Dubai Festival City to turn down the lights for Earth Hour

Celebrations to include music, dance and more as lights go out on March 30th

  
Dubai Festival City to turn down the lights for Earth Hour

Dubai: While the lights are set to go off from 8.30pm to 9.30pm, Dubai Festival City, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate’s fully integrated mega project will be lit up with fun activities and exciting performances inviting residents and visitors to come and join hands in giving a tribute to Earth Hour at the Marsa Plaza Creek.

The Earth Hour event at Dubai Festival City is set to educate visitors on how the smallest steps can make big impacts on saving our planet. The event also aims at highlighting the importance of participating in Earth Hour and protecting the environment.

The event will commence at 5pm with activities including arts and crafts sessions for kids as well as face painting. Visitors and residents can also enjoy a wide variety of food trucks.

The highlight of the event will be the interactive drumming sessions and stunning performances by professional dancers. Hosted by Happy Drum and Dance Africa, the first drumming session will be held at 6pm, while a second session will be held during the Earth Hour with lights off and just a few small LED lights. Visitors will not only be able to watch these sessions, but they can also take part in them as well.

Focusing on the future has always been one of Dubai Festival City’s ethos and this is just one of many upcoming initiatives aimed at raising awareness about environment protection.

For more information, please log on to www.dubaifestivalcity.com

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About Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate
The real estate development and operations arm of Al-Futtaim, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate is responsible for the origination, conception, development, procurement and construction of mega projects and the leasing and operation of these projects after completion.

Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate develops and operates an extensive multi-million-dollar portfolio of individual corporate real estate and investment assets across the Middle East and North Africa region.

The current flagship mixed-use urban communities under the Festival City brand are Dubai Festival City, Cairo Festival City and Doha Festival City.

Dubai Festival City and Cairo Festival City are fully integrated communities which have been carefully master planned to offer a superior lifestyle destination with outstanding facilities, comprising residential and commercial accommodation, educational institutions and five-star hotels to fully complement the signature retail, leisure and entertainment proposition.

About Dubai Festival City
Dubai Festival City is an established mixed-use destination developed by Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate, which has been designed to capture the cosmopolitan and rich spirit of Dubai.

Featuring alongside a 3.3-kilometre creek, Dubai Festival City is a fully integrated mega project which has been carefully master planned to offer a superior lifestyle destination with outstanding facilities, comprising residential (Marsa Plaza, Al Badia Residences and Al Badia Hillside) and commercial space (Festival Tower) and educational institutions (Universal American School and Deira International School), and a family-friendly sports and social destination (Al Areesh Club).

Within Dubai Festival City sits the landmark 2.5million sq.ft urban retail destination, Dubai Festival City Mall – home to Guinness World Record holder and cutting-edge daily attraction, IMAGINE as well as IKEA and the only Hard Rock Café in the Middle East. The mall also offers almost 400 world class retailers, 75 restaurants – many of which feature waterfront dining and some of Dubai’s most photographed sunset vistas.

Additionally, Dubai Festival City also encompasses two five-star hotels – Intercontinental Dubai Festival City and Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City and the recently opened Holiday Inn Dubai Festival City to fully complement the signature retail, leisure and entertainment proposition.

A sought-after destination for residents, investors and stakeholders, Dubai Festival City delivers exceptional lifestyle experiences that have shaped the real estate landscape and continues to reinforce Dubai’s position as a global hub for business, education, tourism, leisure and entertainment.

For more information, please visit dubaifestivalcity.com   

About Al-Futtaim
Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Structured into four operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate and retail; employing more than 42,000 employees across 25 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, we partner with over 200 of the world's most admired and innovative brands.

Al-Futtaim’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organisation to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate.

By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration, integrity; Al-Futtaim continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day. For more information visit: www.alfuttaim.com 

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