One Direction UAE fans react to the news of Dubai concert on Twitter

Photo courtesy Twitter user @cheesecake_ziam
Photo courtesy Twitter user @cheesecake_ziam

As expected the exciting announcement that One Direction will play Dubai produced a flurry of reactions on Twitter. One Direction have a mighty army of nearly 19 million followers on Twitter, and the UAE “directioners” are a pretty active bunch.

After rumours that boys were going to perform in the UAE in 2012, disappointed 1D fans, took to Twitter in a fury and have since been pleading with the band to perform in the UAE with such schemes as a “Twitition” called Bring One Direction to Dubai that you can read here.

Today’s reactions have been joyous to say the least with 1D fans like @hopeelessly, @im_synderella, @Hiba_Forever, @iridezayn and @rose_haysom all declaring that they are in tears over the news. Poor @Alanood_Alameri tweeted “My class is laughing at me because I’m crying because I found out that @onedirection are coming to #Dubai,” which, @LifeNationalUAE had a sympathetic little giggle at too. Don’t worry @Alanood_Alameri you are not alone. Here are some of our best reactions that appeared on Twitter today:

@AyeshaSultana95: I’M gonna start camping near the ticket sale from 21st May itself @DoneEvents @onedirection I CANT MISS THIISSS #1DDubai

@Hiba_Forever: #1DDubai omggggg can’t wait..... I m so happy.... 4th april 2015... This gonna be good :D

@AyeshaSultana95: #1DDUBAI #OMGG IDK I FORGOT HOW TO BREATHE

@salma_moataz: @DoneEvents ohh myy, I can’t believe they are actually coming, thank you sooo much :’) xx #1DDubai

We will bring you more reactions from UAE fans tomorrow on our arts homepage - if you are excited about the concert we want to hear from you email us at artslife@thenational.ae, tweet us @LifeNationalUAE or comment on our Facebook page.

fcampbell@thenational.ae

Published: May 19, 2014 04:00 AM

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