Collectibles go on show for DSS
Dubai, July 25, 2009
An exhibition featuring various unique collectibles and artifacts will he held at Wafi, a shopping centre in Dubai with more than 350 unique stores, as part of the ongoing Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS).
DSS 2009, a shopping and family entertainment extravaganza, is currently running at various malls in Dubai and will end on August 14.
The Collectors, a signature event of DSS 2009 will begin on July 27 at Wafi, a key sponsor of DSS 2009.
The Collectors features rare, distinctive, and unusual collections of objects and items that have sometimes also gained entry in the record books. The exhibition is open from 10 am to 10 pm and will go on till August 7.
Collections displayed this year include vintage cars and stamps by the Al Serkal Cultural Foundation, cufflinks, watches, musical instruments and equipments, 101 Dalmatian plush toys, Harley Davidson motorcycles, coins, antique cameras, precious and semi-precious stones, and numerous other miscellaneous collectibles.
“DSS 2009 is providing unlimited opportunities and exciting activities that include entertainment, shopping and raffle draws for thousands of visitors and residents to have the opportunity to enjoy the warm ambience, genuine Arabian hospitality and exceptional offers at affordable prices,” said Shajahan Unneen, general manager for Wafi Property.
“Wafi is proud to host The Collectors for the second consecutive year as there are many rare and interesting items from remarkable collections for everyone to enjoy and to inspire beginners to take up this rewarding hobby,” he added.
Yousif Mubarak, chief operations officer said: “Since its inception in 2005, The Collectors has been successful in not only attracting collectors from around the world but also bringing elements of diverse cultures in one venue.”
“The exhibition is an exciting event because it showcases collections of seemingly miscellaneous objects, but when these are collected from around the world, the display inherits a special value. The exhibits also demonstrate the efforts taken by the collectors in creating an irreplaceable set of objects, big or small, inexpensive or priceless, but all the same, unique in every sense,” he added. – TradeArabia News Service