It’s already December and you know what that means. Yes, Christmas lights, ginger cookies and Glühwein! That’s not all that’s waiting for you ahead. Whether you’re a film fanatic, a food connoisseur or someone who simply wants to have a good time, we’ve got a little something for you. Empty your calendars and scroll through our list, the Tip n’ Tag Team has you covered for this week!
Luteka x Haykal @ Kanoon
December 7 @ 9:00 p.m.
There’s nothing more beautiful than Amman’s older corners being revived by the liveliness of music. Luteka and Haykal are bringing you a night driven by carefully curated sounds this Friday. Clear your mind and let loose with the expressive freedom that comes with dance and music. Supported by Amstel-JO.
Price: 5 JD | Before 10:00 p.m.
10 JD | After 10:00 p.m.
*Includes 1 Amstel Lite for the first 50 attendees
Gala Dinner by Michelin Star Chef Sang Hoon Degeimbre @ Atrium
December 6 @ 8:00 p.m.
Under the patronage of H.E. Mr. Hendrik Van de Velde, Ambassador of Belguim in Jordan, and in collaboration with the Belgian Embassy, Michelin Star Chef Sang Hoon Degeimbre will be holding a gala dinner this Thursday to feed the hearts and souls of Amman’s true foodies. The 4 course menu will be paired with a selection of rich Belgian wine.
Price: 60++ JD
For reservation: +962798558888
Walk for a Blanket @ One Love – Jordan
December 7 @ 6:30 p.m.
If there’s one thing you’re always doing, it’s walking. What better way to give back to your community than with an action as simple as that? Walk for a cause this Friday at Dabouq. The incentive is to walk for a blanket and make this winter a warm one for the widows and the less fortunate in Jordan. Change begins one step after the other.
Price: 6 JD | Amount will be collected to distribute blankets to those in need
Capoeira Classes @ Institut Francais de Jordanie
December 8 @ 6:30 p.m.
Capoeira is said to have many magical elements, with its combination of dance, music and fitness techniques. Being an Afro-Brazilian martial art with a mystical allure, it brings way for mindfulness. It aligns the body and spirit by focusing on strength, coordination, body dialogue and music.
Price: 8 JD | Drop-in
25 JD | Monthly package (4 classes)
Christmas Tree Lighting @ Amman Rotana
December 6 @ 5:30 p.m.
Join the holiday celebrations and take part in the tree lighting ceremony at Amman Rotana’s lobby this Thursday. The joyful sound of Christmas carols and taste of warm cookies and treats paired with a delicious hot chocolate or Glühwein will be the perfect introduction to this merry month. Grab your camera and snap a family photo by the tree with Santa.
Christmas Bazaar @ Orthodox Club
December 7-8 @ 10:00 a.m.
The merry month is here to stay the course, and it brings with it warm drinks, ginger cookies and beautiful bazaars. Join the celebrations this Friday, and stroll through the isles of this intimate bazaar. You know for a fact it’s going to be interesting when there’s going to be a booth for Amstel, Petra and Heineken (which will be sold on discounted prices)!
Shams Table // Women Empowerment @ Shams Community
December 3 @ 6:30 p.m.
A place where minds, passions and ideas come to meet and integrate, Shams Community is known for its pleasant dinner and dialogue evenings. With an aim to provide a safe space for individuals to express their ideas about pressing matters in this world, it drives inspiration to come up with feasible solutions. This Monday’s talk is all about women empowerment. For more info, click here.
Price: 6 JD | Includes a bite to eat
Karama HRF Festival @ The Royal Cultural Center
December 5 @ 7:00 p.m.
Over a course of six days, Karama Human Rights Film Festival will screen 70 international films from a collective of 22 countries. The festival’s 9th editions comes under the theme “You Are Not Alone” in aim to shed light on human rights issues relevant to the Arab region, gender representation in the audiovisual industry, and more. For more info, click here.
Sarab a Piano Concert @ Bank Al Etihad
December 8 @ 8:00 p.m.
In memory of the latest flash floods victims, Zina Asfour, a Jordanian pianist, will be holding a piano recital with water colors this Saturday evening. Sarab, which translates to mirage, will be an expressive commemoration to the souls of the lately deceased. Parts of the proceeds will go to charity.
Price: 10 JD | At the door
As always Tipsters, stay curious!
The Tip n’ Tag Team