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Bigger, better festivities lined up at Dubai Global Village this year

The Dubai Global Village just got bigger and better this year, with more fun and entertainment, and family-centred events during Eid Al Adha.


With more than 12,000 shows, games and rides, surfeit of dance, music, and entertainment show for kids, adults and families, they can have the best Global Village experience ever.


There are more than 3000 artists from around the world, performing in the 18th season of Global Village. One of the most popular attractions this time is the wooden decking in the Coney Island style fairground environment, as one enters Fantasy Island, where children and adults get to enjoy their exciting rides.


Adventure rides are very popular, and 2extreme is something that all love to try, apart from roller coaster and Sky Swing. There are other popular rides to choose from too, such as traditional dodgem cars, ghost train, trampolines, pirate ride, bungees, freak out and more.


More activities have been lined up during the festive period from Eid Al Adha to 22nd October. Children also get to enjoy Orbis, a world-renowned magic show, and Level Up, wherein, video games are brought to life with dances, roller skating and other stunts.


There a group of young Kung fu performers displaying their skills to match the drumbeats, outside the Chinese pavilion. There are the Lords of Lightning where you see incredible pyrotechnic visuals, and the two ‘Lords’ create an electric atmosphere, as they send four million volts of electricity between each other into the night sky.


Further, there are numerous other street shows and special shows by Taiwan 10Drum Group, along with daily entertainment at the Yemen, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Syria, China, Thailand, India, Turkey, Morocco and Lebanon pavilions. Besides entertaining visitors from across the UAE and abroad, the Global village also serves as a source of employment to many.


Posted on 17/10/2013


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