With the release of The Lion King live-action movie and casting announcements for The Little Mermaid's live-action remake, it's safe to say a wave of Disney fever has swept the world as of late. And for two weeks in August, you'll be encouraged to unabashedly unleash your inner superfan when some of Disney's greatest hits come to Dubai.
Dubai Opera is hosting its first-ever dedicted Disney festival, which will see classic animated and live-action favourites screened at the performance venue from 15 August to 30 August. If you're looking for a way to spend a hot summer's day, how does watching four Disney movies back-to-back sound?
Almost 50 films will be shown (an impressive number, but you'll recognise more titles than you think) over a fortnight, with four screenings daily. It's a light-hearted and nostalgic movie marathon not to miss with a line-up of top picks like Sleeping Beauty, The Parent Trap and Mary Poppins and even a Beauty and the Beast singalong...there's definitely something for everyone.
Tickets start from Dhs40 for children and Dhs60 for adults. Separating the true aficionados from the average fan, a 12-day festival pass can be purchased at Dhs295 for children and Dhs495 for adults.