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Diwali Illuminates Dubai: Katch up on all the Festive Extravaganzas that took Place this Weekend

by Paudie Marum | 13th November 2023 | Communication,Food and Beverage,Hospitality,Public Relations
Diwali fireworks

The renowned festival of lights is a time to come together and celebrate with loved ones and this year, a range of destinations throughout Dubai came alive with various exciting activities

Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, recently illuminated the vibrant city of Dubai, transforming the city into a dazzling spectacle of colours and festivities. This joyous occasion symbolises the triumph of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance. As the main celebrations unfolded on Sunday, November 12th, Dubai radiated with the glow of diyas, lanterns, and the spirit of togetherness.

For the last few weeks, the cityscape of Dubai came alive with the brilliance of Diwali lights, creating a magical atmosphere. Driving through the streets, one could witness the sparkling glow of lanterns and decorations, creating a mesmerising sight. The city's hotels and restaurants joined the celebration, hosting a myriad of activities that showcased tantalising cuisine and vibrant celebrations of this wonderful time of year.

Some of Katch International’s clients stepped up the revelry with a whole host of exciting brunches, feasts, gift boxes, and much more during the festivities. Each one put their unique spin on the celebrations, inviting guests to savour some exquisite culinary delights and impeccable spa experiences to elevate the occasion.

One such dining destination was Angar, located in W Abu Dhabi - Yas Island, which presented a spectacular celebration of Diwali, starting on November 10th and still running until the 15th. The restaurant has transformed with intricate Diwali-themed décor, creating a warm and celebratory ambience. Diners can still indulge in a tantalising three-course set menu, featuring dishes like Royal Samosa Symphony, Tandoori Temptation Wings, Butter Velvet Chicken Euphoria, and enchanting desserts like Gulab Jamun Bliss Bombs and Kaju Katli Crescendo Cheesecake, making for a joyful experience to join together with family and friends.

Diwali lanterns

The H Dubai also extended exceptional Diwali celebrations to its guests with some enticing gift vouchers. Whether it was a Spacation Gift Voucher for a night's stay in an Executive Suite with spa treatments or a Staycation Gift Voucher offering a Deluxe Room experience, the hotel ensured a memorable Diwali for everyone. Additionally, The H Dubai's Double Value Vouchers allowed patrons to gift loved ones with dining and spa experiences while receiving double the voucher's value in credits, the perfect way to show someone you care.

The luxurious Address Fountain Views marked Diwali with a special brunch celebration on Sunday, November 12th. The Restaurant showcased a buffet-style feast with traditional and modern delights, capturing the unique essence of Diwali. Guests indulged in a variety of dishes, from cold mezze to live stations featuring seafood, sushi, risotto, carving, and Indian spiced lamb leg. The Diwali Brunch menu honoured tradition and cultural heritage while showcasing the freshest ingredients and culinary expertise.

Diwali with Burj views

Finally, Republic Adda Bar & Lounge, nestled in the bustling heart of Business Bay, embraced the spirit of Diwali with a week-long celebration. During Diwali Week, guests enjoyed a generous 30% off their entire bill, creating cherished memories amid the festive ambience. Also, on November 12th, the lounge hosted a Diwali Brunch, offering a modern twist on traditional Indian delicacies, accompanied by captivating Indian dance performances.

Diwali at Republic

As Diwali's vibrant celebrations conclude, Dubai stands illuminated with the memories of joy, togetherness, and indulgence. Katch International's clients, along with a plethora of other venues across the majestic city, contributed to making this Diwali a truly unforgettable experience for residents and visitors alike. The festival of lights has left its radiant mark on Dubai, and the city continues to shine with the spirit of Diwali in its heart.

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