Dubai Shopping Festival 2000, Starring Mickey Mouse on Skates

Published January 31st, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

After negotiating for 3 years and agreeing to spend Dh 5 million, organizers of the Dubai Shopping Festival 2000 has arranged for 'Disney on Ice' to be performed throughout the 3-week extravaganza.  


Gulf News daily reports that the cast of 80 singers and dancers will perform twice a day in front of 10,000 visitors a day at the Airport Expo Dubai from March 9-28. Tickets cost Dh30-Dh50. Organizers expect the shows to sell out on weekends and holidays and to be 70 percent full at other times. This is the first time this performance is appearing in Dubai and an ice rink is being brought from the U.S. for the occasion. 

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