New attractions lined up for DSF 2008


The Dubai Shopping Festival continues in the emirate until February 24.

Besides the shopping promotions, mega raffle draws and the usual DSF signature events, a programme to watch out for will be a Guinness Book of world records launch on February 16.
New attractions this year will be a new entertainment concept under the name of Festival Park, where a wide range of events and festivities will take place in Al Khor Park. Events include heritage themes, a mini animal farm, park market, air show, digital festival and a family fun fair.
Al Seef Street will host the night souq among many other attractions. Al Muraqabat Street will host an international circus and a huge Fun Fair in addition to various shows and live performances. This new addition will happen on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays every week. From February 7 to 9 there will be a  Dance of Fire and Light show, while the weekend on February 14 to 16 will offer the Journey Show at Global Village. The Flying Art Show happens in Al Khor Park on February 21 to 23.
The main musical event this year will be the international concert of Santana on February 15, at the Festival City. SkyWards Dubai International Festival will take place between February 21 to 24 at Dubai Media City. Among the major concerts this DSF is the AR Rahman concert happening on Valentine’s Day at the Zabeel park. Also, Zakir Hussain’s Nirvana Concert stands out as a great event that will take place on February 1, at the Dubai tennis stadium.
 The closing ceremony will take place at Al Khor Park on February 24, where various DSF 2008 awards will be issued.