Mercato readies for grand premiere of Disney Pixars movie Ratatouille

Published August 12th, 2007 - 12:36 GMT

Mercato is all set to host the two main characters of the Disney Pixars movie Ratatouille between August 12th and 15th as part of the movie premiere. The Disney Movie Magic event has attracted children and adults alike with Disney box-office hits being shown in the Grand Cinemas at the Mercato till August 15th. Remy and Emile, the main characters of Ratatouille, will mingle with visitors and movie buffs between 5 and 10pm till August 15th to celebrate the launch of the movie slated for August 16th. Disney Movie Magic is one among the prominent DSS 2007 In-Mall Events this year.

The two-week event started off with a showing of Disney movies at Mercato, Ibn Battuta, and Al Ghurair City, in addition to different themed zones at Mercato for children. Tickets for the movies are being sold for only AED 12, including a box of popcorn.

Apart from movies, the Disney Movie Magic at Mercato presents an ideal opportunity for children to act out their favourite characters from tales and legends, and indulge in numerous fun activities with the Disney Parlour, Pirates of Caribbean Zone, Cars Tour, Picture Corner, and Disney Story Telling corner. Girls can try out bright princess costumes, wear make-up and click photographs while boys can try out the Pirates of the Caribbean zone for a more adventurous outfit, complete with a pirate hat, sword, and cloak.

For book enthusiasts, children can head towards the Disney Library where they can go through their favourite comic books and for the daring, an exclusive face painting corner is being organised where they can get faces painted according to their favourite Disney characters. These zones, coupled with movies, provide the perfect outing for families in the coming weeks.

The Grand Cinemas in Mercato will show Toy Story 2 on August 13th, Cars on August 14th, and The Emperor's New Groove on August 15th. The Grand Megaplex at Ibn Battuta will show Monsters Inc. on August 13th, Brother Bears on August 14th, and Chicken Little on August 15th. The Grand Cinecity Al Ghurair City will show The Emperor's New Groove on August 13th, Cars on August 14th, and Brother Bears on August 15th.



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