On route to break 25 world records; Dubai’s Global Village celebrates Silver Jubilee

By Rahul Vaimal, Associate Editor
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Global Village Global Gig 2020
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The world’s largest multicultural festival park, Dubai’s Global Village has broken a new Guinness World Records title for the “Most videos in a music medley video” during its last night’s Global Gig. 

The Global Gig will strive to break 24 more records to honor Global Village’s Silver Jubilee anniversary.

Global Village Global Gig 2020
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Rockin’1000, the largest rock band on earth, united artists from all over the region and around the world as audiences from different corners of the planet joined the celebrations on Global Village’s YouTube channel to honor the Global Village Silver Jubilee season.

Jaki Ellenby
Jaki Ellenby
Executive Director
Marketing and Events
Global Village

“We are delighted to have broken this, our first Guinness World Records title of the season. This is only the beginning for us as we embark on a 25-week journey to break 25 records. This year we promised surprises and bringing together guests and partners to break barriers is just one of the ways we are celebrating this milestone season. Our historic opening concert captivated fans from around the world and united people and cultures through music in the spirit of social inclusion. We are thrilled to have been able to celebrate our opening with people from around the globe and are grateful for the many incredible partners that supported us in this endeavor.”

The Global Village partnered with Arabian Radio Network (ARN), Emirates and the Jumeirah Beach Hotel while the concert streamed on Global Village’s Main Stage with live streaming on Global Village’s YouTube channel to allow enthusiasts from all over the to be part of this extravaganza.

“It was our pleasure to perform together with our members from around the world and we are grateful for this opportunity to be part of the Global Village Silver Jubilee celebrations,” said Fabio Zaffagnini, Founder and General Manager, Rockin’1000. “The experience is one that we will never forget and Global Village will always hold a special place in our hearts as we look forward to visiting in person as soon as we can.”

Thousands of performers from over 80 countries offered their talent and message of hope to the world in this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to leave their mark on an international stage like no other. Looking ahead, Global Village has its sights set on making more history this season as guests are taken on a unique 25-week adventure full of thrills and excitement.