Trip to Abu Dhabi is the best way to explore UAE beyond Dubai. The capital city of the UAE hosts several events offering an insight into the cultural richness of the Middle Eastern nation. Sports have become an integral part of Abu Dhabi’s lifestyle and culture. If you have booked tickets to disembark flights here in January, there are several sports events you can be a part of. Here’s a list of upcoming 2015 events in Abu Dhabi that you can add to your itineraries.
The President Cup Falcon Competition 2015
Falcon shows are an integral part of holidays to Abu Dhabi. In January, the excitement of such shows is going to touch a new level of exhilaration with the President Cup Falcon Competition. The upcoming event is the second edition of the Falcon Competition and is scheduled to take place from 15th to 17th January at Abu Dhabi Falcon’s Club. The competitors will be judged on their performances in three competitions and the winners will take away a whooping prize of AED 25,000,000 along with 56 cars.
Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship
Golf lovers boarding flights to be in Abu Dhabi in mid-January should reserve 15th to 18th January in their travel plan to catch the action of Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship which is going to held at Abu Dhabi Golf Club. In the past, this championship has featured star players like Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Paul Casey, Rory McIlroy and Henrik Stenson. With the prize money of US $ 2.7 million, this is the richest golf championship in the Gulf region.
Mubadala World Tennis Championship
Into its seventh year, Mubadala World Tennis Championship is ready to welcome tennis lovers once again with its line up of top-notch tennis stars namely Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray. Other three players competing for prize money of US $ 2, 50,000 are Stanislas Wawrinka, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Gael Monfils. From 01st to 03rd January, this 3-day event will be held at Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi. Buy tickets at the official website to experience the thrill of nail-biting contest between the world’s best.