This year’s Yasalam Festival kicks off with free events, activities and concerts from fitness programmes to entertainment and social happenings.
•‘Get Driver Fit’: free daily training sessions and weekly opportunities to learn new skills across Abu Dhabi.
•F1 FanZone™: the official F1 FanZone™ hosts 11 days of free activities and entertainment including: autograph signings with top racing drivers, skills and reaction challenges, F1 simulators, special edition merchandise, with all the Grand Prix action screened live, plus a host of other adrenaline-charged activities.
•Beats on the Beach: free music festival with award-winning musicians Assi El Hellani and Ciara, as well as a UAE multi-instrumentalist Shamma Hamdan along with fellow rising Arabic stars, Arab Idol winner Mohammed Assaf and runner up Salma Rachid and the third night with Filipino star Gary Valenciano on Thursday, 31st October.
•New Guinness World Record - Most People Twirling Chequered Flags: come together to break the Guinness World Record for the most people twirling chequered flags.
•Marina and Yas Plaza Activation: Motorsport enthusiasts and hotel guests see the race weekend arrive at their doorstep with a new activation showcasing the history of Abu Dhabi as well as specially designed life-size replica race cars.
•Car Parade: Taking place on Yas Island on October 25th. Covering a 10km route from du Forum to Yas Plaza the parade will have themed car costumes.
•After-Race Concerts: Four nights of Arabic and international music from some of the biggest names in the industry, exclusively for race ticket holders – Amr Diab, Hussain Al Jassmi, Elissa, JAY Z, Muse and Depeche Mode.
For more information, visit www.yasalam.ae