Global Village receives 1.25 million visitors during the first month
Overwhelming response from Audience in the 40th UAE National celebrations
UAE, Dubai 4 December 2011: Global Village, the largest outdoor family entertainment venue in the region and member of Tecom Investments, has announced receiving 1.25 million visitors since the opening on 1st November till now.
Last Thursday and Friday, Global Village received 200,000 visitors, especially in light with the 40th UAE National Day celebrations. Furthermore, Khalifat Zayed show has attracted many visitors and received high praise from all audience.
This turnout from visitors is striking that Global Village is the most important entertainment venue in the Middle East. Therefore, Global Village is always keen on the development and modernization in all facilities. It is also the culmination of the continued success of Global Village to attract millions of visitors every year.
Global Village management prepared well last Friday, opening all gates half hour earlier than the official entry as hundreds of visitors crowded from 3:30 pm.
Parking in Global Village with capacity of 16 thousand was full from 6 pm which led Global Village management to offer number of buses to transport visitors from parking to gates and vice versa. This move came due to overcrowding from families.
Visitors spent 8 hours of fun and entertainment, roaming in various pavilions and interact with many performances. Restaurants also offer diverse cuisines cater all nationalities and tastes.
More than 30 pavilions provide a variety of goods and received overwhelming response from the audience in addition to Art and entertainment shows brought from all over the world witnessing high response from all visitors.
Global Village is keen to introduce new ways of entertainment every year. This year, Global Village prepared an array of variety shows from around the world. Dancing Fountain show and Water screen are the prominent activities as well as different events which brought for the first time ever in the region.
Global cultural theatre also is another feature in this season, hosting many shows including the Argentinean Troupe show, African folk show and different concerts.
Several games were added to Fun Fair which increased space by 30%, matching all ages of from 4 years. Some of these games attract Amateur adventures.
Shows provided by difference pavilions in Global Village considered as open theatre for audience to learn more about the different cultures of the world.
Since the inauguration in 1997, Global Village has become the key entertainment and shopping destination in the region. It includes rich diverse cultures and civilizations and offers a diverse range of restaurants and shops from across the world. In fact, Global Village is the main entertainment, culture and family fun destination in the region
For more information about the Global Village shows and activities, please contact the call centre on 04-3624114, or visit www.globalvillage.ae and stay tuned to Global Village updates through Facebook and Twitter (GlobalVillageAE) and through the 24/7 online live streaming channel on www.watchglobalvillage.tv.
About Global Village:
Global Village, is Dubai's exciting and unique annual tourism destination and spectacular multicultural entertainment centre. Launched in 1996, Global Village made its debut on the Creek Side opposite Dubai Municipality. It later moved to the Oud Metha area and then on to Dubai Festival City, until it found a permanent home in 2005 on Emirates Road.
From hosting 18 country pavilions in 1997, Global Village has seen a steady increase in the number of pavilions over the years, with added entertainment and culinary attractions every passing year. Global Village 2011-2012 will be held from November 1, 2011 and will continue for 124 days, culminating on March 3, 2012.