Canadian pop star Avril Lavigne’s photographs clad in a black abaya on her recent visit to Abu Dhabi are going viral. She was invited to perform at the Special Olympics World Games 2019.
She and her team were invited to perform at the Special Olympics World Games which is taking place in Abu Dhabi till tomorrow (Thursday).
It was such an honor performing the new @SpecialOlympics anthem with @LuisFonsi and many other incredible musicians at the Special Olympics @WorldGamesAD Opening Ceremonies! Good luck everyone 💙 #MeetTheDetermined pic.twitter.com/fm1xZrPijG
— Avril Lavigne (@AvrilLavigne) March 14, 2019
After her performance, Avril spent her time exploring UAE. She even took a camel walk along a private Abu Dhabi beach.
Moved by the beauty and grace of your culture. Being here for the @specialolympics and performing with @luisfonsi, @tamerhosny, @7sainaljassmi, and @assalaofficial has been such an amazing experience. Everyone has been so warm and my time here has been magical and epic. pic.twitter.com/KtViE7gd4u
— Avril Lavigne (@AvrilLavigne) March 19, 2019
She was photographed in Abu Dhabi wearing a black abaya with a headscarf.
She mentioned on her social media post that she is thankful to the UAE for having her and she was “moved by the beauty and grace of [their] culture.” The singer also expressed how her time in Abu Dhabi had been both “magical” and “epic.”
The singer recently released her comeback studio album Head Above Water.