World renowned, Canadian singer, John Legend, will be taking to the stage at the forthcoming Formula E Diriyah E-Prix in Saudi Arabia on 28th January 2023.
The singer-songwriter, who just welcomed his third child with wife Chrissy Teigen, was last seen in the Middle East when he performed as part of the 5th anniversary celebrations at the Louvre Abu Dhabi in November 2022.
He will join the likes of Saudi DJ Dani Bogari, Egyptian singer Mahmoud El-Esseily, Egyptian singer Mohamed Hamaki, Moroccan American rapper French Montana, Dutch DJ Martin Garrix and American singer Miguel as they too will be performing at the Diriyah E-Prix event.
The event has been organized by the Ministry of Sports in cooperation with the Saudi Federation of Automobiles and Motorcycles, and comes as part of the activities of the second edition of the Diriyah Season. The 2023 Diriyah races form part of the Diriyah Season, bringing together an unmissable set of international sports and entertainment events in the historic city and the birthplace of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The races will be held on 27th-28th January 2023 at the Diriyah International Circuit, which is in one of the most important UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
The Diriyah International Circuit hosts a number of exciting races and competitions and the FIA Formula E Championship is the world’s first fully-electric international single-seater street racing series in which all 11 teams and 22 drivers will take to the grid, for the fifth time in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Driven by the latest innovations in electric vehicle technology, alternative energy solutions and racing in the heart of the Saudi capital of history, Diriyah, Formula E redefines the very boundaries of what a sport can be through the unique fusion of entertainment, sustainability, technology, and innovation.
With Saudi always aiming to be environmentally friendly and sustainable, the track itself is illuminated with low consumption LED technology powered by fully renewable energy - using up to fifty per cent compared to non-LED technologies. The remaining energy needed to power the floodlighting is fully renewable and comes from high performing low-carbon certified hydrogenated vegetable oil made from sustainable materials.