No Valentine's plan yet? Try out top 10 events this week in Dubai

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1-Dubai Food Festival 2015 - Friday, 6th - Saturday, 28th February 2015


The city's biggest cuisine extravaganza returns after an extremely popular inaugural show last year.

The Dubai Food Festival returns bigger and better than ever. This year the festival follows the theme of “Find Your Flavour” offering food lovers everything from Emirati cuisine to street foods and independent restaurants and dining concepts as well as multicultural and international cuisine with guest celebrity chefs being the cherry on top of this delectable festival.

2-Short+Sweet Dubai 2015 - 6th to 28th February, 2015



Dubai’s most talented stage actors and dramatists get together to create and display their best short plays at this year’s Short+Sweet Dubai 2015. Each week will see a number of talented drama groups perform a series of short plays which will be judged by viewers.

3-Horouf Art Exhibition at The Gallery, Emaar Pavilion- 5th January to 28th February, 2015



The Gallery at Emaar Pavilion will host three artists, Hachemi Ameun from Algeria, Nasser Al Aswadi from Yemen and Yazan Halwani from Lebanon. These three artists will employ a number of artistic styles and methods on a number of platforms to create a beautiful series of calligraphic artworks.

4-Gulfood 2015- 8th to12th February, 2015



Gulfood is the world’s biggest annual food and hospitality show where international flavours find world-class business.  Established 27 years ago, Gulfood has a well-deserved reputation within the food and hospitality industry, delivering spectacular returns on investment.  Under the theme ‘International Flavours, World Class Business’, Gulfood 2014 provided a vast trade and sourcing platform for exporters, buyers, exhibitors and visitors alike, as well as hosting a number of lucrative networking opportunities, competitions and live events.

5-RedFest DXB 2015- 12th to 13th February, 2015



After a phenomenally successful inaugural year, Dubai's two day music festival is back again this year with another incredible roster of stars to entertain. Get ready to bounce to Iggy Azalea and Kiesza and jam with The Script who are returning to Dubai.

6-Dubai's Big Pink Ball 2015- 12th February, 2015



The inaugural 2013 Big Pink Ball was a highlight in Dubai's events with a Moulin Rouge theme for the night with over 1,000 attendees feasting on a never been seen before mix of eclectic cabaret and vintage variety performance.

7-Ladies Day Out 2015- 13th to 15th February, 2015

Ladies Day Out is the only event of its kind in the UAE and is set to attract over 10,000 visitors in just three days. Ladies will be able to shop til they drop from over 60 brands as well as enjoy catwalk shows, make-overs, inspiring talks, music acts and glittering dining options.

8-Perceptions of Dubai - Photo Exhibition-28th January to 1st March, 2015



The exhibition ‘Perceptions of Dubai’ is a photographic exhibition portraying a human kaleidoscope of a vibrant city and its hidden treasures unveiled in a creative way.

Perceptions of Dubai is part of DXB3 initiative which was initiated in February 2014 by two French women based in Dubai, Isabelle Viallaneix, photographer and Valerie Ward, journalist.

9-Dubai Schools Football Cup 2015- Saturday, 31st January - Saturday, 7th March 2015



With over 2,000 students participating from schools around the Emirate, the Dubai Schools Football Cup (DSFC) is the Emirate’s official football tournament for schools.

Winners of the tournament will win an all-expenses paid trip to the UK to watch Manchester United play Manchester City and also attend a training camp with the Man United team coaches.

10-Creative Community Wall Live Painting- Friday, 13th February 2015

Spanish graffiti artist Ruben Sanchez will be presenting a unique creative wall courtesy of ING Creatives as an aim to highlight Dubai’s creative scene. This Creative Wall will be at Lake Level, V3 Tower, CLuster V, JLT (Jumeirah Lake Towers). Come and see the artist create a work of graffiti art across the wall live, this February 13th.

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