- The diverse lineup features fan favorites, globally recognized performers, stunt shows, celebrities, world-class concerts and street entertainment
- The new season will host 400 performers from around the world and over 40,000 different performances
- Season 27 will also feature cultural performances across the pavilions, along with street entertainment at every corner
Dubai, UAE: Global Village has unveiled a packed new line-up for the season featuring an array of fan favourites, globally renowned performers, stunt shows, celebrities, world-class concerts and street entertainment. Featuring over 400 performers from around the world, guests can enjoy more than 200 shows each night at the region’s premier multicultural family destination for culture, shopping and entertainment.
Back by popular demand and Global Village’s return to the hottest jazz club in town, Putting on the Glitz returns to enthrall music lovers with thundering notes and fiery cheers. If you love all things cool in Great Britain, London Calling will take you through a whirlwind of nostalgic numbers from the long sixties to punk rock to modern day tunes.
Calling clowns to the rescue, with hapless firefighters who never manage to fight fires – the high-energy clowns from Colombia are sure to send audiences into a riot of laughter. For those who prefer a slapstick comedy Bank Heist will provide a true-blue escapism Dr. Seuss, featuring Townsville’s very own Keystone Kops, determined to beat the crime wave.
If you thought your family was crazy, wait until you enter Loud House, a huge Bollywood party featuring an eccentric cast of characters in a soap opera-style hilarious show that will serve up laughs in in all its dysfunctional glory. Skyline will offer a vibrant sensory showcase of music, style, dance and light that will transport audiences straight to the heart of Bollywood at night.
Global Village will continue to bring in some of the world’s best talent, performing a series of mesmerizing shows during Season 27. Straight from the stage of America’s Got Talent, V.Unbeatable – the incredibly talented dance team from Mumbai took the golden cue not once, but twice before winning the title of Champions in 2020. The crew will be invited to the main stage from January 4th for one month only – this amazing live show is not to be missed.
Another Global Village favorite has also recently gained AGT fame, Philippine troupe Urban Crew. These Southern Flyers, as they like to be known, will once again take center stage in Season 27 after receiving unprecedented love and support from audiences in Season 26. Known for defying gravity with their infectious energy and unmatched skills acrobatic act, the group is currently competing on this year’s America’s Got Talent, before jetting off to Dubai to entertain Global Village guests again this season.
Another international troupe returning by popular demand is the incredible drum ensemble AAIJAA from Colombia. These incredible young percussionists will provide the perfect beats for an unforgettable evening.
Flagship Global Village productions and characters will also return with new shows and new stories. Global Village’s very own characters The Wonderers – Ozka, Waleef and Zoya will return in their main stage hit, Legend of the Staff. They will also be appearing at the Kids Theater in a brand new production as they uncover the Mystery of the Golden Rock.
Peter Rabbit, Lily Bobtail and Squirrel Nutkin are back on their quest to steal a giant prize radish from Mr. Noweeds – GV gardener on duty. The Octonauts have returned to their station as Captain Barnacles, Kwazii and new shipmate Kai come aboard to complete their new missions and share oceans of fun. Care Bare favorites Grumpy, Funshine and Cheer will make a special appearance on stage, while Ben & Holly and PJ Masks will also return to their shows. Chhota Bheem will also be on the grounds to take a selfie. The Kid’s Theater will also host Don’t Do the Dodo, based on the children’s illustrated book The Curious Tale of the Dodo by world-renowned writer, comedian and conservationist Bill Oddie.
Bigger, better and more explosive than ever! Get ready for the best sequel to Aqua Action – the only water-based stunt show in the region. With incredible new fire effects, LED car record scenes, high-powered street bikes and a giant monster truck, this is one of the guests, full of explosions, moves, flipping bikes, precision driving, jets. – Ski stunts and flying action.
Shaun Cornell, Director – Entertainment, Dubai Holding Entertainment said: “We are very excited to unveil some of the stunning new and returning acts lined up for Global Village this coming season. It doesn’t matter where you’re from, what age you are or what you’re into – there really is something for everyone. We want our guests to have exciting new experiences every time they visit and keep coming back for more. That’s why we’ve pulled out all the stops to give our guests the best performers from around the world.”
With unprecedented entertainment, diverse cultures, unlimited entertainment and unforgettable moments on offer, there is always more to explore at Global Village.
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About the Global Village
Global Village is the premier family destination for multicultural entertainment, dining, shopping and attractions in the region and among the most visited worldwide. Since its inception, it has embodied various aspects of the world and brought a smile to the faces of millions of guests every season. This unique and integrated open-air destination offers guests the largest and most diverse range of events, shows and activities in the region. Global Village takes guests on a rich journey of amazing culture, cuisine and entertainment.
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