FLASH ENTERTAINMENT SET TO UNITE MUSIC FANS ACROSS THE GCC WITH FREE “FLASH LIVE; EID CELEBRATIONS” VIRTUAL CONCERT
Kris Fade and UAE’s homegrown artists will take to a virtual stage to perform at a socially distant free concert on Monday 25 May, 8PM KSA & 9PM UAE to celebrate Eid Al Fitr differently together
“Flash Live; Eid Celebrations” brought to you by Flash Entertainment in partnership with twofour54 will unite citizens and expats from across the GCC through music to raise funds for essential workers during COVID – 19 in partnership with Ma’an
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Abu Dhabi, UAE – Thursday, 21 May 2020: Flash Entertainment, the Middle East’s leading entertainment company, is bringing music directly to the region’s homes on Monday 25 May at 8PM KSA and 9PM UAE with: ‘Flash Live; Eid Celebrations’ virtual socially distant concert in partnership with Abu Dhabi’s media and entertainment hub, twofour54.
Fans of all ages and nationalities across the GCC who are missing live entertainment will be united through an unmissable virtual concert themed “Better Together, featuring some of the biggest names in the UAE’s music scene performing exclusive jazz, acoustic pop, R&B, Hip Hop and soul performances.
Hosted by presenter Kris Fade, the event will feature performances from UAE’s homegrown stars to suit every music taste, including Esquire Middle East ‘Music Artist of the Year’ winner Layla Kadran, Yasalam Emerging Talent Competition winners FAFA and Danny Aridi,, singer Moh Flow x A’y, Emirati soul sensation Abri and rapper Freek.
The virtual socially distant concert will also support essential workers who have risked their lives during the current health and economic challenges by allowing viewers to contribute to The Authority of Social Contribution – Ma’an’s ‘Together We Are Good’ programme via the togetherwearegood.ae website.
The ‘Together We Are Good’ programme is the first project to come to fruition as a result of Ma’an’s Social Fund that allows community contributions to help tackle social challenges.
The Social Fund is the official government channel to receive contributions from the community to tackle pressing social challenges.
John Lickrish, CEO of Flash Entertainment said: “At Flash Entertainment, bringing people together through music and entertainment has always been at the heart of what we do. Just because people are apart, it does not mean the music has to stop. Created together with our partner twofour54, the ‘Flash Live’ series is the first step towards making virtual shows under strict social distancing restrictions for people to enjoy live entertainment from their homes. The free virtual Eid Celebrations concert shine’s a light on the UAE’s incredible creative community, including leading musicians, creative producers and filmmakers, uniting the UAE and GCC together through music, strengthening Abu Dhabi’s position as innovators in event industry during the COVID-19 pandemic”.
Ayesha Al Ameri, Senior Post-Production Manager at twofour54 said: “We are excited to be working with Flash entertainment on this innovative virtual Eid event. We have been able to make this event possible through our state-of-the-art post-production services and have brought together our creative and freelancer community to bring live entertainment to homes across the UAE. We look forward to bringing everyone safely together for an evening of much-needed celebration during these unprecedented times.”
Open to everyone of all ages and nationalities in the UAE & GCC, “Flash Live; Eid Celebrations” brought to you by Flash Entertainment in partnership with twofour54 will be premiered on Monday, 25 May from 8PM KSA & 9PM UAE on “Flash Live; Eid Celebrations” official website with broadcast simulcast on YouTube and Facebook.