Al Ahli Holding Group’s Comicave to host a family-driven festival and commemorate global Batman Day
Dubai, UAE, September 8, 2015: Al Ahli Holding Group (AAHG), a UAE-based multi-diversified international conglomerate has joined hands with Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), to be a part of the city wide ‘Eid in Dubai – Eid-Al-Adha’ celebrations.
Comicave, the world’s largest pop-culture and collectibles destination will be hosting the grand family fiesta starting September 17 at its store in the Dubai Outlet Mall, as part of ‘Eid in Dubai’s Eid Kids Carnival’ between September 17 and 26 this year.
A subsidiary of AAHG, Comicave would also be joining in global celebrations on the ‘Batman Day’ to be hosted on September 26 on popular demand by its fans from across the UAE.
“Comicave has positioned itself as the world’s largest pop-culture destination with an immersive entertainment environment that cannot be experienced in any retail outlet across the region. Entering into a strategic alliance with Dubai Tourism will allow us to offer a unique pop-culture experience showcasing exclusive collectibles, movie memorabilia, comic books, toys, cosplayers and other merchandise. As AAHG continuous to enhance its innovative entertainment portfolio, Comicave has slowly but surely become a must-visit spot for tourists visiting Dubai,” explained Abdulla Mahmood, Director of Marketing and Corporate Communication, AAHG.
Comicave has added that as part of the Eid Kids Carnival, the store will have special discounts on collectibles and toys for families and kids, and will host activities that will engage fans from across the region. While a balloon artist will be creating superhero themed art work for kids, a face painting artists would deck up faces of fans with their favorite pop-culture personality. The event will culminate in the annual Batman Day celebrations on September 26, where the store will resonate the ambience of Gotham, where the world’s most popular superhero, Batman will battle the world’s most enigmatic and dreaded supervillian – The Joker. Comicave has opened the doors to great discounts and offers on Batman related products throughout the Eid carnival period.
“Our collaboration with Al Ahli Holding Group underlines the growing cooperation between the private sector and the Dubai Government for the various initiatives that benefit the economy of the emirate. We take pride in the fact that this special period of celebrations has become an intrinsic part of the social and cultural calendar of Dubai, and the ten-day celebration at Comicave will further support Eid in Dubai’s aim of offering an all-round family centric social, cultural and entertainment experience for visitors,” said Saeed Mohammed Mesam Al Falasi, Director, Strategic Alliances Division, Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), and the organisers of ‘Eid in Dubai – Eid-Al-Adha.
With Comicave becoming a must-visit destination for all Dubai tourists, the grand show planned at the store this year is sure to reinforce the Emirates’ position as the preferred destination for families looking to enjoy a memorable Eid holiday.
About Comicave (www.comicave.com)
Comicave is the world’s largest pop culture destination involved in the retail and distribution of high-end collectibles, pop-culture merchandise, apparels and novelty items, based in Dubai, at the Dubai Outlet Mall. A subsidiary of Al Ahli Holding Group, Comicave is a unique retail concept destination that is spread over 17,000 square feet. The store houses high-end collectibles, novelty items, pop-culture memorabilia and also over 5,000 comic and manga titles. Merchandize inspired by Hollywood franchises like Star Wars, Star Trek,
Terminator, Alien and superheroes find a space at Comicave, in all versions, including life-size sculptures, action figures, prop replicas, statues, toys and scaled down versions too. The store also has an exclusive space for gamers to indulge in popular competitive games. The company has partnered with top international studios like Marvel, Disney, DC Comics, Warner Bros, San Rio, Sideshow Collectibles, BANDAI, Best Kingdom, Kidslogic, Toynami, Kotobukiya and other big names in the industry. The store is the destination for entertainment activities in the region like cosplay, gaming tournaments, model kit competitions, movie screenings and workshops.
About Al Ahli Holding Group (www.alahliholdinggroup.com)
Al Ahli Holding Group is a multi-diversified international conglomerate with over four decades of successfully dealing with business activities ranging from real estate to turnkey construction, engineering and infrastructure, retail and trading, technology and logistics, lifestyle and fitness, entertainment, hospitality and innovative developments. With great passion and a very active portfolio in the entertainment industry, AAHG operates innovative and ground-breaking projects in the UAE. Amongst its portfolio, AAHG owns Dubai Outlet Mall, which is the first outlet mall concept in the Middle East; constructed major landmarks in the Eastern region of UAE; holds the exclusive largest franchise rights to US-based Gold’s Gym International in the Middle East and Africa; established Al Ahli Plastics, one of Middle East’s largest plastic manufacturing companies; holds licenses to publish Marvel, Warner Bros., DC Comics and Sanrio comics and activity books; recently opened Comicave, the world’s largest comic and superhero collectibles destination store at Dubai Outlet Mall; launched Singapore-based Comicave Studios, a manufacturer of high-end collectibles and toys and launched a premiere international events company, Universal Events, which will initially organize the Asia Pop Comic Con events, amongst other international events. Across its multi-entertainment based platforms, AAHG has strategic alliances with Fox Studios, Marvel-Disney, Sony Pictures, Warner Bros., and other leading Hollywood studios. With around 9,000 employees, AAHG is headquartered in the UAE, with representative offices across 20 countries globally.
About Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment
As the pioneer organiser of events and festivals, DFRE is responsible for positioning Dubai as a world-class shopping and tourism destination. Each year it works with its retail and leisure partners to organise the internationally renowned Dubai Shopping Festival and Dubai Summer Surprises, as well as oversee annual events such as Ramadan in Dubai, Eid in Dubai and Modhesh World, plus the Dubai Motor Festival and Dubai Food Festival. DFRE is an agency of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing.
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