Iftar Under The Stars
Date: 25 March 2023 (Saturday night)
Time: 06:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Al Qudra Desert - Dubai
Fee: AED 80 - AED 180
Earth Hour is a global movement uniting people to take action on environmental issues and protect the planet. Get away from the city lights and join us at Al Qudra Desert on the evening of the 25th of March for an Iftar under the stars program and to learn more about Earth Hour, our night sky, and observe different planets and objects through our telescopes.
Event Ticket Fee:
- General Tickets: AED 180
- Kids (Under 13): AED 120
- DAG Members: AED 80
– We can provide financial aid for DAG Members’ family members. Call or WhatsApp +971 4 221 6603 for support.
- 06:10 PM – Event Introduction
- 06:30 PM – Iftar Time
- 07:15 PM – Venus Observation
- 07:35 PM – Earth Hour Talk
- 08:00 PM – Arabian Astronomy Talk
- 08:15 PM – Sky Mapping Session (Stories about the Constellations)
- 08:30 PM – Q & A Session
- 09:00 PM – Astrophotography Session (Optional)
- Telescope Observation all throughout the evening (Moon, Mars, and deep sky objects)
- Phone photography of celestial objects through the telescopes
Social Distancing Must be practiced at all times
Be sure that you’re sitting or laying at least 2 meters away from others.
The venue for the event is Al Qudra Desert - Dubai
A precise location pin will be sent by email after you register for the program.
Restrooms/bathrooms are a 10-min drive away
Public bathrooms are at Al Qudra Last Exit, a 10-mins drive away from the event location.
Mats will be provided
We will be providing mats but you’re free to bring your own seating.
The weather may be cold
Keep in mind that the weather may be cold and windy so wear your jackets and bring along blankets.
A 4x4 car is not required to reach the event location
Although recommended, a 4×4 car is not required to reach the event location.
Please bring a Screenshot of the event ticket Email
Please bring a screenshot (on your phone) of the event ticket that contains a QR code to ensure a smooth check-in process.
DAG Members are requested to bring ID
DAG paid members are requested to bring their digital membership card to be presented upon request.
You're requested to bring along your Emirates ID
You are requested to bring any form of identification with you to be presented at the venue upon request.
Kids under 13 need to be accompanied by a parent
Kids under the age of 13 must be accompanied by a parent. Parents are required to purchase a ticket.
Kids under the age of 5 don't require a ticket
We don’t recommend bringing kids under the age of 5 to our events.
No pets are allowed
Pets are not allowed at our events and activities.