Published on July 22nd, 2015 | by Manisha Surange


Circus Fiesta enthralls shoppers during ‘Eid in Dubai’

Shoppers and all the visitors at Mercato Mall during the start of ‘Eid in Dubai- Eid AL Fitr’ celebrations over the weekend got to witness an exciting display of amazing circus fiesta. Right from acrobatics, human pyramids, illusions, magic tricks the spectacularly choreographed circus antics are as the much-anticipated carnival into town.circuss mercato

The troupe of performers from Ghana, Belarussia, Poland and Italy are putting on a series of world-class acts. They spread cheer each afternoon and evening with jugglers, magicians, roller skaters and acrobats seen at the mall.

The Circus Fiesta began on the first day of Eid, as part of the annual ‘Eid in Dubai’ celebrations organised by the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE). DFRE is an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), intended at promoting Dubai’s position as the preferred destination for families during the Eid Al Fitr holidays.

Circus Mercato 5Young kids and adults lined up to watch the colourful performers from Ghana stack themselves into gigantic pyramids and carry out gravity-defying equilibrium acts in sync with the rhythmic tunes. Shoppers all across the mall were excited to watch the tricks of the roaming circus artistes. Many clowns and magicians along with the highly anticipated daily Kids Circus Workshops fascinated a crowd of young enthusiasts. Kids were able to take lessons in juggling, colourful clown face painting and other circus skills from the professionals.

Families visiting Mercato Mall will be treated to the Circus Fiesta excitement daily with the following shows running during the ‘Eid in Dubai’ celebrations.
African Circus
17th July till – 31st July
Hours: 16:15, 18:00, 21:20
No shows on Sun 26 July

The Comic Magic Show
17th July till – 31st July
Hours: 19:20

Kids workshop
Date: First Day of Eid –29th Aug
15:20, 18:30
No workshop every Wed

Roaming Acts
First Day of Eid –29th August
Hours: 17:00, 17:30, 20:00, 20:50
( No roaming acts every Wed)

Photo courtesy: Supplied

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