Abu Dhabi Family Week is bringing big events to the capital


Expect Baby Shark, Jason Derulo and more

Abu Dhabi Family Week is bringing big events to the capital


The second half of the year is gearing up to be a busy one as huge events are being announced left, right and centre.

Aiming to offer entertainment for the whole family, The Department of Culture and Tourism -Abu Dhabi has announced the first Abu Dhabi Family Week schedule of events.

The ten-day programme taking place from September 19 to 28, based around the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards Abu Dhabi 2019, will include live musical performances and more.

Excited for the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards?

Well the good news is that pop star Jason Derulo will be in town to host the inaugural event alongside YouTube star Haifa Beseisso from the Fly With Haifa channel on September 20.

Some of the biggest Nickelodeon characters will also be meeting young people at The World of Nickelodeon at ADNEC from September 19 to 21 including Paw Patrol, Spongebob Squarepants and more.

A host of activities, entertainment and events will also take place at the event to keep little ones busy, including the Slime Zone, Spongebob mini golf, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles VR zone and more.

But that’s not all.

Families can prepare to sing along as the Pinkfong Baby Shark Live musical takes place at Manarat Al Saadiyat from September 26 to 28.

We’re already singing the song do do do do do doooo.

From September 24 to 26 the Expo-Sciences International event will also return at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, bringing 500 young people from the UAE and over 2,000 children from around the world together to take part in in science and technology programmes.

In addition, a number of touring shows, as well as retail, hotel and food offers, will be announced in the coming weeks.

Tracey Grant, vice president of content and channels for Viacom International Media Networks Middle East, said:“We are excited to announce Jason Derulo as host and Haifa Beseisso as co-host for the first Kids’ Choice Awards in Abu Dhabi.

“Jason, recognised for his many international hits, will engage young fans around the world and put a global spotlight on the event, while Haifa, one of the most important YouTubers in the UAE region, will energise local audiences from around the Middle East.

“This show will combine the Arab entertainment world with the international Nickelodeon spirit and these two key elements are sure to make the first KCA Abu Dhabi a success.”
For more information visit kca.nickelodeonarabia.com.

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