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Biggest ever New Year's Eve celebrations at Global Village with 7 signature fireworks shows

Biggest ever New Year's Eve celebrations at Global Village with 7 signature fireworks shows

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  • Seven mega-fireworks shows to light up the Dubai skyline and coincide with New Year’s Eve celebrations around the world
  • Series of engaging festive activities to entertain families and children and create the biggest New Year’s eve celebrations in the UAE

Dubai, 22 December 2018:   Global Village, the world’s leading multicultural Festival Park and the region’s first family destination for culture, shopping, and entertainment has announced a series of the biggest entertainment and cultural events and festivities, including seven fireworks shows, to ring in the New Year. 

The ideal destination for families celebrating New Year’s Eve 2019, Global Village will feature massive fireworks displays that will occur at the same time as the New Year is rung in at seven countries around the world. Under the theme “Explore, Experience, Enjoy. This Way!” Global Village musical fireworks displays will go live after the countdown to midnight will take place seven times, each time midnight strikes in one of the seven selected countries. Thousands of guests will participate in counting down the seconds till midnight, before the fireworks kick in, making it the biggest New Year’s eve celebrations in the UAE.

At 8.00 pm UAE time, the festivities will begin with the countdown and an intense firework show in sync with the advent of the New Year in China. At 9.00 pm, they will herald the New Year in Thailand, at 10.00 pm it will be in line with Bangladesh, at 10.30 pm with India and at 11.00 pm with Pakistan. At 12 midnight in the UAE, a special and the biggest fireworks display of the season will mesmerize the guests and ring in the New Year here. At 1.00 am, the display will coincide with the New Year in Moscow, Russia. 

To round off the night, guests can enjoy some of the best shows and performances from the Global Village entertainment team. The entertainment schedule of the night includes one of the highlights shows of this season - the “Malevo” Argentinian show - performing directly after their successful participation in America’s Got Talent. Guests seeking thrill and adrenaline can enjoy the action-packed Superloop stunt show with the world’s first loop the loop stand in a stunt show.

Young guests and kids can also enjoy their night at Global Village with a number of interactive workshops and their favorite character shows performed at the Main Stage as well as at the newly introduced and highly popular Kid’s Theatre. 

Bader Anwahi, CEO of Global Village, said: “Our unique appeal as a family destination for the New Year celebrations has been boosted this season with seven mega fireworks displays as it conforms to guests’ feedback we received earlier. Sustained Improvement in our infrastructure and growth of our facilities, from parking to walkways and larger grounds, have helped us welcome and comfortably host more than a hundred thousand guests at key events this season. We are ready to welcome an even bigger number this New Year’s Eve. We are also proud to reflect the UAE’s ethos as it embraces the world’s cultures with a unique perspective of tolerance and happiness with more than 200 nationalities living here. We are glad to be the platform where guests can celebrate various festivals from around the world in one place, as we are now gearing up to host some of the biggest and finest entertainment events and festivities in the UAE.”

A special Limited-Edition New Year’s Eve Family Pack offers great value

Global Village has introduced a special and limited edition New Year’s Eve Family Pack for the occasion that provides families with a value proposition like never before. It includes four entry tickets, one Carnaval card loaded with AED 100, two Cheeky Monkeys daycare coupons, one restaurant discount voucher with 15% off and one Car Pass A. The pack is being sold only at the Guest Care Centre next to the Gate of the World at Global Village, for a mere AED 249. 

Extended working hours for New Year

Global Village will welcome all guests on Monday, December 31st instead of being a family day and will extend its working hours until 2am instead of midnight. 
NYE 2019 celebrations at Global Village are free to view and participate in as it is part of its entry ticket price of AED 15. 

Season 23 of Global Village will operate until 6th April 2019. It welcomes guests daily from 4:00 pm to 12:00 midnight, Saturday to Wednesday and from 4:00 pm to 1:00 am on Thursday, Friday and public holidays. Mondays are for Family and Ladies admission only.


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