Samba in the streets

Central Park by Meraas launched with lively Brazilian carnival on streets of Dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 February 2019: The city’s first Brazilian Carnival galivanted through the streets of Dubai this weekend to mark the launch of Central Park by Meraas, a new exclusive residential neighbourhood near to City Walk.

Over 50,000 residents, visitors and Meraas representatives attended the event with a distinctive Latin American vibe on 22 February to celebrate the launch of the new nature-inspired neighbourhood which will surround a 40,000 sqm private park in the heart of the emirate.

Salsa and samba rhythms entranced the city’s streets with an enthralling Brazilian ambiance of live music and artists in colourful and sequined outfits, as guests flocked to join in with the fun.

Upon completion, Central Park at City Walk will span across 230,000 sqm. It will boast 12 contemporary terraced mid-rise residential buildings. The residential complex will comprise 187 spacious one- to four-bedroom units that overlook a year-round fertile park, with Dubai’s majestic downtown skyline standing imperiously in the background.

Brazilian drummers drumming: Traditional drummers added to the spirit of the celebrations with their lively beats.

Birds of a Feather: Colourful tableaus manned by artists charmed the guests, bringing a slice of the amazon country to the UAE.

Blue in Bloom: Traditional headgears and bright costumes recreated the carnival charms for visitors.

Hand in hand: Children enjoy and join in with the carnival atmosphere.

Stilt Going Strong: A multitude of performances followed by the successful launch of Central Park at City Walk marked a weekend of fun for the residents of City Walk.

About Meraas

Meraas is a Dubai-based conglomerate that aims to enhance the emirate’s cityscape with a human-centric approach to developing assets in the real estate, tourism, hospitality, F&B, retail, leisure and entertainment, technology, maritime, and healthcare sectors.

Meraas pursues its mission to build creative urban culture where thriving communities can take root. Among its investments are some of the most admired real-estate properties in premium locations, such as Bluewaters Residences, Bvlgari Residences, Cherrywoods, City Walk Residences, Nikki Beach Residences, Port de La Mer Residences, Villa Amalfi, and Zabeel Saray Royal Residence.

The company’s portfolio comprises over 80 million square feet of total developed land, more than 3,500 homes, 2,000 retail units, and 15 landmark destinations, including Al Seef, Bluewaters, Boxpark, City Walk, Dubai Harbour, Jumeira Bay, Kite Beach, La Mer, Last Exit, Pearl Jumeira, The Beach, The Outlet Village, and The Yard.

About City Walk

City Walk, the design-inspired open-air lifestyle destination by Meraas, spanning an area of more than 10 million square feet. A family-friendly hub that seamlessly combines living, shopping, entertainment, hospitality, and wellness options within one integrated space, City Walk offers visitors a unique sense of community and comfort.

Whether it is to live, meet, socialise or shop, dine and spend quality time with loved ones in a serene and sophisticated ambience, City Walk has emerged as the preferred lifestyle choice for residents and tourists.

Designed to evolve as a city within a city that is easily accessible and offers a multitude of residences, retail and leisure choices at one location, in the city of Dubai, City Walk is nestled in a prestigious neighbourhood on Al Safa Street in close proximity to the arterial Sheikh Zayed Road and the sophisticated Jumeirah Street.

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