Festivals: Dubai summer surprises
Fifteenth festival “Dubai summer surprises” (Dubai Summer Surprises) will be held this year from 14 June to 14 July and will offer residents and visitors of the Emirate over 100 different shows, events, sweepstakes, and significant discounts in the shopping malls.
According to the organizers (Dubai Events and Promotions Establishment), the festival has become one of the largest events in the region in the summer and helped transform the Emirate into an international area. Greatly increased the popularity of the festival proved to be his guests. If in 1998. the first festival was visited by 600,000 people who spent 850 million dirham ($230 million) in 2011, the number of visitors reached 4 million, and the size of their expenditures up to 9 billion dirhams (2,44 billion).
A variety of activities for every taste and every age underlines the international status of the festival, which he bought recently. “World Of Madhesh”. One of the region’s largest indoor entertainment centers for children, “the World Modhesh” will be the venue for the opening ceremony of the festival on June 14. This year the centre will be located in a new place: Dubai world trade centre, he will accept visitors until 25 August.
Shopping. More than 6000 shops will offer a festival of their goods and Souvenirs discounts up to 75%. In this regard, the organizers plan to release for customers special booklet with previews of all promotions.
Lottery. The entire festival will be weekly drawings held five Nissan Patrol cars and cash prizes in the amount of AED 750,000. To participate in the lottery you need to buy lottery tickets cost 200 dirhams ($54) at gas stations, in the subway or in shopping malls.
Also, shoppers who make a purchase at AED 200 will receive a voucher to participate in a weekly raffle DSS: the five cash prizes in the amount of 50,000 dirhams (13,587$) and one prize in the amount of 500,000 dirhams (135, $ 870).
The festival of dolls . 6-14 July. At the festival, which will take place in “Mirdif city centre”, will feature modern puppet shows, puppets, plays of shadows and masks from around the world.
Event “Ming the Bloody al Emarat” will be held in “the Dubai Mall” from 14 to 23 June and will focus on a traditional way of life in the UAE. Guests will be able to see the exhibition with old Arab homes and visit the national representation.
World of fairy tales. 14-23 June. “Mercatto Mall” will present an entertaining show, workshops and holiday greeting guests.
Kids Fashion Week. July 11-14. In the framework of the Week of children’s fashion in “Deira city centre” pass children’s shows seasonal clothing.
Sheila and Abaya show. July 11-14. On the podium “the Dubai Mall” will be screenings of traditional women’s clothing. Every day is scheduled for three screenings – for retailers, for aspiring designers and famous fashion designers.
The children will enjoy numerous activities with the participation of popular alpertunga. “A very Smurfy Festival!” featuring Smurfs will be held from 14 to 24 June in “Mirdif city-the center”. From 14 to 24 June in “Dubai Marina Mall” young buyers will greet and entertain with spongebob and his friends. “Al Ghurair center” from June 21 to July 1 waiting for fans of Barbie, which will be able to help Barbie and her friends prepare for fashion show.
And in the Dubai festival city, you can participate in karaoke shows Hello Kitty (4-14 July).
“Dubai spas” . During the festival 15 luxury spas will offer special programs for rejuvenation and relaxation at great discount prices.
Other activities worth mentioning, “Dubai Sport World” (July 8-31, the Dubai world trade centre), Broadway musical “Cats” (10-14 July, DUCTUC/Mall of the Emirates), musical concert “Evanescence” (22 June, the Dubai world trade centre).