Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), is cementing Dubai’s position as one of the top destinations to celebrate Chinese New Year with ten days of Chinese festivities happening across the city.
Running from 15 – 24 February, there will be a whole host of activities celebrating Chinese New Year for residents and visitors to enjoy, from traditional Chinese dining offerings to breathtaking shows including contortionist dancers, acrobat wheel and a two-time Guinness World record breaking show, as well as shopping promotions in major retail outlets.
Ahmed Al Khaja, CEO, Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of Dubai Tourism, said: “China is a key source market for us and Dubai welcomes an increasing number of Chinese visitors each year. Along with our strategic partners, we’re excited to announce that this year’s celebration of Chinese New Year will be bigger and better than ever before, with an expanded line up of activities set to spread the festive cheer across the city.”
Need help planning something different than movie night and candlelit dinner for Valentine’s Day? Rove Hotels have you covered.
Start your weekend with some spontaneous fun and laughter with Improv Nights by Courtyard Playhouse taking place at Rove Trade Centre. ‘This is Impro’ – Valentine’s Day Special brings an evening of scenes, stories and narrative improvisation influenced by audience’s suggestions, spontaneously brought to life by the improvisers.
Offer: No entrance fee. For more information and to register visit:http://courtyardplayhouse.com/events/impro-rove
Timings: Thursday, 15 February 2018 at 8pm, at Rove Trade Centre
Valentine’s Day Special
Rove Hotels brings casual fun to Valentine’s Day with a humorous themed menu at The Daily across Rove Trade Centre, Rove Healthcare City, and Rove City Centre. From Bleeding Heart tomato soup, to I Got Burnt cheese burger, to You Can’t Do This To Me tandoori salmon with vegetable and kale, Rovers can bring some light-hearted humour to the international holiday!
Offer: À la carte
Timings: 7th to 21st February across Rove Trade Centre, Rove Healthcare City, and Rove City Centre
Celebrate Chinese New Year across world-class destinations by Meraas. Usher in the Year of the Dog at City Walk, The Beach, Boxpark, The Outlet Village, Al Seef, and La Mer with an exciting schedule of entertainment and events from 15 to 28 February 2018.
With Dubai being home to over 270,000 Chinese residents, the city is also fast emerging as the preferred tourist destination for China.
In the spirit of the festival, all venues will be transported into an oriental wonderland with radiant Chinese lanterns and similar themed décor from the Middle Kingdom setting the stage. Adding to the festive vibe is a packed schedule of family-friendly entertainment, that includes scintillating dances, enthralling face changing shows and high-octane drama.
The eye-catching Qipao dance, and the Han & Tang show which presents traditional theatre and dance performances are a definite must-see, for children, Kung Fu Tea Master, Lion Dance and Drum Dance will be a visual treat. Catch the live shows every weekend from 4pm.
(DIAC) Dubai international Art Centre in collaboration with Bourn Hall Fertility Centre in Dubai will be hosting a unique event on the importance of Self-love, chaired by Bourn Hall Coach & Counselor – Priyanka Bhatia, the session will be inline with an art exhibition opening by Artist – Dana Naser on Monday 26th of February from 6:00pm onwards at the Bourn Hall Fertility Centre.
Priyanka Bhatia – Bourn Hall Coach & Counselor says, “Art has always been linked to self expression, healing & therapeutic effects and we are pleased that Bourn Hall Fertility Centre is opening its space to offer an opportunity to local artists to showcase their works and to continue with giving support to the community we will be hosting a special session on “Self- love” giving people a platform to voice their concerns and offering tools to self heal”. ”
Dana Naser – Artist explains what the visitors can expect to see at the show, “My work represents a plethora of collected images, experiences and emotions. I rely on intense colors, patterns and textures, whilst concentrating on creating abstract surfaces through different mediums including acrylics, a variety of mixed media such as pastels, ink and many others.”