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Emaar sponsors Ramadan tent at Four Seasons Damascus

  • To feature model of The Eighth Gate development
  • Extensive spread of Ramadan delicacies served

Damascus, Syria; September 11, 2008: Emaar - IGO, developer of The Eighth Gate, the country’s pioneering master-planned community, is the sponsor of the Ramadan tent at Four Seasons Damascus hotel through the Holy Month of Ramadan. Emaar – IGO will showcase a model of The Eighth Gate at the Ramadan tent, which will sport an authentic Damascus-style ambience that celebrates the heritage of the legendary seven gates of the city.

Mr Sarhad Haffar, General Manager, Emaar Syria, said: “The Holy Month of Ramadan celebrates the spirit of camaraderie and solidarity – the essence of neighbourhood living too. The Ramadan tent at Four Seasons Damascus perfectly captures the ethos of Ramadan, and our sponsorship highlights our commitment to be part of socio-cultural initiatives that bring together people.”

Reflecting the architectural elegance and heritage of Damascus, the Ramadan tent will serve a range of delicacies prepared by award-winning chefs. Guests can pick their choice from an array of live cooking stations, and can enjoy traditional oud music and board & card games.

A US$500 million master-planned community, The Eighth Gate is developed by Emaar Syria in association with IGO, an offshore investment and property development company. The project has three components – Commercial Centre featuring the Damascus Stock Exchange building, Waterfront and Touristic Area. Emaar Syria has launched offices in Eighth Gate to strong investor response.

Eighth Gate builds upon the ancient history of Damascus in its architectural style of ornately decorated buildings paying homage to the city’s ancient roots. A signature tall gate marks the access to the main plaza.

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