Oct 10-20: The Big Draw Festival At Apple

Oct 09,2018

Apple is all set to host an exciting new festival at its Dubai Mall store this October. “The Big Draw Festival” will run from October 10-20 and the series will feature workshops that focus on bringing sketches to life with the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil.

The festival kicks off with Hybrid Humans as Fakhra Al Mansouri shares her journey as one of the first female developers in the United Arab Emirates. Other interesting events include a unique take on Emirati pop culture, food illustrations, comic art and more. Apple will also supply devices if you don’t have one!

The festival will also include live entertainment from local artists – So watch out for performances by Carl and the Reda Mafia and Sima Dance Company.


Event Schedule


Hybrid Humans with Fakhra Al Mansouri

October 10, 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.


Emirati Pop Culture with Ayesha Al Hemrani

October 13, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.


Colourful Food Illustrations with Neonstructure

October 16, 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.


Visualizing Data with Infographic.ly

October 17, 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.


The Comic World of Shalala

October 19, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.


Draw your own Character with Makooky

October 20, 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.



Carl and the Reda Mafia

October 19, 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.


Sima Dance Company

October 20, 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.