Buro 24/7 Middle East's weekend culture fix
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From the world's richest horse race to a luxury carnival for children and a relaxing tres chic afternoon tea, there's a wonderful weekend of events. Let Buro 24/7 Middle East be your culture guide as you start the new season in style.
The Tryano Carnival reignites the carnival spirit, bringing fun and excitement to the family. From a face painter and stilt walkers to old school games, including Pin the Tail on the Donkey and Hook-a-Duck, there is something for everyone. Apart from activities, shopping and food fare are also high on the list and most importantly, this is a carnival that keeps on giving; in-store during the carnival shoppers, shoppers will go into the draw to win an all-expenses paid three-night stay in Bangkok, flying on the award-winning national carrier, Etihad Airways.
The Tryano Carnival runs until April 9 at Tryano, Yas Mall, Abu Dhabi. For more information, visit tryano.com.
Afternoon tea at The Farm
Enjoy lush greenery as you indulge in afternoon culinary delights at The Farm. The new afternoon tea experience includes delectable goji berry scones, complemented by traditional cream and jam. For drinks, a selection of fresh brews, including the organic variety, and teas will be available.
Afternoon Tea at The Farm is priced at Dhs125 per person or Dhs230 for two.
Dubai World Cup
The most lucrative horse-racing event is on this weekend. Awarding Dhs36.7 million on the night, the 21st edition is set to bring the best race horses from around the globe including California Chrome, Duramente and Postponed. Fans can also avail a trackside breakfast on race day to see the racers go through their final preparations. Rounding off the festival is superstar Janet Jackson who will be performing as part of her Unbreakable album tour.
The Dubai World Cup will be held on March 26 at the Meydan Racecourse. For tickets, visit meydan.ae.