Global Village readies 70 shows for New Year
Dubai, December 30, 2009
Global Village, a member of Tatweer and a leading entertainment and shopping attraction located in Dubailand, has organised more than 70 cultural and family entertainment shows for New Year celebrations.
Visitors to the 14th edition of the Global Village can expect a host of free shows with talents from different sides of the globe on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, a statement said.
Performances include the Street Fire Show, the Chinese Flying Pole Show, in addition to the regular African Acrobats, Tanoura, Kerala percussion band, and local bands.
Guests will find shows highlighting traditional dances and songs from UAE, Yemen, India, Lebanon, Palestine and Thailand. Performances in the China, West Africa and Pakistan pavilions will also be featured.
One of the New Year’s Eve highlights is a parade that will begin at 11:15 pm and go until midnight. Performers from each pavilion, dressed in their national attires, will be part of the parade.
DJ music will accompany a countdown to midnight after which David ‘The Bullet’ will shoot off from his cannon and during his flight, unfurl a New Year greetings banner. Fireworks will also be set off to take visitors into the New Year.
Over 45 cultures and 31 pavilions, a fireworks display, the traditional abras by the park's canal and lake, and a larger fun fair with new rides are expected to be some of the top attractions.
Global Village also boasts top quality facilities this edition with services including two mosques, 29 restrooms, six ATM machines, three money exchange centres, guest relation centres, ambulances, lost & found department, services for the disabled and a huge parking area that can accommodate nearly16,500 vehicles.
Entrance is priced at Dh10 ($2.72) each, while for the disabled and kids below three years old, it is free. – TradeArabia News Service