Dubai Shopping Festival ( DSF 2010 ) Started

Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) started on February 15, 1996 as a retail event as a government initiation to to revitalise retail trade in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is later expanded with support from dubai commercial ventures and tourist support ventures as a main tourist attraction to dubai. DSF is a month long event conducted every year and is usually scheduled during the first quarter of the year, attracting about 3-4 million people to Dubai. This year the month long Dubai Shopping Festival started on today 28-1-2010.

dubai shopping festival global village images

dubai shopping festival global village

Apart from the shopping bonanza attractions, Dubai has an array of unique tourist attractions like man made luxurious islands (The Palms) The palm island of Jumeira, The palm island Jebel Ali, the world's tallest building with height of over 800 meters Burj Dubai tower, The luxury Burj al Arab hotel etc. Apart from this the down town dubai where Burj Dubai tower is located is full of newly made towers and shopping complexes, luxury hotels and resorts.

Dubai is famous as city of gold because of gold souks (traditional gold and jewellery shops with attractive offers and selections) located in Deira near to Dubai shopping festival global village. Dubai Gloabal village is novel concept introduced in previous Dubai shopping festivals which is a shopping village where all nations participate with their wares and sellables in their on traditional and cultural styles. Near to gold souks is located the spice souks where a lot of souks ( traditional shops ) sells spices from around the world.

Dubai Duty free Airport image

Dubai Airport Duty Free

dubai shopping festival global village images

dsf global village image

Global Village 2 image

another global village image


fireworks at dubai shopping festival

Dubai Shopping Festival promotion, Burj Al Arab Hotel in background

Dubai Shopping Festival dsf promotion, Burj Al Arab in background

Global Wheel in Dubai shopping festival

Global Wheel ,in Dubai's creek

sublimal shopping message at dsf

sublimal shopping message

Dubai shopping festival dates: 28-1-2010 to 28-2-2010

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