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DSF to halt all entertainment, musical activities to mourn Saudi king's death

(Staff Report)
Filed on January 23, 2015
DSF to halt all entertainment, musical activities to mourn Saudi kings death

Cessation of all entertainment and musical activities related to the Dubai Shopping Festival for 3 days starting from Friday, January 23 to Sunday, January 25.


Due to the sad demise of The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia, The Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing in Dubai, and its Agency, Dubai Festivals & Retail Establishment, announces the cessation of all entertainment and musical activities related to the Dubai Shopping Festival for 3 days starting from Friday, January 23 to Sunday, January 25.

We extend our deepest condolences to our Saudi brethren and share their sorrows for this great loss. 


Majida El Roumi's charity concert rescheduled

Sharjah:The Management of Al Majaz Amphitheatre - affiliated to the Sharjah Media Centre (SMC) – announced the postponement of the charity concert by Lebanese singer Majida El Roumi, which was scheduled to be held tonight (Friday), to take place on Monday, January 26.

The announcement was made due to the death of The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia and the declaration of a three-day mourning period in the UAE.

The Sharjah Media Centre mourns the loss of a great Arab and Muslim figure and offers heartfelt condolences to the wise Saudi leadership and people, praying to Allah Almighty to bless the soul of the late king with mercy in Paradise.

The concert is organised to raise funds for and support the 'Big Heart Foundation', a humanitarian initiative launched by Shaikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and UNHCR Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children, to provide protection to refugee children worldwide and ensure a better future for them. Proceeds of the concert will go to the Foundation and donations will be collected from the audience during the performance.

 For further information about the concert and the new date, the audience can contact the Management of Al Majaz Amphitheatre, or visit www.ticketmaster.ae.





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