21 September 2017Last updated

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You’ve been to carnivals, how about a Darnival?

The two-day food carnival will have live cooking demonstrations by Fatafeat celebrity chefs including Darine El Khatib

Staff report
15 Feb 2017 | 10:53 am
  • Darine El Khatib


As part of this year’s Dubai food festival, Darnival the family carnival will run from February 24 to 25 at Dubai Festival City mall.

The two-day carnival will host activities from Discovery Network’s Fatafeat, DKids, DLife and DMAX channels.

Featured in the event, are live cooking demonstrations by Fatafeat celebrity chefs: Mohamad Orfali, Leila Fathallah, Daad Abu-Jaber, Salma Soleiman, Karim Haidar, Wafik Belaid, Darine El Khatib and Arda Turkmen.

Dr. Partha Nandi of the DLife show Ask Dr Nandi will host a Q&A session on health and wellbeing at the event.

For the little visitors, there will be a performance by Chatterbox from the DKids show, Hi-5, as well as an unveiling of new DKids characters.

Entry to the carnival is free of charge, and events run from 4pm to 10pm. For more information visit

Staff report

Staff report