LazyTown gets set to ‘Move the World’ with high energy shows at Mirdif City Centre
Award-winning international children’s show performs live musical shows during Dubai Shopping Festival from January 26-February 4
Dubai, UAE, 25 January 2012 – Inspiring kids to get moving for a healthy and active lifestyle, LazyTown, a popular hit-TV series around the world is coming live-on-stage to Mirdif City Centre. With the mission to ‘move the world’, LazyTown brings its high energy musical shows to the Central Galleria with daily shows starting Thursday January 26th until Friday February 4th as part of Dubai Shopping Festival. There will be three shows daily at: 6:30, 8:30 and 9:30pm lasting 25 minutes each.*
LazyTown Live! at Mirdif City Centre will be fun, energetic and interactive as friends Stephanie and Ziggy band together with local superhero, the super-fit Sportacus to fight off the wicked plots of lazy-loving Robbie Rotten. Kids will have the chance to be a part of the show, helping to become superheros themselves for LazyTown.
“We’re excited to bring such a huge international show to Mirdif City Centre, and with such an important message for children and parents,” said Hamid Noor, Senior Mall Manager for Mirdif City Centre. “Staying active and healthy can be fun, as demonstrated by our high energy attractions such as iFly Dubai, Soccer Circus and AquaPlay. LazyTown Live! will bring in a fun, new entertainment for families this Dubai Shopping Festival, with a key underlying message to ‘get moving’.”
LazyTown is the first and only global children’s entertainment show dedicated to promoting kids health and well-being in a fun way, and has received numerous industry awards.
*Note: there will be no shows on Monday January 30th
About Mirdif City Centre:
Mirdif City Centre is the latest regional shopping mall in the UAE by Majid Al Futtaim Properties, the leading shopping centre pioneer in the MENA region. Mirdif City Centre offers a spectacular architectural backdrop to a very impressive list of retail and entertainment concepts - many of which are new to the area.
Strategically located on Emirates Road and Tripoli Street along Dubai’s Eastern growth corridor, Mirdif City Centre offers easy access with 12 entry and exit points at different levels of its 7,000 vehicle car park. The shopping mall is the first in the region to follow ecologically friendly and sustainability compliant construction techniques from its early design stages and is in the process of acquiring a Gold LEED certification.
With a gross leasable area extending to 196,000 square metres, it is home to 430 world class stores and a market mix that includes brands from retailers in key categories such as convenience, service, fashion, home, electronics, entertainment and leisure, giving shoppers a wealth of choice. Key anchor stores include Carrefour, VOX Cinemas, Debenhams, Emax, Centrepoint, Crate & Barrel, Home Centre and Fitness First.
The Centre’s entertainment includes some new and unique leisure concepts such as a special children’s ‘edutainment’ centre - Playnation with an indoor ‘iFLY’ sky diving experience, a 12 lane bowling alley, Soccer Circus Dubai, an Aquaplay area for younger children and a 10 screen multiplex cinema.
The AED 3 billion centre was funded by Majid Al Futtaim Properties and Emirates National Bank of Dubai.
About Majid Al Futtaim Properties:
Majid Al Futtaim Properties is the 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.
Deira City Centre pioneered the concept of shopping and entertainment in the region. It has over 370 stores with an extensive array of mid-market popular brands, including leisure and entertainment facilities and over 50 restaurants and cafes.
Mall of the Emirates is a world-class shopping mall, housing over 520 international retail brands including 80 luxury stores and a unique range of leisure attractions, anchored by the world-renowned Ski Dubai.
Mirdif City Centre, the latest regional shopping mall in the UAE by Majid Al Futtaim Properties, is home to 430 stores offering the best mix of retail, superior leisure and entertainment concepts that include iFLY Dubai - indoor skydiving centre and VOX Cinemas and many more, and a host of delicious fine dining outlets.