• Publication date: February 9, 2015

Dubai Food Festival to enhance excitement at Global Village with 4 Arabic music concerts

Hazem Al Sharif  the winner of  "Arab Idol" 2014

Hazem Al Sharif the winner of "Arab Idol" 2014

The Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), has announced a series of four Arabic music concerts

The Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), has announced a series of four Arabic music concerts that will be held at Global Village, as part of the ongoing Dubai Food Festival (DFF)– a citywide culinary celebration, which kicked off on 6 February and will run until 28 February 2015.

Mohammed Assaf
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Mohammed Assaf

Produced in collaboration with Global Village, a Key Sponsor of Dubai Food Festival 2015 and Dubai’s leading family entertainment and cultural attraction, and Platinum Records – a 360 music entertainment company owned by MBC Group, the four concerts will feature nine well-known Arabic singers and artists from various parts of the Arab region.  

Balqees
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Balqees

Carmen Soliman
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Carmen Soliman

Hala Al Turk
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Hala Al Turk

On 12 February, music lovers can look forward to joining Balqees and Fayez Al Saeed while MBC Arab Idol winners for the past 3 seasons, Carmen Soliman, Mohammed Assaf and Hazem Al Sharif gear up to entertain their fans on 20 February. The last two days of February also promise a memorable musical extravaganza for all the visitors in Dubai, with Haitham Khalaily, Dounia Batma and Ramy Ayach taking to the stage to wow families on 27 February. The final concert featuring the young music sensation Hala Al Turk is set to be another treat for visitors on 28 February.

Haitham Khalaily
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Haitham Khalaily

Ahmed Hussain, Chief Operating Officer of Global Village
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Ahmed Hussain, Chief Operating Officer of Global Village

Ahmad Hussain, Chief Operating Officer of Global Village, Said : “Global Village is an ideal destination for Dubai Food Festival to partner with, as we have hundreds of thousands of visitors coming in everyday who not only come here for the shopping and entertainment, but also for the wide variety of over 30 global cuisines that our new dining area hosts. To further enhance the visitor experience, we have organized very popular Arab and Asian concert performances during the Dubai Food Festival.”

Dounia Batma
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Dounia Batma

Fayez Al Saeed
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Fayez Al Saeed

“We are delighted to collaborate with Platinum Records once again to bring a host of top singers from the industry to Dubai during the much-awaited Dubai Food Festival. At DFRE, we are always committed towards hosting fantastic events that reinforce Dubai’s position as a leading year-round family-oriented entertainment destination and these musical shows are set to further enhance the celebrations surrounding Dubai Food Festival. And given its high footfall of visitors and families, Global Village serves as the ideal venue to host these four grand musical concerts, which promise to be an additional highlight of Global Village’s diverse entertainment and cultural offerings,” said Saeed Al Falasi, Strategic Alliances Director, DFRE.

Saeed Al Falasi, Strategic Alliances Director
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Saeed Al Falasi, Strategic Alliances Director

Ramy Ayach
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Ramy Ayach

Taymoor Marmarch, Head of Platinum Records
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Taymoor Marmarch, Head of Platinum Records

Taymoor Marmarchi, Head of Platinum Records, said: “Platinum Records is pleased to partner up with DFRE yet again, and bring to life memorable nights at Global Village as part of the Dubai Food Festival, by presenting some of our talented artists under one roof and one performance”. Marmarchi continued: “Visitors and fans will be able to enjoy four outstanding nights this February at Global Village, which promise to be an exceptional experience”.

Entry to all the concerts is free of charge.