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Dubai Christmas Festival 2012

Credit: Nevit Dilmen / CC BY-SA 3.0

As always, this year too, Christmas will be celebrated with much fanfare in Dubai. You can be a part of Christmasy taking place at the Dubai Christmas Festival, at Dubai Media City from 6th to 8th December.

The Dubai Christmas Festival as always will bring a lot of exciting events for people. The festival will feature local stalwarts such as celebrated chefs Tom Egerton, Nick Alvis, Suzanne Husseini and Scot Price.  The Boxtones and Lisa Theunissen will also be performing live on stage.

The Crate and Barrel stand will focus on homes and festive decor. You can work on festive projects related to lightning, decorating, table setting and even baking.

Festive Food will feature food from Dubai's top restaurants. The Choithrams Cookery Theatre will feature secret tips for stuffing a turkey, making a Christmas pudding and other festive treats.

Groove to the rhythm of some classic Christmas carols performed by rocking bands at the Philips Music Stage. Visitors can enjoy shopping at the Christmas market, with heavy discounts on luxury brands, as well as local and artisan crafts. A glorious Christmas tree with a countdown to turn on the lights and a festive choir performed by the Wellington school. 

Kids will have a gala time visiting Santa's Grotto and getting lost in the Christmas winter wonderland. They can also learn to make few food items here like Spinach Artichoke Dip, Potato Salad, Apple Crumble and other savoury treats.

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