Star of London's West End takes centre stage at Dubai Christmas Festival

Star of London's West End takes centre stage at Dubai Christmas Festival

09.12.2014: Princess Sing-A-Long Concert set to be top hit with children at cityís ultimate festive celebration

Princess Sing-A-Long Concert set to be top hit with children at city’s ultimate festive celebration



Caption:     Renowned star of London’s West End stage and Dubai’s Leading lady, Lucy Hunter James is set to take centre stage at Dubai Christmas Fest with classic songs from children’s all-time favourite animated movies including The Little Mermaid and Beauty and the Beast.



Christmas may be a few weeks away but the magic has already begun in the city as Dubai Christmas Fest has revealed an exciting new feature for the three day event – the Princess Sing-A-Long Concert.


The musical journey featuring a host of favourite children’s movie songs is a concert where renowned star of London’s West End stage, Lucy Hunter James will perform a selection of top hit magical songs.


Songs including Beauty and the Beast, A Whole New World and Someday My Prince Will Come will be performed on the main stage of Dubai Christmas Fest, running this weekend, 11-13 December, at Dubai Media City Amphitheatre.


Children are invited to dress up as their all-time favourite Prince or Princess and join in the magical sing-a-long, taking place on the ICY Extravaganza Stage at 3.15pm on Friday 12 December.  The best dressed Princess or Prince could be in with the chance to join Lucy on the stage and receive an enchanted festive gift.


In addition to Friday’s performance, Dubai Christmas Fest will host two additional shows with Lucy Hunter James which will feature a variety of songs from one of this year’s favourite hit movies.  Children can join in the additional Sing-a-longs with Lucy and friends at 5.10pm on Friday 12 and Saturday 13 December.


“Performing at Dubai Christmas Fest this year will be one of the highlights of the year for me and a great way to get everyone feeling festive before the big day,” said Hunter James. 


“I love working with kids and can’t wait to have some of the best dressed princes and princesses up on stage with me, singing along to some all-time favourites.”


The Princess Sing-A-Long isn’t the only new feature added to this year’s show.  This year’s pantomime features Aladdin and the Genie’s on a Christmas Adventure, while the new rodeo reindeer and penguin bowling alley are sure to keep children entertained.  Visitors can also take part in favourites from last year such as Dubai’s biggest snowball fight and an al fresco skate in the ice rink.


Festive dishes from Dubai’s hottest restaurants will be on offer, and local and global retailers have been busy putting their individual twists on festive workshops.  French Bakery will display their magnificent baking skills with delicious Christmas treats, which visitors can take home, while Crate and Barrel returns with plenty of holiday inspiration and gifting ideas. 


Chris Fountain, Managing Director of Turret Media, the organisers of Dubai Christmas Fest said: “The countdown to Dubai Christmas Fest has begun!  This is the festive event of the season and with this year’s new features we are set for a weekend of family fun in the snow and the sunshine.  Dubai Christmas Fest offers the best opportunity for the whole of the city to join in the festive spirit.”


Tickets are selling fast for both the Dubai Christmas Fest and Aladdin and Genie’s Christmas Adventure Pantomime.  Children tickets start at AED25, while a Gold Adult pass (AED100) provides fast track entry, two drinks vouchers, a mince pie and a Santa’s hat as well as access to all festive features. 



Dubai Christmas Fest Timing


Thursday 11 December, 4:00pm to 10:00pm

Friday 12 December and Saturday 13 December, 3:00pm to 10:00pm

Aladdin and Genie’s Christmas Adventure

Thursday 11 December, 3:00pm – 3:45pm

Friday 12 December and Saturday 13 December, 2:00pm – 2:45pm

Santa’s Grotto
Open from 4:00pm to 10:00pm daily  



Visit www.dubaichristmasfestival.com for more information




- Lindsay Johnston, Total Communications Dubai .- also photo

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09.12.2014 / MaP

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