Март 27, 2014
Emaar Properties' flagship development, the 500-acre Downtown Dubai, has become the stage for over 30 installations, celebrating the collaboration of art and light in one dynamic destination until March 29, 2014.
The inaugural 'Dubai Festival of Lights, ' held in collaboration with the City of Lyon's Festival of Lights (Fête des Lumières de Lyon), boasts environment-friendly LED lighting, from video mapping, and lighted sculptures, to interactive pieces, covering the alleyways and public spaces of 'The Centre of Now.'
The five-day event held until March 3, the Emirates Classic Car Festival featured over 300 classic cars and motorcycles, the largest showcase to date, a significant in participation compared to 2013. The cars on display ranged from 1928 to 1984, from Corvette Sting Rays to Bentleys and Rolls Royce.
A highlight of the Festival was a Pre-World War II Mercedes, with a super-charged engine, from 1923; and the first car ever made under the Mercedes Patent Wagon, 1982.
Winners of the 6th Emirates Classic Car Festival were evaluated on the basis of upkeep, value, originality, uniqueness, finishes, and visual aesthetics.
Emaar marked the culmination of the 6th Emirates Classic Car Festival, with a spectacular awards ceremony.
Make sure you join us next year.
Swim with the sharks at Dubai Aquarium
The aquatic world has an irresistible charm... to watch the fluidity, ease and grace of sand tiger sharks, the excited flapping of rays, the placid flow of myriad fish species... a showcase of nature's spellbinding diversity...
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, in the heart of The Dubai Mall, illuminates the marvels of the ocean-ﬂoor, and showcases one of the most diverse collections of marine life worldwide. Dubai Aquarium has over 33, 000 aquatic animals, including over 400 sharks and rays combined. Dubai Aquarium's 270-degree glass walkthrough tunnel makes for incredible close-encounter experiences with some of the most fascinating underwater animals on the planet. And the adventurous can always venture for a shark dive... right here in the mall!
For more information on Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, please visit http://www.thedubaiaquarium.com/
Dubai ushers in 2015 with world’s most-watched New Year’s Eve spectacle by Emaar and a Guinness World Records title. The ‘Largest LED-Illuminated Façade’ around Burj Khalifa was the centre of all glitz as it regaled the teeming spectators with one of the world’s brightest visual displays to date. Over 4.7 tonnes of fireworks were used for the fireworks display with 25, 000 shots lighting up the sky!
In celebration of UAE 43 National Day, The Parade-Downtown Dubai took place 29 November 2014 on Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard. Over 4, 500 participants from Government institutions, Local Schools, Companies, marched proudly with their floats, mascots, cars, motorbikes, celebrating the Spirit of the Union.
New Year's Eve 2011, the place to be in is Dubai, as the city's 'Global Icon, ' Burj Khalifa — the world's tallest building by Emaar Properties — rings in 2011 with an unprecedented spectacular that will elevate the city to the league of the world's most sought-after destinations for New Year's Eve celebrations.
In the proud tradition of the gala celebrations marked around iconic structures such as the Sydney Opera House, Paris Eiffel Tower and at New York Times Square, Dubai is welcoming the world with the Burj Khalifa New Year's Eve Gala.
Also marking the first anniversary of Burj Khalifa, which soars high at 828 metres (2, 716.5 ft), the New Year's Eve Gala has a mystique theme that encompasses the entire Downtown Dubai community, the 500-acre mega development by Emaar, described as 'The Centre of Now.'
At the heart of the flourishing lifestyle community is Burj Khalifa, which will usher in the New Year with a colourful countdown followed by a laser-fireworks-lights spectacle. Flagging off the celebrations is a fire-water performance of The Dubai Fountain, the world's tallest performing fountain overlooking Burj Khalifa.
The Dubai Fountain will sway to the rhythm of world music, with fire flames and water jets in harmonious flutter, creating a spellbinding effect on viewers. As the countdown for the New Year begins, the Downtown Dubai community will be enveloped with lights and lasers effects.
Large television panels will display the countdown, and the New Year will be ushered in with a dazzling fireworks-laser-lights display atop Burj Khalifa — marking it as the world's highest fireworks celebration for the New Year.
Music, specially composed for the event, will add to the surreal ambience, offering spectators a never-before-experienced New Year's Eve gala. The celebration will continue for another hour with The Dubai Fountain performing continuously to a range of world and Arabic music.
Downtown Dubai will welcome 2014 with a spectacular extravaganza like no other.
Everything has been set for our world famous Burj Khalifa New Year's Celebrations.
Join us and celebrate the dawn of a new year.
Watch Live on YouTube or see you Downtown 8pm.