Madinat Jumeirah presents Portraits of a Soul


Madinat Jumeirah presents Portraits of a Soul

Dubai, 12 February 2014: Madinat Jumeirah is proud to announce world-renowned face reader Eric Standop will revisit Talise Spa in March 2014 with photographer Richard Pilnick to present Portraits of a Soul.

Following the success of his recent stint at the award-winning Talise Spa earlier this year, Eric will return to present the unique experience, Portraits of a Soul with photographer Richard Pilnick. The duo will combine the art of face reading, poetry and traditional photography.

Using a one hundred-year-old wooden camera for an authentic effect, a photo shoot is carried out by Richard while Eric makes some face reading observations. The final result is an insight into the soul, through a powerful framed image alongside beautiful poetry.

The tropical landscape and tranquil surroundings, combined with the unique Arabian architecture of Madinat Jumeirah create the perfect outdoor studio environment for Portraits of a Soul’s Dubai debut.

During his March visit, Eric will also present a Face Reading Workshop on Saturday 15 March 2014. Taking place at Talise Spa from 10am and 4pm, priced AED950 inclusive of lunch, the workshop will provide the basic tools for face reading.

The seminar includes theory and practical training with the aid of photographs and drawings to provide an uncomplicated understanding of how to use face reading for personal and professional reasons.


Notes to Editors:  

  • For more information or to book an session, please click here or call +971 4 366 6818; or email mjtalise@jumeirah.com  
  • Portraits of a Soul will be at Talise Spa, Madinat Jumeirah from 15 to 22 March, 2014
  • Sessions are from 9am to 6pm; Priced AED1,850, inclusive of photography session, 10 x 8 inch printed image, personalized poem by Eric Standop, postage of developed image with embedded poetry to home address.
  • Eric Standop will conduct a Face Reading Workshop and Seminar at Talise Spa on Saturday 15 March, 2014, from 10am to 4pm, priced AED950, inclusive of lunch.
  • Additional photos of Talise Spa available here
  • For more information about the resort, click here
  • For photos of Madinat Jumeirah Resort, please click here 

About Madinat Jumeirah:

Set on a private beach, Madinat Jumeirah resort is an authentic recreation of ancient Arabia, capturing the natural beauty of the region. Madinat Jumeirah features two grand boutique hotels, Al Qasr and Mina A’Salam, accommodation in 29 traditional summer houses in Dar Al Masyaf, conference and banqueting facilities including two grand ballrooms, a 1000-seat amphitheatre and the region’s only dedicated entertainment centre and multi-purpose venue, Madinat Arena. The facilities are interconnected by 3km of waterways and landscaped gardens. The resort also provides extensive leisure and health facilities including Talise Spa and Talise Fitness, as well as Souk Madinat Jumeirah, a traditional retail and dining experience showcasing the best of Arabia.

About Jumeirah Group:

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts includes Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait; Jumeirah Bilgah Beach Hotel in Baku; Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany; Jumeirah Grand Hotel via Veneto in Rome; Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca, Spain; Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah in Istanbul; as well as Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah LivingTM; the wellness brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme. 

For media enquiries please contact:
Caitriona Gaffney
Assistant Marketing Communications
ManagerMadinat Jumeirah
P.O. Box 75157, Dubai, U.A.E
Telephone: +971 4 366 51 65
Mobile: +971 55 100 0386
E-mail: caitriona.gaffney@jumeirah.com 


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