Within the context of the Emirati-French Cultural Dialogue, the Alliance Française in the United Arab Emirates and the French institute, invite INSULA to perform. After their world tour in Latin America, Europe and Russia, INSULA is coming for the first time to the Gulf. The purpose of « INSULA » project is to show that Caribbean and Maghreb cultures are both unique and universal. Inspired by the Arab-Andalusian music and the modern Caribbean jazz, Redha Benabdallah and Maher Beauroy offer a bold music, rich in sensitivity and color, building a bridge between tradition and modernity. Into the inspiration, a man, the writer Frantz Fanon, prominent figure in Martinique and in Algeria.

For their two concerts in Dubai and in Abu Dhabi, the musicians from INSULA will meet local musicians. Together, with their instruments and their voices, they will create two original tracks, based on Emiratis rhythms. Theses creations will be performed for the first time in Abu Dhabi Theater, thanks to the support of Emirates Heritage Club and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.


Alliance Française Abu Dhabi

Al Bateen Villa 75



Alliance France Dubai

Oud Metha, Mall of the Emirats & Knowledge Park