W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island set to host Hype Festival

W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island set to host Hype Festival

The immersive one-day event will combine music, fashion and design

W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island will host its first edition of Hype Festival with destination partner, Yas Island.   

Set to take place on 5 November 2022, the one-day event will feature leading figures from the worlds of music, fashion and design with the aim of creating an immersive experience for guests. 

Confirmed performers include global electronic DJ producers Claptone, Joris Voorn and Mambo Brothers, with more acts to be confirmed in the coming weeks. 

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Set against the backdrop of Abu Dhabi’s F1 Racetrack, the event will take place at Palm Garden at W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island. Starting at 3pm, momentum will build throughout the day from opening with several local artists, including Alex Twin, Darko De Jan, Jixo & Danz, Xavi Emparan and Victhor, with some surprise performances thrown in. 


Commenting on the announcement, W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island general manager Faiek El Saadani said: "This is the beginning of the new age of music festivals. At Hype, we intend to create something different that is engaging and show-stopping, showcasing music talent globally and locally. 

"We are delighted to be able to host this audacious and playful festival at such an iconic location as W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island hotel and are looking forward to welcoming guests for the experience of a lifetime." 

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