It's the weekend before the Holy Month and the region offers a cultural frenzy with a trio of must-experience events. From a final seasonal party at Zero Gravity to a pampering session at Dubai's newest spa followed by a conceptual arts exhibition in Tunisia, these are the places to be and be seen this weekend.

Nikki Spa opens its doors

Nestled within the Nikki Beach Resort & Spa, the newly opened Nikki Spa covers 17,760 sq ft and features modern wellness concepts, think an ice fountain and a vitality pool. Other amenities in the minimalist-designed spa include seven private treatment rooms, a couple's suite, hammam, sauna and steam room. Expect indulgent massage sessions and beauty therapies that utilise the finest mineral salts and essential oils too.

Weekend culture guide May 19-21

For appointments, call +971 4 376 6000.

One Big Friday at Zero Gravity

Renowned French producer Martin Solveig will headline the season's closing music extravaganza. Get ready to dance the weekend away as the superstar DJ spins his most popular tracks including "Hello" and "Hey Now". Keeping the music flowing, dance music masters Black Saint and Showhawk Duo are also lined up to perform.

Weekend culture guide May 19-21

One Big Friday will be held on May 19 at Zero Gravity. For tickets, visit platinumlist.net.

Mort-vivant art exhibition at Le Kram

Head over to Tunisia as local artist Omar Bey invites art connoisseurs into his private studio. Here he's set to showcase his latest works titled Mort-vivant. The new collection, which comprises of sculptures created from everyday objects, once again focuses on Bey's running theme of reflecting societal landscapes with all its intricacies, from economics to politics and culture.  

Weekend culture guide May 19-21

Mort-vivant will run until June 30 at Omar Bey's studio at Le Kram, Tunis.

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