Region’s popular family edutainment destination to feature World Premiere of Angry Birds Universe, along with interactive experiences offered by Hello Kitty, TRANSFORMERS and WWE
Modhesh World, the region’s much-awaited family edutainment destination, is getting ready to welcome residents and visitors from around the world to revel in a fantastic line-up of family entertainment during the forthcoming ‘Eid in Dubai -Eid Al Fitr’ celebrations.
Visitors are guaranteed of liking a memorable festive experience at Modhesh World, as it will be hosting the world premiere of Angry Birds Universe, and a wide selection of interactive and themed experiences that will carry on all summer long, and until 8 September.
Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), and the organisers of Modhesh World, has combined with top international character licensors including Rovio, Sanrio and Hasbro to present some of the world’s most popular family entertainment characters to Modhesh World. It also includes the World Premiere of the global phenomenon, Angry Birds Universe and interactive experiences featuring the action heroes from the science fiction hit, TRANSFORMERS, the world’s most popular cat, Hello Kitty and WWE, the wrestling entertainment concept.
Designed to offer families in Dubai a stimulating agenda of endless hours of action-packed entertainment, the appearance of these internationally renowned brands at Modhesh World is set further boost Dubai’s position as a year-round family tourism destination.
Modhesh World, which is celebrating its 15th edition this year, is also proposing other entertaining activities for all ages including rides such as Carousel, Chair-O-Plane and Crazy Wave. These include kiddie bungee jumping, bouncy castle-type inflatables, and arcade and video games. Visitors can also learn more about Emirati culture and traditions at the Heritage Zone. Several roaming artists, interactive Meet and Greet opportunities with Modhesh and Hello Kitty, the Skate Demo Show, Eid Modhesh Show, Twister Balloon Show, Dance and Figure Skate Show and many other attractions are further enhancing the entertainment line-up at Modhesh World during Eid and all through summer.
Altogether, Modhesh World is the place for families to be in to enjoy cherished experiences through various attractions and activities range all over several zones. It also includes a varied array of games, contests, rides, shows, adventure-oriented activities, and much more.
During the Eid holidays, Modhesh World is open from 10am to midnight; thereafter, until 8 September, from 10am to 10pm, Saturday to Wednesday; 10am to midnight on Thursday; 3pm to midnight on Friday.
KEY EXPERIENCES AND ATTRACTIONS AT MODHESH WORLD 2014
World Premiere of Angry Birds Universe Interactive Experience
From first day of Eid until 8 Sept, Modhesh World, Dubai World Trade Centre
Modhesh World will host the launch of the World Premiere of “Angry Birds Universe”, an interactive experience based on the popular phenomenon, and offering a whole new experience to families and children. The exclusive Angry Birds area at Modhesh World has many games and hands-on activities covering science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics to offer. The exposure is going to help kids enjoy learning and the knowledge helps them advance in life. Children can come and enjoy the entertainment and fun for all, from toddlers to grandparents.
Hello Kitty and Friends Around The World
Until 8 September, Modhesh World, Dubai World Trade Centre,
Modhesh World is set to present the world’s most famous cat, Hello Kitty, who is bringing along her friends My Melody and twin sisters Kiki & Lala to go on a fun-filled trip to the leading cities of the world – Dubai, London, Tokyo, Moscow and Paris. The Hello Kitty and Friends around the World is a themed zone where Hello Kitty and friends involve themselves in activities around iconic landmarks like Eiffel Tower in Paris. Kids can participate in entertaining fun workshops such as arts and crafts, face painting and fashion.
Transformers Interactive Experience
Right from the very first day of Eid until 8 September, Modhesh World, Dubai World Trade Centre.
Transformers Interactive Experience allows pre-teens (above six years) and teenagers test their abilities in activities and games through various experiences where children will have to use their hand-eye co-ordination, fine motor and spatial skills, problem-solving capabilities and logic. Children can obtain some mesmerising information about their much-loved action heroes from the hit sci-fi movie.
WWE Interactive Experience
From first day of Eid until 8 September, Modhesh World, Dubai World Trade Centre
WWE has a wide-ranging fan base spread all over the Middle East. Children and adults are fascinated now they have a chance to enjoy wrestling mania at Modhesh World! Children (above nine years) can take part in five experiences, none of which has body contact, including Super Strike, which allow participants to play with toys and have their photos taken with a life-sized cut-out. Many other activities are offered for children and also a chance to have their photos taken as mementoes.
Themed games and activities in the Lego area will amuse the entire family, including Build your own Dubai Skyline. The Duplo area is a soft play pit for children under five years. Duplo is a product range of Lego and is intended especially for tiny tots. This zone is a free play area that gives children an opportunity to play, have fun and enhance their young minds at the same time. Educators have constantly cited the Lego bricks’ prospective technique to help children to improve creativity and problem-solving abilities. This event will commence on 19 June.
Visitors to this zone can acquire more knowledge about Emiratis customs, culture and cuisine. It also consists of a place for Henna designs, as well as 20 shops showcasing and selling ethnic merchandise.
A stimulating attraction for all children above three years, Winter Wonderland has three distinct, ice-themed attractions: an Ice Rink that permits children to skate and take part in contests on the ice participate in figure skating and ice hockey classes; a Glide Track, which will see kids sliding down on inner tubes and a Snow Park that gives a feeling of being in the North Pole, with artificial snow blowing around. Children can play in the snow, have snowball fights and make snowmen! This event will commence on 19 June.
Modhesh Fun Fair
Children can make the most of an assortment of rides and games in this fun zone. Among the popular attractions are Pony Express, Choco Cups, Big Apple, Ghost Train, Bungee Jumping, Crazy Wave, Inflatables, Samba Balloon, Battery Boat, River Boat Adventure, Go Gator, Dodgems, Chair0-Pane and Mini Carousel. Extra care is provided to make sure the safety of children during the rides. Each ride has detailed age and height requirements that are followed up to give assurance of complete safety.
Target Shooting Zone
Indoor target shooting, offered by Sharjah Golf & Shooting Club, is a great substitute to the classic paintball game. With a number of paintballs, players (above nine years) must shoot at targets at the end of the shooting range. Another challenging activity is target archery, where players shoot at the mark of coloured rings with arrow tips, specially designed for indoor shooting.
Children of all ages can enjoy water rides without the fear of getting wet, with bumper boats, water rollers and pedalos.
High Ropes Adventures
Children (nine to 12 years) challenge a walkway high in the air wearing a safety harness. They must sign a disclaimer beforehand and the height restriction is 1.2m.
Little Stars Zone
Little Stars entertains children (3-6, 7-10 years) with a huge selection of activities designed to help the younger ones improve their motor skills, under the guidance of trained sports teachers. The older children are trained how to play different sports – football, basketball, tennis, etc. They can avail the opportunity of taking part in themed ‘parties’ such as Pirates and Princesses, as well as a mini-disco. The twice-daily creative workshops let them make fun items to take home with them. Sponsored by DEWA, the childcare facility features the Characters Noor and Hyatt in the DEWA who welcome everyone with balloons or a small gift. This event will commence on 19 June.
With the very modern and state-of-the-art equipment, pre-teens and teenagers can indulge in a gear-up with special vests and can understand an exciting laser tag game within a maze, without the mess that paintball creates, nor physical projectiles. Scores are traced by laser technology on computer. Speciality games comprise of the Modhesh World Flag and Protect the Modhesh World VIP! This event will commence on 19 June.
For further information, call Ahlan Dubai on 600 555 559 or visit www.modheshworld.com