Global Village Dubai 2012 - 2013
Event Location: Global Village, Dubailand
Event Sector: Entertainment and Shopping
Time period: 21st October 2012 to 30th March 2013
The Global Village, which opened its doors to celebrate "Eid in Dubai" with a range of entertainment shows, fun rides, world cuisines and shopping, is the largest seasonal cultural shopping and entertainment theme park in the region, where an amazing array of festivals are lined up and the world comes together for celebration.
Located on the Emirates Road highway, Global Village, Dubai’s most popular cultural and entertainment venue is a mere 20 minutes drive from Dubai International Airport, and is 60 minutes away from Abu Dhabi. Although, Global Village Dubai is associated with Dubai Shopping Festival, it runs longer than the DSF.
The shopping destination will remain open for 161 days, involving 70 participating nations and 36 pavilions, including eight new ones, more than 50 fun rides and 26 restaurants offering food from around the world.
Among the most iconic shows this year, will be the iconic 3D mapping show, apart from Chinese Circus, trapeze artists and tightrope performers. The street shows will feature Emirati performers, Drumming Circle, Lion Dance and Fire show.
The cultural shows will display dances by a Bollywood dance troupe, Polynesian dancers, performance with Australian Aboriginals, and African shows with artists from Ghana and West Africa.
Aimed at providing all-round family entertainment, Global Village offers youngsters fun fair experiences that can be long treasured. It ranges from roller coasters to horror rides, to sliding races, thrill rides, chills and enjoyment to children of all ages, apart from kiosks with variety of games and prizes for winners.
For more information on shows and events at the Global Village, log on to www.globalvillage.ae or call 04-3624114.
Saturday to Wednesday (4pm to 12:00am)
Thursday and Friday (4pm to 1am)
Monday – Family day
Global Village - Dubai Shopping Festival 2011 Video