Dubai Shopping Festival (Layali Dubai)

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Country and Region United Arab EmiratesAbu Dhabi
Type of Festival Dance, Drama, Music
Location of Festival Dubai, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Festival Description

The Dubai Shopping Festival and Fringe events offer interesting and entertaining events that encompasses a series of festivals under the theme ‘A World of Festivals’. Various shows will be making their debut during the Dubai Shopping Festival and one of them is the internationally acclaimed Fringe Festival. As part of the Shopping Malls Festival, Fringe Festival features talented individuals from throughout the world who entertain audiences with theatre, comedy, visual arts, dance, and music.

The combined edition of the DSF and the Fringe events play out over 45 days of family fun, entertainment and shopping that will offer retrospective glimpses of the 10 previous editions combining the best of the best and promises to be even bigger and better.

Festival Dates January 5 - February 5, 2012
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Festival Events:

Featured performers 2012:
  • Groupe Djembe Rythm
    • From Dakar, Senegal Djembe Rythm Group (GDR) is composed of drummers, dancers, and singers performing the traditional arts of Senegal and Africa. GDR has performed at festivals throughout the world including: Belgium, Korea, Italy, Algeria, and more.
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Practical Info:

  • Held at different venues around the city including
    Mall of the Emirates
    Deira City Centre
    Bur Juman
    Mercato Al Ghurair City
    Ibn Battuta
    Al Reef shopping malls
    The Dubai Festival City
    Zabeel Park
    Night Souq
    Madinat Jumeirah
    Global Village


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