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Dubai Global Village Announces Calendar Of Events

Dubai Global Village announced an exciting calandar of events for its 14th edition at a press conference in yesterday.  Dubai Global Village is a member of Tatweer Dubai. The 14th edition will run from November 22 to February 27, 2010 with more than 45 countries from around the world participating in the event.  Project Director for Global Village, Saeed Ali Bin Redha, said “Global Village is a pioneering venue for family entertainment, and we constantly aim to introduce innovative elements and attractions with an objective to exceed expectations.”  Last year more than 4.3 million visitors attended.

Redha said visitors will notice the layout of Global Village has been changed to make it easier for visitors to go to pavilions and walk through the park.  Four main cultures will be represented at four entrance gates – European, African,  Arabian,  and Indo-Asian.  He said there are many additions to these years Global Village including more restaurants, more countries participating, and space allocated for performances.

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