Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The 25th edition of Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) is a celebration like no other and is an opportunity for visitors and residents to join the festivities and win life-changing prizes. Now, Dubai’s iconic character, Modesh is spreading happiness and helping students and families prepare for the new academic year with his highly anticipated Modesh Scholarship promotion. From 8 August to 4 September, spend AED 200 or more at Nakheel’s participating malls, Ibn Battuta Mall and Circle Mall, for a chance to be one of the ten winners of incredible Modesh Scholarships worth AED 25,000.

The Modesh Scholarship promotion – one of the DSS back-to-school initiatives – is designed to provide financial support for students who are already enrolled in a school, university or online course, or for those who plan to further their education.

For every purchase of AED 200 across all shops excluding supermarkets, banks and money transfer agencies in Ibn Battuta Mall and Circle Mall, shoppers can submit their receipts to the nearest customer service desk to enter the Shop & Win promotion for a chance to win a Modesh Scholarship of AED 25,000. The 10 lucky winners will be notified through the contact details provided at the time of registration. Modesh and Dana will also be making special guest appearances and entertaining families at Ibn Battuta Mall and Circle Mall throughout the period.

Organised by Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), the 25th edition of Dubai Summer Surprises is held until 4 September 2022. Visit for the full calendar of events and @CelebrateDubai and @StyledbyDubai on social media channels.

For more information on participating stores, visit Ibn Battuta Mall on and Circle Mall on


About Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment

Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of Dubai’s Department of Economy and Tourism (DET), is responsible for developing Dubai’s retail and festival sectors and supporting the positioning of Dubai as a world-class tourism destination with year-round family entertainment, shopping and events.

About Nakheel (

Dubai-based Nakheel is a world-leading master developer whose innovative, landmark projects form an iconic portfolio of master communities and residential, retail, hospitality and leisure developments that are pivotal to realising Dubai’s vision. Nakheel’s waterfront projects, including the world-famous, award-winning Palm Jumeirah, have added more than 300 kilometres to Dubai’s original, 70km coastline, paving the way for the development of hundreds of seafront homes, resorts, hotels and attractions.

Nakheel’s master developments span 15,000 hectares, accommodate nearly 300,000 people and provide a growing range of destinations, attractions and facilities for Dubai’s citizens, residents and tourists. They include Palm Jumeirah, The World, Jumeirah Islands, Jumeirah Park, Jumeirah Village, Al Furjan, The Gardens, Discovery Gardens, Jebel Ali Village, Nad Al Sheba Villas and Deira Islands – a new destination for tourism, living and leisure at Dubai’s oldest, most traditional trading hub.

Nakheel owns and operates a diverse range of world-class retail experiences with a distinct portfolio of iconic lifestyle, shopping, dining and entertainment destinations across Dubai. Palm Jumeirah is home to The Pointe, featuring the world’s largest fountain, The Palm Fountain, as well as Nakheel Mall, Golden Mile Galleria, Club Vista Mare, The Palm Monorail, Palm West Beach, and the observation deck, The View, at the top of The Palm Tower.  Nakheel’s expanding portfolio also includes distinguished, large-scale shopping centres such as Ibn Battuta Mall, and Circle Mall, and retail Pavilions at eight Nakheel residential communities. Upcoming projects include Al Khail Avenue.

Nakheel Hospitality’s project portfolio includes a diverse range of hotels and resorts, including five star, luxury establishments, family-friendly resorts and stylish, modern hotels: The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm, Premier Inn Ibn Battuta Mall, Avani Ibn Battuta, Riu Dubai and the Centara Mirage Beach Resort Dubai. 

Nakheel Home Rental’s portfolio currently comprises more than 16,500 villas and apartments at The Gardens, Discovery Gardens, Al Furjan, Nad Al Sheba Villas, Palm Jumeirah, Badrah and Veneto.

About Ibn Battuta Mall:

Ibn Battuta Mall, is the world’s largest themed mall, attracting more than 21 million visitors a year. Opened in 2005, the mall highlights the travel experiences of legendary 14th Century Arabian explorer Ibn Battuta thorough six themed travel zones – China Court, India Court, Persia Court, Egypt Court, Tunisia Court and Andalusia Court – reflecting the most influential places he visited during his global journey of discovery and exploration.

At Ibn Battuta Mall, shopping, dining and entertainment blend with history, culture and a story of remarkable adventure. The mall currently offers more than 400 retail, dining and entertainment outlets, two food courts, a 21-screen Novo cinema, a Carrefour hypermarket, Sky Zone indoor trampoline park, Switch Bowling and Fun City, over 4,500 parking spaces. It is directly connected to the Ibn Battuta Mall Metro station and the Premier Inn Ibn Battuta Mall hotel, with the Avani Ibn Battuta hotel two minutes’ walk away.  Ibn Battuta Mall is open from Sunday to Thursday 10 am to 10 pm and Friday to Saturday 10 am to 12 am. Call 04 390 9999, visit or follow @ibnbattutamall for updates.

For further information, please contact:
Dubai Economy and Tourism