Festival to offer exclusive discounts on multiple varieties of dates! New unprecedented features for children and grown ups!
In its seventh edition, the Emirates International Date Palm Festival will offer exclusive discounts to visitors on variety of dates. Exhibitors from 12 countries have committed on serious discounts on a wide variety of dates for visitors planning to buy at the event.
The main attractions this year include totally new features created for the exhibition over an area of 3000 sqm. These features include a state of the art education zone, a maze, a giant puzzle area, a quiz area in addition to popular previous features such as date climbing, date theatre, date tasting, date kitchen and date photography.
“In its new improved version the festival comprises a wide variety of cultural, culinary and recreational activities, to provide date lovers and heritage enthusiasts an opportunity to savor the best dates from the region and abroad. Visitors will get to learn about and relish the various facets of dates and date palm through special events and activities focusing on arts, cuisines, date palm cultivation and tree climbing.” Mohamed Jalal Al Reyaysa, Chairman of the Higher Organizing Committee for the Date Palm Festival.
One of the largest events of its kind, an exhibition stand allows you to reach more than 25,000 visitors and buyers.
The 6 day extravaganza plans to ignite the passion for dates within the local community, showcasing 200 different date varieties, traditional performances plus live cooking stations with chefs demonstrating innovative date cuisine. Specialists will be on hand to offer recipe ideas, health benefits and facts about the treasured fruit.
A dedicated Kids Zone will keep the little ones happy with an abundance of fun activities. Sit and listen to fascinating tales at Story Time plus choose a palm tree design at the face painting stage. Enter the culinary competition! Submit your favourite recipe* online for a chance to cook live at the festival with the dedicated date chefs. Plus enter the cultural photography competition and see your work of art displayed in the festival gallery.
Visit the website www.datepalmfestival.ae for more information and upload your photo today!