Modhesh magic comes to Dubai Festival City

DUBAI — With the launch of yet another highly anticipated Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS), Dubai Festival City (DSF), the world-class waterfront lifestyle resort and one of the UAE’s most exciting retail, dining and leisure destinations, kicked off to an explosive start with the Arts Surprises Week, showcasing an array of mind-blowing hand-miming and magic shows, animated activities and media, film and art workshops for the whole family.

By A Staff Reporter (DSS SPECIAL)

Published: Sat 7 Jul 2007, 8:45 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 3:01 AM

This week, children will be given the chance, among many other activities, to watch their favourite movies in the Cube Cinema every day from 5pm-7pm and 7.30pm to 10pm in the South Court of Festival Waterfront Centre.

Other exciting activities include the Two Hands Mime Show from 6pm-7pm daily at Festival Square and the staged magic performance at the Festival Power Centre every afternoon from Thursday to Saturday.

To top it all off, during the Art Surprises children will be able to bring their favourite characters to life during the Media and Film Workshop as well as the opportunity to express themselves through painting and drawing during the Art Attack Workshop.

Additional activities include the citywide promotion and a chance to win Dh500,000 a week for 10 consecutive weeks, live performances, talent shows and workshops, often made more exciting with surprise visits from Modesh, the DSS brand ambassador and best friend to children across the region.

“Dubai Summer Surprises has secured an international standing and reputation over the years and is an important part of Dubai’s shopping and leisure calendar,” said Theresa Backus Dunn, Retail Marketing Manager, Dubai Festival City. “We are thrilled to offer, for the second time around, a variety of entertaining and exciting activities for the whole family to enjoy. The summer fun is yet to begin!”

Exclusive to Dubai Festival City is the Junior Chef of the Year competition, held between 5th to 11th July at Festival Waterfront Centre, which will set the stage for the Emirates Culinary Cooking Awards.

While in August, Barbie fans will have a chance to get up close and personal with Barbie, compete in the Barbie Cover Girl Competition and show off the latest fashion trends in an exclusive Barbie Fashion Show.

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