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Emaar blends Islamic Art and Arabian hospitality at ‘Downtown’ Ramadan tent

: Tuesday, June 24 - 2014 @ 13:08

The rich heritage of Arabian hospitality will meet the captivating beauty of Islamic art this Ramadan, at ‘Downtown,’ Emaar’s Ramadan tent in Downtown Dubai.

‘Downtown’ provides visitors with an experience like no other; a journey that begins at the spectacular entrance, where they can observe the design aesthetics of Emaar’s upcoming projects, including The Opera District and Dubai Hills Estate models, spread across the venue.

Visitors can revel in a warm, welcoming and truly celebratory ambience with hues of purple enveloping the tent, which opens to unmatched views of Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. They can enjoy world-class traditional and contemporary cuisine, catered by Emaar Hospitality Group, the hospitality and leisure subsidiary of Emaar.

‘Downtown’ will offer an array of authentic Arabic dishes and shisha flavours served in a relaxing environment set to the backdrop of traditional music. Over 700 guests can be seated at ‘Downtown.’

Featuring an inspiring selection of Islamic art from ‘The Gallery’ at Emaar Pavilion by the London-based gallery Ahlan Art, ‘Downtown’ will be home to a handpicked collection of 27 paintings, which embody the essence of the Holy Month of Ramadan and highlight Islamic culture and art.

Incorporating verses from the Holy Quran, illustrations of mosques and other elements associated with the Holy Month, the exhibition will feature works in various mediums including acrylic, calligraphy, watercolour, mixed media, and photography, by artists from Africa, India, Lebanon, Pakistan, Syria and the UK.

Ahmad Al Matrooshi, Managing Director, Emaar Properties PJSC, said: “This year, ‘Downtown’ will feature an unparalleled collaboration of Islamic art and Arabian hospitality, ensuring a truly differential experience for visitors, that highlights the spirit of the Holy Month of Ramadan. Whether visitors choose to dine under the magnificently-lit tent ceiling or in one of two glorious gardens, enclosed in a glass façade that provide a truly starry evening, ‘Downtown’ will be the must-visit Ramadan venue for get-togethers with family and friends.”

In addition to individual and family reservations, ‘Downtown’ makes for the ultimate destination for corporate Iftars, offering organisations the choice of reserving a section of the tent, savour a heart-warming a la carte feast, and truly mark the spirit of the Holy Month with their associates.

Guests can also catch the live broadcast of FIFA 2014 World Cup, with daily matches screening on large LED screens all around ‘Downtown.’

‘Downtown’ will be open from the first to the last day of Ramadan. For reservations, please call +9714 4238883 or for corporate bookings +9714 4287938 or visit www.mydowntowndubai.com.

For more information on Emaar, please contact:
Kelly Home / Nivine William
ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller
+9714 4507 600
[email protected] / [email protected]

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