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Dubai Shopping Festival will draw to a close on January 30 but not before bringing a packed line-up of entertainment, offers and prizes to the buzzing city next week.
In what is being dubbed Dubai’s “Mega Week”, the last hurrah of the 27th edition will see the DSF Mega Music Weekend featuring performances from superstars like Rashid Al Majed, James Blunt and the “Sawwah” hologram experience featuring singing legend Abdel Halim Hafez; last chance to enjoy DSF exclusive experiences like the Fireworks, and DSF Markets, millions of dirhams worth of prizes and much, much more.
A-List artists are set to take the city by storm next week with singing sensations James Blunt, Rashid Al Majed and Waleed Al Shami live at the Coca Cola Arena on 29 and 30 January for the highly anticipated DSF closing concerts.
The world-famous Black Eyed Peas will also be in town to celebrate the end of the first month of the new year at Expo 2020 Dubai’s Infinite Night Series.
A spectacular immersive hologram experience titled “Sawwah” which pays tribute to Egyptian singing legend Abdel Halim Hafez will also take centre stage at Al Habtoor City Theatre with state-of-the-art holographic technology set to dazzle audiences with some of his much-loved anthems. Continuing the musical theme is the start of the popular 2022 edition of the DIFC Jazz Garden featuring internationally acclaimed jazz and blues acts.
The opportunity to win incredible prizes is also still firmly on the agenda for the final week of DSF.
The Jazz Garden offers some truly soulful nights under the stars amidst Dubai’s gorgeous winter weather.
This week is also the last chance to watch the famous DSF fireworks, brought by the Al Zarouni Group, that will end with a bang with a spectacular display all week at The Pointe.
Alternatively, head down to the cultural district of Al Seef, for the DSF Al Seef Market which features a walkable outdoor playhouse and museum alongside interesting retail and food stalls. The Ladies Night Market Series is also back this week at the Palazzo Versace Hotel to showcase the latest luxury lifestyle and fashion creations for women and children, from a selection of hand-picked homegrown and regional brands. For kids and big kids, the Harry Potter Experience continues with a magical journey through Hogwarts.
The opportunity to win incredible prizes is also still firmly on the agenda for the final week of DSF with the Nissan Grand Raffle and Infiniti Mega Raffle giving shoppers the chance to win a brand new car; Dubai Shopping Malls Group Raffle with Dhs1 million to give away, and the Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group awarding a total of 25kg of gold this week; the DSF Grand Prize that will see one lucky winner walk away with a gorgeous one-bedroom apartment in Madinat Jumeirah Living; and Skywards and SHARE points to be won with DSF Skywards Millionaire and SHARE Millionaire.
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