Deira City Centre showcases 40 years of milestones with a news headlines exhibition in celebration of the 40th UAE National Day
Dubai’s first-ever mall plays host to an enlightening news exhibition, showcasing the UAE’s most memorable headlines from virtually 40 years. Marking this momentous occasion, shoppers are also given the chance to win a grand prize worth AED 40,000
Dubai – UAE, 22 November, 2011 – 2011 marks an important chapter for the UAE – on the 2nd December 1971 the UAE was formed, and since then Emiratis and expatriates alike have celebrated National Day with much pride and vigor. In commemoration of the UAE’s 40th National Day, Dubai’s first-ever mall Deira City Centre, is revealing a news headline exhibition of the UAE’s most memorable stories from nearly 40 years.
On display at the mall’s Central Stage, this enlightening exhibition recognizes all aspects of the nation’s life and heritage – highlighting the momentous growth and prosperity of this great nation so many call home. As well as an educational experience, the community-based presentation will provide Deira City Centre’s visitors with an opportunity to collectively celebrate this important milestone together – embracing the spirit of unity and heritage of this ever-changing cosmopolitan community.
Additionally, up to December 3rd, those visiting the mall throughout this celebratory occasion can win instant prizes from participating retailers. With every AED 200 spend, customers can redeem their receipts for an Instant Win Scratch Card and double their chances by entering the Grand Prize draw of a mega shopping spree worth AED 40,000 at Deira City Centre.
“Being Dubai’s first landmark shopping destination, Deira City Centre holds a special place in people’s hearts. For 16 years, we’ve been fortunate enough to celebrate UAE National Day with the growing community, as well as our loyal customers and visitors with exciting events and value-added shopping experiences. It’s a pleasure to commemorate the 40th UAE National Day by celebrating the UAE’s major milestones, achievements and successes through this visual exhibition. The transformation of the country is an inspiration for future generations as we look to the future”, said Fuad Al Najjar, Asset Director for Deira City Centre.
The mall will also be running a Facebook competition where fans are asked to submit UAE-inspired heart photos. Incorporating the UAE colours, pictures that receive the most likes can win shopping sprees at Deira City Centre worth AED 5,000, AED 3,000 and AED 1,000!
For more details on Deira City Centre’s National Day event and promotions visit the mall’s Facebook page www.facebook.com/DeiraCityCentre or website www.DeiraCityCentre.com
About Deira City Centre:
Deira City Centre is the original flagship mall in the Majid Al Futtaim Properties portfolio. Launched in 1995, it pioneered the concept of combining shopping and entertainment in the region. It remains one of the region’s most visited destinations, attracting over 19 million visitors a year.
The Centre has over 370 stores including its anchors – Carrefour, Debenhams, Iconic, Sharaf DG, Virgin Megastore and Paris Gallery. It prides itself with its wide range of mid-market popular brands such as Zara, New Look, Forever 21, H&M, Gap and Splash, as well as a host of electronic stores.
In addition to offering a great and convenient shopping experience, the Centre also features City Centre Hotel and Residence, managed by Pullman; VOX Cinemas, an 11-screen multiplex cinema, Magic Planet family entertainment centre, as well as a food court and several international restaurants and cafes; dedicated tourist services; and a Metro Station at its doorstep.
About Majid Al Futtaim Properties:
Majid Al Futtaim Properties is leading developer of shopping malls together with hotels and mixed-use community projects in the MENA region. Majid Al Futtaim Properties has changed the face of shopping, leisure and entertainment in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). It currently owns and operates ten world-class shopping malls in the region with three of its flagship projects based in Dubai. Majid Al Futtaim Properties has earned numerous accolades and awards from international organizations that have recognized its leadership and the quality of its properties. The Company’s shopping malls continue to witness a steady increase in footfall with more than 135 million visitors during 2010.
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