142 lucky shoppers took home 32 kilos of gold, several gold bars, 5 BMW luxury cars and 6 Samsung 65” inch TV during the 5-week promotion
Dubai; 10 February 2019: The 24th edition of the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) ends on a high note after 5 weeks of extensive promotions aimed at enriching shoppers experience and offering the deals that brought value to both residents and tourist alike. With 32 kg of gold, 5 luxurious BMW cars, several gold bars and Samsung smart TVs, Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group’s (DGJG) promotions for gold & diamond shoppers were certainly the highlight of the shopping season.
For the first time since its inception in 1996, the group designed two separate promotions for gold & diamond shoppers. With over 250 participating outlets, the 39 days promotion saw as many as 142 winners taking ......read more
Daily chances to win an INFINITI QX50 and AED 150,000 in cash, weekly prizes of AED 100,000 for five winners (AED 20,000 each) and a Mega Grand cash prize of AED 500,000 for one winner
Get a chance to win one of seven Nissan models at the Nissan Grand Raffle
Mega raffle promotions start on 15 October at ENOC and EPPCO stations, Zoom stores, Metro stations, and many other locations across the city
Dubai, UAE, 14 October 2018: With the 24th edition of Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) promising to provide unforgettable shopping experiences, the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) announced that the DSF Mega Raffles promotions – the INFINITI Mega Raffle and the Nissan Grand Raffle - will begin on 15 October ......read more
Best shopping deals on all Fashion Products
Dubai, UAE, 13th August, 2018: The Concept BIG Brands Carnival – Eid SHOPPING FIESTA, UAE’s largest fashion and beauty event is set to launch its five-days shopping fiesta for the 60th time. The platform invites UAE’s residents and tourists to visit and avail of discounts up to a staggering 75 percent across an array of high-end global brands. The event will open its doors from 15th to 19th August at Sheikh Maktoum Hall, Dubai World Trade Centre, with free entry to everyone from 10 AM to 10 PM.
As part of the mega promotion, everyone visiting CBBC will have the opportunity to take advantage of these mega reductions across a range of over 300 world-class brands and products - such as Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein Levis, Charles & Keith, Toms, Crocs, ......read more
Renowned Italian leather goods brand offers from 45% to 60%
Dubai, UAE, July 11, 2018: Cromia, the renowned leather goods brand from Italy, offers amazing discounts for DSS 2018 with 45% to 60% discount on selected handbags and accessories.
Look trendier with chic leather and unique colors of Cromia’s 2018 Spring Summer Collection that suit your stylistic preferences. The bags are embellished with special prints, while the theme of this season proposed by many famous Italian brands including Cromia is dedicated to exotic birds.
A gorgeous handbag can drastically transform your outfit, whether it's an over-sized tote or colorful mini. Cromia bags are ideal to complement every fashion style of every woman, any time of the day, from morning to evening.
It is a good time to stop at Cromia store in Wafi ......read more
With 6 Infiniti Q50 and Countless Sales Offers, You Can’t Possibly Ask for More!
Dubai, UAE, June 27, 2018: Al Ghurair Centre, the GCC’s first shopping centre, takes part in another season of Dubai’s highly anticipated summer shopping extravaganza, Dubai Summer Surprises 2018, organized by Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG) in association with Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE).
This year’s Dubai Summer Surprises will see six lucky shoppers drive home a sleek and sporty luxury Infiniti Q50 car, upon a minimum combined purchase of AED 200 from any of the many outlets at Al Ghurair Centre, including Marks & Spencers, Emax, Jashnmal, Dune London, Springfield, Mango and many more. Your combined shopping receipts presented to the mall’s customer service desk will avail your ......read more
Shop for AED 200 at one of 17 participating malls from the Dubai Shopping Malls Group and get a chance to win Infiniti Q50 every week
Participation for the campaign commences on 22 June – 4 August ,2018 with the draws held during the 6 weekends of Dubai Summer Surprises
Dubai, 18 June UAE: With shoppers gearing up for the 21st edition of Dubai Summer Surprises, Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG) is assured to surprise and the elevate the shopping experience this summer season. Under the patronage of Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), 17 Malls across Dubai will host the ‘Shop & Win Dream Drive’ campaign that offers six sleek Infiniti Q50 cars to be won.
Commencing on June 22, shoppers can participate with a minimum purchase of AED 200 at any of the participating malls. ......read more
Bargain hunters to benefit from massive discounts at more than 1500 stores across 15 malls
Abu Dhabi, UAE –14 June 2018: Abu Dhabi residents and visitors will be treated to a 24-hour mall mega sale this weekend, as the Emirate’s retailers are expected to drop prices by as much as 90 per cent during this city-wide event. Organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, in collaboration with Abu Dhabi’s Department of Economic Development (DED), the sale will kick off tomorrow (Friday, June 15th) at 10am and run until 10am on Saturday, June 16th, marking an extra unmatched special start to Eid Fest celebrations at over 1500 outlets.
This year, 15 malls will be participating in this unique super sale including World Trade Centre (WTC) Mall, Al Jimi Mall, Dalma Mall, Hili Mall, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 13, 2018: Visitors to Dubai Festival City, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate’s fully integrated mega project, is set to have a memorable make Eid Al Fitr as the destination offers a variety of entertainment, deals and offers across the Mall and Hotels.
Dubai Festival City Mall
Dubai Festival City Mall (DFCM) is celebrating the joy of Eid Al Fitr with two extravagant musical firework displays on the evening of Friday*, 15th June 2018. Shoppers are encouraged to visit the Mall with friends and families to catch the fireworks as well as experience “The Walking Box” entertainment which will take place over four days.
Shoppers at DFCM can still experience the Disney “Magical Wishing Well” and enjoy the IMAGINE shows every hour after sunset.
o ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 13, 2018: It’s that time of the year when festivity is in full swing, families celebrate, feast and children look forward to the excitement of receiving Eidiya. This Eid Al-Fitr, Emaar Entertainment is bringing a host of exciting activities and entertainment for the whole family starting from June 14.
Each Emaar Entertainment leisure attraction has something different in store to celebrate the occasion.
KidZania® Dubai will host a special Eid market for all the guests to explore and indulge in some festive shopping. The plaza will be decorated in an Eid theme with beautiful Eid colors and guests can avail upto 50% discount on Arabic items from the Souk.
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo will be running a special UAE resident offer with a standard ticket available for AED 90 ......read more
24-hour Mega Sale held in association with the Department of Economic Development of Abu Dhabi
Exciting programme of celebrations taking place across Yas Island during Eid Al Fitr
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 12 June 2018: The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) in association with the Department of Economic Development of Abu Dhabi (DED) has announced a 24-hour mall mega sale, featuring discounts of up to 90 per cent, as part of this year’s Eid Fest celebrations. With more than 1500 stores involved, the sale will kick off at 10am on Friday, June 15th and run until 10am on Saturday, June 16th bringing families and friends from across the region and beyond to Abu Dhabi to celebrate this special occasion.
Inspired by the runaway success of last year’s Mega Sale at Yas Mall, 15 ......read more
Beat the hot weather and make the most of Aventura’s extended opening hours from now until the end of the season
Dubai, UAE, April 16, 2018: Calling all adrenaline junkies! If you have already experienced the action-packed Aventura Park during the day, why not make the most of the cooler nights and enjoy an exhilarating zip-line in the Ghaf tree-lined forest in Mushrif Park after dark?
At Aventura Parks, you can test your mental and physical agility whilst having fun in the great outdoors. Dubai’s first adventure park offers an unforgettable experience filled with thrilling zip lines and over 80 climbing, tree-surfing, zip-lining, rope-crossing challenges spread over 5 different levels, off the ground and in-between the trees.
By night, the excitement is taken to new heights as you ......read more
Annual Literary Event Concludes Most Successful Edition with Sold-Out Session
Dubai, 11 March, 2018: Following ten days of literary celebrations, the 10th Emirates Airline Festival of Literature concluded on a high with a sold-out session with renowned comedian and bestselling children’s author David Walliams. The event capped off the Festival’s most successful edition, which featured 180 authors from nearly 50 countries.
Held by the Emirates Literature Foundation, the Festival is under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
Isobel Abulhoul, OBE, CEO and Trustee of the Emirates Literature Foundation and Director of the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature said, ‘I am thrilled to announce that ......read more
To Be Held at Rise - Dubai Creek Harbor on March 9-10
Organized in cooperation with Emaar Properties and GASTRONOMICA and featuring exciting Kuwaiti Youth Projects
Dubai, 4 March 2018: The Kuwait Business Council in Dubai and the Northern Emirates (KuwaitBC) announces the launch of its first public event this year under the theme #CelebrateKuwait. The entertainment festival is organized in cooperation with Emaar Properties and GASTRONOMICA, a leading restaurant operator in Kuwait and the GCC. It also features the participation of many exciting Kuwaiti youth projects representing several sectors. The festival event will be held at Rise - Dubai Creek Harbor on March 9-10.
On this occasion, Luma Jasim Bourisly, KuwaitBC Board Member and chairwoman of the organizing committee, said, “The choice ......read more
Join other moms at the Johnson’s® Baby tent to learn more about your baby’s skin and its needs.
Dubai, UAE, 19 February 2018: Johnson’s® Baby is hosting an interactive event at JBR walk to introduce their first semi-therapeutic product range, especially suited to protect baby skin against the harsh environmental conditions in the Middle East. Families will have the chance to come and experience a first-of-its-kind, futuristic technology to test their skin dryness levels and learn more about how to keep babies’ skin healthy and moisturized.
Parents can look forward to participating in some interesting activities, take-away useful goodies and capture memorable moments with their little ones at the Johnson’s® Baby tent. The event will host a series of engaging demonstrations to ......read more
Over 200K AED worth of prizes to be given away until 27th January, including the grand prize of a 2018 Jeep Cherokee!
21st January 2018, Dubai, UAE: During one of its most successful Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) to date, Dubai Festival City Mall has already given away more than 200K AED worth of prizes to visitors in the Mall. Shoppers spending over AED 250 will get the chance to win weekly prizes until the 27th January, with 20 more iPhone X phones and the grand prize of a 2018 Jeep Cherokee still to be won.
A range of activities and workshops have also been lined up with key retailers such as Robinsons, Tuc Tuc and many more. The Mall is a great destination for fashion, dining and entertainment, which now offers almost 500 world class retailers, 75 restaurants – many of which feature waterfront dining.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - January 6, 2018: Global Village, the region’s largest and first-ever multi-cultural festival park, has participated in the UAE national campaign to thank His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces. The campaign was launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, with the slogan “Thank You, Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed”. With its celebrations, Global Village aims to thank the eminent leader Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, who has devoted his time and effort to serving the country with sincerity and supports his future vision, planning and organisation.
"We wanted to thank His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 4 January 2018: Dubai Festival City, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate’s fully integrated mega project welcomed over 100,000 people to ring in the New Year.
The destination hosted a variety of exciting events - from spectacular fireworks displays to sumptuous treats and fun-filled community events, there was something for everyone to enjoy and celebrate the special occasion.
Festival Bay’s, IMAGINE, lit up the sky with its spectacular record breaking show whilst visitors enjoyed a sparkling display of fireworks throughout the night starting from 9pm until the grand finale at midnight.
Continuing the New Year’s Eve celebrations, Festival Arena by InterContinental Dubai Festival City hosted Arabic A-listers, Mohammed Hamaki, Nancy Ajram and Nassif Zeytoun. The event was ......read more
Discounts from 40% on select range of mattresses and accessories
Dubai, UAE (January 2, 2018): Dubai Furniture Manufacturing Company LLC (DFMC), a market leader in premium mattress segment in Middle East, has announced its exciting offers for Serta mattresses during the 23rd edition of Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF).
If you are in the market searching for a new bed, now is the time to invest in a Serta product such as the Ergo bed. Customer is entitled to get a discount of 45% on Ergo bed along with Chronicle, Bonvivant and latex mattress. Complete the purchase with a headboard and a side table that can also be offered at 45% discount.
Customers who also spend Dhs1000 on any Serta sleeping product and accessories is entitled to get a voucher of Dhs400 while select grades are also on offer with 40% discount and flat 40% ......read more
Dubai, December 27, 2017: Al-Futtaim ACE stores in the UAE are on part-sale with up to 70% off selected items across all categories. With prices locked on over 1,000 product lines, there has never been a better time to buy.
The offers are valid on leading brands including Dyson, Makita, Black & Decker, Karcher, Homeworks, Aftron and more.
Details of the event:
Event: Al-Futtaim ACE part-sale 30% -70% off selected items across all categories
Date: December 26, 2017 – February 4, 2018
Venue: Across all Al-Futtaim ACE stores in the UAE
Al-Futtaim ACE stores offer a wide selection of Outdoor Lifestyle, Gardening, Home Living, Paint & Décor, DIY, Automotive and Pet care products. With more than 33,000 great products, Al-Futtaim ACE offers world-class brands such as Karcher, ......read more
Firework displays to take place every Thursday and Friday throughout DSF starting December 26th with a grand finale showcase on January 27th
Amazing dining and shopping discounts across a range of outlets at The Beach for all to enjoy
Entertainment for the whole family
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 23 December 2017: With the annual Dubai Shopping Festival nearing, the 23rd edition of the shopping extravaganza will see a lineup of hot events at The Beach, Meraas’ urban lifestyle destination, throughout the DSF season (26th December – 27th January 2018).
Full schedule below
Fireworks will once again illuminate the skies of The Beach, enhancing the wonderful atmosphere in the air. The displays will take place on different days throughout the week with the ......read more
You have lots to look forward to during DSF at BurJuman
Dubai, UAE, December 19, 2017: Be spoilt for choice at BurJuman this year! As you enter the new year, embrace a positive and stylish self with the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) from the 26th of December 2017 to the 27th of January 2018. Shoppers and families are invited to enjoy a jam-packed schedule of events at BurJuman when DSF kicks off on 26th of December.
Be it shopping for your loved ones, gifts for the new season, or just some much needed retail therapy, BurJuman has something on offer for everyone. It’s a paradise for families, with an exciting mix of international high street names, designer brands and the best local labels. Shop the latest seasonal collections or discover incredible offers at your favourite stores.
Find ......read more
Patients from across the region band together to increase awareness of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Dubai, UAE, 19th December 2017– In an effort to raise public awareness of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in the UAE, the Middle East Arthritis Foundation (MEAF) have planned a half-day dedicated event in Dubai for people affected by this disease.
The event will take place at the Shangri-La Hotel on 22nd December and will be dedicated to raising public awareness around the importance of recognition, early diagnosis, and treatment. People are encouraged to attend and to learn factors associated with Rheumatoid Arthritis, so to stand up and make a difference.
“We are committed to addressing the needs of people living with Rheumatoid Arthritis, which means understanding every point of the patient journey from early ......read more
Week-long initiative celebrating Arabic Language Day launches at Manarat Al Saadiyat with a programme of performing arts and music
Abu Dhabi, 19 December 2017 – Organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, the inaugural Literature and Music Festival has opened in Abu Dhabi in celebration of Arabic Language Day. The Festival launched with an evening of poetry reading and oud performances, featuring poetry recital by Hamed Alawi AlHashemi and Ahmed AlMannaee, who were joined by musicians from Bait Al Oud.
Visitors to the opening of the festival also enjoyed spectacular light shows depicting the beauty of the Arabic language on the facade of Manarat al Saadiyat.
Serving as a forum for artists, scholars, writers, musicians and people interested in the fusion of literature and music, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 14, 2017: Souk Al Bahar is giving shoppers and diners the opportunity to win ‘big’ this festive season, with the chance to celebrate the start of 2018 by driving away in a brand new Mini Cooper!
With only one car up for grabs, simply spend AED 300 in any retail or dining outlet within the mall between December 17, 2017 and January 16, 2018, to enter the draw for a chance to win!
The winner will be drawn at random and will be notified on Sunday, January 17, 2018, so will be zipping through Dubai in no time!
Dining outlets throughout Souk Al Bahar also have a range of tasty festive treats to enjoy – as well as some of the best views of Downtown Dubai’s ‘Light Up 2018’ New Year’s Eve showcase, Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Fountain daily shows; ......read more
On display are a rare collection of photographs, falconry classes and competitions for the public
9 December, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, May God Protect Him, the initiatives of the 4th International Festival of Falconry organized by Emirates Falconers Club will be inaugurated today in collaboration with several ministries, national organisations and local authorities. The Festival will be taking place over the next two days in Khalifa Park in the capital Abu Dhabi.
The Festival in its current edition has witnessed extensive international participation and is the largest in the world with participation from over 700 falconers and researchers that represent 90 countries from across the globe. The Festival is of great ......read more
UAE’s Leading Family-Friendly Culinary Event Returns with Expanded Roster of Exciting Competitions and Mega Prizes
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 14 January 2015: With less than a month to go until the second annual Dubai Food Carnival presented by Etisalat opens at Dubai International Marine Club, tickets for the UAE’s leading international culinary and entertainment event will go on sale on Thursday 15 January at 12 noon.
After last year’s inaugural Dubai Food Carnival attracted 17,588 visitors from more than 90 countries and trumped a host of other world-class ......read more
2 lucky winners win Dhs 20,000 worth makeovers from the high-street retailer
The excitement is palpable as the largest shopping and entertainment extravaganza in the Middle East kicks off on January 1st, 2015. With shoppers flocking to Dubai in large numbers for the much touted Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF), Splash has joined in on the festivities by offering 2 lucky winners grand makeovers worth Dhs ......read more
~ Club Apparel celebrates the 20th Anniversary of Dubai Shopping Festival ~
Dubai, January 6, 2015: In celebration of the momentous 20th Anniversary of Dubai Shopping Festival, Club Apparel unveils the ‘20 Families, 20 Destinations’ concept for its esteemed shoppers from the 1st of January until the 31st of January 2015.
Customers spending a minimum single transaction amount of AED 300 across any of the Club Apparel stores in Dubai are eligible to participate and thus stand a chance to win a luxurious family vacation. For every single transaction of AED ......read more
No lucky draws, no contests, no games of chance! Shop and get an assured family getaway at Atlantis The Palm with Mashreq Cards.
Dubai – UAE 5th January 2015: Embarking on the 20th edition of the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) this year, Mashreq, the UAE’s leading financial institution, is once again back with the most exciting shopping offer exclusively for its Credit and Debit Cardholders. This DSF, Mashreq cardholders get rewarded with a guaranteed break at the UAE’s most popular holiday resort. By simply shopping for an amount as low as AED 5000, Mashreq ......read more
• Shoppers stand to win half-a-kilo gold every week and 20gm gold coins every day
• Value added bundled deals available on bestselling categories
• Marking 20-year partnership with DSF, Jumbo extends offers in-store and online on Jumbo.ae
• Smartphones, tablets and laptops expected to emerge as most popular choices in consumer technology during DSF 2015
• Sales forecast set at 20% more than DSF 2014
Dubai, UAE – 3 January 2015: Jumbo Electronics, the ......read more
Issued by the Media Centre of the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment
January 1, 2015
• “20th Anniversary – A Journey of Celebrations” to run from 1 January to 1 February 2015
• From 1996 to 2014, DSF attracted 56 million visitors to Dubai, with a total spending of AED 145 billion
Dubai Shopping Festival turns 20 today (1 January), as it sets off on a 32-day “Journey of Celebrations” that promises to offer sheer excitement, world-class entertainment and unique shopping experiences aimed at ......read more
• ‘Downtown Dubai New Year’s Eve Gala’ also sets Guinness World Record with ‘Largest LED-Illuminated Façade’ on Burj Khalifa
• Six-act fireworks display using world’s most advanced pyrotechnics dazzle spectators
• Live streaming on www.youtube.com/DowntownDubai and live feeds on all major international channels reached billions of people across the world
Dubai, UAE; January 1, 2015: The Downtown Dubai New Year’s Eve Gala, a dazzling never-before-seen show of ......read more
World Premiere of Smurfs Live on Stage and the first ever Celebrity Pop-up Shop by Giuliana Rancic to be among several unique attractions of DSF’s 20th anniversary celebrations
Living up to its status as one of the biggest shopping extravaganzas in the world, the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) will be ensuring a series of spectacular journeys for residents and visitors from around the world at its milestone 20th edition. One such DSF itinerary for families is the “Journey into the Unique” which will soon unfold a host of one-of-a-kind attractions that are set to entertain ......read more
Christmas celebrations at Joyalukkas Centre, Sharjah showroom
Dubai, December 24, 2014: The world’s renowned retailer Joyalukkas celebrates the spirit of Christmas at their Joyalukkas Centre, Sharjah showroom. The Joyalukkas Centre at Rolla, Sharjah featuring a dream mix of outlets which includes The world’s favourite Jeweller - Joyalukkas Jewellery, the globally renowned fashions & silks destination - Jolly Silks and Joyalukkas Exchange was decked with a traditional Christmas decoration and every customer was greeted by Santa Claus.
Joyalukkas Centre, Rolla, Sharjah has ......read more
Dubai Celebration Chain a handmade tribute to the 20th anniversary of Dubai Shopping Festival.
Dubai, 22nd Dec, 2014: Joyalukkas Jewellery ‘s Lulu Hypermarket showroom located in Al Qusais yesterday welcomed the popular South Indian actor and celebrity RJ Meera Nandan to launch the Dubai Celebration Chain. The Dubai Celebration Chain is a historic commemoration to the 20th anniversary of Dubai Shopping Festival. Joyalukkas is also manufacturing this world’s longest handmade chain in association with the Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group, which on completion will be ......read more
A new regional creative platform celebrating the talent and creativity behind the moving images of the global fashion industry
Dubai, UAE 21 December 2014 – Digital Fashion Film Festival today announces its entry into the UAE’s creative marketplace. The concept of this new platform is to celebrate the disciplines of film making and moving image production in the fashion and fashion-lifestyle industries on both a regional and global scale. The festival will take place in various locations around Dubai; a city that has been selected on the merits of its growing importance as a ......read more
Three-day event open until Saturday with Santa Claus and snow-filled sparkle
Dubai, UAE, 12 December 2014: Dubai’s biggest, brightest and better than ever festive event is now open, promising that even the worst Christmas Grinch will be won over with that special glow of family togetherness, love and cheer amidst a host of new and classic features.
The Dubai Christmas Fest has seen Dubai Media City Amphitheatre transformed into a Winter Wonderland, with snow falling on the hour, every hour, children enjoying the city’s biggest snowball fight and a fantastical, magical ......read more
Dubai, December 10, 2014: Over 96 different nationalities were celebrated at the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) this month during a four-day-long annual Multicultural Festival, which culminated in festivities honouring the UAE’s rich cultural mosaic.
Celebrating its ninth anniversary, this year’s Multicultural Festival celebrations saw students and staff at the Knowledge Village campus showcase the customs, costumes and cuisines that characterise the University’s many different nationalities. Under the banner ‘Colours of Diversity’ and organized by ......read more
Issued by the Media Centre of Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment
09 December 2014
• One DSF shopper gets chance to drive away with two luxury Infiniti cars plus 100,000 dirhams in cash every day
• DSF 20th Anniversary Special - win over AED 2 million in additional prizes
With the much awaited 20th edition of Dubai Shopping Festival promising to take residents and visitors from around the world on a “Journey of Celebrations”, the organisers, Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the ......read more
Dubai, December 7, 2014 - In continuation of the UAE’s 43rd National Day celebration at JA Resorts & Hotels, the daredevil air aerobatics team Fursan Al Emarat paid a visit to the Emirati Village 43 during their stay at JA Ocean View Hotel located in Jumeirah Beach Residence.
The team took the time following their aerobatic air show to visit the Emirati Village which is located in the outdoor atrium of JA Ocean View Hotel to join in the celebration and view the photographic exhibition on display.
The team members were hosted by JA Ocean View Hotel General Manager Otto ......read more
- Students from 119 nations sing the UAE national anthem in unison
- Crowds of 100,000 students, staff and parents gather to raise their voice in celebration of the Union
Dubai, UAE 3 December 2014 – Today the UAE claimed yet another Guinness World Record. In celebration of the Emirates’ 43rd National Day, GEMS students, staff and parents sang their way into the record books, setting a new Guinness World Record for the most nationalities singing a National Anthem at any one time. More than 100,000 GEMS students, teachers, ......read more
Marina Square Community Celebrates National Day with Traditional Cultural and Family-oriented Activities
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 3 December, 2014 – Abu Dhabi-based real estate developer Tamouh marked the 43rd UAE National Day with an array of entertaining community and family-oriented traditional and cultural activities.
Hundreds of families gathered at Reem Island’s Sea Walk Area, in Marina Square, on December 1 to take part in the evening’s festivities. The event was co-sponsored, organized and managed by Three60 Communities that has been managing the Marina Square community ......read more
The United Arab Emirates celebrates its 43rd National Day on December 2, 2014. The holiday marks the unification of the seven emirates and the founding of the country in 1971 under Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the first president.
Enjoy the holiday with one of the many events happening around the country:
Fireworks by Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority; Plaza Area, Abu Dhabi Corniche Family Park; 7pm to 10pm
Al Forsan Air Show; Abu Dhabi Corniche; 3pm to 5pm
Fireworks by Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority; Yas Island at 8pm; Khor Al ......read more
Under the Patronage and in the gracious presence of His Highness Sheikh Ammar Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman, Ajman University of Science & Technology officially celebrates the 43rd UAE National day amidst patriotic fervor. The event was initiated by signing the Letter of Loyalty to His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of United Arab Emirates. This is the fourth edition of the annual letter of loyalty sponsored by His Highness Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs.
The Signing of the letter of ......read more
- Enjoy special AED 430 reductions on smartphones from du in celebration of National Day!
- du shares patriotic video and invites UAE community to participate to win AED20,000
Dubai, UAE, 29 November 2014: In celebration of the UAE’s 43rd National Day, du has brought together people from multiple nationalities including Emiratis, to create a special video that captures the international community’s love for the nation called #narzif. du is also encouraging people in the UAE to create their own celebratory video for the chance to win ......read more
Colorful Cultural Performances, Recognition of National Employees Enrolling for UAE National Service Highlight Festivities
Dubai-UAE: 27 November, 2014 - Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the regulatory body for Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the integrated free zone technology park, today celebrated the UAE's 43rd National Day with grand festivities at the DSOA headquarters.
The celebrations were organized in the presence of Dr Mohammed Al Zarooni, Vice Chairman and CEO of DSOA, and DSOA staff, business partner and community members.
A special component of this ......read more
Impressive Lineup of Activities Planned
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 27 November, 2014 – Tadweer (Center of Waste Management-Abu Dhabi) will mark the 43rd UAE National Day with a host of cultural activities to pay tribute to the UAE’s history as well as its significant achievements in multiple fields under the country’s visionary leadership.
On December 1, Tadweer will host a tent in the park opposite InterContinental Hotel Abu Dhabi. Open to the general public, the tent will feature dedicated corners for traditional activities, henna painting, popular dishes from the UAE, and ......read more
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 2 November, 2014: Al-Futtaim Motors is marking the occasion of the UAE’s 43rd anniversary by raising 43 national flags across its nationwide Toyota, Lexus and Hino facilities for a week-long celebration that will include commemorative cakes and gifts for associates and customers.
Al-Futtaim Motors will be sponsoring a number of activities, conducted by the company’s strategic partners such as Dubai Government Workshops, Dubai Municipality and Dubai Taxi Corporation, as well as the CNCF Family Day in association with Hertz.
As one of the ......read more
A magical bouncy castle, Crate and Barrel festive shop, rodeo reindeer and penguin bowling join the line-up for city’s biggest festive celebration
Dubai, UAE, 25 November 2014: Dubai’s most hotly anticipated Christmas celebration returns soon for its third year with a host of spectacular new features. With snow forecast on the hour, every hour, and special appearances from Santa Claus himself, the show is set to be the main event for this year’s seasonal celebrations.
Running from 11-13 December at the Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, Dubai Christmas Fest will play ......read more
Dubai, November 9, 2014 - Tanagra, the leading retailer of luxury gifts and home décor in the Middle East, is proud to launch its Festive wrapping paper embellished with Swarovski crystals. The paper features a special edition Star Pendant crystal created by Swarovski for Tanagra, and is available together with crystal transfers for sparkling packaging effects. The collection is available in Tanagra stores in the Middle East from November 17, until the end of December 2014.
Renowned for introducing the concept art de vivre to the Middle East region, Tanagra expertly curates an exclusive ......read more
Ajman University of Science & Technology announced at a press conference its support to the “Letter of Loyalty” Marathon being held to celebrate the 43rd National Day of the United Arab Emirates. This year marks the fourth edition of this marathon which is held annually under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs. It is the world’s only and longest honorary marathon, which will be officially started in the city of Bida Zayed passing across the seven Emirates, reaching the Rulers Court ......read more
Dubai World Central Celebrates ‘UAE Flag Day’
Dubai, UAE: 3 November 2014: Rashed Bu Qara’a, Chief Operating Officer, Dubai Aviation City Corporation (DACC), and DWC staff raise their flags in solidarity with UAE Flag Day in celebration of the 10-year presidency of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Abu Dhabi, UAE - 03 November, 2014: Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, today joined the nation-wide celebration of Flag Day. The UAE flag was raised as part of a special ceremony held at the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven university focused on advancing energy and sustainable technologies.
Flag Day celebrations this year coincide with the 10-year anniversary of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s Presidency of the UAE.
His Excellency Dr. Sultan Ahmad Al Jaber, minister of state and chairman of Masdar, led ......read more
07 October 2014 - Issued by the Media Centre of the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment
The seventh edition of ‘Eid in Dubai – Eid Al Adha’ has been offering a myriad of events and activities to residents and visitors since it was launched on 25 September, with a focus on family-oriented attractions showcasing the true spirit of the joyous occasion.
From the city’s shopping malls and souqs to the lively green parks, picturesque beaches and even Terminal 3 of Dubai International Airport – Dubai is ‘United in Celebration’, as people from ......read more
Date: Saturday, 4 October to Tuesday, 7 October, 2014
Event: ‘Poetry of Light’ at CITY WALK
Brief: Come to CITY WALK to celebrate Eid Al Adha with friends and family and revel in the ‘Poetry of Light’. The four day occasion will encompass elements of poetry amid colorful décor, special light projections, buskers, a mix of vocalists and instrumentalists as well as Oud, tabla and kanun players – all inspired by the richness of Islamic culture.
The evening will be illuminated by flames ......read more
Issued by the Media Centre of the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment
26 September 2014
Dubai, the city of celebrations, is looking ahead to go into celebration mode once again as it prepares to look its best for the countless exciting experiences that surround the 7th edition of “Eid in Dubai – Eid Al Adha”.
An eye-catching festive ambience is set to take over Dubai in every nook and corner throughout the much awaited holiday season – offering every individual in town, a fantastic sight of a spectacular Dubai, that is welcoming both visitors and ......read more
Dubai is all set to witness one of the most sought after shopping events from today to 14th of this month- The Concept Big Brands Carnival (CBBC). About 100 top notch brands will be made available to the discerning shoppers in the carnival at the Dubai World Trade Centre, Hall No 7. Announcing this in a press release Mr. Vijay Samyani, Managing Director and Founder, Concept Brands Group said the event will be open to the general public from 10 am to 10 pm.
“Shoppers all over the world are looking for high-end brands. Most of the time customers are not in a position to buy the brand ......read more
Gala dinner with special entertainment organised to commemorate sovereignty and peace among two nations
Ajman, UAE (August 18, 2014) – Ramada Hotel and Suites Ajman celebrated the India-Pakistan Independence Day with a first of its kind grand event titled “Friends Beyond Borders”. The festivity was held on 16th August at the hotel’s Majestic Ballroom.
More than 500 guests, who dressed up in their national costumes, attended the special celebration to commemorate the sovereignty, with the peace and accord that the countries and their citizens enjoy. ......read more
The Holy Month of Ramadan is definitely a time to reflect; but it was a time to rejoice for shoppers at Dalma Mall – one of the most popular shopping, retail and entertainment destinations in Mussafah Abu Dhabi.
One of the shoppers had a truly rewarding Ramadan, having won the grand first prize in the Dalma Mall Ramadan Raffle Surprises and driving off in the brand-new Cherokee Jeep. The Ramadan raffle at Dalma Mall also brought cheers for others – who won the 100gm gold bar, as also the AED 5000 gift vouchers from Sports One and AED 1000 gift vouchers from Adventure HQ.
The ......read more
04 August 2014 - Since its launch in 1998, each edition of Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) has become a magnet for growing number of families from the GCC region, as it gives them the opportunity to experience a memorable shopping extravaganza all summer long. This DSS is no different, as shoppers from neighbouring countries continue to throng the leading malls such as The Dubai Mall, Mall of the Emirates, BurJuman, City Centre Deira, City Centre Mirdif, Ibn Battuta Mall and Mercato, to name a few, in search of unbeatable deals and to enjoy an array of events and activities.
Another popular ......read more
Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Deira and City Centre Mirdif to host enticing shows and fun activities
Dubai, United Arab Emirates; July 24, 2014: Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East and North Africa, celebrates this Eid with special activities at Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Deira and City Centre Mirdif that are bound to keep mall visitors engaged and entertained with family and friends.
“Building on to the excitement of Dubai Summer Surprises, making Dubai a hub for families and tourists ......read more
Dubai- July 23, 2014: SPF Realty, leading real estate service provider in UAE, has hosted its annual corporate Iftar gathering in Dubai in celebration of the spirit of the Holy Month of Ramadan. The grand Iftar party bash was organised at Al Falak Ballroom in Bur Al Arab, as an expression of the company’s gratitude to its customers, associates and the media for their continuous support, and sharing a solid business relationship with them.
SPF Realty officials Mr. Mahendra Singh (Managing Director), Mr. Kalpesh Sampath (Director), and Mr. Ranjeet Chavan (Director) greeted the esteemed ......read more
• One stop Eid shopping destination to offer fun activities, daily prizes and surprises
• 11 crazy deals for 11 nights of shopping.
• Dhs. 1 Mobile and Tablet biddings, win smartphone, international trips, free goodies and lot more.
July 14th, 2014; Dubai, UAE……………Dubai’s popular and only night market during the holy month of Ramadan is all set to open its doors to public when it opens this Thursday, 17th July at Za’abeel Hall, Dubai World Trade Centre. Running until ......read more
Celebrate the solidarity and camaraderie of the Holy Month of Ramadan at The Dubai Mall, the world’s largest shopping and entertainment destination, with an array of cultural, traditional, and charity initiatives.
An annual tradition, The Dubai Mall will once again provide visitors with daily Iftar packs encompassing of water, dates, and a Ramadan calendar, which will be distributed at all Guest Service Desks.
Each atrium in The Dubai Mall will be adorned with traditional ornaments and will provide culturally enriching experiences that are guaranteed to bring family and friends ......read more
A Wealth ofRamadanFamily Activities,Entertainmentand Promotions
Dubai, UAE, 6 July, 2014– BayAvenue Mall, a unique retail destination located in the heart of Business Bay, is running daily Ramadan activities from Iftar until Suhouron the ground and mezzanine floors of the food court area. This entire area has been dedicated to family entertainment and celebrations with a Ramadan spirit, including Arabic violin and oud players, and a henna tent.
There are also a range of activities and entertainment showsfor children of all ages including a bouncy castle, arcade games, ......read more
Ramadan & Eid Fair, Sharajah Ramadan Festival & Islamic Culture Capital celebrations begin
Sharjah, 2 July 2014 - With the inauguration of the 28th Ramadan & Eid Fair on Saturday (June 28), Expo Centre Sharjah has become the centre of all activities being held in Sharjah for the Holy Month of Ramadan.
This is for the first time that the entire set of activities for the Sharjah Ramadan Festival is being held at Expo Centre Sharjah, which will last for more than 30 days and include numerous Islamic cultural activities and programmes.
“Expo Centre Sharjah has ......read more
Samsung calls on individuals to celebrate the family with its Ramadan campaign
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – June 30, 2014 –This year, Samsung launches its ‘Hala-B-Hali’ campaign to encourage the spirit of Ramadan and the celebration of loved ones. The campaign will see Samsung encouraging people across the region to recreate an old family picture in the present day. A specially designed app available on the Samsung website will allow individuals to turn this image into a cover photo or profile pic, or any other number of ready to use formats across digital ......read more
• Highlights include Dubai International Holy Quran Award and Ramadan Forum
• Opportunity to be enlightened on Islam and its traditions, and to participate in charitable and community activities
Dubai is set to further enhance its position as a year-round family tourism destination with the launch of the fourth successive “Ramadan in Dubai”, which will witness a transformation of the city into a hub of Islamic culture and learning, through numerous activities inspired by the spirit and values of the Holy Month.
Organised by the Dubai Festivals and ......read more
Dubai, 21 June, 2014: Which books have entertained, thrilled and inspired the people of the UAE? The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature has launched a new campaign to find out. The UAE’s favourite books campaign will be conducted in three stages and divided into English and Arabic for adults and children. The final list of books will be announced at the 2015 Festival.
Festival Director Isobel Abulhoul said of the campaign, “Everyone has that one book that was life-changing and that they return to over and over again. The LitFest would like book-lovers from all over ......read more
The popular five-day shopping fiesta, on at DWTC until March 30, 2014, is offering high-end luxury brands at 25-75% off
Dubai, March 26, 2014: Popular Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor today inaugurated the much-awaited Concept Big Brands Carnival, the five-day shopping event that brings high end luxury brands from all over the world to Dubai. Being held at Hall 7, Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DWTC), Dubai, the five-day event is back with bigger and better brands at amazing discounts. The event is being held until March 30, 2014.
Known for its wonderful offers, the ......read more
King Willem Day on Wednesday 30th April 2014!
Abu Dhabi, 26th March 2014 - Le Méridien Abu Dhabi visitors will get an opportunity to celebrate for the 1st time King Willem day - what was then Queen’s Day- on 30th April from 4:00pm onwards.
Come, discover and be amazed, this is all about Le Méridien Village Festival!
The Center Garden will be converted into a Netherland city with typical tulips and orange festive decoration. On this special occasion, Le Méridien Abu Dhabi will have the privilege of welcoming His Excellency Gerard Michels, ......read more
over 30 spectacular artistic installations
Dubai, UAE; March 20, 2014: The inaugural Dubai Festival of Lights, organised by Emaar Properties, in partnership with the City of Lyon's Festival of Lights (Fête des Lumières de Lyon), in its flagship mega-development Downtown Dubai, is offering a spellbinding experience for visitors with more than 30 spectacular lighting and artistic installations, until March 29, 2014.
In environment-friendly LED lighting, the artistic installations cover the alleyways and public spaces of the world’s most prestigious square kilometre ......read more
Featuring Ramez Helou as expert speaker
Dubai, UAE, 11 March 2013 – The Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC), the official representative organization for business women, both professionals and entrepreneurs, in the Emirate of Dubai, recently held its monthly Network Majlis event at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Ramez Helou, CEO and Founder of The Academy for Sales Excellence, presented Council members with an invigorating speech on how to improve sales.
Held exclusively for members of the DBWC, the event provided an educational insight into what it takes to ......read more
Dubai Government Leadership Programme adopts ‘My Vision – Challenges in the Race for Excellence’ penned by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid for its book review program
- Amal bin Udai, Director General of Dubai Government Human Resources Department, said: “H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid’s vision guides the future leaders to accomplish success and excellence”.
Dubai, March 7, 2014: The Mohammed bin Rashid Centre has announced the selection of ‘My Vision – Challenges in the Race for Excellence’, written by H.H. Shiekh Mohammed bin ......read more
• Held in partnership with the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment to celebrate Dubai’s diverse dining options
• Launches ‘Hi-Fi Flavours’ campaign in parallel to the festival
Dubai, UAE; February 26, 2014: As the city awaits the mouth-watering Dubai Food Festival, Majid Al Futtaim’s shopping malls in Dubai are organizing a stellar line-up of exciting food-themed entertainment, activities and in-mall competitions to join in the fun. Deira City Centre, Mirdif City Centre and Mall of the Emirates invite everyone to indulge their taste ......read more