Kristy meets Modhesh

THE 'CARTOON Surprises' event is being staged at the Al Ghurair City shopping mall, as part of the Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) fest. The event, which started last week, ends on August 1. The magic began with an imaginative pantomime musical.



modThe play introduced a new addition to the world of cartoon characters, Kristy and the musical costume.

From 5.30 pm onwards, Kristy performs to popular children's songs thanks to music provided by her magical costume. Children also sing along to old favourites such as Humpty Dumpty, Incy Wincy Spider amongst others.

The Cartoon Surprises also includes an exclusive exhibition which highlights a wide variety of collector edition comic books. The World of Cartoons Exhibition is offering current issues of Loony Tunes, Marvel, 2000 AD and Tin Tin and also features publications going back 20 years which will be of interest to fans of all ages.

mod1The exhibition is exploring the development of cartoon and the history of comic books. Guides will be available to take children on tour.

In addition the Cartoon Interactive Workshop introduced the basic elements of cartoon drawing and figure drawing with materials used by professional cartoonists. Children and other participants have been learning how to develop story lines.

Competitions have been taking place and participants will be judged on their creativity rather than their technique and could win exciting Modhesh boxes filled with great prizes.

Salem Al Ghurair, CEO of Al Ghurair City, said "Al Ghurair City is proud to host the Cartoon Surprises to visitors during this year's DSS. The event brings the history of all time favourite cartoon characters and gives children the opportunity to be creative."


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