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Outdoor World Premiere Sensation In Dubai

May 12, 2014 Destination Global No Comments Email Email

In conjunction with Audi, Sensation unveils its first outdoor edition in Dubai on Friday the 31st of October.

After more than 100 successful indoor editions for millions of visitors in more than 30 countries, the World’s Leading Dance Event is making its first trip to the Middle East. Dubai will be home to the extraordinary outdoor show Sensation ‘Source of Light’ this autumn.  The Meydan Racecourse will be transformed into a white oasis, where 15,000 people will gather for an epic night filled with spectacular show elements and music.

Tickets go on sale at noon on Tuesday May 6th  (12:00 GST) via  Sensation is also offering special package deals, which include flights, one or two nights in a hotel and the option of a transfer to the event.


The themes for Sensation ‘Source of Light’ are unity, community and equality. The title ‘Source of Light’ refers to light as the source that connects us all. Sensation will take visitors on a magical journey, with the combination of spectacular sets, dazzling acts and performers and special effects guaranteeing them a true night to remember. A line-up of top international DJs is the final ingredient in this amazing whirlwind of sensations in Dubai. The line-up will be announced in the near future.

First outdoor edition

Sensation has never before been produced as an outdoor event. “An outdoor edition has always been a dream of ours, but it is a huge challenge in terms of production. After 14 years of indoor successes with Sensation, it is a fantastic experience organizing the very first outdoor edition against the backdrop of Dubai. This festival will really take Sensation to the next level, and it’s great that Audi supports us with this,” says Duncan Stutterheim, founder of Sensation and CEO of SFX Europe. Audi sees great opportunity in bringing an event like this to Dubai. “We are excited about giving the Middle-East an experience they will never forget,” says Trevor Hill, Managing Director for Audi Middle-East.

“Dubai welcomes the globe’s top artists throughout the year to perform in front of thousands as part of the city’s unrivalled events calendar. Add to this the outdoor premiere of Sensation, the world’s leading dance event to one of Dubai’s most luxurious and renowned venues, Meydan Racecourse, and we have on our hands a truly exciting save the date for both visitors and residents to the city” said Sally Edwards, Director of Dubai Calendar. “Offering a night of the very best dance music against a backdrop of the bright lights of the city, it’s time to take the globe’s leading dance event to a whole new level as it arrives in the world’s go-to events destination.”

Dubai Calendar, the emirates’ one-stop resource for information about all of the city’s arts, entertainment, community, music and sporting events, is the go-to destination for all things Sensation.

Charity partner 10,000 HOURS
Sensation sponsors the charity foundation 10,000 HOURS. This organization inspires young people around the world to donate their time to help others. The activities of 10,000 HOURS vary from the renovation of playgrounds for intellectually disabled kids, to planting flowers for the elderly in residential care homes. Anyone who buys a ticket for the world première of Sensation automatically donates 2.50 AED to 10,000 HOURS. Sensation doubles this donation to 5.00 AED.

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