Let's go fly a kite: Reem Festival in Abu Dhabi - in pictures

Abu Dhabi Moments, a Ghadan 21 initiative, has launched its first event called Al Reem Festival

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Abu Dhabi launched its first free outdoor festival of the winter on Thursday, October 17, with the launch of the Al Reem Festival.

Abu Dhabi Moments will feature 30 events and activities on Reem Island, the Corniche, Al Bateen, Hudayriat Island and in the city centre over the coming months.

The cultural drive is part of the Ghadan 21 plan to ensure the emirate is the best place to do business, visit, live.

Hundreds attended the opening night of Reem Festival on Thursday, with dozens of activities for all of the family from kite flying to live music.

Reem Festival runs on October 18 and 19 from 4pm to 11pm and is free to attend and open to everyone.

Read more: Ghadan 21: Abu Dhabi launches series of free cultural festivals