"Dubai Festivals": complies with the new system of work and weekends in the Emirates

17 festivals and events within the activities of the “Dubai Annual Retail Calendar” for the year 2022

"Dubai Shopping" enhances Dubai's position as the best destination in the world.

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The Dubai Festivals and Retail Corporation has announced the new dates for festivals and events that it organizes throughout the year as part of the Dubai Annual Retail Sector Calendar 2022, in line with the new work system and the weekend in the UAE.

The calendar for the remainder of this year includes 17 festivals and festive occasions, including events held at the city level, in addition to various activities and experiences that contribute to enhancing Dubai's position as the best city in the world for life, work and visit.

Dubai Festivals continues to offer unique events and shopping experiences for everyone in line with the new weekend days, such as the launch of the Spring Summer 2022 collection, Ramadan in Dubai, Eid in Dubai, Dubai Food Festival, Dubai Summer Surprises, Dubai Fitness Challenge, and much more. .

This announcement comes after the success of the 27th Dubai Shopping Festival, the longest and most continuous shopping festival in the world, which was held from December 15, 2021 to January 30, 2022.

Ahmed Al Khaja, Executive Director of the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment, said, "The continued success of the Dubai Shopping Festival, and our important events and events within the Dubai annual calendar for the retail sector confirm the importance of a true partnership between the public and private sectors, and is evidence of the real support provided by partners to provide the best experiences for our visitors.

He added, “The Dubai Shopping Festival has now evolved into an international event that joins the list of festivals and other events to contribute to the promotion of Dubai’s position as the best destination in the world to live, work and visit.

I would like to thank everyone for their efforts to make the 27th edition of the festival a success, and while we plan to organize events during the remainder of this year, we have taken into account the new system of work and weekends in the United Arab Emirates, to coincide with the appropriate times for the public, and for the benefit of the retail sector In addition to benefiting from the large demand expected from the main markets.

In turn, a number of key partners and sponsors praised the success of the Dubai Shopping Festival and its positive impact on the prosperity of their businesses.

Omar Khouri, CEO of Asset Management at Nakheel, said: “We are pleased to conclude another successful edition of the Dubai Shopping Festival, which is the region's longest-running retail event of its kind.

Each year, Nakheel participates in this annual event through (The Pointe, Ibn Battuta Mall, Nakheel Mall, and Souk Al Mirfa), as it seeks to find new ways to connect its retailers with their customers.”

Nasreen Boustany, Director of Public Relations and Corporate Communications at Mercato and Town Center Jumeirah, added: “Mercato has been a strategic partner of the Dubai Shopping Festival since its inception, and Mercato continues to support the festival, which highlights Dubai as a global city that hosts many events and shows that It attracts tourists and residents from all over the world.

Timothy Ernst, Group Director of Al Futtaim Mall, said: “The Dubai Shopping Festival is an annual event that attracts the entire country year after year.

(Dubai Festival City Mall) and (Festival Plaza in Jebel Ali), are keen to create exceptional and rewarding shopping experiences for customers.”

The CEO of Abdul Wahed Al Rostamani Motors, Michel Ayat, added, “The progress that Dubai has made over the past two years, under its wise leadership, has paved the way for now reaching the stage of recovery from the consequences of the pandemic.

As the much-anticipated annual shopping event, the Dubai Shopping Festival contributes to enhancing the emirate’s global prestige, in conjunction with the continued economic growth resulting from government initiatives.”

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