February 24 to 25
New this year is Darnival, a twoday event offering family-friendly cooking demonstrations, tasting sessions and appearances by local and international chefs.
Fatafeat Kitchen, appearing at the festival for the third time, will take centre stage, with cooking demonstrations from some of Fatafeat’s biggest celebrity chefs, including Mohamad Orfali, Leila Fathallah, Daad Abu-Jaber, Salma Soleiman, Karim Haidar, Wafik Belaid and Arda Turkmen.
In addition, Dr Partha Nandi, the star of Dlife’s show Ask Dr Nandi, will host a question-and-answer session about health and well-being. There will also be a live performance by Chatterbox from the Dkids show Hi-5.
Darnival is at Dubai Festival City Mall, 1pm to 10pm each day. Entry is free. For more details visit www.darnival.com