wider Gulf region.
The event is expected to attract thousands of participants to its various programmes, which include five main events: Custom Show Emirates and Abu Dhabi International Motor Show at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center; Club Social at Yas Beach; Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge in Yas Island and Western Region; and the WRX Championship at Yas Marina Circuit. In addition, there will be numerous concerts, citywide promotions and more throughout the 10 days.
"Abu Dhabi Engine Week is an exciting new addition to our emirate’s already impressive entertainment Calendar, continuing the Department of Culture and Tourism’s mission to provide residents and tourists alike with a wide spectrum of events and activities catering to all ages and tastes," said Ali Hassan Al Shaiba, Acting Executive Director of Marketing and Communication Sector at the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi.
From 28th to 30th March, 2019, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre will host the Custom Show Emirates, now in its 5th year. The largest exhibition of modified cars and motorcycles in the middle East, this year will see participation from more than 80 international and 120 local companies. The event will include competitions for motorcycles and modified cars, bicycle and motorbike-building competitions, as well as other activities for visitors such as the drifting arena, free demonstrations, the remote-controlled cars arena, and various kids’ entertainments, in addition to a car and motorcycle accessories exhibition.
"It is our great pleasure and honour to be part of the inaugural Abu Dhabi Engine Week, which is set to become a much-loved annual event. I am sure that our event Custom Show Emirates will prove to be a highlight for participants over the 10 adrenaline-filled days of motoring action," stated Saeed Al Marzouqui, CEO of Custom Events (organisers of Custom Show Emirates).
Also from 28th to 30th March, 2019, the second edition of Club Social will be held at Yas Beach, a festive weekend full of fine cuisine and social gatherings. Live cooking stations, meal preparation workshops, beachfront shopping and beach sports will combine in a unique and picturesque setting.
Attendees will enjoy live performances, including concerts by the British band Bastille and the Egyptian band Oka Wi Ortega, as well as many workshops and family activities.
Between 31st March and 4th April, 2019, the annual Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge returns to the emirate. Initiated in 1991 by the President of the Emirates automobile and Tourism Club, Mohammed Bin Sulayem, the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge has become an important event in the international rally calendar, attracting some of the industry’s brightest Names such as Carlos Sainz, Colin Mackray, Ari Fatinan and Heinz Kenigadner.