Dubai, United Arab Emirates – XX July 2018: Aligning with the message of UAE’s cultural ideology, Al Ghurair Centre, GCC’s first mall, joined hands with Mohammed Bin Rashid Centre for Islamic Culture to host their annual multicultural event. This multicultural festival was aimed at bringing together the rich diversity of numerous ethnic groups in UAE at one place.
With the presence of over 1000 customers, the event saw the attendance of dignitaries from the Dubai Government, the Islamic Affairs & Charitable Activities Department.
Sultan Al Ghurair, CEO of Al Ghurair Properties, said, “This multicultural event imparts a strong message of unity in diversity. With such event we want to create a platform that educates, entertains and engages about various ethnicity to the residents and tourists of UAE. Our effort is to bring together different communities every year to celebrate the rich cultural diversity and to encourage them to blend and celebrate in unity.”
This cultural celebration commenced at 10:00 am, where participating children from different nationalities were dressed up in their traditional attires and showcased a well-orchestrated parade around the mall along with their country flags. The event hosted a cultural stage show which was specially created for children & families where series of small games & competitions were organized.
The Department Islamic Affairs & Charitable Activities Department Official mentioned, “We need to rejoice the fact that we are inhabitants of a uniquely modern and cosmopolitan city and the United Arab Emirates is home to families from all over the world, each with their own distinctive culture. We need to embrace the uniqueness of each other’s culture without any inhibition. These kinds of events encourage to break the barrier and coexist in peace and harmony.”
Visitors at Al Ghurair Centre also enjoyed interactive stalls that further added to the fun elements including live portrait painting and learning how to write their names in different languages.
Through these artistic and cultural programs, Al Ghurair Centre’s goal is to engage with people from various backgrounds and nationalities.
About Al Ghurair Centre
Al Ghurair Centre, part of Al Ghurair Investment LLC, is the first shopping mall in the GCC region consisting of a dynamic master planned residential and commercial community.
Al Ghurair Centre is prominently situated in Deira, the heart of Old Dubai. The mall is one of Dubai’s leading shopping and tourist destinations and features over 270 brands, more than 50 restaurants; spread across the dining district and the food court, entertainment venues and two hyper markets.
Shoppers can treat themselves to a comprehensive mix of retail brands ranging from fashion to home décor, accessories to jewellery and much more. The shopping centre also boasts a bespoke section of traditional local brands covering various merchandise including abayas, shaylas, textiles and Arabic perfumes. The Centre is a vibrant shopping hub always buzzing with events throughout the year.