Dubai Properties Group Supports UAE Heritage with an Evening of ‘Traditional Activities’ for Seniors

Published February 18th, 2010 - 10:41 GMT

Dubai Properties Group, today announced it has hosted “Heritage Revisited at The Walk”, an evening filled with traditional activities for Seniors from The Community Centre in Dubai and Sharjah. The event, organized with the support of Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), was designed to honour the rich cultural heritage of the region.

Held at the Heritage Village in The Walk at Jumeirah Beach Residence, the evening represented DPG’s commitment to engaging UAE’s diverse population in the celebration of the regions vast history and culture. At “Heritage Revisited at The Walk”, senior citizens were entertained with a host of cultural activities including the Arabian horse show, Emirati wedding, traditional handicraft, dances and local cuisine. The traditional evening also gave senior citizens an opportunity to share their own memories of Dubai and to discuss their views on the vast changes and growth that they have witnessed.

Mohammed Al Habbai, CEO, Dubai Properties Group, said: “We are privileged to welcome seniors from throughout the Emirates at The Walk for this extraordinary evening that honours their contributions to the growth of this country. This evening is our way of recognising the roles they have played in the remarkable heritage of the UAE.”

The Community Centre for the elderly is an organization that cares for senior citizens in a nurturing and friendly environment. It complements the role of the family in the care of their older loved ones with varied support and services available to ensure the needs of the elderly are met.

As a builder of diversified communities, Dubai Properties Group seeks to connect people and support a diverse strata of society through community-oriented activities. DPG continuously endeavours to host events and activities that engage and support the community in which we live and work.

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