UNTOLD Dubai Honored as Best Festival of the Year at Middle East Event Awards 2024


A four-day phenomenon that saw some of the best musical artists in the world descend on Expo City Dubai, UNTOLD Dubai was truly a sight to behold.

Recognizing the magnitude of this show-stopping event, the festival has recently been honored as the Best Festival of the Year at the prestigious Middle East Event Awards 2024, held on June 13th at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai. This accolade underscores the festival’s status as a powerhouse in the UAE’s dynamic live entertainment scene.

The inaugural UNTOLD Dubai festival shattered records, drawing over 185,000 music fans and setting a new benchmark for events in the region. The fully immersive experience was the first of its kind, hosting a phenomenal lineup of top international live acts across all genres, including EDM, house and techno DJs, K-pop, and Arabic artists. As the biggest music festival the city has ever seen, UNTOLD Dubai welcomed a dynamic audience of fans and over 100 artists.

UNTOLD Dubai 2024 Best Festival of the Year

The Middle East Event Awards shine a spotlight on some of the best live events and entertainment in the region, awarding titles such as Best Arts and Culture Event, Best Community Event, and more. The award show seeks to honor these outstanding achievements, positioning the Middle East as a driving force in the entertainment industry.

It’s no wonder that UNTOLD Dubai secured the title of Best Festival of the Year after its first edition illuminated the stage at Expo City Dubai and captured the hearts of music fans across the city. The 2024 festival was an extraordinary fusion of music and culture, headlined by global superstars such as Tïesto, Hardwell, Armin Van Buuren, PSY, G-Eazy, Ellie Goulding, Sebastian Ingrosso, and Timmy Trumpet.

UNTOLD Dubai Galaxy Stage

The success of UNTOLD Dubai highlights the power of music in bringing people together, building on the legacy of its origins in Romania.

“Receiving this recognition strengthens the legacy of UNTOLD Dubai and demonstrates music’s immense power. This award belongs to each of our beautiful fans, our supporting partners, and our unique team!

We are extremely passionate about bringing unforgettable experiences to our audiences worldwide and are already planning an even more spectacular show for UNTOLD Dubai 2025,” said Co-founder Edy Chereji.

UNTOLD Dubai Mainstage

Looking forward to UNTOLD Dubai 2025, music lovers can expect an elevated festival experience with another incredible lineup of world-famous acts, orchestrating electrifying immersive and sensory experiences. Set to return to the vibrant cultural hub of Expo City Dubai, the event will welcome a dynamic audience of music fans and promises unforgettable moments and an array of music that transcends boundaries.

Ready to join the UNTOLD Dubai 2025 legacy? With tickets expected to sell out fast, fans are encouraged to register now to secure early bird access at the best prices for UNTOLD Dubai 2025.

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