Top artistes in world class acts

DUBAI — The BurJuman Centre, one of Dubai's oldest shopping malls, has opened the doors of its new extension to the public with the launch of a unique international entertainment programme.

By A Staff Reporter

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Published: Fri 24 Sep 2004, 11:11 AM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 2:47 PM

Featuring world-class troupes, orchestras and artists, the programmes will offer visitors a range of class acts never seen at a shopping mall before.

Talented artistes from throughout the world are performing daily till October 10 on Level 1 of the mall's extension. The performances will be held from 5.30pm to 10:00pm from Saturday to Wednesday, and on Thursday it will be from 2:00pm to 4:00pm and again from 6:00pm to 10:00pm.

On Friday, the shows will start at 5.30pm and conclude by 10:00pm.

A stunning 6-piece classic orchestra will perform in conjunction with a 6-member Jazz band, as well as separately throughout the mall. The 12 musicians in the classic and jazz orchestras are among the best instrumentalists in the United Kingdom. Also on the daily entertainment fare is a world-class dance troupe from the United Kingdom who perform dance fusions that blend the fashion capitals of the world with ballet, jazz and classical dance.

Delia Du Sol, one of Britain’s top specialty entertainers, is an expert contortionist, aerialist and acrobat who performs with extreme flexibility, motion and grace.

This silk and trapeze artiste will carry out a series of aerial acts and displays on silk ropes and trapeze cables, and also stage her world-famous contortion act. Two stilt performers dressed in a selection of spectacular costumes will entertain visitors in the mallways, adding to the festive experience.

A team of jugglers from the Gandini Juggle Troupe will also perform a mix of elegant dance and juggling routines in addition to engaging visitors through innovative ways, such as filling the air with vibrant colourful balls that trace fleeting mesmeric patterns.

Loki, world famous magician will perform close up magic and illusion tricks as he interacts with the audience in the food court areas.

Sabina Khandwani, Head of Research and Marketing at BurJuman Centre, said:

“The high quality, variety and uniqueness of the entertainment package fits well with our strategy to promote the new BurJuman as a top international luxurious shopping destination that not only enriches the shopping experience but also makes it memorable in the minds of visitors. With so many people from different nationalities visiting the mall everyday, BurJuman is proud to present this fantastic programme that will help further enhance its position as a truly international world-class mall”.

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