Three-day event extravaganza will feature the best of India from spectacular performances by Bollywood heavyweights to live cooking workshops
Abu Dhabi, UAE – August 07, 2018: As part of Abu Dhabi Summer Season (ADSS), visitors and residents are invited to celebrate India's Independence Day with Sparkles of India. Taking place from August 16th to 18th from 6pm - 11pm at du Forum, this three-day extravaganza will feature multiple activities and performances, a variety of culinary delights as well as cultural dance routines.
Sparkles of India 2018 will be the first edition of series of events and activities introducing and celebrating Indian culture on the country's Independence and Republic holidays. The festival is targeting and facilitating growing number of Indian tourists visiting Abu Dhabi and is aiming to become the region's No.1 Indian festival, growing in both the size and content every year. Sparkles of India, as well as presenting concerts and activations, will develop unique content like ‘An Evening with a Superstar', where a major celebrity shares his/her experiences, stories, memories, and much more directly and uncut with the audience.
The festival's 2018 edition will have non-stop entertainment throughout the day, including An Evening with, Bollywood megastar, Shilpa Shetty on the August 16th, Spectacular Concert by renowned Bollywood singer Kailash Kher on August 17th along with his famous band, Kailasa. Also there will be daily choreographed performances by ‘India's Got Talent' finalists, the Beat Breakers. The festival will also feature prominent celebrity chef Varun Inamdar, who will host live cooking sessions daily under his popular prime time show Get Curried to ensure even the most sophisticated of palettes are satisfied. Overall throughout the three-day festival over 50 celebrated artists will perform and present their talents celebrating India's Independence Day. This event is designed to make sure family members of all ages enjoy their time in Abu Dhabi this summer.
Spectacular chariots, Indian parades and cultural dance routines from across the country will also be on hand to create a vibrant, fun and entertaining environment. Throughout the festival, there will also be multiple traditional workshops, so families and friends will be able to spend quality time together while celebrating their native culture.