Posted 8th of November 2018

Jennifer Lopez to attend DHFC's official opening

Press Release

Doha Festival City (DHFC) is celebrating its grand opening with a one-of-a-kind appearance and meet and greet opportunity with global superstar Jennifer Lopez (popularly known as J-Lo) for fans on Friday (November 9), it was announced.

Jennifer Lopez will appear in the mall in a special question and answer session in the Luxury Node between 3.30pm and 4.30pm.

“We are extremely proud to have established DHFC as the region’s most recognised shopping and entertainment destination in Qatar, offering the best in lifestyle, retail and dining,” DHFC general manager Robert Hall said.

“This has been an incredible journey and together with the support of our retail partners and the loyalty of our customers, we are pleased to see the destination come to life,” he noted. “We look forward to celebrating our official grand opening and to achieving even more milestones in the future.”

DHFC’s grand opening celebrations are in partnership with key sponsors, including Qatar Airways, Mondrian Doha Hotel, Vodafone and Bentley Qatar as well as two of the leading hospitality brands that share the same vision of providing exceptional services to customers.

Qatar Airways Group chief executive Akbar al-Baker said: “We are proud to be working in partnership with DHFC to bring the world-class megastar Jennifer Lopez to Qatar for the very first time in her illustrious career.”

“Qatar Airways is passionate about promoting music as a powerful way of connecting people, this is something which is at the heart of our own brand message – Going Places Together,” he noted.

Mondrian Doha general manager Axel Gassar said: “We are excited to be partnering with DHFC on this historical event in Doha and are thrilled to be able to host Jennifer Lopez.”

Al Wajba Motors general manager Saher Baaj said Bentley Qatar is proud to be a part in welcoming celebrities from around the world in the country. “We will always be at the forefront of support to such international standard events that aim to raise the name of Qatar all over the world”.

Some 1,000 guests will also get the chance to witness this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity through its ‘Spend and Redeem’ promotion.

Shoppers will have 24 hours to spend a minimum of QR500 at any store and redeem their receipt at Customer Service Desks in exchange for wristbands, granting shoppers access to this spectacular event.

Part of DHFC’s grand opening celebrations include the ‘Super Sale’ period, offering up to 50% discounts across all food, fashion and entertainment retailers, and a VIP Retailer Excellence Awards Gala Dinner, another first in Doha, today (November 8) at Mondrian Doha.