The annual household competition returned for its 23rd version on Thursday with an array of thrilling occasions and promotions.
After a bleak previous couple of months throughout Dubi and the remainder of the world as a result of Covid-19 pandemic, the Dubai Summer time Surprises (DSS) competition has injected much-needed pleasure and celebrations into the hearts of Dubai residents.
The annual household competition returned for its 23rd version on Thursday and customers, predominantly households and youngsters, had been seen at hotspots throughout Dubai benefiting from the enjoyable and protected occasions and mind-boggling promotions.
The DSS kicked off two days after the emirate welcomed holidaymakers from world wide. Furthermore, strict security measures have been put in place throughout the town as a part of steady efforts to battle Covid-19.
From fireworks and mega raffle attracts to pop-up retailers and yoga classes on the viewing deck of the Burj Khalifa, the Dubai Festivals and Retail Institution (DFRE) handpicked a number of thrilling occasions for its DSS line-up this 12 months.
The enjoyable began as quickly as the department stores opened their doorways to friends on Thursday, with a 12-hour sale working from 10am till 10pm at Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) malls throughout Dubai. Guests scooped up financial savings of 25 per cent to 90 per cent on a variety of merchandise, and people who spent Dh300 entered the 12-Hour Share Millionaire raffle with a grand fortunate draw for 1 million Share Factors.
Night at Dubai Downtown witnessed households and kids having fun with the fireworks and Dubai Fountain with the Burj Khaifa all lit up within the background to welcome residents and guests again to the competition time.
Residents had been excited on the DSS opening ceremony, with many who mentioned they’re very blissful to see Dubai mild up in colors once more.
Ishtiaq Salafi mentioned: “Good to listen to excellent news after a very long time. I like you, Dubai.”
Vishal Chaurasia mentioned: “Thanks, Authorities of the UAE, management of Dubai for giving us again today. It’s one thing superb to sit up for because the DSS has been one thing my complete household celebrated yearly.”
“Every year, Dubai Summer time Surprises wows customers with its thrilling and eclectic collection of offers, raffles, promotions, occasions and experiences. DSS has at all times had a particular place within the hearts of Dubai residents and guests and has established itself as one of the crucial eagerly awaited occasions on Dubai’s calendar,” mentioned Ahmed Al Khaja, CEO of the DFRE.
The occasions to search for:
1) Do yoga at Burj Khalifa’s At The High
Ultimate for health followers with a head for heights, Yoga At The High invitations friends to take pleasure in a novel exercise on the Burj Khalifa’s viewing deck. Going down thrice every week through the DSS, as much as 24 yoga lovers can take in the early morning views with lessons happening from 7am.
2) E-book a complete film theatre in your family and friends
VOX Cinemas on the Mall of the Emirates, Metropolis Centre Deira and Metropolis Centre Mirdif will welcome movie followers to ebook their very own film theatre for a ‘Pals and Household-only’ exhibiting of the newest blockbusters. The personal cinema screening supply is on the market all through DSS. Every auditorium sits as much as 10 friends, with commonplace experiences costing Dh450 per individual, or Dh800 for Gold.
3) Do not miss the fireworks
The Pointe, the outside eating and procuring vacation spot on the Palm Jumeirah, will play host to a few nights of unbelievable fireworks and scrumptious offers at a few of its hottest eating places. Skies will probably be illuminated every night time at 8.30pm from July 16-18, whereas residents and guests can take pleasure in meals reductions from July 12 to July 18.
4) Store for a trigger: Help the battle in opposition to Covid-19
Consumers can help the UAE’s conflict on Covid-19 this DSS with the Store and Save Lives at Mercato Mall promotion. Between July 9 and July 29, Dh1 from each Dh100 spent within the mall will probably be donated to the UAE Homeland of Humanity marketing campaign to fight the virus.