International Diplomat Magazine

17th Dubai Shopping Festival kicks off


(Dubai) – The 17th edition of Dubai Shopping Festival has been launched. Founded in 1996 under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice-President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai to position Dubai as a leading tourist destination, Dubai Shopping Festival offers one of the best shopping experiences in the world.

This year DSF 2012 is being celebrated under the slogan “Dubai at its Best” in line with the theme “One World – One Family – One Festival”. The event is attended by celebrities from Hollywood, the sporting world and royalty.

For all ages and nationalities, DSF features multiple events that include local and international sporting, theatrical and musical programmes, street carnivals, night souks, art exhibitions, fashion shows and culture and heritage activities. True to its theme, Global Village at DSF is also hosting cultural shows and products from across the world that will be highlighted all through the festival.