Mall of the Emirates Opens Exclusive ‘Art From the Heart’ Exhibition Depicting Ancient Chinese Societies to Mark Chinese Golden Week

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Published October 4th, 2018 - 11:28 GMT
Visitors can experience a variety of activities for free throughout Chinese Golden Week.
Visitors can experience a variety of activities for free throughout Chinese Golden Week.

Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia - is celebrating Chinese Golden Week at Mall of the Emirates this week with an exclusive exhibition, ‘The Art of Golden Week’, and cultural activities in collaboration the Global Overseas Chinese Calligraphy Association and the Chinese Art Week Committee.

The seven-day exhibition, which opened on the auspicious occasion of Chinese National Day on October 1, can be viewed by visitors in the ‘Art from the Heart’ gallery located in the mall’s Luxury Wing on Level 1.

The exhibition and celebratory week at Mall of the Emirates was inaugurated by Hussain Moosa, the Mall Manager of Mall of the Emirates and Li Dongxia, the Chairman of Global Overseas Chinese Calligraphy Association, in the presence of government officials and Chinese artists whose artworks are part of the exhibition. During the opening ceremony, guests were treated to a showcase of Chinese traditions and culture with a live demonstration of beautiful paintings and delicate calligraphy, traditional Chinese music and dance performances, and a touching recital of famous ancient Chinese poetry by a group of children.

Visitors can experience a variety of activities for free throughout Chinese Golden Week, including traditional performances, folk dances, open painting classes, tea art shows and discussion exchanges.

Key highlights include calligraphy sessions and live painting demonstrations in the mall’s Level 1 Luxury Wing on October 5 and 6 from 4pm – 8pm where visitors have an opportunity to learn about the Chinese culture.

Background Information

Mall of the Emirates

Mall of the Emirates is the world’s first shopping resort, in the heart of Dubai.

It features about 630+ brands, in an area of 233,467 sqm. It includes department stores, fashion and lifestyle. It also has sports, electronics, home furnishing and the largest Carrefour in the city. 
The mall is the perfect destination for families. It offers fun attractions and activities such as Magic Planet, VOX Cinemas and Ski Dubai. On top of that, with more than 100 dining and café selections, the mall has something for everyone.
Mall of the Emirates provides an unmatched luxury, with more than 80 of the world’s most renowned designer brands. 
For the guest's comfort, the mall has two adjoining hotels. The 5-star Kempinski Mall of the Emirates and the 5-star Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates Hotel.

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