Calling ethnic wear lovers

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With temperatures dropping and the festive season coming up, what better way to plan your ethnic wear shopping for this season than by attending the premier lifestyle show DIVAlicious. On today and tomorrow (October 30-31) at Godolphin Ballroom, Jumeirah Emirates Towers hotel, the event will showcase an elegant range of Indian wear that is not just trendy but stylish and affordable as well.

DIVAlicious has taken mandatory steps to ensure that Covid protocols are being followed strictly. While entry and exit areas will be separate, there will be compulsory temperature checks near the entrance, with no more than 2 people allowed per stall; there will be a 2m distance maintained between exhibitors. The entire exhibition will be disinfected everyday after the show ends. To make waiting for your turn to shop a pleasure, Aroushi Salon and Spa will be on hand offering complimentary foot massages for shoppers.

Entry and valet parking is free.

Embrace the thrill

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Get ready to take a walking tour over Ferrari World’s iconic red roof and zip line along for fun. From November 5, Yas Island’s masterpiece will boast Flying Aces, a zip line which zips through one of the loops of rollercoaster. Zip-line tickets are Dh95 per person, the roof walk Dh125. For more information www.ferrariworldabudhabi.com.

Bloom with time

Dubai Miracle Garden is back, opening in the first week of November. With its picturesque landscapes of some 72,000sqm, resplendent with more than 150 million flowers arranged in colourful arches, patterns, characters and more, it will be a sight to behold. Tickets: Dh55 for adults (over 12 years old), Dh40 for children 12 years and below. Free entry for children under three and people of determination. More information at dubaimiraclegarden.com.

Have a purrfect time

Since their launch in January, the Selfie Kingdom has added three new installations to its collection of spaces, bringing the total number of backdrops, props and remote-controlled selfie pods to 17. Pets are now welcome along with their owners to use a selection of the rooms and displays to capture snaps and video for their preferred platform. In the interest of health and safety, sessions are currently limited to 10 people, and pet photography sessions are by appointment only. Tickets start from Dh55. If you’re bringing the family pet along, it’s Dh35 per pet per hour, accompanied by at least one paying adult. More information at theselfiekingdom.com.

Back to young days

Normally reserved for the little ones, Kidzania invites adults to relive their childhood at the park on Sunday, November 1. The exclusive event is reserved strictly for over 18s and will run from 6pm to 11pm; visitors can dress up as Emirates Airline pilots or cabin crew, firefighters, chefs and more. Tickets Dh99. More information at dubai.kidzania.com.

Revisiting The Golden Era of Ghazals

Known lovingly as Malika-e-Ghazal (The Queen of Ghazal) in the subcontinent, Farida Khanum’s golden career is a living example of how talent, passion and hardwork can unite people across borders in the name of music. Now, you get an opportunity to see her virtually reminisce about her musical journey. Farida, one of the greatest musical icons, will join Malhaar’s Diwali special online Baithak on Friday, 6th November at 6pm UAE time where Malhaar artists will explore her musical collection in an interactive session. To join the session, visit Facebook.com/MalhaarUAE or Youtube.com/MalhaarUAE.

You can LOL at Lola Kutty’s show

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One of India’s leading female comedians theatre artist and former VJ Anu Menon, also known as Lola Kutty, is set to charm the Dubai audience with her live performance today (October 30) from 9.30pm at Joker Street night Club, Orchid Vue Hotel, Bur Dubai. Cover charges are Dh100 per head. Tickets on www.platinumlist.net.