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Sikka festival highlights local dining concepts

Sikka festival highlights local dining concepts

Brand Dubai, the creative arm of the Dubai Media Office (GDMO), has teamed up with Dubai Culture to showcase unique culinary concepts from local businesses from the Dubai Pride network at the Sikka Art and Design Festival.

The 11th edition of the festival will be held in the Al Fahidi Historic District from February 24th to March 5th under the patronage of Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Culture and Member of Dubai Council.

As part of the collaboration, 28 of Dubai’s favorite homegrown food outlets and cafes are bringing a range of best-selling, mouth-watering dishes, desserts and popular coffee blends to the festive ‘Dubai Market’. Festivalgoers can sample a range of delicious food and beverages (F&B) and experience a variety of culinary delights in a dedicated dining space for the store.

The Sikka Festival of Art and Design is a pillar event of the #DubaiArtSeason, starting February 1 and running until March 20, 2023. The festival is a unique celebration of the arts held every year in the historic district of Al Fadi, a key attraction highlighted in the #DubaiDestinations campaign.

Fatma Almulla, City Brand Executive, Brand Dubai, said: “Brand Dubai has once again partnered with Culture Dubai to spotlight the entrepreneurial success stories of Dubai’s innovative F&B businesses. We believe Sikka Art and Design Festival provides an ideal platform to introduce the Dubai community A unique blend of promising start-ups, authentic flavors and original concepts from the Proud To Dubai network. Our members’ latest engagement supports Dubai Brand and Dubai Culture’s shared vision to celebrate home-grown creative talent and further enhance their diverse popularity among the audience.”

Noor Khalfan Al Roumi, Project Manager, Dubai Culture Sikka Art and Design Festival, said: “The festival is an important platform to attract Dubai’s creative talents, innovative projects and members of the creative community. The event is in line with Dubai Culture’s commitment to create a sustainable environment to stimulate Dubai culture and the development of creative industries. Through its rich program of events, the festival offers the public the opportunity to explore Dubai’s arts scene, learn about the creativity of our artists, and local and international trends in the arts,” she said.

‘Pride from Dubai Markets’ at the event puts the spotlight on food creations from 28 Dubai-born outlets: Odd Job; Grotto; Eva Three; Mirzam; Al Khayma HERitage Restaurant; 21 Grams; Ugly Noodles; Ma Malama; Maxzi Gourmet; Juice Merchant; Rogue Deli; Fifth Flavor; Must; Pinza; Go Mad; Camellia Station; Iquique; Yifang; Sweet Wheels; Billia Tacos; Haya’s Kitchen; Humble; Wise Men; Carrack & Company; and K.

Sikka Art and Design Festival is a contemporary art event dedicated to showcasing the work of emerging Emirati and Emirati and GCC artists. Held annually in the Al Fadi Historic District for its 11th edition, the festival provides a blank canvas for a new generation of artists to showcase their talents and creativity.

Through a carefully curated 10-day program, the festival features a variety of art forms such as exhibitions, art installations, murals, workshops, lectures, photo walks, films Screenings, music performances, etc. – trade arab news agency

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