A K-Pop weekend to remember: The Pointe stages live Super Junior performance, Korea Village and dance shows
Immersive Koreanmusic, food and culturalfestival with dedicated fountain showfrom 14 to 16 October
Dubai, 10 October 2021 …Kicking off the outdoor season entertainment in style, The Pointe at Palm Jumeirah, the iconic waterfront leisure and shopping destination by Nakheel, is hosting a K-Pop themed weekend of music, dance and culture, with a stunning fountain show from Thursday, 14 to Saturday, 16 Octoberin partnership with Korean Tourism Organisation’s Dubai Office,Springs15.Com and Samyang.
Korea Village, in collaboration with Dubai-based Korean club, Choego Community, Korean Foundation for International Cultural Exchange (KOFICE) and Korean Cultural Centre in the UAE, brings Korea to The Pointe for the first time and will feature a wealth of Korean brands, products, authentic foodand more. Open throughout the weekend from 4 pm to 10 pm at The Pointe’s entrance, just under the Monorail station, it’s the perfect destination to experience the real Korea.
On Friday 15 October, The Pointe will host a free, ticketed live performance from beloved South Korean boy band ‘Super Junior’, with band members Eunhyuk and Kyuhyun belting out their songs from 5:30 pm on the West promenade. See Korea’s favourite boy band perform hits such as ‘A Million Pieces’ and ‘You & I’’ by booking free standing tickets at Platinumlist.net.
Visitors with a valid ticketcan also reserve a restaurant table at the West promenade to enjoy dinner with the show, which will also feature K-Pop dance performances, a dedicated Super Juniorfountain showto end the magical night.
Omar Khoory, Chief AssetsOfficer at Nakheel, said: “The Pointe continues to celebrate a wealth of countries, cultures and musical talents through world-class shows and events, and we are delighted to add Korea and its music, food and traditions to our line-up of attractions for the outdoor entertainment season.”
Ms. Hyunsun Hong, Regional Director at Korea Tourism Organisation, said: “As travellers are unable to visit Korea at the moment, we are bringing Korea to Dubai by creating the Korea village featuring great activities and performances. Through this unique concept, we encourage residents to explore tourism in South Korea and visit the Korean Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, too. We want to give UAE residents a taste of everything they could enjoy in Korea and hope to welcome them to our country soon.”
While in town, Super Junior will also explore Palm Jumeirah and its iconic destinations such as The View and newly opened St. Regis Dubai, The Palm, both located in The Palm Tower.
The Pointe’s West promenade features a multitude of restaurants with exclusive dining offers. Reserve a table at Hook & Cook, Al Safadi, Mongol Ger, Alaca, Zor, Mura, Argentina Grill, Saya Café, Rue Royale, Phantom House, Beirut Bay, Aka, Kazozaand Chuan for the ultimate full K-pop weekend experience.
Access to the West promenade on 15 October is by ticket only, and visitors are encouraged to arrive as early as 4 pm.
Parking and transport
Customers are encouraged to use taxis or park at Nakheel Mall and use free daily shuttle buses to The Pointe, available every half an hour from 5 pm to 12 midnight.
Free shuttle buses to The Pointe also run from Palm Jumeirah hotels and residences and locations in Al Barsha, Al Sufouh and Jumeirah Beach Residences. For the full schedule, visit: https://thepointe.ae/uploads/TP_BUS.pdf.
There is also limited parking available at The Pointe.
Health and safety
Strict health and safety measures will be observed during the festivities. Social distancing markers are in place across The Pointe, and regular sanitisation will continue to take place throughout. All visitors must wear a mask.
For more updates on new offers, events and activities on The Pointe, please visit https://www.thepointe.ae/en and https://www.instagram.com/thepointepalm/, https://www.facebook.com/ThePointePalm/, https://twitter.com/ThePointePalm
Summary of Korea Village
- Event – Korea Village
- Dates – 14 to 16October 2021
- Timings – 4 pm to 10 pm
- Location – The Pointe entrance, Palm Jumeirah
Summary of Super Junior live performance
- Event – Super Junior Live Performance
- Date – 15 October 2021
- Timings – 5:30 pm to 10 pm
- Tickets– Platinumlist.net
- Location – West promenade, The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah