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
Dubai, UAE, September 3, 2017: Aiming to conquer great heights and outdo the standard industry expectations, Flowers FM 947 added another feather to its cap and commenced the celebrations for their first Onam festival with the traditional pookallam at the tallest building in the world – Burj Khalifa; on Saturday 2nd September 2017.
Flowers FM 947 launched in May 2017, and ever since has been on a stride to take up challenges and go the extra mile for remarkable achievements.
The pookallam design was the perfect synchronization of all the essences that brought the event together. The fabulous design, created by noted art director Srisan Balakrishnan, displayed the aerial view of the Burj Khalifa along with the Flowers FM logo incorporated at the center.
This amazing opportunity was conceived with the ......read more
Play in the largest Confetti Dome of its kind and shop for a chance to win AED 1 million worth of prizes including a new 2017 Lexus RC F
Dubai, UAE, 2 July 2017: Dubai Festival City is hosting its biggest Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) yet, giving thousands of visitors the chance to win AED 1 million worth of prizes. From 1st July until 12th August, shoppers that spend AED 250 or more get a chance to Shop.Pop.Win and be part of the draw for the Grand Prize - a new 2017 Lexus RC F.
The fun virtual reality game, ‘Shop.Pop.Win’ allows participants the chance to land an array of gifts ranging from toys, restaurant vouchers, electronics, BBQs and hotel stays. Shoppers will also get the chance to play in the biggest ever Confetti Dome of its kind and capture the unique moments on camera.
Steven Cleaver, Director ......read more
Dubai, UAE 24 May 2017: Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) is back for a record year from 1 July to 12 August 2017. The 20th edition will offer residents and visitors an exciting six week calendar of sales and family entertainment. Organised by the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), this year’s DSS will run for 43 days under the slogan ‘Enjoy 6 weeks of sales.’
DSS 2017 will feature a series of retail promotions offering the best deals and discounts and the opportunity to win fabulous prizes at malls run in collaboration with the Dubai Shopping Malls Group. Thousands of retail outlets will reward visitors with special offers and discounts of up to 75 per cent on a wide range of merchandise. This year’s DSS is ......read more
Over 1,000 retail outlets set to offer mega savings for shoppers with discounts of 30 – 90 %
Dubai, UAE, 16 May 2017: Get ready for a rewarding shopping experience in Dubai at the 3-day Super Sale, a new citywide retail initiative, which kicks off on 18 May with over 1,000 outlets offering a diverse range of items from local, regional and global brands, at significantly low prices.
Organised by the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), the 3-day Super Sale will see over 250 brands offering shoppers 30 – 90 % off on an array of merchandise including apparel, bags, shoes, cosmetics, perfumes, fashion accessories and home furniture.
This not-to-be-missed retail promotion running across Dubai offers an extensive ......read more
Dubai, 9th April 2017 – Global Village, the region’s first and most successful multicultural festival park, closed the gates on its 21st season last evening on April 8th with a successful run that culminated with a record breaking attendance of 5.6 million guests over its 159 days of operation. Another astonishing achievement for the park was successfully maintaining a score of 9 over 10 in its Guests Happiness Index marking the great success this season had while spreading happiness across its millions of guests through wide range of cultural and entertainment experiences.
On its last weekend, Global Village hosted two back-to-back concerts on Friday and Saturday, which included the performance of Bollywood actor-director-singer, Farhan Akhtar on Friday and Emirati singing star Mohammed AlShehhi who ......read more
Dubai, 22th March, 2017: Global Village, the region’s leading multicultural festival park, participated in the ‘International Day of Happiness’ celebrations in the UAE, with its own festive line up of exciting activities.
The Happiness Welcoming Team:
Global Village’s front line staff wore specially designed ‘smiley’ t-shirts to welcome guests on this special day. The guests were pleasantly surprised to be greeted by the happy bunch!
“Ring A Gong”
Guests expressed their happiness by ringing an actual gong which was specifically set up by Global Village near the Gate of The World, where a plaque stated: “If You Are Happy, Ring A Gong!” Thousands of guests were seen lining up to share their happiness while taking photos to capture the happy moments they ......read more
Oxford University Press Story Writing Competition Winners Announced
Dubai, 5 March, 2017: A new generation of writers took their first steps on their writing journeys today at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature. The winning short story entries for the Oxford University Press Story Writing Competition 2017 were announced and winners received trophies and a commemorative dual-language book containing the winning stories.
The Festival, which will continue until 11 March, is one of the first international literary events in the UAE’s Month of Reading.
Presenting the awards at the ceremony were Festival favourites Lebanese children’s author Sahar Naja Mahfouz and previous winner of the Montegrappa Writing Prize and author of the Unicorn in New York series, Rachel Hamilton.
The theme for ......read more
H.E. Al Midfa:
The SLF highlights the emirate’s best features of authentic Islamic architecture of its landmarks and buildings, which makes it ideal for this kind of festival
Sharjah, February 12, 2017: The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) concluded the seventh annual Sharjah Light Festival in a ceremony held at University City Hall on Saturday, February 11, 2017.
The ceremony was attended by Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Chairman of Sharjah Media Corporation and Chairman of Sharjah Media Centre; Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq); and His Excellency Khalid Jasim Al Midfa, Chairman of SCTDA.
Addressing the audience at the closing ceremony, H.E. Al Midfa said that Sharjah has always marched ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2017: Oman is reinforcing its position as a year-round visitor destination in the GCC with ongoing attractions through the year – the most recent being the Muscat Festival, which will run from 19 January to 11 February.
One of the longest running festivals in the Sultanate, it aims to celebrate the country’s fascinating history, traditional arts and culture, food and warm hospitality.
The festival is held at the popular Naseem Gardens and Al Amerat Park, and will feature a host of activities for the whole family. Al Amerat Park will also host a heritage village, which will provide a glimpse of traditional Omani heritage and lifestyle.
Salim Al Mamari, Director General of Tourism Promotion - Oman Ministry of Tourism said: “We are delighted to welcome another edition of the hugely ......read more
Dubai, UAE 18 January 2017: The first half of Dubai Shopping Festival 2017 has led to an upswing in activity across various sectors in Dubai including retail, hospitality and financial services, and given a boost to ancillary services such as money exchange houses and travel agencies.
Shopping malls, international brands and hotels, as well as travel operators, exchange houses and many other support services have been making the most of the festival’s 22ndedition, which started on 26 December and runs until 28 January, offering residents and visitors an enriching shopping experience created by a combination of incredible deals, life-changing prizes and world-class entertainment.
Organised by the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai ......read more
Dubai, UAE 15 January 2017: Two lucky shoppers of Visa Impossible Deals drove away brand new Infiniti QX 50 luxury crossover SUVs this Dubai Shopping Festival.
Tency Thampy and Holly Dickins paid AED25,000 each for their Infiniti QX 50 instead of the retail price of AED181,000, an impressive 86% discount courtesy of Visa and Arabian Automobiles.
Visa, a global payments technology and a strategic partner of Dubai Shopping Festival 2017, is running its highly successful “Visa Impossible Deals” initiative until 28 January, 2017. The breakout deals for Visa cardholders include other luxury items such as gold, jewellery, watches, iPhones, and even booking a whole cinema for family and friends with just one ticket for a fraction of the price. The exclusive deals are revealed each day and are available on a ......read more
Exclusive Beauty Boxes, celebrity mak-eup artists and Q&A sessions are all part of the nine-day experience taking place at The Dubai Mall
Dubai, UAE – 7 January 2017: The Beauty District is back for a second year to help shoppers discover the latest in beauty secrets from the world’s foremost experts.
DSF 2017 is offering nine days in which to learn exactly how to apply make-up to perfect that special look. Larger in size than last year, The Beauty District will be nearly 500 square metres and offer tutorials and Q&A sessions among its many other attractions and events. It all starts on 6 January and runs to 14 January at The Dubai Mall during the 22nd edition of the Dubai Shopping Festival.
Within The Beauty District, exclusive beauty experiences will be on offer from Shiseido, MAC, Inglot, ......read more
Dubai, UAE; January 2, 2017: Dubai has once again mesmerised the world with a magnificent New Year’s Eve fireworks spectacle by Emaar Properties, bidding farewell to 2016 and welcoming in 2017 in resplendent style. Hundreds of thousands of spectators from all over the world joined the celebrations in Downtown Dubai, Emaar’s mega-development in the heart of the city, centred around the iconic Burj Khalifa. The dazzling event reached billions more through live television feeds and a real-time experience via Twitter Live Stream.
Moments before the stroke of midnight, Downtown Dubai was enveloped in a blanket of darkness. And then to the sounds of a special musical composition by Dhabiwood Studios, played by more than 80 musicians and recorded in studios in Dubai and Cairo, the spectacle unfolded.
A glittering ......read more
Thanks Dubai and DSF for the life-changing prize
Dubai, UAE - 31 December 2016: It seemed like the end of the world for Joel Gutierrez, a Filipino national, when he lost his job recently, after working for 16 years in the UAE to look after his family back home. However, if the loss of his job came as a shock, Joel was stunned with what followed him later - he won a luxury Infiniti car on the first day of Dubai Shopping Festival.
“It came as a huge surprise and the most beautiful thing about it was the timing, as I had just been informed by my office that my services were no longer needed. This will now help me build a new and happy life for me and my family,” said an elated Joel, whose wife and two children live in the Philippines.
Joel, who was employed as a salesman at a retail outlet, purchased an ......read more
First Twitter live streaming deal announced in the Middle East and North Africa
DUBAI AND SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 31, 2016: Global developer Emaar Properties and Twitter announced today that they are partnering to live stream the New Year’s Eve firework displays in Dubai to a global Twitter audience. This is the first live streaming deal Twitter has announced with a partner based in the MENA region.
The live show will air on New Year’s Eve, from Downtown Dubai at 11:30pm GST/11:30am PST and will be available worldwide to Twitter's logged-in and logged-out audience on Twitter and connected devices.
A series of fireworks crescendos will extend across the 500-acre Downtown Dubai and can be viewed from key locations across the city. Choreographed to a customized soundtrack, the pyrotechnics display will bring ......read more
DSF 2017 kicks off 34 exciting days of non-stop, action-packed shopping, fun entertainment and world-class events. Join us to ‘Shop.Win. Celebrate’ every day
Dubai, UAE – 26 December 2016: It’s finally here! The jam-packed schedule of events that millions of shoppers and families have been waiting for kicks off today with the 22nd edition of the Dubai Shopping Festival.
An incredible array of fashion shows, exclusive product launches, big names in entertainment, as well as opportunities to win cars, cash and gold have been lined up by the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), and the organisers of DSF 2017, so the shopping adventure can finally begin.
The arrival of DSF 2017 also kicks off the new Retail ......read more
Spend AED 200 or more at Dubai Shopping Malls Group’s participating malls and double your chances to win big
Dubai, UAE, December 22, 2016: The Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) and Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG) will launch an innovative ‘Happy Shopping, Happy Winnings’ promotion for avid shoppers in the emirate.
The DFRE-DSMG collaboration will present shoppers with ample opportunities to win AED 1 million worth of prizes in cash and luxury gift sets, across participating malls in the Emirate during the acclaimed mega shopping extravaganza – Dubai Shopping Festival. The ‘Happy Shopping, Happy Winnings’ promotion will commence on 26th December 2016, and run until 28th January ......read more
’34 kilos gold to be won in 34 Days’ promotion
100 winners in 34 days
Three winners everyday with a chance to win up to 1 kg gold everyday
Dubai, UAE, December 20, 2016: Dubai Gold and Jewellery Group (DGJG) announced their mega jewellery promotion for the 22nd edition of Dubai Shopping Festival, which will run from 26th December to 28th January 2017 under the slogan ‘Shop.Win. Celebrate’. Unveiling the promotion at a press conference held at Conrad Dubai Hotel, Mr. Tawhid Abdullah, Chairman, Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group (DGJG) said that in this edition of DSF, gold buyers stand a chance to win up to 34 kilos of gold in 34 days.
The exciting promotion, was revealed in the presence of Mr. Saeed Mohammad Mesam Alfalasi, Executive Director, Retail and Strategic Alliances, ......read more
Prepare to embark on a magical festive journey through an enchanting festive winter production with your loved ones at CITY WALK
Dubai, UAE: 19th December 2016: CITY WALK, the urban living destination by Meraas, is all set to celebrate the warmth of the festive season with a magical and dreamy production of an enchanting winter fairy-tale. Hosted between 18th December and 28th December 2016, showings will take place at 7.20PM and from 9PM at the go-to trendy destination.
The 40-minute production extravaganza is based on a story of a little girl named Celeste who truly believes that the season of winter is flooded with magic and wonder. Audiences will travel through Celeste’s dreams where she meets special characters, each with a unique winter story to tell, and join her on a magnificent festive ride like no ......read more
Shop. Win. Celebrate. DSF 2017 runs for 34 days from 26 December
Dubai, UAE, December 18, 2016: Millions of shoppers and families will enjoy a jam-packed schedule of events at Dubai Shopping Festival when the event’s 22nd edition kicks off on 26 December. Final preparations are underway to launch the 34-day shopping, winning and entertainment extravaganza, the longest running festival of its kind in the world.
The Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), and the organisers of DSF 2017 revealed its plans to make the world take notice – including fashion shows, exclusive product launches, big names in entertainment, as well as opportunities to win cars, cash and gold.
DSF will also kick off the new Retail Calendar of Dubai, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 4, 2016: In celebration of the 45th UAE National day, the team at BinHendi Enterprises, one of the UAE’s leading business conglomerates engaging in various industries including fashion & hospitality, gathered together on the 29th of November to recognize & celebrate the spirit of the union. Celebrations included various cultural activities as well as a cake cutting ceremony alongside Mr. Mohi-Din BinHendi, President of BinHendi Enterprises. Employees also shared their messages & wishes to the UAE through the #BinHendiThankingUAE message board that will remain in the headquarters as a token of appreciation to the UAE.
Known as ‘Utsavam 2016’, the festival will feature a panoply of classical art forms, traditional Kerala ethnic percussions and vocal renderings during these three days.
The 3-day festival will witness performances by Padmasree Gopi Ashan, Padmasree Mattannur Shankarankutty Marar, Kalaamandalam Unnikrishnan, Kalamandalam Sankara Warrier, Pathiyoor Shankarankutty, Kottakkal Madhu, Margi Vijayakumar, Vineetha Nedungadi and KB Rajanand.
Dubai, UAE, November 30, 2016: Celebrating the ancient and highly structured classical performing arts from South Indian state of Kerala, the tenth edition of International Kathakali & Koodiyaattam Festival (IKKF) will be staged from December 1 to 3, 2016 at HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein Theatre, Gems Wellington High School, Sheikh Zayed Road Dubai, organisers ......read more
First National Day Super Sale from 1-3 December
Lineup of events to highlight “Spirit of the Union”
Malls to entice families with events and promotions including free-to-attend concerts by Arab music icons
Dubai, UAE, 29 November 2016: Dubai is all set to celebrate the country’s 45th National Day with an exciting lineup of events and activities that will offer its residents and visitors the opportunity to experience the “Spirit of the Union” and reflect UAE’s solidarity across its culturally diverse community.
The citywide celebrations on this joyous occasion are being organised in collaboration with the partners of Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) and includes shopping malls and ......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
Dubai, 8 February, 2014: Global Village, Dubai’s leading family entertainment and cultural destination, has brought the imaginative Fairy Tales on Ice to the Middle East. This fantastic show will see all the children’s’ favourites such as Snow White & The Seven Dwarves, Pinocchio, Aladdin, and Sleeping Beauty, be performed live in on ice.
The Hungarian troupe dress up as the characters from these endearing children’s stories and perform dance routines on the ice to music straight out of the original animated movies. Each week during February there will be a ......read more
• Children aged 12 and under to enter Global Village for free on Monday Family Days at Global Village throughout February• Visitors to receive 10 dirham off voucher for every 60 dirhams spent at selection of popular restaurants in Global Village throughout the monthDubai, 1, February, 2014: Global Village, Dubai's leading family entertainment and cultural destination, is giving families more reasons than ever to spend their time at Global Village by launching a special new family promotion. It will allow children under the age of 12 to enter Global Village for free every Monday ......read more
Until February 2, 2014, visitors to SEGA Republic, one of the largest of its kind indoor theme park in the region, located at The Dubai Mall, and to SEGA Republic Game Zone at Dubai Marina Mall, stand to win up to one million e-tickets redeemable for smart phones, music systems, televisions, toys, gift sets, and more, with the DSF 2014 promotion ‘Win One Million.'Visitors to SEGA Republic at The Dubai Mall only need to spend AED 200 to enter the draw and can also double their chances of winning by spending AED 300. At SEGA Republic Game Zone at Dubai Marina Mall, visitors have to spend only ......read more
Moroccan Pavilion Captures its Colourful CultureDubai, 25 January, 2014: The Moroccan Pavilion at Global Village gives visitors to this amazing family entertainment and cultural destination the chance to experience the rich and varied culture of Morocco. Visitors looking for the very best in traditional Moroccan souvenirs will savour the sights, smells and sounds of the colourful pavilion that will brighten up a visit to Global Village as families look through the great selection of ornaments and tables.Stepping into the Moroccan Pavilion gives a sensation of walking among one of ......read more
Treat that special someone to a romantic photoshoot and create memories that will last forever19 January 2014 Dubai, UAE – Looking for the perfect gift for your loved one this Valentine's Day but struggling to come up an original idea? Fed up of buying the usual box of chocolates or bunch of flowers and instead racking your brains for something different and that has that added personal touch?fishfayce, the innovative photography and viral marketing company, has just the thing for you – the fishfayce Valentine's Day photography package. Priced at just AED 1,200 and lasting one hour, you and ......read more
Green Valley brings leading singing sensation to the UAE Leading Palestinian singer Mohammed Assaf, who created a sensation by winning the second season of Arab Idol, took a packed audience at the Dubai Tennis Stadium at Irish Village on a musical journey which is set to reverberate for a long time. Over 4,000 music lovers packed the stadium on January 18 for the concert. Green Valley International Real Estate, one of the leading real estate companies in the region, was one of the principal sponsors of the event. The sponsorship was part of the company's efforts to play a pivotal role in ......read more
Dubai, UAE – Anne-Marie Inc., a lifestyle-consulting agency specializing in image brand development, special events and lifestyle VIP services, opens the darkest and most decadent underground circus experience known as the Big Apple Circus at Cirque Le Soir Dubai. The Big Apple Circus brings to the stage an enchanting show complete with a narrative conveyed through traditional New York Coney Island circus and theatrics. Roll up! Roll up! And step inside a spectacular extravaganza of circus beauties and sideshow freaks. At the Big Apple Circus, guests can feast their eyes on the bearded lady, ......read more
Experience Your Dream Vacation at Award Winning, 5 Star Luxury Resort Baros MaldivesTreat your loved one to the most romantic Valentine's of a lifetime by indulging your senses in an exceptional experience at idyllic Baros Maldives. Acclaimed as World's Most Romantic Resort at the World Travel Awards grand final in 2013, the five star resort offers GCC residents an exceptional experience on an island where guests can relax, explore and indulge themselves, all in one luxurious and award winning destination.Only four hours away from the UAE by direct flight, and 20 minutes by speed boat from ......read more
Dubai, 16 January, 2014: The GCC pavilions at Global Village this season are delivering a highly varied slice of true Arabian hospitality, while informing, educating and entertaining about the region's most-loved food, beverages, textiles, jewellery and more.Each country in the GCC region embodies its own distinctive style, reflected in the topography, architecture, cuisine, national dress and hospitality and this is reflected at their pavilions at this year's Global Village.The 18th edition of Global Village brings the GCC together at one destination with an eclectic mix of traditional ......read more
Customers can redeem 50% on each purchase Dubai, UAE (January 15, 2014): Dubai Furniture Manufacturing Company LLC (DFMC), a market leader in premium mattress segment in Middle East, announces special promotions during Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF), the city's much-awaited annual shopping extravaganza. Now on every purchase of King Koil mattresses or accessories worth more than 500 AED, the DSF shoppers will get a 50% redemption vouchers which could be used to buy products from Comfort solutions series which includes Mattress Toppers, Mattress Protectors, Specialty Pillows, Duvets and Linen ......read more
Dubai, January 14, 2014 – Offeraty.com, the first online guide for retail offers and discounts in Dubai, has launched in the Emirate, coinciding with the start of the Dubai Shopping Festival 2014. The interactive website www.offeraty.com enables consumers to track enticing shopping bargains at Dubai's largest malls, starting from clothing and all the way to electronics.The launch comes at the perfect time, when shoppers from the United Arab Emirates and tourists visiting Dubai flock to the malls to take advantage of the discount-heavy festival. Shopping malls in Dubai witness significant ......read more
Virgin Megastore presents ‘Santa and His Crew' on December 13th, 10am-4pm, Mall of the Emirates08 December 2013 – Dubai, UAE: Virgin Megastore, the region's ultimate entertainment destination and one-stop entertainment shop presents ‘Santa and His Crew' for a fun-filled day of festive activities for the entire family on Friday, December 13th from 10am-4pm in Mall of the Emirates. With everything from a meet and greet with Santa Claus, presents for every child, professional photos with Santa, story time, delicious Christmas-themed treats and easy gift solutions, Virgin Megastore offers the ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 27 November, 2013 - Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) is marking the 42nd National Day with 14 days of continued celebration featuring company-wide activities for employees and families, as well as stakeholders from the public and private sectors. The venue itself has been decorated with the national flag in a way that encompasses the entire façade of the ADNEC headquarters.The festivities include cultural competitions and poetry reading sessions that unanimously reflect the spirit of patriotism. Throughout the 14-day duration that concludes tomorrow (28 November), ......read more
Dubai, UAE November 21st, 2013- UAE celebrates 42 years of independence with a variety of events and festivities for the whole family across the nation.To mark the unification of the seven emirates, the largest family entertainment centre in the UAE, Fun City proudly celebrates the 42nd National Day across all its centres in the emirates. In celebration for the 42nd National Holiday in UAE Fun City offers its customers a fun filled day for the family. To make the celebration even more exciting, all existing Fun City customers will receive an SMS offering a FREE AED 42 plus credit which can be ......read more
Dubai, 6 November, 2013: Global Village, aligning with HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashed Al Maktoom's “This Is the Flag of My Home” initiative, has raised the UAE flag at 12 noon today in celebration of the flag as a symbol of unity. ...read more
Visitors are winning big this season at Global Village and four people have already walked away with a brand new Audi A4, and with a chance to win every ThursdayDubai, UAE, 1 November, 2013: Global Village, Dubai's leading family entertainment and cultural attraction, are giving visitors the chance to win big this season, with visitors to Global Village being able to enter a draw to win one of 16, brand new Audi A4, every week once they purchase their entrance ticket.Reflecting the cultural diversity of a park that attracts people from various nationalities, the first four winners of Global ......read more
UAE – Dubai, 2013- To mark the end of summer and onset of the cold winter, a festival is celebrated annually called Halloween! Originating from Ireland, the popularity for this festival has grown far and wide. Also known as the Witches Night, Halloween is celebrated in various ways with exciting community led activities such as trick-or-treating, costume parties, haunted house tours and pumpkin carvings known as Jack-o'-lanterns. Other ‘hair raising' activities may include reading scary stories and watching frightening movies. Fun City also celebrates Halloween with its little visitors ......read more
New Record Breaking Crowds Make Global Village The Place To Celebrate Eid In DubaiDubai, UAE, 20 October 2013: Global Village, Dubai's leading family entertainment and cultural attraction, enjoyed record breaking numbers of visitors during Dubai's Eid celebrations. The establishments 18th season has seen more visitors than previous years during Eid celebrations. The Eid holiday, from the 10th till the 19th of October, saw more than 500,000 people visit Dubai's signature annual tourism and cultural destination, especially during the first three days of Eid on the 15th, 16th ......read more
Muscat, Oman; 13 October 2013: Compelling entertainment for the whole family is what City Centre malls will be offering this Eid. From Monday, October 14th to Wednesday, October 16th, Muscat City Centre's Leisure Court and Qurum City Centre's Ground Floor will be filled with family entertainment and interactive activities for everyone. Between 7:00pm and 10:00pm daily, kids can take part in singing and dancing, and then get to win exciting prizes from special games hosted by a live MC. In addition, children can have their favourite characters painted on their faces for ......read more
Global Village Giving Visitors To The Cultural Stage The Chance To Win An Audi A4 A WeekDubai, UAE, 16 October 2013: Global Village, Dubai's premium family entertainment hotspot, is more than ready to delight crowds over the Eid celebrations period of 10th to the 19th of October. Attractions such as the Fantasy Island Funfair by Mellors Group, a first for the region, will keep families of all ages entertained for hours this Eid. Visitors will also be able to try out the classic Dodgem rides, bungee jumping, and trampolines, along with more than 50 other rides and games, all while surrounded ......read more
Series of weekly lectures reaches its 4th week in celebration of National Breastfeeding WeekUAE, Sharjah, 17th September 2013: In line with the evolving lifestyles of modern women, Sharjah mothers are receiving life-changing insights on how to balance their careers with their breastfeeding, as well as the best methods of introducing supplementary solids and weaning. The series of lectures in both Arabic and English has been organized by Sharjah Baby Friendly Emirate Campaign as part of its celebrations for National Breastfeeding Week (10-16 November). The lectures started in August and the ......read more
Register 104,466 visitors during its 24-day run Sharjah, 12 August 2013 The just-concluded Ramadan & Eid Fair at Expo Centre Sharjah turned out to be the best family shopping and entertainment destination this season, attracting tens of thousands of visitors. During its 24-day run that concluded on August 10, the Ramadan & Eid Fair saw an impressive 17 per cent rise in visitor footfalls — a growth figure not seen in the recent past, registering nearly 104,466 visitors over the past year's turnout of 89,332. “What is more impressive is the fact that we have seen this encouraging rise ......read more
Eid al Fitr festivities kick off with the debut of ‘Crazy Lab', a popular family science show, traditional folk dances celebrating the Arab world and circus performancesDubai, UAE, 05 August 2013 – Majid Al Futtaim Properties' three flagship malls in Dubai: Deira City Centre, Mall of the Emirates and Mirdif City Centre are embracing Eid al Fitr with a family-friendly mix of children's edu-tainment and traditional dance performances celebrating the Arab World. The festivities will last for one week with a daily program of entertainment rotating across the three malls, ensuring that the ......read more
Ongoing Sharjah fair sees 52% rise in visitor turnoutSharjah, 4th August 2013: Creating a record of sorts, the ongoing Ramadan & Eid Fair at Expo Centre Sharjah has registered a staggering 52 per cent rise in the number of visitors in the first 11 days of the show.The show got under way on July 18 and will continue until August 10, covering the Ramadan as well as the Eid holidays.According to footfall compiled for the first 11 days, Ramadan & Eid Fair has seen 61,325 people visiting the show, compared to 40,327 in 2012, registering a massive 52.07 per cent rise.Maximum visitor numbers ......read more
24-Day Ramadan & Eid Fair lines up a host of entertainment and amusement activities Sharjah, 18th July 2013 Expo Centre Sharjah has rolled out a red carpet to visitors as the 27th edition of the Ramadan & Eid Fair got under way in Sharjah on Thursday (July 18). Promising a shopping and entertainment carnival of sorts for 24 days, the Ramadan & Eid Fair was inaugurated by Mr. Saeed Obaid Al Jarwan, Second Vice Chairman, Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The Ramadan and Eid Fair this year has packed enough entertainment, cultural and amusement activities in order to live up ......read more
Majority of the people today live a sedentary lifestyle because of which they are subject to a lot of lifestyle related diseases. Also, time is a constraint for people today but doing some sort of work – out is mandatory for a healthy life. Thus, a treadmill can be a solution to all this problem and one can check out a variety of options on DaBazaar for these cardio machines and easily place and order for the same.With the invention of a large variety of machines and other equipment, the lifestyle of people has become more convenient and comfortable. However, the addition of this comfort and ......read more
(BUSINESS WIRE)--Procter & Gamble:WHAT: Summer is meant for celebrating—celebrating the season, celebrating the weekends and embracing bold new beauty trends through it all. This summer, COVERGIRL's Easy Breezy Block Party Bus will hit the road to bring you the hottest looks and newest beauty products with exclusive pop-up beauty experiences at tour stops around the country.Guests will enjoy complimentary summer-inspired makeup and manicure applications, beauty tutorials and product sampling. All experiences are designed to share with friends on your social channels — from the digital ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 2 July 2013: (ME NewsWire) Exclusive distributor of Yokohama tires, Juma Al Majid Group, is launching its Tyre Clinic Campaign across its UAE retail network.Yokohama tires are sought after by individuals who desire Safety, High-Performance and Endurance. The two-month campaign (29 June - 28 August) extends to all Saloon, Sedan & 4WD motorists during the Dubai Summer Surprises event and Ramadan. Visitors can avail a “Free Tire Check-Up” receiving advice on the tyre's condition, maintenance, one-time nitrogen filling, one rotation and tyre balancing service up ......read more