Dubai MOE launches “Drop and Shop” service at Zeman Awwal

Mall of the Emirates has launched a brand new drop-off and store service called Yehhal Zeman Awwal, within its Emirati cultural centre, Zeman Awwal. The service is open Monday to Sunday from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The service is aimed at shoppers and families visiting Zeman Awwal this summer.

Located on Level 2 of the Fashion Dome, next to Armani Cafe, Zeman Awwal spans 1,100 square meters and is dedicated to promoting the heritage of the United Arab Emirates. It features art exhibits that showcase the work of talented Emirati artists, spaces that explore the past 50 years of the UAE, a traditional Emirati souk, and a one-of-a-kind cinematic experience with Majlis Cinema – an experience film viewing in shops dedicated to Emirati films.

The space also features an “UAE” costume exhibit in collaboration with The Zay Initiative, pop-art pieces by local and international artists, and installations inspired by the ocean and desert. It also has a whole new market that includes local brands, leading artists and designers specializing in jewelry, fashion, arts and crafts and dining experiences.

Zeman Awwal also offers modern and traditional arts and daily entertainment for children, including a historic bead diving experience, where children aged 3 to 9 can design bespoke jewelry, create henna designs and immerse yourself in arts and crafts activities.

Entrance to the experience is 70 to 100 Dhs per hour.

Hussain Moosa of Majid Al Futtaim Properties – Director of Mall of the Emirates said: “The United Arab Emirates is a country rich in culture and heritage that reflects the traditional Arab values ​​that we are proud to celebrate. With summer vacation now upon us, there’s no better time to educate young family members with these values, while learning about the nation’s vibrant history. We know from our information that shoppers are looking for more diverse family experiences and child-friendly spaces in their mall, so we’re excited to take the drop-off and shopping experience and make it a rewarding experience. , educational and cultural for children that can be enjoyed all year round.”

James C. Tibbs