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Dubai Marina Street Festival expands for 2016

More acts, more performance and more locations lined up as event returns for sixth edition later this week

Dubai Marina Street Festival expands for 2016

The Dubai Marina Street Festival is set to return for its sixth edition this year, with more acts, more performances and more locations, it has been announced.

Some of the world’s finest street entertainers will perform every day from March 17–26, between 2-10pm, news agency WAM reported.

The Dubai Marina Street Festival zone has been expanded for 2016, and includes street-specific music, theatre, circus and visual arts throughout Dubai Marina Mall and Promenade.

Performance hubs and installation areas are part of the 4km zone, allowing people to enjoy multiple shows within easy walking distance of each other.

In total, the festival will feature 33 international artists performing more than 530 free shows over the 10 days, WAM said.

The street stars come from 10 countries and four continents, with specialisms ranging from traditional shows and mini-music performances, to magic acts, comedy shows and stunt performances.

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