Abu Dhabi Summer Festival a big draw

ABU DHABI — More than 30,000 people have visited the Summer Festival in the first 10 days of its inauguration at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre here in the capital, a Press release said yesterday.

By A Staff Reporter

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Published: Wed 9 Jul 2008, 1:38 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 6:07 PM

The Summer festival is being hosted by the ADNEC and Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) that will continue till the coming eight weeks. Commenting on the attendance, Faisal Al Shaikh, Head of Events Section, ADTA, said, "From June 26 to July 5, we received 30,870 visitors to summer shows here. We are delighted on good response of people. From the very first day the feedback from visitors has been fantastic and many people have visited the venue two or three times."

Summer in Abu Dhabi opened on June 26 and will run until August 18.

"We have worked very hard to create the Middle East's premier family summer festival and have been very careful to market the event to the right people," concluded Al Shaikh.

Summer is open to the public from 12 pm to 9 pm daily, with tickets priced at Dh 30 for an adult and Dh 20 for a child.

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