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Sesame Street moving to Dubai
POSTED 25 Feb 2009 . BY Luke Tuchscherer
A Sesame Street-themed attraction is to be built in Dubai.

Universal Studios Dubailand, a member of Tatweer Dubai, signed an agreement with Sesame Workshop, the team behind the long-running children’s series, to build three entertainment venues at the first Universal Studios theme park in the Middle East.

Sesame Street 4D Movie Magic will be a 400-seat theatre fitted with motion base technology to allow guests explore the “magic of movie making” using characters such as Big Bird, Elmo, the Cookie Monster and Bert and Ernie.

There will also be a carousel and stage show, as well as Elmo’s Emporium, which will offer Sesame Street merchandise.

Khalid Al Malik, chief executive of Tatweer Dubai, said: “Our alliance with Sesame Workshop reinforces our dedication to introducing internationally-renowned brands to Dubai. Our collaboration with Universal Studios has allowed us to design and build an extraordinary family destination in the region.

“Our new partnership with Sesame Workshop will enable us to deliver incomparable family entertainment featuring the legendary Sesame Street experience.”

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Sesame Street moving to Dubai
POSTED 25 Feb 2009 . BY Luke Tuchscherer
A Sesame Street-themed attraction is to be built in Dubai.

Universal Studios Dubailand, a member of Tatweer Dubai, signed an agreement with Sesame Workshop, the team behind the long-running children’s series, to build three entertainment venues at the first Universal Studios theme park in the Middle East.

Sesame Street 4D Movie Magic will be a 400-seat theatre fitted with motion base technology to allow guests explore the “magic of movie making” using characters such as Big Bird, Elmo, the Cookie Monster and Bert and Ernie.

There will also be a carousel and stage show, as well as Elmo’s Emporium, which will offer Sesame Street merchandise.

Khalid Al Malik, chief executive of Tatweer Dubai, said: “Our alliance with Sesame Workshop reinforces our dedication to introducing internationally-renowned brands to Dubai. Our collaboration with Universal Studios has allowed us to design and build an extraordinary family destination in the region.

“Our new partnership with Sesame Workshop will enable us to deliver incomparable family entertainment featuring the legendary Sesame Street experience.”

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Job location: Northamptonshire, UK
Chief Operating Officer
Brooklands Museum Trust Ltd
Salary: £60,000
Job location: Weybridge, Surrey, UK
Commercial Leisure Manager - Coastal Attractions
Denbighshire County Council
Salary: £41,846 — £44,697 (plus up to £8,000 relocation allowance)
Job location: Rhyl, UK
Theming Production Manager
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Salary: Competitive
Job location: Staffordshire, UK
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