Dubai Opera Ball
The first Dubai Opera Ball was held on February 17, 2005, at Madinat Jumeirah. Its main patron was Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Department of Civil Aviation, Chairman of The Emirates Group.
The second Dubai Opera Ball took place on Thursday, March 16, 2006, again at the Madinat Jumeirah and under the patronage of Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum. Emirates Airline was a title sponsor.