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Madinat Jumeirah: Home of Art Dubai 2015

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Madinat Jumeirah: Home of Art Dubai 2015

Dubai, 10 March, 2015:  Madinat Jumeirah, the luxurious Arabian Resort of Dubai, is proud to host the ninth edition of Art Dubai and showcase the world’s largest selection of artists from the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia region.

Madinat Jumeirah has been the official hotel partner and main sponsor since the inception of Art Dubai in 2007. This year will see the most global fair to date with 92 participating galleries from 40 countries.  

Held under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, Ruler of Dubai, the event will take place from 18 – 21 March, 2015.

This year the Art Bar will be located inside a 15 metre tall mountain on Fort Island. This impressive art installation by artist Yazan Khalili will be accessible to the public on Thursday 18 March without paying fair entry from 4pm until 9.30pm.

As the leading international art fair in the Middle East and South Asia, Art Dubai offers the opportunity to engage with the most extensive showcase of more than 500 artists from the UAE, the wider region and the world.

Madinat Jumeirah Resort General Manager, Margaret Paul, said: “As one of the world’s most iconic resorts, Madinat Jumeirah features the unique architecture of the UAE and was designed to capture and reflect the rich heritage and vibrant culture of Dubai. We look forward to hosting Art Dubai 2015 and welcoming the region’s art community to our authentically-styled Arabian beachside resort.”

A work of art in itself, Madinat Jumeirah is an authentically- styled Arabian city that promotes the cultural traditions of the UAE, showcasing the ultimate in Arabian hospitality. It is a recreation of life along Dubai Creek, complete with genuine Arabian accents such as wind towers, waterways, abras and a bustling souk.

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Notes to Editors:

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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 including the flagship Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts manages properties in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE, and Kuwait in the Middle East; Baku, Frankfurt, Istanbul, London, Mallorca (Spain) and Rome in Europe; the Maldives and Shanghai in Asia. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah LivingTM with properties in London and Dubai; the new contemporary lifestyle hotel brand VENU; the wellness brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme. Future openings include luxury and lifestyle hotels in China, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Morocco, Oman, Russia and the UAE. www.jumeirah.com

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 with 90 boutiques and restaurants showcasing the best of Arabia, including nightlife destination Pacha Ibiza Dubai. 

For further media information please contact:
Caitriona Gaffney
Assistant Marketing Communications Manager
Madinat JumeirahP.O. Box 75157
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 4 366 51 65
Mobile: +971 55 100 0386
E-mail: caitriona.gaffney@jumeirah.com 

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