Being a popular destination, Festival Promenade at Dubai Festival City again comes to life with the opening of the Italian Circus during this year’s edition of DSF. The festive noise along with the huge and traditional circus tent has stepped up the excitement at this wonderful DSF destination. Read more
Dubai Events and Promotions Establishment is an agency of the Department of Economic Development that organises the annual Dubai Shopping Festival. In 2013, the agency made elaborate arrangements to start the 18th edition of DSF with a spectacular opening ceremony. The event will be centered around the city’s lifeline – the Dubai Creek. Read more
Dubai Festival City, the multi-used mega project of Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate (AFGRE), today handed over a luxury brand new, Al Badia Townhome to its proud owner, ringing in its first sale after the Al-Futtaim Group company announced the launch of freehold properties of Al Badia Phase 3 townhomes in Dubai Festival City.
Saeed Naderi, a Dubai based businessman, was presented keys to his 3,800 sqft, four bedroom townhome during a ceremony marking the conclusion of a transaction that was completed within a record three weeks. Read more
Freehold Townhomes for sale in DFC community
Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate (AFGRE) announced today the first release of 24 recently completed luxurious Townhomes in Phase 3 of Al Badia Residences at Dubai Festival City (DFC), a world-class mixed use development which is drawing on the increasing demand for high-end residences in Dubai. Read more
9 films make to the final selection for the festival’s prestigious competition
The final short-list of nine feature films and documentaries vying for the Official Gulf Feature competition at the fifth Gulf Film Festival has three world premieres that include the story of three artists exploring the artistic identity of Dubai; an evocative tale on Saeid Jaf, a mercenary commander of the Iraqi Baath Party; and a scary thriller about a road journey that goes awry when the motorists encounter a group of zombies. Read more
AED 11,000 Donations for Dubai Cares
The 5th International Quilt Show Dubai concluded successfully at Festival Centre Dubai Festival City in a Prize Giving Ceremony where a cheque of AED 11,000 raised through contributions to win a Charity Quilt, was donated to Dubai Cares to support their primary education programs. The Founder of the International Quilt Show Dubai handed the cheque to a Dubai Cares Representative in a ceremony attended by the 24 quilters from the Guild, Islamic Affairs, Festival Centre management and quilt fans.
Dubai Cares offered the 24 quilters, who collectively designed and stitched an impressive quilt as a gift for the philanthropic organization a Certificate of Appreciation for their support and efforts. The Quilt had 24 stitched pictures of schools and flags representing the countries where Dubai Cares has programs. A raffle draw took place for the Charity Quilt and the Viewers’ Choice prize was presented upon its receipt of the highest votes from exhibition attendees. Read more
James Blunt in Dubai on Thursday, February 16th
Get ready to meet the legends and stars of the Skywards Dubai International Jazz Festival 2012 from the 16th to 24th February at its proud new home, Dubai Festival City (DFC).
Kicking off the 10th Anniversary of this Must-see Event will be James Blunt on Thursday, February 16th and Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra on Friday, February 17th. The music keeps playing all through the week; from Saturday through Thursday you can chill at the “Jazz Garden” and listen to international jazz and Rhythm and Blues artists. The 2nd weekend of the main gigs continues with Jason Mraz on Thursday, February 23rd before wrapping up with James Morrison on Friday, February 24th. Read more
The fifth edition of the Gulf Film Festival, the home of bold, innovative and contemporary cinema from the Arabian peninsula, will be held from April 10 to 16, 2012, at the InterContinental Hotel, Crowne Plaza, and Grand Festival Cinemas at Dubai Festival City.
An unmatched meeting ground, incubator and showcase of Gulf talent, GFF 2012 will screen shorts, documentaries and feature films in three categories: The Gulf Competition for professional and student filmmakers; the International Competition for Short Films, and multiple out-of-competition segments including an ‘In Focus’ segment and a children’s cinema segment . Read more
Festival Centre, Dubai Festival City announced today the return of the Great Outdoors with their popular Musical Weekends at Festival Marina.
Festival Centre, Dubai Festival City launched their inaugural series of Retailers Events last Thursday, 29th September, under the banner of “Festival Centre presents…” with a glamorous Week of Fashion. Models have been donning the stylish catwalk in the Autumn/Winter collections of key Festival Centre fashion retail brands with hair and make-up sponsored by Manuella salon.
Festival Square has been transformed into a stunning fashion haven where audiences have crowded to watch the hottest catwalks trends from brands such as Monsoon, Accessorize, Tamaris, Koton, Part Two, Charles & Keith, Bianco, Salsa, Canterbury, Beyond the Beach, New Yorker, Riverwoods, Chic Shoes, Jeanswest, Bossini, G2000, Dumond, Camaieu, Cache Cache, Hobbs, Laura Ashley, Massimo Dutti, First lady, Elite Shoes, Elite, Pierre Cardin, Aldo and Steve Madden. With a wealth of brands still to show including Aeropostale, Bench, Sketchers, The Society Shop, Giordano, Celio and Hush Puppies on Wednesday, October 5th; and Mumbai Se, Karen Millen, ABS and the Fashion Net on Thursday, October 6th, Festival Centre is certainly the place for all fashionistas to be this week!