- Concert by Kuwaiti band Miami, fireworks, IMAGINE show and activations at Burj Khalifa and Dubai Frame among the celebration highlights
- Hotels roll out exciting family packages to mark the joyous occasion
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 February 2020: In a reflection of the strong relations between the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait, and the people of both countries, Dubai is gearing up to host an array of events, experiences and promotions to celebrate the National Day of the State of Kuwait, which falls on 25 February.
The line-up of events that will mark the National Day of Kuwait will offer families and visitors the opportunity to enjoy festive experiences including a concert featuring Miami Kuwaiti Band, a fireworks display, performances from traditional bands, family-oriented activities at malls and activations at landmarks including Burj Khalifa and Dubai Frame. Hotels in Dubai have also announced family packages and promotions in celebration of the National Day of Kuwait.
Ahmed Al Khaja, CEO of Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment, said, “As Dubai sets to celebrate the National Day of Kuwait with great enthusiasm, the annual festivities speak volumes of the strong relations between the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait, firmly bound by the same values and cultural backgrounds that we share. As we join the people of Kuwait in celebrating this joyous occasion, Kuwaiti visitors will not only be able to enjoy some of the best destination experiences and offers, but will also have the opportunity to extend their stay and be part of another great celebration – the Dubai Food Festival, which commences on 26 February.”
The line-up of activities to celebrate National Day of Kuwait in Dubai:
MIAMI BAND LIVE IN CONCERT
21 February, main cultural stage, Global Village
Catch the renowned Miami Band from Kuwait in action at Global Village, the popular multicultural festival park. The ‘Miami Band Live in Concert’ will start at 9:00pm, as the group of highly talented musicians will sing some of the hits that catapulted them to stardom. The concert is included within Global Village’s entry ticket of AED 15, and there will be a dedicated area for women and children.
CELEBRATIONS AT MALLS
Dubai Festival City Mall
25 February – 25 March 2020
In celebration of Kuwait National Day, Dubai Festival City Mall will be hosting a special edition of their award-winning IMAGINE show on 25 February, followed by a dazzling display of fireworks. Kuwaiti nationals can also enjoy special offers at the mall from 25 February until 25 March. During this period, shoppers can take advantage of “buy one get one free” offers at Haagen Daz, Zen Diamond and Optivision while Atasay will be offering a 30 per cent discount on diamonds, and Chic and Tamaris stores will be offering 20 per cent off on purchases. Amira and Sacoor Brothers will be offering 10 per cent discounts while you can avail of a 15 per cent discount on services worth over AED100 at the Barber Room and Flairs. Customers who spend between AED 50 and AED100 or above at Miniso will receive a gift.
Al Nakheel Mall, Ibn Battuta Mall, Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Mirdif, Dubai Festival City
25 February; 4.00pm – 10.00pm
Visitors and shoppers at five leading malls can enjoy performances by traditional bands such as Ayala and Harbiya, as part of the roaming entertainment that will be rolled out by shopping destinations in celebration of the National Day of Kuwait.
ACTIVATIONS AND EXPERIENCES
25 February, 7:00pm.
Burj Khalifa, the global icon by Emaar, will celebrate the National Day of Kuwait with a projection of the Kuwaiti flag, alongside a Dubai Fountain show.
25 February, Za’abeel Park
3:00pm - 7:00pm.
Dubai Frame will celebrate Kuwait National Day with a projection of the Kuwaiti flag on Dubai’s landmark attraction from 6:00PM onwards on 25 February. Visitors will also get to enjoy performances by a traditional band on the same day, as part of the Kuwait National Day celebrations at Dubai Frame.
Public Parks of Dubai Municipality
Za’abeel Park, Creek Park, Mamzar Beach Park, Safa Park, Mushrif Park
25 February, 8:00am until 10:00pm.
Dubai Muncipality is offering Kuwaiti nationals free entry to all its public parks in Dubai, as part of the National Day of Kuwait celebrations. To gain free access to five family parks in Dubai, Kuwaiti nationals are required to show an identification card at the gate.
Dubai Parks and Resorts
21 - 29 February
Celebrate Kuwait National Day with the awesome offer from LEGOLAND® Dubai, MOTIONGATE™ Dubai and BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai. Buy a 1-Day 3 Park ticket to LEGOLAND Dubai, MOTIONGATE Dubai and BOLLYWOOD PARKS Dubai and receive four tickets for the price of three. This offer is valid for Kuwaitis only.
La Perle by Dragone
Until 29 February, Al Habtoor City
To celebrate Kuwait’s National Day, the award-winning aquatic show La Perle by Dragone is offering everyone the opportunity to elevate their experience. Purchase a ticket during this offer period and get a free upgrade to the next ticket category.
Manzil Downtown Dubai and VIDA Downtown Dubai Hotel
Visitors can stay between 20 to 29 February for a minimum three nights and celebrate Kuwait National Day with a 25 per cent discount and additional benefits including free accommodation for up to two kids aged 4 – 11 with one extra bed on the meal plan that is booked, as well as free tickets to VR Park and Dubai Aquarium and free breakfast for all occupants of the room. Offer is for Kuwaiti Nationals only.
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Stay between 20 to 29 February and enjoy additional benefits such as receiving US$ 70 F&B credit per adult per stay, free stay for up to two kids aged 4 – 11 with one extra bed on the meal plan that is booked, as well as free tickets to VR Park and Dubai Aquarium. Offer is for Kuwaiti Nationals only.
Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa – Dubai; 29 February
Visitors can celebrate Kuwait National Day by booking their stay in advance at www.al-maha.com with discounted Prepay & Save rate and enjoy the finest of Emirati hospitality. An overnight stay includes exciting desert activities within the unique Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve while a Timeless Spa with an infinity pool await its guests to offer exceptional rejuvenating treatments, full relaxation and recreation.
Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Hotel; offer available until 28 February
Everyone can celebrate Kuwait National Day by saving up to 50 per cent on a second room for the kids when staying at Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Hotel. What's more, kids can eat for free at participating restaurants when dining with their parents.
JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai; 24 until 28 February
Celebrate Kuwait National Day at JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, the world's tallest 5-star hotel in Business Bay, overlooking the Dubai Water Canal. Take advantage of the Advance Purchase offer and enjoy a luxury break in a Deluxe guestroom and daily breakfast in the award-winning Kitchen6 restaurant.
Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre; offer available until 25 February
This Kuwait National Day, enjoy a 25 per cent discount on rooms when booking in advance and head down to Le Meridien Dubai to unlock an exciting world of adventure. Hotel guests can relish their taste buds and embark on a culinary journey across 18 different food and beverage outlets.
Sheraton Grand Hotel; offer available until 31 March
Celebrate Kuwait National Day by booking for a minimum of two nights using Promo Code: MAJ and take advantage of the hotel’s Half Board Package for a stress-less vacation and a great celebration. Experience the tastiest selection of delicacies for breakfast and dinner over seven interactive live cooking stations.
Sheraton Mall Of The Emirates Dubai; 21 until 29 February
Celebrate Kuwait National Day with special offers at Sheraton Mall of the Emirates Dubai. Visitors can extend their stays with more value when booking and paying with Mastercard® to enjoy: 1 free night when booking 2 nights; 1 free night when booking 3 nights or 2 free nights when booking 4 nights.
Habtoor Grand Resort Autograph Collection; 20 until 25 February
Visitors can enjoy a 20 per cent discount on their stay inclusive with breakfast for two while up to two kids (up to 6 years old) get to stay for free.
The Meydan Hotel; 25 until 29 February
In preparation for the Kuwait National Day, the Meydan Hotel Dubai is happy to share a special offer to Kuwaiti families. Visitors can stay for a minimum three nights from 25 to 29 February and enjoy an additional 30 per cent discount on the extended nights, and a confirmation of adjacent rooms if two rooms are booked, a 25 per cent discount on F&B and 25 per cent discount on SPA treatments.
Grand Hyatt Dubai; offer available until 1 August
Celebrate Kuwaiti National Day at Grand Hyatt Dubai, which is a conveniently located luxury 5 star city resort hotel near Wafi Mall with great leisure facilities. Stay for over three nights and enjoy 20 per cent off your stay. Enjoy 13 award-winning dining options and create memorable experiences with your family.
Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai and Caesars Resort Bluewaters Dubai; offer available until 30 April
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Starting from just AED956 per room per night, the sensational package deals comprise of 20% discount on room rates with complimentary breakfast, exclusive access to Laguna Waterpark, Mattel Play! Town and the Green Planet for two guests, access to the pristine private beach and temperature-controlled infinity pools and Empire Club and ROAM for the children, this deal is one you don’t want to miss!
Nestled on Bluewaters, a modern family-oriented island destination, Caesars Bluewaters Dubai brings beachside elegance with a touch of Las Vegas to a city, well known for its high standard of luxury. Comprising two 5-star hotels – Caesars Palace Bluwaters Dubai and Caesars Resort Bluewaters Dubai – as well as The Residences at Caesars Palace, this immersive destination delivers on the ultimate getaway for all.
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