Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

UAE - Over 1.2 million visited Global Village during DSF  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 06/02/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) International entertainers at the village during the month-long DSF included American street performer, Todd Various; drummers from Kerala and the Level Up acrobatic dance show.



Over 1.2 million families and tourists experienced shopping, fun and entertainment at the Global Village, Dubai's leading family entertainment and cultural destination, during the month-long Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF), which ended on February 2



Kuwaiti couple Talal and Fatima Al Jaber said every year they take their four children to the Global Village for the fun rides, shopping and dining experience which they cannot experience in their country



The Global Village, with its numerous pavilions, food outlets, amazing shows and fun fair, provides wholesome entertainment for the whole family. -KT photo by Juidin Bernarr



Their eldest son, Midhat, likes everything at the Global Village, from the variety of food to the amazing shows, toys and clothes - everything is delightful. "I love all the rides. My sisters, brother and I go for all of them. So nice.



The Dubai Shopping Festival Parade comprising 700 performers makes it the biggest parade of its kind in the Middle East, the international shows and the numerous performances taking place at the 30 pavilions have all enthralled visitors from within the UAE and abroad



International entertainers at the village during the month-long DSF included American street performer, Todd Various; drummers from Kerala and the Level Up acrobatic dance show



Ahmad Hussein, Director of Operations at the Global Village, said the village recorded some 95,0 tourists and residents visiting it last Friday, January 31, the last weekend before DSF ended




"We are extremely pleased with the number of visitors during the Dubai Shopping Festival. We made sure there was some activity for everyone to enjoy during this special time of the year. The sheer range and number of unique entertainment and cultural shows made the Global Village more attractive this year. The festival itself is a great opportunity for the public and the private sector to work together, and brings together a unique experience between shopping and entertainment," Hussain said



Visitors to the Global Village also experienced the excitement during DSF with the park hosting the Dubai Shopping Festival Raffle Draw



The daily raffle saw lucky winners walk away with two brand new cars - Infiniti QX60 and G25 - as well as a cash prize of Dh100,000



For February, special promotional packages have been introduced for families. Entry will be free for children below the age of 12 every Monday, or Family Day, and there will be a discount of Dh10 on food for every Dh60 spent at its most popular restaurants



A mix of cultural and modern entertainment offerings this February include the Fairy Tales on Ice, which is being done in a specially designed rink just beside the World Culture Stage. Plays such as Aladdin and Cinderella will be performed there. Monday saw the story of Pinocchio being performed in the Fairy Tales on Ice



Visitors can also enjoy the high flying six-man All Star Dunkers, the rhythmic Argentinian Gauchos performance, Level Up and the Chinese Unicyclists on the World Culture Stage

 


Khaleej Times




  MENA News Headlines
 Jun 27 2016 - Gartner Says By 2020, a Corporate "No-Cloud" Policy Will Be as Rare as a "No-Internet" Policy Is Today Hybrid Will Be the Most Common Use of the CloudMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) By 2020, a corporate "no-cloud" policy will be as rare as a "no-internet" policy is today, according to Gartner, Inc. Cloud-first, and even cloud-only, is replacing the defensive ...

 Jun 27 2016 - EGA PRODUCTS RATED FOR SUSTAINABLE BUILDING BY LEED AND DGNBMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) Products manufactured by Emirates Global Aluminium ("EGA") – one of the world's five largest producers of primary aluminium – have been declared suitable for sustainable building ...

 Jun 27 2016 - Egypt needs two decades to recover GDPMENAFN
(MENAFN) Egypt's economy is currently facing a chain of challenges that require a different solution to lead it to growth, former head of the Egyptian Businessmen's Association said."Egypt's economy ...

 Jun 27 2016 - Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah Launch the Exclusive Beach Club MembershipMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) Introducing the new Beach Club membership, the luxurious Kempinski Hotel at Palm Jumeriah welcomes UAE residents to experience the recreational facilities for a month, six months or an ...

 Jun 27 2016 - UAE- OIC calls on authorities in Myanmar to investigate destruction of a MosqueEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) JEDDAH, 27th June, 2016 (WAM) -- The Secretary-General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, OIC, Iyad Ameen Madani, has urged the authorities in ...

 Jun 27 2016 - UAE- FNC's first session of 16th legislative chapter concludesEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) ABU DHABI, 27th June, 2016 (WAM) -- Noura Al Kaabi, Minister of State for Federal National Council Affairs, has said that discussions during the first ...

 Jun 27 2016 - UAE- Senior officials, intellectuals and media at Sharjah Media Centre Iftar banquetEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) SHARJAH, 27th June, 2016 (WAM) -- Senior Sharjah government figures, heads of departments, intellectuals and members of media attended a lavish Iftar ...

 Jun 27 2016 - UAE- Popular Party led by acting Prime Minister wins Spanish general electionEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) MADRID, 27th June, 2016 (WAM) -- The center-right Popular Party, led by acting Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy, has won the repeat Spanish general election ...

 Jun 27 2016 - UAE- KF launches campaign to distribute food parcels to families in Gaza StripEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) GAZA, 27th June, 2016 (WAM) -- The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation, KF, yesterday launched a campaign to distribute food parcels to the ...

 Jun 27 2016 - UAE- Emirates Transport delegation visits school bus factory in ChinaEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) DUBAI, 27th June, 2016 (WAM) -- A delegation from Emirates Transport, ET, has visited a factory for school buses in China in order to be briefed on new bus ...

more...


 





Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help