7 Most Happening Events at the Dubai Shopping Festival

  • Dubai Shopping Festival 2016

    Want to begin your New Year with a bang? Well, Dubai is what you’re looking for! Book your flight tickets and be a part of the happening Dubai Shopping Festival 2016. While you satiate the shopaholic in you, rejuvenate your spirit with unlimited entertainment on this wonderland.

    Experience Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) from 1st January to 1st February, 2016 and create unforgettable memories. Here’s how you can soak in this entertaining extravaganza.

    1. Ballet Gala 2016

    Dubai Shopping Festival 2016

    Have you ever experienced the French classical ballet? Enjoy the evening as the artists from Paris Opera National Ballet take your breath away by their classical and contemporary dance performances.

    Dates to block: 7 - 8 January, 2016

    Venue: Madinat Theatre, Madinat Jumeirah

    2. Simple Minds Live

    Dubai Shopping Festival 2016

    Rock your body to the beats of the legendary Scottish band ‘Simple Minds.’ ‘Alive and Kicking,’ and ‘Belfast Child’ are among their hit songs. You can buy the tickets at The Irish Village and Virgin Megastores or book it online.

    Dates to block: 28 January, 2016

    Venue: Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium

    3. Al Faris (The Knight)

    Do you enjoy watching plays? An epic musical play, Al Faris (The Knight), portrays values from love and humanity to leadership, courage and wisdom. It’s inspired by the poems of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the UAE.

    Dates to block: 6 - 9 January, 2016

    Venue: Dubai World Trade Centre (Sheikh Rashid Hall)

    4. Humsafar

    Want to indulge in a light-hearted play? Well, the Hindi play ‘Humsafar’ which focuses on relationships and features poetries by famous lyricist Gulzar is perfect for you.

    Dates to block: 22 - 23 January, 2016

    Venue: Dubai Community Theatre and Arts Centre (DUCTAC).

    5. Einstein

    Dubai Shopping Festival 2016

    Interested in knowing more about Albert Einstein, the genius? Then you must watch this entertaining and thought-provoking play. Enjoy the fantastic performance by the Bollywood and stage actor Naseeruddin Shah.

    Dates to block: 29 - 30 January, 2016

    Venue: Centrepoint Theatre, DUCTAC Mall of the Emirates

    6. An Evening of Poetry

    Want to celebrate Republic Day differently? Well, then gear up for an evening with the popular Hindi and Urdu poets and soak in their entertaining readings.

    Dates to block: 28 January, 2016

    Venue: Sheikh Rashid Auditorium

    7. Dubai International Kite Fest

    Dubai Shopping Festival 2016

    Experience the lively spirit of Dubai as colourful kites dominate its skyline. Kite flyers from around the world participate and ensure wonderful times for you.

    Dates to block: 28 - 30 January, 2016

    Venue: Jumeirah 3 (Behind Sunset Mall)

    Author: Vijaylaxmi Thakur