Dubai Shopping Festival 2012 | Global Village | Aquarium | Street Decoration Light

DUBAI SHOPPING FESTIVAL (DSF) was launched in 1996. Within this period DSF has welcomed arround 40 million visitors,consumer spending of dhs. 84 billion and 1.35 billion worth prices distributed.International concerts,shows,promotions and raffle tickets on every purchase are making the festival in a spectacular way.

Light decorations on road side
Light decorations on road side
Light decorations near creek side
Light decorations near creek side
Light decorations on road side
Light decorations on road side
Light decorations on road side
Light decorations on road side
Global village dubai
Global village dubai
Global village amphi theater " with dance of light "
Global village amphi theater " with dance of light "
Global village African pavilion
Global village African pavilion
Global village Thailand pavilion
Global village Thailand pavilion

The 16 th DUBAI SHOPPING FESTIVAL 2011 opened on January 20, 2011 with colorful street performances and amazing fire works display at the Burj Khalifa and Dubai creek park .The Shindagha area, Creek park, Global village, Out let Mall also glittered with fire works display.The dubai fountain’s water dance sequences with melodious music were specially designed for the inaugural function and it becomes the most attractive sight for the people.The main opening ceremony has done by Shaik Majid Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, chairman of Dubai culture. Mr. Ebrahim Saleh, is the Festival’s co-ordinator.The inaugural function was attracted by around 1.6 million people. The number of shopping lovers are increasing every year.

Burj Khalifa or Burj Dubai - World's tallest tower
Burj Khalifa or Burj Dubai - World's tallest tower
Water Fountain in front of Burj Khalifa
Water Fountain in front of Burj Khalifa
Beautiful Dubai Creek
Beautiful Dubai Creek
Dubai museum
Dubai museum

Dubai festival becoming as a major shopping event in the world. The Purchasers are getting coupons on every purchase and getting worthy prizes in the draw encourage people for shopping. Lexus mega raffle coupon, Nissan mega raffle coupon etc are the main coupons for purchasers. Coupons collected through DSF will be entered in daily draw and in the final draw for the grand prize. So every ticket getting second chance at winning an amazing prize.The dubai gold and jewelry giving exciting promotion offering to the customers to win 21 kilo of gold worth 3.5 million through raffle draws.There are lot of pavillions of different countries at the famous global village. There are arround  6000 retail outlets and 50 shopping malls are participating in this festival.Different types of traditional clothes,products, handicrafts are available at a reasonable price. Besides  that 5 - 75% discount on jewelry,perfumes, textiles, handicrafts, and electronics. Food court and barbecue facilities also there.People can enjoy cartoon shows featuring pokemon, casper, toonland etc. Circus show is another attractive show. Dolphin show in Dubai dolphinarium is the exclusive show for children and families. The sound and light show is another high lighting item.People can enjoy sports like hockey,foot ball, russian ballet on ice etc.People can attend seminars, exhibitions, book fairs, business conventions there.

Most modern and useful dubai metro station
Most modern and useful dubai metro station
Most useful joyful dubai water boats
Most useful joyful dubai water boats

One world One family One festival : The main theme of DSF is one world one family one festival. Dubai has become the tourist capital of the middle east.Mechants can import products from other countries without any custom duties There is no place like this in the world to find products at unbeatable prices. It is truly a duty free " Shopping Paradise " that gives you more products for less money.. Air lines, travel agencies, tour operators has announced discounted tour packages for the visitors. Emirates airlines is the main sponsor of the DSF. It provides travel and accommodation with discounted promotion package. Good weather also is enhancing people to come and enjoy this memorable festival. After 32 days of celebration this fascinating DSF 2011 comes to an end on Feb 20, with magnificent closing ceremonies with memorable shopping experience for the visitors.

Global Village 2012

Dubai aquarium
Dubai aquarium
Variety of fishes inside the aquarium
Variety of fishes inside the aquarium

Parade of Dubai shopping Festival

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joseph klemesu commey 4 years ago

it is with great pleasure for writing to you this letter.we are an acrobatics and cultural dance group who have a been performing weed circus show and cultural festival across the country that is Ghana.we have been doing this for the past years and we have not had it's experience of traveling abroad to perform on a foreign platform and we will be very glad if u are given use opportunity to participate in your circus shows if u invite to do so we are very committed and hard working artist and we never play with our work that is why we are pleading to you to give us the opportunity to come and preform in your country it show what we are made of in our continent and country . we will be very glad to hear from you very soon this my mail and number janttibu2006@yahoo.com number:2332546277664


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NP.QUEEN 5 years ago from Dubai Author

Hi nanospeck,

Thank you for your valuable comment.I am really happy to know that you enjoyed the article and beautiful photographs.


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nanospeck 5 years ago

Wonderful article especially the photographs. Dubai shopping festival is of course the ultimate shopping paradise.

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