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Published: Fri 12 Jun 2015, 2:21 PM

Last updated: Wed 8 Jul 2015, 3:19 PM

Fairytales in Dubai

Disney is making more dreams come true by bringing everyone’s all-time favourite characters from everyone’s all-time favourite movies to life — right here in Dubai.

Ariel, Belle, Cinderella, Rapunzel and Snow White are just some of the princesses who will be putting on a royal show during the Disney on Ice shows this weekend.

The lovely ladies will also be joined by Anna and Elsa from the latest animated craze Frozen, who will, no doubt, thrill your kids to no end.

The Disney extravaganza will be held at the Dubai World Trade Centre Arena from June 10-13.

Tickets start from Dh150 and are available at Virgin Megastore and online at www.virginmegastore.ae. Visit www.disneyoniceme.com for more information.

City of Gold

Leading Indian jewellery brand GRT Jewellers marked the occasion of its 50th anniversary celebrations with the launch of their first international showroom in Karama, Dubai. Spread across 6,500sqft, the new GRT outlet is Dubai’s largest single level jewellery store. Managing director GR ‘Anand’ Ananthapadmanabhan said, “This is a big milestone for the brand and we hope to receive a good response from residents and tourists alike.”

To further celebrate the opening of the new store, customers can avail 20 per cent off on all making charges and a two month-long raffle promotion, during which, shoppers — with purchases worth Dh500 and above — stand a chance to win a 1kg gold bridal set, 10 diamond necklaces and 100 couple return tickets to India. The campaign runs till July 31 and winners will be announced on August 2.

Pop-up fun

There’s a new weekly market in town! Starting June 13 and open every Saturday from 10am to 8pm, the market — located at Al Barsha Mall — will feature handmade art and crafts, and other creative services by vendors of various ethnic groups. It’s being held to promote the artistry of these groups as well as being part of a call to more corporate social responsibility in the country. The market will also have a permanent pre-loved books sale that financially supports sterilisation campaigns aimed at stray animals in the city through the Animal Project. Call 8008889 for more info.  

 


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