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Global Village welcomes guests earlier on Fridays during DSF

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Dec. 29, 17 | 10:06 am

DUBAI: Global Village, the region’s largest and first-ever multicultural festival park, has announced that in response to the high demand of guests and in conjunction with the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF), it will open its gates welcoming guests from 2pm every Friday from Dec. 26, 2017 to Jan. 26, 2018.

Global Village will remain open from 2 pm to 1 am to allow guests and families to enjoy its wide variety of unique cultural and entertainment experiences and shopping through its 27 pavilions that present cultures of 75 countries.

The multi-cultural festival park recently announced the New Year’s Eve celebrations with a host of mega shows, entertainment and concerts, topped by fireworks. It will celebrate the New Year not only of the UAE, but also of six other countries around the world through seven countdowns and fireworks displays. The first fireworks show begins at 8 pm UAE and will celebrate New Year in the Philippines, followed by a popular performance from the Philippines on the Main Cultural Stage. This will be followed by a countdown and fireworks display to mark the New Year in Thailand followed by popular Thai performances. As the clock ticks 10 pm, the countdown and fireworks will celebrate the arrival of the New Year in Bangladesh, followed by fireworks at the 10:30 pm in celebration of 2018 in India and of Pakistan at 11:00 pm.

At midnight, the biggest fireworks show of the season will mark arrival of the New Year in the UAE, preceded by special offers from the entertainment team at the Main Cultural Stage and the countdown to end 2017 and begin the New Year. A countdown and fireworks display at 1 am in Dubai will coincide with the New Year in Turkey and conclude the celebrations.

The fun at Global Village does not stop at the New Year events, it continues to offer unique shopping experiences, cultural shows, entertainment events and surprises every day until 7th April, 2018. Its opening hours are 4 pm to 12 am from Saturday to Wednesday and from 4 pm until 1 pm on Thursdays, Fridays and public holidays. Global Village is dedicated on Mondays to families and women only.

All shows and events at Global Village are included in the ticket price of AED 15.

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