LUVYA will be headlined by Craig David, Disciples, Lost Frequencies, Klingande and promises three stages, 9 fashion shows, over 40 artists and much more…

As if we didn’t have enough reason to check in to our favourite party hotel FIVE Palm Jumeirah, they’ve just announced that they’re launching an epic new festival, LUVYA, this December.

Taking place from Thursday December 12 to to Saturday December 14, the three-day festival promises an array of music, food, art and fashion experiences unlike anything seen before in Dubai.

Taking over the entire hotel, guests can expect beach, basement and rooftop parties across three stages with over over forty world-class artists, nine fashion shows, an array of live art and culinary choices happening across FIVE Palm Jumeirah. Wow.

So who’s on the bill?

On the main stage, which will take pride of place on FIVE Palm Jumeirah’s beautiful private beachfront, stars including R&B singer and producer Craig David dance music sensation Lost Frequencies and the much-loved British production trio Disciples will all perform.

Lost Frequencies will kick things off on Thursday, while on Friday, Craig David will perform as the sun sets at 6pm, followed by Disciples’ set at 7.30pm.

The second stage, found at celeb favourite The Penthouse, will couple its picture-perfect views with sets from French DJ and producer Klingande and London DJ duo Eli & Fur.

There’ll be sets each day from 5pm to 4am at The Penthouse, so we can’t wait to see who gets added to the bill.

At Secret Room, FIVE’s underground club, a soon-to-be-announced roster of global hip hop artists will also take to the stage.

But not just about the music, over the weekend-long festival guests will be treated to fashion shows across nine catwalks, art installations and interactive artworks.

It’ll all be complimented by an array of food choices from FIVE’s signature restaurants Maiden Shanghai, Quattro Passi as well as pop ups from FIVE Jumeirah Village’s Soul Street.


Day passes are available for Dhs300 which includes three drinks, or a weekend pass is Dhs750, inclusive of 10 drinks.

Want to make a weekend of it? Room packages are available from Dhs1,250 per night at FIVE Palm Jumeirah, including two weekend, general access tickets.

At FIVE Jumeirah Village, room packages start from Dhs885 per night, with two general access tickets for the weekend festival included.

LUVYA at FIVE Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Thursday December 12 to Saturday December 14, tickets from Dhs300.

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