Spanish pavilion opens in Global Village
Dubai, December 26, 2011
Spain has opened its first pavilion in Dubai’s Global Village, an annual tourism destination and multicultural entertainment centre.
Gonzalo de Benito, Ambassador of Spain in the UAE, opened the pavilion in the presence of Khalid Karmastji, executive director of commercial transactions management in Global Village.
The opening ceremony started with popular Spanish music, followed with a tour on all participating stores with high quality and exclusive Spanish products. The tour concluded with concert dance held at Spanish pavilion’s theatre.
Gonzalo de Benito expressed his joy about the participation of Spain in Global Village. He praised the high level of organization and magnitude of Global Village and its uniqueness of new marketing and entertainment concepts.
“As Global Village is the key entertainment and shopping destination in the region, attracting many countries from around the world we aim from this participation to inform the audience to the distinguished products and rich heritage and culture of Spain,” Gonzalo de Benito said.
Karmastji said: “Global Village is constantly seeking to host new countries ever year. Three countries are participating this year for the first time including Tunisia, Spain and Kyrgyzstan.”
Karmastji pointed out that Global Village is always focusing on diversity, plurality and uniqueness of all its offering which contributed greatly to attract more countries and investment year after year. Also, these features led to an increase of the number of visitors who exceeded millions every year.
He also noted that all participating pavilions offer special products reflecting their heritage. They also present folk performances to shed the light on their culture and enrich Global Village experience every year. – TradeArabia News Service