DSS visitors enjoy mix of shopping and fun at Mercato

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As part of Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS), the region’s longest running summer extravaganza, Mercato is running a series of circus themed activities aimed at offering families and tourists an enriching shopping experience.

On Monday (25 July), the popular mall in the heart of Jumeirah, added to the shopping excitement by treating DSS visitors to the Circo Latino show that was specially staged for media personnel and their families.

With stunning Latino themed circus acts the event provided an awesome experience for DSS visitors to Mercato. This energetic Latino circus show entertained the audience with Flamenco music and fascinating acts from dancers, jugglers, contortionists, and comedians.

The fun continued after the show with children offered the chance to interact with circus performers and learn a few of their unique tricks at the Kids Circus Workshop, located on the first floor of the mall.

In addition to Circo Latino, which runs until 30 July, the mall will also host Il Circo, an Italian and European themed circus from 1 – 20 August, and roaming artistes.

Meanwhile, the ‘Shop & Win’ promotion at Mercato this DSS has received a huge response, with shoppers being enticed to participate by the range of luxury prizes on offer. Shoppers who spend AED 200 get the chance to win a dream 7 nights holiday for the whole family to the exotic island of Mauritius, or a Cadillac Escalade car or a jewellery prize worth AED 25,000.

The show at Mercato is part of the varied entertainment lined up for the DSS this year, to position the city as the summer destination of choice for visitors and families. DSS 2016 runs until 20 August under the theme ‘Own The Summer’ offering residents and visitors unbeatable deals, great events and family fun.

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With the ultimate vision of positioning Dubai as the world’s leading tourism destination and commercial hub, Dubai Tourism’s mission is to increase the awareness of Dubai among global audiences and to attract tourists and inward investment into the emirate. Dubai Tourism is the principal authority for the planning, supervision, development and marketing of Dubai’s tourism sector. It markets and promotes the Emirate’s commerce sector, and is responsible for the licensing and classification of all tourism services, including hotels, tour operators and travel agents. Brands and departments within the Dubai Tourism portfolio include Dubai Convention and Events Bureau, Dubai Calendar, and Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (formerly known as Dubai Events and Promotions Establishment). In addition to its headquarters in Dubai, Dubai Tourism operates 20 offices worldwide.

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