Coca-Cola Arena will host Sleeping Beauty, a modern exciting theatrical show, directed by Tatiana Navka, the Olympic champion in figure skating.
Gulf Today, Staff Reportert
Coca-Cola Arena, Dubai’s home of live entertainment, has announced that tickets are now on sale for the Dubai Ice Show, which will be held from December 3 –5. This is the first time that the multipurpose arena will be transforming into an ice rink and welcoming such a unique event.
On December 3, the KHL regular season game between the most recent Gagarin Cup winner ‘Avangard’ Omsk and ‘Ak Bars’ Kazan will be played within the framework of the KHL World Games.
The game is timed to coincide with the official Day of Russia at Expo 2020 and will be held at the prestigious Coca-Cola Arena.
In addition, on December 4 and 5, fans will be able to see the “Sleeping Beauty” ice show, a modern exciting theatrical show directed by Tatiana Navka, the Olympic champion in figure skating.
The main female role in the musical on ice will be performed by Tatiana Navka and Olympic figure skating champion Alina Zagitova.
On October 17, the Memorandum of Understanding was signed in the UAE between the Kontinental Hockey League, “Avangard” hockey club, Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, and Dubai Sports Council.
The parties agreed to make concerted efforts to develop hockey and promote the image of the KHL in the UAE; and holding the Dubai Ice Show will be the first step towards achieving this strategic goal.
Mark Kar, General Manager of Coca-Cola Arena commented, “We are delighted to be welcoming another first for the Coca-Cola Arena, allowing us to truly showcase the multipurpose facilities the venue offers. We look forward to working with KHL World Games, Dubai Sports Council, Dubai Tourism and Avangard as well as seeing both residents and tourists enjoying what promises to be another outstanding and unique experience at the Coca-Cola Arena.”
Alexey Morozov, KHL President, said: “We are excited about the KHL World Games project being resumed after almost two years! The UAE will become the 15th country to host a KHL game, and we are very pleased that the most recent Gagarin Cup winner ‘Avangard’ Omsk and the only three-time champion of our League ‘Ak Bars’ will go to Dubai. The match-up of these two teams during the latest playoffs resulted in one of the best series in the entire KHL history.
The upcoming game is bound to be hard fought and spectacular. We appreciate the cooperation with Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, Dubai Sports Council, and “Avangard” hockey club enabling the game to be played in such a remarkable location.
Saeed Hareb, Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council: “We are really excited about the Dubai Ice Show as we sign this MOU alongside Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, with our partners from Russia, Kontinental Hockey League and Avangard Hockey Club.
“Dubai is home to people from more than 195 countries, including a big number from Russia and other countries where ice hockey is a hugely popular sport. The Dubai Ice Show is going to be a fantastic event for them, as well as others, including Emirati fans of ice sports.”
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