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In pictures: RAKTDA hosted the highest concert 'Vivaldianno' at Jebel Jais

The dazzling live performance was attended by His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah and other dignitaries.

In pictures: RAKTDA hosted the highest concert 'Vivaldianno' at Jebel Jais
The UAE’s highest peak, Jebel Jais in Ras Al Khaimah (RAK), played host to the country’s highest concert by Czech composer and musician Michal Dvorak on Friday.
In pictures: RAKTDA hosted the highest concert 'Vivaldianno' at Jebel Jais
City of Mirrors, or Vivaldianno, marked the start of a series of entertainment events organised by Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA).
In pictures: RAKTDA hosted the highest concert 'Vivaldianno' at Jebel Jais
In pictures: RAKTDA hosted the highest concert 'Vivaldianno' at Jebel Jais
The live performance took place at 1,600 metres above sea level, with 1,200 guests ascending RAK’s famed mountain top. It merged Baroque compositions of Antonio Vivaldi with 3D visual effects and light shows.
In pictures: RAKTDA hosted the highest concert 'Vivaldianno' at Jebel Jais
The sold-out event indicates that people in the UAE and outside have an appetite for these kind of events in the unique setting of Jebel Jais, the UAE’s highest peak,” commented Haitham Mattar, CEO of RAKTDA.
In pictures: RAKTDA hosted the highest concert 'Vivaldianno' at Jebel Jais
In pictures: RAKTDA hosted the highest concert 'Vivaldianno' at Jebel Jais
“This is the first of many such events to come to Jebel Jais. We chose Vivaldianno because it has a compelling story, steeped in history. We intend to bring events that resonate with deep history and culture – as that is one of the key pillars of our destination brand,” he added.
In pictures: RAKTDA hosted the highest concert 'Vivaldianno' at Jebel Jais
In pictures: RAKTDA hosted the highest concert 'Vivaldianno' at Jebel Jais
It assembled a large orchestra to cover classical and art-rock instrumentation on a specially-constructed mountain stage featuring large-format projections and sophisticated light design.