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Colors of Jumeirah - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Jumeirah Mosque Jumeirah is like a Beverly Hills of the Middle East, so this area has an atmosphere of eternal, trouble-free happiness. Tourists can always ask locals for help and will not get rejected because local people are used to a great number of visitors from all parts of the world. They know that someone who decides to have a vacation in Jumeirah wants the best, so they are ready to help tourists to enjoy their best vacation ever. In the opinion of many, Jumeirah is the most beautiful part of Dubai, and there is a reason for that. Explore one of the most famous cities in the United Arab Emirates and make your own opinion on whether that is true or not.
Besides numerous entertaining and shopping centers, the area of Jumeirah is rich in unique landmarks. Old Iranian Mosque is the most famous place of interest in Jumeirah. The old building of … Open
Still, it is important to remember that Jumeirah is an area in a Muslim country, so there are certain rules that tourists must follow. This concerns many aspects of everyday life. Tourists are encouraged to learn more about these traditions before they come to Dubai for a vacation. However, one thing is always the same – visitors who follow local laws and respect local traditions are cordially welcome and local people will treat them with friendliness. Local people are good-spirited and hospitable by nature, so it is absolutely impossible for them to offend or frustrate another person. Tourists shouldn’t reject a dinner invitation from a local person and should never be tactless when dealing with locals. Residents of the UAE have virtually endless patience, but if someone loses their respect that happens once and for always.
Jumeirah regularly hosts many interesting festivals, many of which have become internationally famous and never ceases to attract thousands of guests. Without a doubt, Dubai Shopping Festival is one of such events. All venues in Jumeirah participate in this festival. Shopping malls, hotels, bars, and restaurants offer incredible discounts during this magnificent shopping event. Besides that, there are traditionally many family-oriented events during this time of the year, including fireworks, street performances, and music concerts. There is even a separate entertaining program for children. Special playgrounds for kids open in several parts of the area. The festival starts at the end of December and lasts until the mid-February. Copyright
Jumeirah is a picturesque coastal area that never ceases to attract fans of beach recreation. Jumeirah beaches have the necessary infrastructure for different kinds of sports. There are … Open
Dubai International Kite Fest is a small event that is a part of the larger Dubai Shopping Festival. The kite festival takes place on Jumeirah beaches in January. This is one more interesting event that encourages many people to visit Dubai. The event lasts only three days, during which best sports teams from different countries in the world compete for the honorable title. As a rule, at least five teams participate in the event. They compete in kitesurfing, kite flying, night illuminated flying, and other disciplines. Even if you are not interested in kites, it is still worth to attend this event and enjoy the warm and family-like atmosphere. All main competitions of the event take place on Jumeirah Beach. Besides that, visitors can listen to performances of music bands, learn how to make a kite, and sample local cuisine. The entrance to the festival is absolutely free.
Sunset on Jumeirah Beach By the way, all foodies interested in sampling local food can also do that at the Dubai Food Festival that also takes place on Jumeirah Beach. The festival starts at the beginning of February and ends at the end of March. It is a true feast of gastronomy and cuisine art. As the event is one of the largest food festivals in Dubai, there are always many people who want to visit it. Famous chefs, educative master classes, delicious food, open-air cinemas – these are just some of the events that are available to the lucky people who decide to attend this festival. Many events during the Dubai Food Festival are absolutely free of charge.
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Tourists, who visit the city at the end of April, will be just in time for one more major gastronomic event - Chilli Crab Festival. The popular festival takes place in the amphitheater of the most famous hotel in the neighborhood. Of course, we are talking about Madinat Jumeirah. It is a fabulous place where visitors can try different dishes with fish and clams. Chefs cook dishes of different cuisines of the world, not only the traditional cuisine of the United Arab Emirates. The festival lasts three days, during which visitors can sample different food, enjoy various music performances, play computer games, and attend numerous master classes. Children will also not feel forgotten as there is a special playground for them. Moreover, kids are also welcome to participate in cooking food.
Madinat Jumeirah - night view This is also the location of one of the most prestigious music festivals in the region, namely, Airline Dubai Jazz Festival. This music event is the owner of many prestigious awards and many times got the honorable title of the best music festival. Airline Dubai Jazz Festival starts at the beginning of February and lasts two weeks. It is an open-air event that traditionally attracts people who prefer to relax in the open air instead of stuffy halls. Dubai Media City is one more popular music-related event that focuses on different styles of music. Visitors can listen not only to classic jazz but also to R'n'B, blues, soul, funk, reggae, and some other music styles. Every year, the event is visited by famous and popular musicians, many of which are winners of prestigious music awards.
Films are also popular in Dubai, and there is a proof of that fact – the city hosts the biggest film contest in the Middle East. The popular event takes place in the middle of December and is called Dubai International Film Festival or, in short, DIFF. During this popular event, visitors can traditionally watch many movies from Asia and Africa. This is the time when it is possible to see many famous actors and directors in such places as Madinat Arena, Souk Madinat Theatre, Jumeirah Beach, Mall of the Emirates, and Galleria Mall. They come to the festival from different parts of the world in order to visit such an interesting event and promote their latest works. By the way, tourists can also see celebrities in restaurants and hotels in Jumeirah during this festival.
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