Experience the magic of Modesh and Dana at Dubai Festival City Mall this summer


Dubai Festival City Mall welcomes Dubai’s favourite characters Modesh and Dana who are putting together a special edutainment show for the little ones 

Throughout Dubai Summer Surprises 2022, visitors can take part in the Dome of Celebration challenge to win up to AED 20,000 each week.

Dubai,UAE: Dubai Festival City Mall, part of Al-Futtaim Malls, is welcoming Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) with a special show by Modesh and Dana. The city’ s favourite children’s characters will arrive at the mall to wow the little ones from 1st – 7th July. Visitors will also get the opportunity to spend and win with the Dome of Celebration until 4th September.

Modesh and Dana will perform on their very own stage at Dubai Festival City Mall, as they tell their story and educate young ones through adventures – all inspired by the UAE heritage and landscapes. The duo will perform the official Modesh song on stage to which kiddies can sing along and enjoy the wonderful performance. 

Celebrating the 25th anniversary of DSS, on 1st July, mallgoers can watch the inaugural parade of this year’s edition of the city-wide summer event at the mall. On 3rd July, witness the beautiful DSS Nature Parade that can be seen taking rounds around the mall. On 6th and 13th July, children and families can also stop by to say hello to Modesh and Dana who will be roaming the halls of the mall. Take advantage of the opportunity to pose with the destination’s lovable mascots and take home pictures as a memento of this wonderful family experience. 

It doesn’t end there. Throughout DSS, from 1st July – 4th September, visitors who spend AED 300 or more will get the chance to play and win through the Dome of Celebration challenge. Shoppers can enter the Dome of Celebration and collect as many tickets as they can in 60 seconds for a chance to win up to AED 20,000 on Festival City Malls Gift Card each week. Mallgoers can also participate in the on-ground activation and win exciting instant prizes throughout DSS.

Hayssam Hajjar, General Manager, Al-Futtaim Malls – UAE said: “We are excited to bring visitors more exceptional experiences during Dubai Summer Surprises, especially with the arrival of edutainment marvels Modesh and Dana at Dubai Festival City Mall. With unmissable celebrations and plenty of entertainment to look forward to, families will make memories, win prizes, and enjoy plenty of firsts when they visit the destination.” 

Stay tuned for plenty more at Dubai Festival City Mall this DSS! 

Summary of programmes

Modesh Live Stage Show 

  • Date: 1-7 July
  • Time: 5:30pm, 6:30pm, 7:30pm and 8:15pm

DSS 25th Anniversary Parade

  • Date: 1 July
  • Time: 5pm, 6pm, 7:45pm and 9pm

DSS Nature Parade

  • Date: 3 July
  • Time: 5pm, 6pm, 7:45pm and 9pm

Modesh and Dana Roaming Entertainment

  • Date: 6 and 13 July
  • Time: 5:30pm, 6:30pm, 7:30pm and 8:15pm

Dome of Celebration 

  • Date: 1 July – 4 September
  • Time: 4-10pm from Monday – Thursday and 2-10pm from Friday – Sunday

About Dubai Festival City Mall

Dubai Festival City Mall is one of the major shopping destinations in Dubai and the super-regional flagship mall in the Al-Futtaim Malls portfolio. With over 400 outlets, the mall is home to IKEA, renowned fashion brands like Zara, H&M, Marks & Spencer, Nike, Adidas and more. 

The dining destination offers iconic waterfront dining on Festival Bay and comprises 50 restaurants and cafés and the largest food court in Dubai. The mall was the first to bring F&B concepts such as Origami, Oporto, Sugar Factory, Tortilla, a brand-new Rainforest Café, and the Middle East’s only Hard Rock Café to Dubai. The entertainment venue is also home to a 7-star 18-Screen Novo Cinema with 4D IMAX, Fabyland, a 70,000 sq. ft. family entertainment centre, the world-first BOUNCE-X trampoline park and the record-breaking, global attraction IMAGINE. 

About Al-Futtaim Group 

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail, and health; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, we partner with over 200 of the world’s most admired and innovative brands. 

Al-Futtaim’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organisation to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate.

By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration, integrity; Al-Futtaim continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day.