In pictures: Week-long free music festival at Dubai Metro stations

A new music festival, featuring artists and musicians from across the world, is being held from 17-23 March at five Dubai Metro stations - Burjuman, Union, DMCC, Mall of the Emirates and Burj Khalifa.
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The free-to-attend music festival will feature performances by international musicians from a range of musical genres.
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The first edition Dubai Metro Music Festival, a celebration of global music organised by Brand Dubai.
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New music festival, featuring artists and musicians from across the world.
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The festival will be held at five Dubai Metro stations in Dubai: Burjuman, Union, DMCC, Al Rigga and Burj Khalifa.
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The Metro Music Festival is a rich addition to Dubai’s busiest cultural season.
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The festival will feature a host of musicians from both traditional and non-traditional genres of music.
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Innovative instruments and offbeat musical styles featured in the event are expected to be a big draw among the public.
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The musicians performing at the festival, who include traditional musicians, street performers, classical instrumentalists and fusion musicians, are considered some of the most talented musical performers in their respective countries.
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The event will convey Dubai’s messages of harmony and tolerance in the universal language of music.
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This initiative is part of Brand Dubai’s efforts to develop initiatives that highlight Dubai’s unique character as one of the world’s most culturally diverse and inclusive cities.