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Tamer Hosny, Carole Samaha, Fayez Al Saeed and Mohammed Assaf to inaugurate Yasalam after-race concerts 2014

June 11, 2014 9:51 am

FLASH Entertainment, organizers of Yasalam, the largest city-wide entertainment programme run by any F1 host city, today announced four of the Arab world’s most prominent musical superstars who will kick off the Yasalam After-Race Concert weekend at the du Arena, Yas Island on Thursday November 20th.

Tamer Hosny – Egyptian movie star and celebrity singer, Carole Samaha – the award winning Lebanese musician and actress, Emirati singer Fayez Al Saeed and Mohammed Assaf of ‘Arab Idol’ fame from Palestine will grace the du Arena stage to serenade fans and entertain race attendees on the first night of the 6th annual Yasalam After-Race Concert weekend.

These celebrated artists from across the region will inaugurate an entertainment packed After-Race Concert weekend. This is the second year that regional Arabic artists kick start the most highly anticipated entertainment weekend of 2014.

“The announcement today sets the tone for what is poised to be the best Yasalam yet,” said John Lickrish, CEO, FLASH Entertainment. “This year’s After-Race Concert series kicks off with the most distinguished Arabic artists in the region and race enthusiasts and music fans are in for a great show,” he added. “The remaining line up is yet to be announced and as every year, it will be the most illustrious artists in the world that will give memorable performances,” further added Lickrish.

“This year we have seen stronger demand for tickets than ever before, and today’s first-night concert announcement will only add to that demand,” said Al Tareq Al Ameri, CEO of Yas Marina Circuit. “We have enjoyed five successful Grand Prix events in Abu Dhabi, and people have come to expect top quality acts to perform year after year. The fact that some of the biggest names in Middle East entertainment are adding to the list this year will reinforce our reputation as a host city that consistently delivers,” he added.

The 2014 FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX takes place November 21st, 22nd and 23rd at Yas Marina Circuit. The line-up for November 21st, 22nd and 23rd remain to be announced.

FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX ticket holders will have access to the concerts on the same date of the purchased F1 ticket. All F1 ticket holders will also receive a unique package of value-added benefits called Y1 Access – which also include 2 complimentary invitations to the Thursday After-Race Concert, 2 Friends Friday invitations, and selected After-Race Concert Golden Circle upgrades. Plus, discounts offered on selected FLASH events until February 2015.

All F1 ticket purchasers will receive a pair of complimentary invitations to the first night Yasalam After-Race Concert on Thursday November 20th featuring Arabic stars Tamer Hosny, Carole Samaha, Fayez Al Saeed and Mohammed Assaf. An invitation does not guarantee entry and is subject to availability.

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