x Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 26 July 2017

Head to Global Village, watch the Legend of the Mermaid, race to Speed Week and more.

Families enjoy the sights and sounds of Global Village. Sarah Dea / The National
Families enjoy the sights and sounds of Global Village. Sarah Dea / The National

Head to Global Village for the seasonal cultural shopping event that combines family entertainment, rides, circus performers from China, street acts from the UK and other world-class cats. Enjoy food from all over the world, international exhibits and longer hours during the Eid Al Adha holidays. Until Saturday, open from 4pm to 2am, except on October 14 and 15 when it will stay open until 3am, entrance fee Dh15 but free for children under three. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road Exit 37, Dubai, www.globalvillage.ae

learn the traditional Korean paper craft of Hanji, also known as Mulberry Art. Hanji refers to a versatile and durable Korean paper that comes from the mulberry tree, which is glued to furniture, doors and windows transforming them into works of art. To register and for more information, contact DIAC, 04 344 4398, villa #27, 75B Street, Dubai, www.artdubai.com

watch the Legend of the Mermaid, a show that combines an illusionist, an acrobatic mermaid and a magical story. Following the show, see the dolphins and seals take over the spotlight with show of their own. At 6pm, daily except Sunday, from Dh100, Dubai Dolphinarium, Dubai Creek Park, Dubai, 04 336 9773, www.dubaidolphinarium.ae

enjoy all things speed-related at Speed Week from the Moroccan break dancing brigade La Halla Kingzoo, who have a special, speed-inspired show, to the jam skating artists – High Rollaz. Plus, watch the World’s Fastest Piano Juggler, who has been on the Jay Leno and Late Show with David Letterman, the artsy Speed Painters, the Speed Cuber who can solve cube puzzles one-handed in seconds and more. Daily until October 20, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.ferrariworldabudhabi.com

find pre-loved designer wares at reduced prices at Garderobe. The boutique even has pieces from the current fashion season from brands such as Alexander McQueen, Burberry, Dolce & Gabbana and Fendi. And, if you are looking to part with a few of your fashion wares, Garderobe might just be the place. Garderobe, Jumeirah Road, Umm Suqeim 1, Dubai, www.garderobe.ae

Compiled by Kalpana Ramgopal


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