Flowers Surprises Week gets off to colourful start

DUBAI — The Flowers Surprises Week organised by Dubai Municipality opened on a colourful and fragrant note yesterday evening with tonnes of fresh flowers showered on the visitors to the Mall of the Emirates.

By A Staff Reporter

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Published: Fri 11 Aug 2006, 10:39 AM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 6:09 PM

Special audio-visual effects and oriental music added to the breathtaking atmosphere that marked the opening ceremony of the eight theme week of Dubai Summer Surprises attended by Mohammed Al Fardan, Head of the Flowers Surprises Organising Committee, Saeed Al Nabouda, DSS CEO, Ibrahim Saleh, DSS COO, and Ahmed Abdul Kareem, manager of the Public Parks and Agriculture, Dubai Municipality.

The official ceremony of Flower Surprises began with a Kingdom of Flowers show hosting a Princess of Flowers and her people represented by dancers and acrobats at 7.30pm in the mall amidst a huge crowd. The show conducted by specialists from abroad was an instant draw with the audiences who savoured every moment of it. The special flower rain and balloon dropping against the backdrop of charming oriental music heralded yet another fabulous week in the DSS calendar. The show was indeed one of a kind and performed in the region for the very first time.

The week-long activities that follow are based on the central theme of flowers. The best of entertainment and fun will be the hallmarks of the week’s activities. Dubai Municipality has gone all out to present a week full of pleasant surprises for the visitors to different malls in Dubai. The organisers also promise to make it a week to remember and sure it will be as there are prizes worth thousands of dirhams to be won too.

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