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Yas Island, Abu Dhabi’s premiere leisure and entertainment hub will celebrate
Diwali from 24 October until 6 November 2022 with a host of exciting experiences. With musical performances
and celebrity Indian Chefs offering delightful flavors, Diwali at Yas Island will be an experience unlike any other.
A.R. Rahman Concert – Etihad Arena
The renowned Indian musician and two-time academy award winner will put on a breathtaking performance at
Etihad Arena on 29 October with his ensemble of singers and musicians. Fans will enjoy interesting renditions
of his popular original tracks and music blended in with state-of-the-art technology, visual effects and
synchronized choreography.
Chef Vineet Bhatia @ Angar, W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island
Celebrity Michelin-starred chef, author and restauranteur, Vineeth Bhatia will curate an a la carte menu in
celebration of Diwali from 24 – 29 October at W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island’s award-winning Indian restaurant,
Angar. Preparing a lunch and dinner menu, guests can enjoy Indian favorites with a modern and creative twist
that the celebrity chef is acclaimed for.
Chef Ranveer Brar @ Yas Plaza Hotels
Celebrity chef, Ranveer Brar, will share his love of desi flavors from 28 – 30 October in celebration of Diwali. The
acclaimed chef will host an exclusive Chef’s Table over three days at Yas Island Rotana’s stylish Indian
restaurant, Rangoli. In addition, fans can meet the chef as he launches his new cookbook at Filini Garden at
Radisson Blu Yas Island.

3D Diwali Light Show & BBQ @ Capila Pool Bar & Grill, Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island
Guests will enjoy a Diwali-themed light projection on the resort’s façade, complemented by Bhangra dance
performances around the poolside as well as a delicious Indian BBQ spread over two days on 29-30 October.
The Indian feast will include tandoori, tika meats and freshly grilled naan, as well as bite-sized chaat with a
variety of spices, chutneys and fragrant sauces, followed by decadent Indian desserts and Masala chai and
Indian-themed beverages.

Diwali Shopping Festival – Spend & Win at Yas Mall
Running over 24 days starting from 18 October, guests can enter a draw for a chance to win one of three
exciting prizes for every AED 300 spent in celebration of Diwali. The Grand Prize – which will be announced on
7 November – will include two Business Class Air tickets to India, diamond jewelry worth AED 5,000 by ZEN
Diamond and 200 thousand Darna Points worth 10,000 AED. The first prize includes a one-night stay for two
guests at W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island, along with dinner curated by Vineet Bhatia as well as two tickets to watch

A.R. Rahman in concert. The second prize includes a one-night stay for a family of four at The WB Abu Dhabi
and four tickets to enjoy Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi.
In addition, numerous entertaining shows and events will take place at Yas Mall throughout Diwali including
Bollywood dance performances and roaming stilt walkers to delight guests.
DJ Aqeel & Akhtar @ Stills, Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi – Yas Island
Spinning classic pop tunes from the 90s, DJ Aqeel and Akhtar will set the stage for an enjoyable Diwali
celebration at Stills, Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi – Yas Island.
Diablito at Yas Marina
Diablito will celebrate the festival of light with Indian-inspired Mediterranean items, Indian Paella with Raita
sauce – a vegetable paella with curry – as well as tandoori chicken pizza, using Indian spices.
For more information, please visit: yasisland.com

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About Yas Island
Yas Island is one of the world’s fastest growing leisure and entertainment destinations, located on the golden
shores of Abu Dhabi – just 20 minutes from downtown Abu Dhabi and 50 minutes from Dubai. Yas Island offers
holidaymakers a diverse mix of award-winning leisure and entertainment experiences, from one-of-a-kind theme
parks, world-class shopping and superb dining, to a golf course, exciting water and motor sports, and
spectacular musical, entertainment and family events, all within the 25 sq. km Island. Today, Yas Island is home
to the award-winning theme parks Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld, Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi,
the record-breaking CLYMB™ Abu Dhabi. It also houses Yas Marina Circuit (home to the FORMULA 1 ETIHAD
AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX™), Yas Marina, the award-winning Yas Links golf course, as well as Abu
Dhabi’s largest mall, Yas Mall, Yas Bay Waterfront – Abu Dhabi’s vibrant day to night destination featuring
Pier71, a three-kilometer Boardwalk, and a variety of world-class dining, leisure and entertainment brands.  With
ten hotels, including W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island, Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island, The WB™ Abu Dhabi, the World’s
first Warner Bros. themed hotel, plus more than 165 dining experiences, the destination also features indoor
and outdoor concert venues including WHITE Abu Dhabi and Etihad Arena – all of which are complemented by
a range of visitor services that connect all attractions to one another.