Published on July 22nd, 2015 | by Manisha Surange


World Premiere show of Daffy Duck and Taz at ‘Eid in Dubai’ celebrations

Excitement for all kids looking forward to an intriguing Looney Tunes extravaganza got more than they expected, as the world première of the Daffy Duck & Taz stage show “What Stole My Chicken?” opened in front of a large audience of families and children at Mall of the Emirates on the first day of Eid.DaffyDuck2

The show, which is part of the annual ‘Eid in Dubai- Eid Al Fitr’ celebrations is organised by the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE). DFRE is an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), will run until July 26th.

The stage show has been particularly produced and written for audiences in Dubai, was spellbinding for young, as they followed the twists and turns of the plot, which features spectacular sound and light effects and some of the most popular Looney Tunes characters.

With Dorlock Holmes, one of the most famous cartoon detectives in history, kids got to witness mystery being solved of the missing chickens. Packed with peculiar noises and even stranger footprints, children were excited and on the edge of their seats following Dorlock on a classic tale of mistaken identity. The detective wondered if Bugs Bunny was to blame, but audiences who watched the show live got to see the end and came face to face with the big and scary chicken thief.

After each show, young mall visitors got together around the Looney Tunes characters at special Meet & Greet events, posing for pictures with the cartoon stars of the show.

DaffyDuck5Kids also assembled at the fun Daffy Duck Zone, to relax in the ‘Chill out’ area while watching Daffy Duck cartoons. They participated in some colouring entertainment with Daffy Duck templates, creating Daffy Duck beaks and masks, and much more.

Mall of the Emirates is going to host three 20 minute shows of the exciting story each day until July 26th, with each stage show followed by a Meet & Greet session. The Daffy Duck & Taz shows will take place every day at the Central Galleria, Mall of the Emirates at 17:30, 18:45 and 20:00.

The annual Eid in Dubai celebration is intended at further elevate Dubai’s position as the chosen destination for families during the Eid Al Fitr holidays. Audiences will get to watch an exciting line up of other fun events across the city as part of the ‘Eid in Dubai – Eid Al Fitr’ celebrations. These events are organized to brings together people from different communities and cultures from within and outside the emirate to promote the true spirit of the emirate’s multicultural environment under the theme, “United in Celebration”.

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