A 28-day music festival with a stellar lineup will take place in Doha alongside the Fifa World Cup 2022 in Qatar. Named Aravia, the event is hosted by Saudi music entertainment company MDLBeast, and will take place from November 21 until December 18. The concert series will take place every night at the end of the match over the 28-day Fifa World Cup season at Qatar’s purpose-built Al Rihla stage.
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Headliners of the festival range from much-loved regional stars to international names, including Egyptian singers Amr Diab and Mohamed Hamaki; DJs Steve Aoki, David Guetta, Calvin Harris, and Hardwell; hip hop and rap artists Rae Sremmurd, Tinie Tempah, Tyga, and many more. The lineup of 56 acts also features emerging and established Saudi talents such as Biirdperson, Cosmicat, Dish Dash, and Vinyl Mode, as part of the festival’s aim to highlight local and regional artists on a global platform.
“Our mission goes far beyond the music scene in Saudi Arabia,” states Talal Albahiti, chief operating officer and head of talent booking at MDLBeast. “On the contrary, it is aimed at growing the music industry region-wide and ensuring we create a sustainable music industry, inspiring and empowering the entire ecosystem.” He added, “Between our annual flagship event Soundstorm in Riyadh, and Aravia in Doha, we are thrilled to travel out of Saudi for the first time and be hosting these incredible music events. Flying into Qatar, to bring in our talented team and expertise to ensure music fans across the region enjoy the best performers from around the world.”
Tickets are available to purchase from QAR 199 from Mdlbeast.com