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15th Dubai Shopping Festival Begins January 28

The fifteenth Dubai Shopping Festival will begin on January 28 and offer a month of bargains and entertainment.  Dubai Summer Surprises will be held between June 17 and August 7.  The dates for the two events were announced at the World Travel Market 2009 in London.  

Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Shopping Festival Office, Laila Suhail, said “World Travel Market 2009 is the ideal opportunity to showcase the 15th edition of Dubai Shopping Festival that will be a benchmark in the history of the festival.”
 

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