Keeping you entertained during race weekend

As a ticketholder for the 2013 FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX, you will receive unrivalled entertainment privileges over the race weekend, as well as discounts on some of Abu Dhabi’s biggest concerts and sporting events. 

After-Race Concerts
To mark the fifth anniversary of Formula 1® in Abu Dhabi, this year’s Yasalam After-Race concerts, for 2013 FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX ticket holders only, will run for four nights and feature a stellar line-up.

Book your tickets or packages now to take advantage of the fantastic entertainment on offer. For full information on the programme, and Y1 Access benefits and privileges, visit www.yasalam.ae.

Thursday, 31st October: Trio of Arab music superstars
Amr Diab, the biggest selling Arab recording artist of all time, award-winning Emirati artist Hussain Al Jassmi and three times world music award winner Lebanese superstar Elissa will curtain raise the Yasalam After-Race concerts.

Friday, 1st November: JAY Z
17-time Grammy Award winner and arguably the biggest music star of our times, Shawn “JAY Z” Carter will be descending on Abu Dhabi to complement the excitement post the first set of practice sessions on Friday. Rapper, entrepreneur and philanthrope, JAY Z has dominated an evolution in pop culture and his unparalleled fan following stands testimony to the artist’s distinctly popular performance style.

Saturday, 2nd November: Muse
Renowned for highly theatrical, energetic, extravagant performances and fusion music of progressive and alternative rock, heavy metal, classical and electronica, the UK multi-platinum Grammy winners will perform hits from their Hysteria, Time is Running Out, Uprising, The 2nd Law, Madness and Supremacy albums.

Sunday 3rd November: Depeche Mode
UK electronic music legends will deliver this year’s Yasalam After-Race Concerts stunning finale. Depeche Mode has sold over 100 million records worldwide with 13 top 10 albums in the UK charts. The trio is best known for hits such as Just Can’t Get Enough and Enjoy The Silence.

Yasalam
This is the largest citywide free entertainment programme by any F1® host city, blending motorsport with music, film and community events.

2013 FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX ticketholders get access to four concerts as part of the entry ticket privileges – called Y1 Access – which also include 2 complimentary invitations to the Thursday After-Race Concert, 2 Friends Friday invitations, After-Race Concert Golden Circle upgrades, and discounts on selected FLASH events throughout the year.

Various events will be taking place at Abu Dhabi Corniche during the race weekend as part of Yasalam 2013, including the world’s only official F1® FanZone, featuring  interactive simulators, remote control car racing, driver signings, and live outdoor screenings of the big F1® races, Beats on the Beach (free concerts for local and international artists to showcase their talent), and Cut&Paste Abu Dhabi (a unique 'Live Design Battle' event pitting some of the world’s most creative artists against each other).

In addition, movie buffs can look forward to Cinema by the Sea (screening cinema classics under the stars at Al Sahil Beach) and TROPFEST Arabia (the world’s biggest short film festival at Abu Dhabi Corniche).

For up-to-date information on Yasalam 2013 visit www.yasalam.ae

Y1 Access
Yasalam Y1 Access provides all 2013 FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX ticketholders with a package of value-added benefits and exclusive live concert ticket discounts running throughout the year:

•        Complimentary tickets to the Yasalam After-Race Concerts: Free access will be provided to four after-race concerts on the Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday of race weekend.

•        Selected Golden Circle After-Race Concert upgrades.
•        A pair of complimentary invitations to all F1® ticket holders for the first night After-Race Concert night on Thursday October 31st.
•        A pair of complimentary invitations to the first 15,000 UAE-based race ticket buyers to the Yasalam After-Race Concert on Friday November 1st.
•        20% discount on General Admission tickets for selected FLASH events in 2013, including the Mubadala World Tennis Championship and Creamfields Abu Dhabi 2013. F1® ticket holders will receive an email with an exclusive password and more details on how to claim their discount.

For full information on the programme, and the benefits and privileges of Y1 Access, visit www.thinkflash.ae and www.yasalam.ae.

What are this year’s entertainment privileges?

 What are this year’s entertainment privileges?

Y1 Access will provide all ticketholders with the following package of value-added benefits and discounts:

• Complimentary tickets to the Yasalam After Race Concerts: Free access will be provided to three after-race concerts, with Australian superstar Kylie Minogue performing on the first night (Friday 2nd November), Canadian rockers Nickelback playing on the second night (Saturday 3rd November) and hip hop sensation Eminem on the final night (Sunday 4th November). Please note that ticketholders must collect a concert wristband each day for that evening’s concert at the circuit ticket entrance. No wristband, no concert access!

• Concert upgrades for early birds: Each day, 2,000 lucky F1™ ticketholders will receive a free upgrade to the Golden Circle at the Yasalam After Race concerts, with amazing close-up views of the performances. Feeling lucky? Make sure you’re one of the first to arrive at Yas Marina Circuit each day for a chance to win!

• Invite your friends to a concert… for free! The first 15,000 UAE-based ticketholders will receive a pair of complimentary invitations to the Friday night concert in their packs, allowing you to kick-start the weekend in style with friends or family. Share the love!

• Generous discounts on other concerts: If that wasn’t enough, all F1™ ticketholders are entitled to a huge 20% off selected FLASH concerts until December 2012, including SkyBar. With the likes of Coldplay, Metallica, Shakira, David Guetta, Snoop Dogg and Sade performing in Abu Dhabi last year, the line-up for 2012 promises to be equally exciting. For more information, please visit the FLASH website.

The entertainment continues at Abu Dhabi Corniche

The entertainment continues at Abu Dhabi Corniche

Various events will be taking place at Abu Dhabi Corniche during the race weekend as part of Yasalam 2012, including the F1™ FanZone brought to you by Aabar (the world’s only official F1™ FanZone, with two weeks of motorsport-flavoured entertainment, such as interactive simulators, remote control car racing, driver signings, and live outdoor screenings of the big F1 races), Beats on the Beach (free concerts for local and international artists to showcase their talent), and Cut&Paste Abu Dhabi (a unique 'Live Design Battle' event pitting some of the world’s most creative artists against each other).

In addition, movie buffs can look forward to Cinema by the Sea (screening cinema classics under the stars at Al Sahil Beach) and TROPFEST Arabia (the world’s biggest short film festival at Abu Dhabi Corniche). For up-to-date information on Yasalam 2012, you can download our free mobile web application or visit www.yasalam.ae

SKYBAR - The only official after parties for the after-race concerts

SKYBAR - The only official after parties for the after-race concerts

The world-famous SKYBAR from Beirut returns for a fourth year, the only official after parties for the after race concerts on Yas Island. Dance the night away to DJ beats, rub shoulders with an elite crowd, and see exclusive performances. Previous line-ups have included the likes of Kelis, Sean Paul, J Cole, Wyclef Jean, Example and legendary DJ Fatboy Slim. Book SKYBAR tickets at the FLASH website or call 800 FLASH(35274) for table reservations.Tickets on sale on 3 September at midday.