BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, the premier Bollywood theme park at Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the region, is launching a brand-new line-up of entertainment filled with exuberant music, songs and dance starting 15 October.
Guests can immerse themselves in the vibrant sights, sounds and colours of India through 11 new live street entertainment shows held in the park throughout the day, including folk dances, cultural performances and Bollywood-themed acts. All these shows will be included in the ticket price, making it the ideal family day out.
Moira Casey, Marketing Director of Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, said: “BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai is a truly spectacular theme park – and now it is even more special, with our new street shows! The performers have been brought all the way from India – and they capture the very essence of some of the most well-known dance forms of India. Guests will be able to join in the fun and also experience delicious food and exciting rides based on popular Bollywood blockbusters.”
As guests walk into the park they will be greeted with an enthusiastic and high-energy performance ‘Jashan E Welcome’ showcasing the diverse music and culture of India. At the ‘University in Diversity’ at Bollywood Boulevard, guests can tap their feet to performances that span the length and breadth of India, including Chhau, Kathakali, Bhangra and Garba.
Not to leave fans of Bollywood disappointed, ‘Desi Pardesi’ at the Crossroads will showcase a fusion of Western and Bollywood-themed music and cultural performances, and ‘Dhinchak Bollywood (Antakshari)’ at Mumbai Express will showcase this ever-popular game played during travel with a vibrant track list from the 60’s through to 2010. The show will also encourage audience interaction.
‘South Ka Tadka’ at Rangmanch will pay tribute to the hugely popular movies and music of South India, while ‘Mehfil E Adaa’ at Rangmanch will pay tribute to women in Bollywood and showcase the elegance and ethnicity of traditional dance forms including Kathak. ‘Kalbeliya Folk Dance’ at the Lotus Court will showcase Rajasthani Folk Dance with singing and music to bring the entire performance to life.
Additional acts include a flute artist, a rustic Indian street circus with a rope walk duo and a magician that will add to the fun and entertainment.
Finally, to celebrate this great medley of performances, ‘Parade’ at the Bollywood Boulevard will feature all the different troupes coming together in a grand party of music and dance, leaving guests with a high dose of culture and colours of India and Bollywood.
About BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai
BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai a part of Dubai Parks and Resorts™ is a first of its kind theme park showcasing the authentic Bollywood experience. Bollywood, the Hindi language film industry based in Mumbai, India is one of the largest centres of film production in the world.
Located near the Dubai-Abu Dhabi border in the United Arab Emirates, the park features cinematic rides, thrilling attractions and entertaining live shows that bring to life the action, music, dance and drama of Bollywood.
BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai recreates the Bollywood experience through themed attractions and rides spread across five zones: Bollywood Boulevard, Mumbai Chowk, Rustic Ravine, Royal Plaza and Bollywood Film Studios featuring Hall of Heroes. Visitors will experience bold action, colourful story-telling and captivating dance sequences inspired by nine popular films or IPs: Rock On!!, Don, Lagaan, Sholay, Dabangg, Mughal-e-Azam, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, RA.One and Krrish. BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai is also home to the stunning 856-seat Rajmahal Theatre that houses a separately ticketed Broadway-style, Bollywood themed musical. During the day, the park will have up to 20 live shows across five stages: Rock On!!, Crossroads, Mumbai Express, Rangmanch and Stars on Steps.
The park also offers six themed restaurants that capture India’s mouth-watering culinary offerings and eight retail outlets stocking quintessential filmy fare. Set within the Dubai Parks and Resorts™ destination, BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai covers 1.7 million square feet.
For more information, visit: http://www.bollywoodparksdubai.com
About Dubai Parks and Resorts
Dubai Parks and Resorts owned by DXB Entertainments PJSC, is the Middle East’s largest multi-themed leisure and entertainment destination comprising four separate theme parks: MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, the region’s largest Hollywood-inspired theme park, featuring immersive rides and attractions based on Hollywood hits; LEGOLAND® Dubai, a unique, interactive theme park for families which brings the well-known LEGO® brick to life in a playful learning environment; and BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, a first-of-its-kind theme park that showcases rides and attractions based on some of Bollywood’s biggest blockbusters. It also hosts the LEGOLAND® Water Park; the region’s first water park catering to families with children aged 2-12. Expected to open in late 2019, Six Flags Dubai will be destinations fifth theme park and the regions first Six Flags themed park.
The entire destination is connected by Riverland™ Dubai, the free to enter themed recreational hub with a multitude of dining, shopping and unique entertainment options that connects the theme parks, perfect for friends and families of all ages. Guests can stay at the Lapita™ Hotel, a Polynesian themed family hotel part of the Marriott Autograph Collection.
Located on Sheikh Zayed Road opposite the Palm Jebel Ali in Dubai equidistant to Dubai and Abu Dhabi International Airports, the destination offers over 100 rides and attractions
For more information, go to: www.dubaiparksandresorts.com
For additional information please contact:
Anas Mehmood, Sr. PR Executive – BPG Orange
Tel: +971 4 506 5549