Diwali in Dubai: From digital rangoli competitions to live entertainment, here’s what’s on offer this week – News | Tech Rasta


The final week of the festival will offer grand prizes, Bollywood shows every night, and even performances by popular comedian Zakir Khan.

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Published: Monday 24 Oct 2022, 5:57 PM

Last updated: Monday 24 October 2022, 5:59 PM

This Diwali, residents and tourists in Dubai are in for a real treat. The city comes alive this year with opportunities to win big, the best retail deals, colorful Diwali markets, spectacular live entertainment, fireworks and much more.

During the final week of the festival, don’t miss the last chance to win gold and party with Dubai Jewelery Group and Dubai Mall Group, and laugh the night away with Zakir Khan’s show. Enjoy Diwali celebrations and spectacular markets at City Center Deira and Burjuman Mall, while Global Village will be going all Diwali in Dubai, with fireworks, Bollywood shows and more. And that’s not all: buyers can win the grand prize of a Suzuki Baleno 2023 at Al Shindagha City Center.

Go for the gold

Celebrate Diwali in the City of Gold with Dubai Jewelery Group, with 50 per cent off on selected diamond jewelery collections and up to 50 per cent off on selected jewellery. Buy gold, diamonds, pearls or jewelery worth Dh500 or more at participating stores to win shopping vouchers worth Dh5000 each.

A total of Dh 150,000 worth of jewelery vouchers will be awarded to 30 winners; those who want to know more about the deals and participating stores can visit www.dubaicityofgold.com.

Until October 28, 20 lucky winners will win 24 carat gold coins worth up to Dh 100,000 in total. Spend Dh200 at Arabia Centre, Al Ghurair Centre, Dubai Outlet Mall, Al Quoz Mall, Central Mall, Times Square Centre, Bay Avenue, Al Khail Gate and Al Bustan Center to get a raffle ticket for a chance to win a gold. worth Dh 5000. The lottery draw will be held at 6pm on October 29 at the Arabian Centre.

Residents can also join the festivities at City Center Deira as the mall brings in Diwali with dance and drum performances, a Bollywood Zumba workshop, and many more fun activities. Until October 30, visitors can get henna tattoos, participate in an exclusive digital Rangoli contest, and take full advantage of great retail deals. Shoppers who spend more than Dh300 can even enter a daily draw to win a gold coin worth more than Dh1,000.

At Dubai Festival City Mall, shoppers can have a blast this Diwali with great gifts, unmissable deals and incredible entertainment. Until October 28, shoppers who spend Dh300 and above have a chance to be one of 10 lucky winners to win a gold bar weighing 50 grams.

Representing the electrifying atmosphere of Diwali, BurJuman has curated activities and offerings to make the festival of lights a memorable one, which runs until October 30. Visitors can shop the special Diwali Bazaar on the 3rd level of the mall, complete with pop up kiosks. offering authentic clothing, accessories, decorations, and of course, sweet and savory Diwali treats. The weekend lights up the store with mini fashion shows, beauty classes, instant giveaways, and live entertainment.

At Al Shindagha City Center the festival of lights gives one lucky shopper the chance to win the grand prize, a Suzuki Baleno model, 2023. Share members who spend more than Dh 200 at Al Shindagha City Center will be entered into a draw until October 28 .The mall will also have traditional Indian dance performances till October 26, sure to make this Diwali in Dubai one to remember.

Global Village will open on October 25 and celebrate Diwali with spectacular Bollywood shows every night, as well as authentic arts, crafts and performances at the beautiful Indian pavilion. Tickets to Global Village are available for just Dh18 when booking from the website. Visitors can enjoy delicious and plentiful Indian flavors at Indian Chaat Bazaar, Indian restaurants, and more. The spectacular musical fireworks on October 25 and 28 are a great opportunity to make memories with friends and family during the light festival.

Zakir Khan, one of India’s most talented and in-demand comedians, and currently on his ‘Tathastu’ world tour, will be performing in Dubai this Diwali, at The Agenda. The show will start at 8.30PM, October 28 with tickets starting at Dh95 only. This show is not to be missed.



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