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Dubai Festival City Mall hosts spectacular Light and Water Show

December 6, 2012 5:30 by

Dubai, November 28th, 2012: Dubai Festival City Mall is set to launch a spectacular Light and Water Show featuring a blend of light, fire and laser projections that will be inaugurated on December 1 2012 at Festival Marina. Its many themed presentations will mesmerise all visitors to one of the UAE’s finest business, residential, and entertainment destinations throughout a period of three months.

The Dubai Festival City Mall Light and Water Show will exhibit an iconic 130 meters wide water feature complemented by two 40-meter wide giant water screens that project striking laser shows and image presentations.

The show will also feature a water fountain that boosts 30-meter high aquatic displays as well as 20 flame jets that add to its impressive scale.

Murray Bell, Managing Director-Retail & Leisure / Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate (AFGRE) said: “The Dubai Festival City Mall Light and Water Show is in line with Dubai’s vision of continuously offering residents and visitors alike highly innovative entertainment concepts of an international stature. This impressive water feature will light up the sky with fire flames and laser effects that add to the allure of the National Day celebrations at Dubai Festival City. A plethora of themed displays will celebrate other important occasions on the Dubai calendar, such as festive season, the Dubai Shopping Festival and Emirates Airline Dubai Jazz Festival.”

Mr. Bell added: “The Dubai Festival City Mall Light and Water show is one of many highly creative attractions that will be hosted at Dubai Festival City, going forward. Our objective is to constantly provide all our guests from the UAE and beyond with an ongoing festive atmosphere.”

The Dubai Festival City Mall Light and Water Show is an attraction that will draw crowds into Festival Marina while adding to the experience of mall goers at Dubai Festival City Mall as well as individuals dining at the extensive number of restaurants at Festival Promenade.  The diversified mix of light, fire and laser effects is due to keep everyone entertained with five shows planned nightly from 6:00pm to 10:00pm. The first spectacle will take place at 9:30pm on December 1st.



About Dubai Festival City Mall

Dubai Festival City Mall is a landmark 2m sq. ft. urban retail resort which forms the epicentre of Dubai Festival City now acknowledged to be one of UAE’s most exciting retail, dining and leisure attractions. Set on the historic Dubai Creek, Dubai Festival City Mall, offers over 370 world class retailers, 65 restaurants, cafés and bistros, a 12-screens Grand Festival Cinemas complex and a parking for 13,000 cars. It also boasts a stunning Marina and some of the emirate’s most photographed sunset vistas.

The award winning Dubai Festival City Mall has recently added the Five Star award “Best Retail Development” at the Arabian Property Awards 2010, and two other prestigious Retail City awards – “Mall of the Year” and “Best Retail Destination of the Year”.

Dubai Festival City Mall is home to Dubai’s premier concerts and festivals and has hosted world class entertainers such as Carlos Santana, Maroon 5, Tamer Hosni, AmrDiab, Shah Rukh Khan and Kylie Minogue. It has also presented Dubai with a wide array of festivals from the Emirates Airlines International Festival of Literature through to Dubai Desert Rock and Dubai Bike Week. Dubai Festival City Mall hosts events, parades, entertainers and musicians each week ensuring families are always engaged and rewarded for their visit.

About Dubai Festival City

Dubai Festival City is an Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate development project which covers 5.2 million square metres and stretches 3 km along the historic Dubai Creek that optimizes the thriving and visionary spirit of Dubai.

Dubai Festival City is an established creek side, mixed use destination and premier waterfront community interconnecting finest residential, shopping, dining, leisure & entertainment, international hotels, schools, golf course, automotive park and offices. It is formed into three distinct districts and connected by a 30 kilometres internal road network and creek side promenade. This existing community offers freehold villas and apartments for sale and lease which combine traditional and contemporary architecture. Upon completion, the community will be home to 50,000 residents living in 20,000 villas and apartments, and ideal place to work for 50,000 office staff.

Dubai Festival City has recently won 3 top recognitions at The Arabian Property Awards 2010, in the categories of Best Mixed Use Development for Dubai Festival City, Best Residential Development for Al Badia Hillside Village, Dubai Festival City and Best Retail Development for Festival Centre, Dubai Festival City.


For further information, please contact:

Denise Chamassian                                                       Ayad Nahas

Senior Marketing Manager                                              Public Relations Manager

Festival City Mall – Dubai Festival City                            GMASCO – An Al-Futtaim Group company

Tel:+971 4 425 4921                                                       Tel:+971 4 208 5853

Fax:+971 4 425 4949                                                     Fax:+971 4 256 5584

Email: [email protected]                        Email: [email protected]

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