Sheikh Rashid Hall at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre will host some of the biggest names in Football at the DH100,000 Dubai International Football Championship, starting on Wednesday. Four UAE based teams will pit their wits against the Spanish giants Real Madrid and FC Barcelona as part of the biggest ever indoor sports event held in the UAE.
The five a side tournament which has been organized by the Dubai World Trade Centre in conjunction with Dubai Sports Council, will run over three days. During this period there will be three matches on each of the days, starting at 9.30 and running until 12.30. The draw for the competition was held on Tuesday revealing then line up of games for the event.
One of the biggest global sensations will soon be rocking UAE as American superstar Pitbull comes to Dubai to sing live in his Planet Pit World Tour. The singer who based his stage name on the dog that 'bites to lock' has been going from strength to strength since the success of his debut album 'M.I.A.M.I' and the chart topping Culo in 2004.
Over the years he has colloborated with singers like Eminem, 50 Cent and Wyclef Jean and has built a solid musical reputation. The singer who is most famous around the world for his catchy hits including the amazing 'I Know You Want Me' (Calle Ocho), 'Give Me Everything', 'International Love' and the colloboration with Jennifer Lopez in 'On The Floor'. The event will also feature other international support performances from the opening act, Dubai-raised Canadian singer and producer Karl Wolf known for his R&B and Hip Hop songs with a oriental twist.
Since it launched in 2000 as a mascot for the Dubai Summer Enterprises, Modhesh World has become one of the most significant events in the calender. The Modhesh mascot has become such a success it is a brand associated with over a thousand products including toys, food and entertainment products. Over the years it has become synonymous with family entertainment and has earned itself the recognition of being a destination by itself.
One of the biggest edutainment attractions in the region, Modhesh World caters to children from all ages from babies to teenagers. New attractions this year include the Girls Zone, Race Room Zone, horse riding and heritage display.