Mall of the Emirates Gears Up for Dual Celebration

Published December 1st, 2009 - 01:36 GMT

Mall of the Emirates will mark the dual occasion of Eid-Al-Adha and 38th UAE National Day with a whole host of special activities and live entertainment from 27 November to 2 December along with participating in the Eidyat Dubai promotion as part of ‘Eid in Dubai’.    

The line-up includes Crazy Orchestra Parade which includes various human sized instruments parading around the Mall of the Emirates; a giant ball juggling show from the world renowned artists Gandini featuring juggling with many different sized balls; a human sized Giant Robot visiting and interacting with customers and cultural exhibitions and interactive displays together with various government agencies.

On December 1 and 2, there will be live entertainment to showcase local talent that includes Desert Heat, the first Emirati group to officially launch into the Hip Hop music scene and the UAE’s very own break dancing group,
Al Ain Boys.

Fuad Sharaf, Vice President, Mall of the Emirates said, “We’re looking forward to welcoming our customers to Mall of the Emirates on the two joyous occasions. To commemorate the 38th UAE National Day, everything that we’ve lined up – from the décor to the activities and entertainment – will echo a spirit of pride and belonging to this nation.”

The mall will be draped in the colours of the UAE National flag along with 100 flags hoisted around the mall, a 5 * 10 metre flag in the Galleria and 100,000 flags to be distributed to mall visitors.

To express their feelings for the nation on the UAE National Day, Mall of the Emirates for the second year will have a special ‘National Day book’ titled ‘The People’s National Day’ that will be placed in the centre of the Galleria, allowing visitors the opportunity to write down their thoughts on what this day means to them.

Complementing all the above will be traditional nuances that include Arabic coffee servings together with falcon displays, henna specialists, tanoura, dabkeh, oud and qanoun players, all making Mall of the Emirates the place to be this National Day.

From 26 November to 5 December, Mall of the Emirates will be open till midnight daily.

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