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Legendary music marks closure of 25th edition of Dubai Shopping Festival

reporters@khaleejtimes.com Filed on February 2, 2020 | Last updated on February 2, 2020 at 08.54 pm
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International superstar John Legend performed at the Coca-Cola Arena for his adoring fans on Friday, January 31.- Supplied photo

Arabic music lovers caught a live performance by popular Saudi singer Ayed Yousef at Global Village.

International concerts, world-class entertainment along with spectacular fireworks concluded the 25th edition of Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) on Saturday.

International superstar John Legend performed at the Coca-Cola Arena for his adoring fans on Friday, January 31. Young Syrian singer Faia also performed on the same night, showcasing her incredible voice.

Arabic music lovers caught a live performance by popular Saudi singer Ayed Yousef at Global Village on Friday.

The concert was included in the entry ticket for Global Village and featured the singer's well-known use of multiple instruments, sounds, genres and styles.

Rashed Al Majid, one of the most famous singers in the Middle East, performed his new song Dubai Kawkab Aakhar, created in celebration of DSF's 25th edition on Thursday. Iraqi singer and composer Majid Al Mohandis also had fans in rapture with his talent, grace and style. Earning titles including the Engineer of the Arabic Song and the Voice of a Diamond, the concert was full of memorable moments.

Connecting gaming audiences together, the Fortnite event at Swyp Market Outside The Box (MOTB) allowed participants to compete in highly disruptive experiences including Battle Pass challenges.

The event featured stage appearances from regional and international influencers such as global gaming sensation Faze Adapt at Burj Park, and Downtown Dubai came alive with games, dance challenges performances and a pinata.

Art lovers watched Liz Pichon's brilliant illustrations come to life on stage during a production of Tom Gates at The Theatre in Mall of the Emirates.

Meanwhile, hundreds of women roared into Dubai in a huge relay during the weekend, which has been touring around the world for the last year.

The Women Riders World Relay (WRWR) cruised into the city in their only Middle Eastern stop of a jam-packed itinerary, and toured through popular DSF locations including Hatta Wadi Hub, City Walk, Last Exit and Al Seef, with their tour ending at Burj Park, Downtown Dubai just in time for the DSF closing celebrations.

A special projection on Burj Khalifa with the special DSF song Dubai Kawkab Akhar delighted the audience.

reporters@khaleejtimes.com

Staff Reporter


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