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Special deals and live performances dominate the events for families and visitors of malls in Dubai this Ramadan.
At Mercato, a live show by the renowned Enshad Choir is going on since August 7, where an exquisite collection of Islamic songs reverberate in the air this Ramadan.
Mirla El Masri Heisser, PR and Corporate Communication Manager of Mercato and Town Centre Jumeirah, said that the choir beautifully communicate the values of Islam through Arabian songs and poetry.
Enshad Choir will be performing two shows every evening. The first will be from 9.30pm until 10.15pm and the second performance, from 10.45pm until 11.30pm. These performances will continue until the last day of the holy month of Ramadan.
The show by Enshad Choir comes as an addition to the already existing Ramadan activities taking place at Mercato this year.
Heisser said that these are charitable activities that will make it easy for mall visitors to be able to contribute to charity, while enjoying a taste of traditional Ramadan atmosphere.
There is a charity box on the first floor, where mall visitors can donate toys, books and clothes during Ramadan. All donations will be given to orphanages through the Beit Al Khair Society. Near the charity box, there is an interactive children's workshop, offering a variety of arts and crafts including paper lanterns, Ramadan and Eid cards and painting.
At the Porto Vecchio Village, on the first floor of Mercato, a Charity Henna Tent is set up for visitors to enjoy henna designs and all proceeds from the henna artist will go to Beit Al Khair Society.
Among the Ramadan activities prepared by Mercato are the Hospitality Tent, set up at the ground floor near the fountain, to welcome all visitors for coffee and dates at Iftar time onwards.
At The Dubai Mall, a ‘Summer On Ice' is going on at the Dubai Ice Rink, which offers a week-long learn-to-skate programme at an affordable cost, that also concludes with a month of free ice skating at the rink. It also offers an intensive skate camp to master five levels of ice skating.
KidZania®, the interactive mini-city, marks ‘Madinat KidZania®', where adults receive a 30 per cent discount off their ticket price when they enter with a child or a toddler during Ramadan. In addition, hosting ‘KidZania® Games' will be held till August 12 and a summer camp for little ones until August 16. Furthermore, upon purchase of a child entry ticket at KidZania®, visitors will also receive a voucher worth Dh50 for SEGA Republic.
At all the leisure assets of Emaar Retail at The Dubai Mall and Dubai Marina Mall, including Reel Cinemas, SEGA Republic, the Dubai Ice Rink, Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo and KidZania®, families and visitors can celebrate the season of generosity and togetherness with discounts and promotions for the young and the young at heart.
Arif Amiri, CEO of Emaar Retail LLC, said that Ramadan is a time to reflect on solidarity and foster camaraderie amongst friends and families. "Various activities at our leisure attractions promote the spirit of togetherness and provide visitors memorable experiences that can be shared with their loved ones.” – Khaleej Times
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