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Dubai Shopping Festival starts from January 5 2012

Dubai's leading tourist attraction, the Dubai Shopping Festival is getting ready to be launched. The month long shopping extravaganza will begin on January 5 2012 and will bring shoppers from the region and beyond. Special airline and hotel offers will encourage people to travel to Dubai and shop in the many malls which will be announcing special sales and promotions.

DSF has been a regular feature in Dubai's event calendar since 1996. It is launched with a huge fireworks display at the Dubai Creek and includes nightly fireworks, street performances and even a night bazaar by the Creek.

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