Ban Ki-moon unveils landmark report in presence of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon has called for the co-operation of governments, the private sector and humanitarian agencies to close the $15bn funding gap in providing vital aid to 125m people in need around the world.
Ban made the appeal at the high-profile launch event for new report Too Important to Fail - Addressing the Humanitarian Financial Gap, held at Dubai's International... Read More
Swiss watchmaker, Longines presented the first set of Dubai World Cup Carnival races at the Meydan Racecourse on Thursday, 7th of January, 2016. As Official Timekeeper and pillar partner of Meydan, Longines kicked off the exciting Dubai World Cup Carnival that signals the countdown to the, Dubai World Cup, which will be held on March 26th, 2016 and carries a purse.
The meeting began with the evening’s only Purebred Arabian race, Group 1 Al Maktoum Challenge over the mile and was later... Read More
Residents and visitors from around the world have been thoroughly enjoying themselves at the plethora of events and activities that have been rolled out during the 21st edition of the Dubai Shopping Festival by the organizers, Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), with the malls in particular being a favourite of families seeking rewarding shopping experiences.
With several events designed to reflect the... Read More
The Apparel and Fashion themed events of the current edition of Dubai Shopping Festival reached a whole new level with fashion shows by three leading luxury brands at the Mall of the Emirates on 16 January 2016.
DSF 2016 organised by Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) – collaborated with BCBG Max Azria, Billionaire Italian Couture and DKNY to showcase their new collections at the mall’s Fashion... Read More
Luxury fashion to take spotlight at three special locations on 18, 23 and 25 January
The Dubai Shopping Festival is continuing to maintain its reputation for offering unique shopping experiences to visitors by hosting a number of special events focusing on the Apparel and Fashion Theme at its ongoing 21st edition, aimed at highlighting and helping to boost a sector that has helped Dubai emerge as a must-visit fashion capital.
Indeed, connoisseurs of fashion will be able to ‘... Read More
Icons lead field at Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships from February 15-20, with tickets on sale Monday
17 January 2016
Dubai: World number one Novak Djokovic and seven-time Dubai champion Roger Federer will be joined by world number four Stan Wawrinka and world number six Tomas Berdych in the battle for the coveted Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships trophy in February.
Together, Federer and Djokovic hold 11 of the last 13 titles in Dubai but competition remains... Read More
With residents and tourists from around the world enjoying the unprecedented shopping, entertainment and winning experiences that are taking place all over the city during Dubai Shopping Festival, Paris Gallery sprang a delightful surprise on shoppers during the weekend with a flash mob activation at the Dubai Festival City Mall.
The special flash mob featured eight professional models and made them the centre of attention as they showcased Paris Gallery’s amazing offers, discounts... Read More
The 21st edition of the Dubai Shopping Festival continues to give families a chance to enjoy days out together with fantastic shows taking place across the city with Mercato Mall keeping children and adults alike entertained with several stage shows all with a special Italian flair.
The ‘La Belle Vita’ stage - adorned with brilliant traditionally Italian aesthetics - at Mercato Mall has beomce the hub for a number of brilliant shows all with their own fantastical elements.
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Retro Carnival at THE BEACH
It’s retro time with the Carnival at THE BEACH. Taking its cue from the fairs of yester-years, the Carnival at THE BEACH featured brightly coloured decorations and classic carnival games, as well as fantastic entertainment to mark the 21st edition of Dubai Shopping Festival.
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The Carnival at THE BEACH gives visitors a chance to enjoy festive entertainment at its best.
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THE... Read More
Over the years, Dubai Shopping Festival has become synonymous with an immersive shopping experience, imbuing the feel-good factor that shoppers have come to expect. The experience goes beyond the cliché term of ‘retail therapy’ as shoppers identify with the things that matter the most to them; in short, things that unwrap the exceptional in them.
As part of the Gold and Jewellery themed events of DSF 2016, organised by the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of... Read More