How Kenyans can make use of the ongoing Dubai Shopping Festival


Kenyans love a good deal and the Dubai Shopping Festival is a world known event. Attracting visitors from around the world, the festival is a good opportunity for business people, entrepreneurs and individuals to catch the best discounts on quality products and make use of promotions and entertainment that the Emirate has to offer during the festival. Families and singles also get to enjoy the various discounted activities the festival has to offer.

Running from 26 December to 2 February, this 24th edition of the event will feature over 700 brands participating at 3,200 outlets across the city with deal-hunters able to enjoy 75 per cent off a wide range of products during the month-long sales. So how can Kenyans ride the wave and benefit from the sales? By buying some of the on-demand items at a discount and saving up.

Perfumes and cosmetics

If your business specializes on designer perfumes or you just love to buy an amazing scent, then the DSF is one to make use of. The festival provides an opportunity for people who are interested in brands such as Bvlgari, Chanel, Burberry among others duty-free.

Home Décor products

Kenyans are picking up the trend of having elegant and well decorated homes and for those who are still on the process, then DSF is a must attend. The festival is offering attractive offers on products including rugs and carpets ranging between 50% to 75% discounts. For anyone in business or interested in quality, then a carpet from the Middle East is something to get.

Electronics and gadgets

Dubai shopping festival 2019 is offering the latest electronics and gadgets. Its tax-free shopping attracts shoppers looking to buy the latest devices from LED and Plasma TVs, mobile phones, laptops, cameras, home theatre systems, and several other devices.

Catch a repeat of the 2019 Emaar NYE show

If you didn’t manage to head to Dubai during the festive season and decide to attend the ongoing Dubai Shopping Festival, then be sure to head to Dubai downtown and catch a repeat of the Emaar New Years Eve show.

The Emaar NYE 2019 was one of the world’s most-watched New Year’s Eve celebrations. The illumination of the façade of Burj Khalifa earned it two additional Guinness World Records – for the ‘Largest LED-illuminated façade’ and the ‘Tallest LED-illuminated façade’.

Themed ‘time and progression’, the show was accomplished using advanced software and pyrotechnics that were put together by a team of over 40 professionals and over 250 experts. 9,400 fireworks were used during the New Years Eve show and had an active an were fired from 2,017 positions spelling out ‘Happy New Year’ in English, Arabic and Chinese.

This unique display will now be enjoyed by residents and visitors in Dubai until March 31. Complemented by performances of The Dubai Fountain, the shorter version of the NYE show will be displayed once from Tuesday to Saturday. There will also be two separate laser and light shows from the extensive LED display library of Burj Khalifa. The shows on Tuesday and Wednesday will be at 7.15pm, 8pm and 9.15pm, and from Thursday to Saturday at 6.45pm, 8pm and 9.45pm.

The experience can be re-watched online at