Celebrate Chinese Full-Moon Festival and enjoy curries from around the world
Time Out Dubai staff
Celebrate Chinese Full-Moon Festival: Mooncakes – small pastries filled with lotus-seed paste – are consumed by up to 1.2 billion Chinese people every September to mark the Mid-Autumn Festival. You can sample these strange little snacks for yourself during Long Yin’s celebrations. Dhs60 (per piece); Dhs160 (for six). Until September 12. Le Méridien Dubai, Garhoud (04 217 0000).
Enjoy curries from around the world: Choose from a range of curries from Thailand, Japan, Bangladesh, India, Mauritius and many more curry-loving nations at Chef’s House. Dhs135 (soft drinks), Dhs180 (selected house beverages). Daily 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 366 9111).
A history lesson on carpet weaving: Check out the selection of 16th and 17th century Safavid carpets on display at the Farjam Collection. The ‘Chants From Paradise’ show offers a unique insight into the history of carpets. Opening night tonight 7pm-9pm. Until November 30. The Farjam Collection, DIFC (04 323 0303).
See violinist Hugo Ticciati in action: Now 31, Ticciati has been wowing crowds with his remarkable talent since the age of 12. This one-off performance is free on a first-come first-served basis. 7.50pm-10pm. Ductac, Mall of the Emirates (04 341 4777).