ABU DHABI, The Sheikh Zayed Festival will see the launch of "Extreme Weekends", a series of astonishing live motorcycle shows, which will start tomorrow and take place every Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Running from 7th to 30th January, the Extreme Weekends live shows are in line with the efforts of the festival's organising committee to deliver a thrill-filled agenda featuring a wide variety of events and activities that meet the expectations of visitors and audiences.

The festival's rich agenda comprises over 650 major shows and events, as well as over 130 workshops that aim to develop children's abilities and creative talents.

Throughout the January weekends, visitors to the festival will enjoy exciting performances by professional motorcyclists, which are set to take place on a special track set near the Emirates Fountain and designed specifically for this event. Featured motorcyclists will include four world-renowned bikers, who will perform mind-boggling stunts.

Extreme Weekends will also see a number of dazzling motorcross shows, where riders will defy gravity.

The Sheikh Zayed Festival includes many zones and various cultural and recreational activities, including the Year of the 50th Zone, Al Forsan International Sports Resort, Funfair City, pavilions showcasing cultures from around the world, in addition to a series of world-class folkloric, carnival and entertainment events and performances.

Source: Emirates News Agency