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Dates revealed for third Dubai Food Festival in 2016

Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment says third edition of festival will take place from Feb 25 to March 12

Dates revealed for third Dubai Food Festival in 2016

The Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) has announced that the third edition of its Dubai Food Festival (DFF), which will run from February 25 to March 12 in 2016.

The agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) said DFF 2016 will build on the success of the first two editions that featured afood-related activities offering experiences for food lovers, restaurants and chefs.

This year's DFF, which was held across the city in February, saw tens of thousands of residents and visitors enjoying the cuisine dished out by home-grown restaurant concepts and pop-up stores.

Announcing the dates of the next DFF, Laila Mohammed Suhail, CEO of Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment, said: "All our festivals are designed with the aim at enabling and enriching experiences to residents and visitors. Dubai Food Festival is no different offering foodies a chance to explore and savour the many gastronomic delights.

"Indeed, the overwhelming response to DFF 2015, which was attended by tens of thousands of visitors from different nationalities is testimony to the growing popularity of the festival."

Suhail added: "As we gear up for yet another edition of DFF, we can assure foodies from around the world that we will roll out yet another special line-up of food-related activities that will showcase the diversity, creativity and multicultural nature of Dubai’s culinary offering – from international brands to traditional Emirati cuisine, as well as from the cuisines of the 200 nationalities living in the Emirate."

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