• Publish date: Monday، 22 August 2022
  • LEGOLAND® Dubai Resort searches for four young UAE residents to become the new Junior Reporters
  • Children aged 6-11 dreaming of becoming journalists have the chance to live their dream
  • Junior Reporters will attend all events at LEGOLAND® Dubai theme park, LEGOLAND® Water park and LEGOLAND® Hotel and share their experiences with the world
  • Deadline to submit entries is 29. August 2022

Dubai – 15 August 2022: LEGOLAND® Dubai Resort has started its search in the UAE for the next official Junior Reporters*, offering 4 young UAE residents aged 6-11 years old, a golden opportunity to live their dream of becoming real reporters. The role of ‘LEGOLAND® Dubai Resort- Junior Reporter’ will allow children to report first-hand from events taking place at LEGOLAND Dubai Resort, featuring LEGOLAND® Dubai theme park, LEGOLAND® Water Park and the region’s only LEGOLAND® Hotel, covering Halloween, UAE National Day celebration, Festive season, Chinese New Year, VIP Experience and more.

To extend the fun even further, every Junior Reporter will win four LEGOLAND Dubai Annual Passes for his/her family to enjoy 12 months of awesomeness, covering unlimited entries to LEGOLAND Dubai theme park with its 40 rides and attractions and LEGOLAND Water Park with its 20 waterslides and attractions, including food, beverage and retail discounts at both LEGOLAND Parks and more. Furthermore, the new Junior Reporters will receive an official certificate at the end of their LEGOLAND® adventure, presented by LEGOLAND Dubai Resort senior management as a token of appreciation.

All young UAE residents, speaking English or Arabic aged 6-11 years are welcome to submit a 30-40 sec. video in English or Arabic demonstrating ‘Why they would be awesome as a Junior Reporter’ and upload it on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag #ImAJuniorReporter or e-mail it to SocialMediaDXB@legoland.ae no later than midnight of Monday, 29. August 2022.

An official LEGOLAND Dubai Resort Jury will select four candidates out of the shortlisted applicants, based on several criteria including creativity and engagement. On 7. September, four successful candidates will be named as the new ‘LEGOLAND Dubai Resort - Junior Reporters’, starting an awesome LEGOLAND adventure that will last for one full year.

Loads of events, ongoing activities together with 60 rides, attractions and building adventures spread across LEGOLAND Dubai theme park and LEGOLAND Water Park as well as LEGOLAND Hotel - await the new Junior Reporters, to experience and re-introduce to all LEGOLAND Dubai Resort fans across the world through the social media and Youtube accounts of LEGOLAND Dubai Resort.

The search for ‘LEGOLAND Dubai Resort- Junior Reporters’ takes place from 15. August to 29. August 2022. All entries must have the #ImaJuniorReporter hashtag and be uploaded on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter or be emailed to socialmediadxb@legoland.ae no later than midnight of 29. August 2022. Entries received after this date will be disregarded. All entries must be submitted in English or Arabic. Candidates must be UAE residents and aged 6 to 11 years old. Proof of age may be required. Any candidate fails to adhere any of the terms and conditions will be disqualified. Successful candidates will be contacted and must receive the prize within 5 days or will be eliminated. The selected Junior Reporters must commit to attend at least 6 events at LEGOLAND Dubai Resort events in 2022/2023. Junior Reporter’s guardians to provide written consent to be filmed and photographed to be used for public relations and marketing collateral. The prize of 4 Annual Passes for every successful candidate is used only by the candidate’s family and is strictly non-transferable to another person and cannot be redeemed for monetary value. The Annual Passes are applicable at LEGOLAND Dubai theme park and LEGOLAND Water Park only. Further terms and conditions will apply upon receipt of official prize vouchers.

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For further information, please contact:

LEGOLAND Dubai Resort

Nermin Abushnaf

Public Relations Manager


Notes to Editors

Maintaining visitor health and safety as a top priority, the team at LEGOLAND® Dubai have been working hard to ensure hygiene and safety measures are enhanced throughout the park, including enhanced cleaning, social distancing markers at ride queues, shops, restaurants and more. A maximum capacity of guests is applicable at the park. Government regulations and social distancing requirements are implemented to ensure a safe and fun experience for all.

LEGOLAND® Dubai Resort for families with kids aged 2-12 includes LEGOLAND Dubai Theme Park with over 40 LEGO themed rides, shows and building experiences; LEGOLAND Water Park with over 20 family-friendly LEGO themed water slides and attractions; and the region’s only LEGO themed hotel opened in January 2022, LEGOLAND Hotel with 44 LEGO themed rooms, 191 fully themed rooms, and 15 suites, two themed family restaurants and interactive activities featuring daily creative workshops, model builder, family pool and in-room treasure hunt. LEGOLAND Dubai is the first of its kind in the region and was opened in 2016. The first LEGOLAND Park opened in 1968 in Billund, Denmark, followed by nine LEGOLAND parks in 5 countries featuring United Kingdom, USA, Germany, Malaysia, UAE and Japan. LEGOLAND Dubai is located on Sheikh Zayed Road opposite the Palm Jebel Ali in Dubai equidistant to Dubai and Abu Dhabi International Airports.

For more information, please visit www.LEGOLAND.ae



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About Merlin Entertainments plc

Merlin Entertainments is a global leader in location-based, family entertainment. As Europe's Number 1 and the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator, Merlin operates over 137 attractions, 22 hotels and 6 holiday villages in 24 countries and across 4 continents. Merlin’s purpose is to deliver memorable experiences to its millions of guests around the world, through its iconic brands and multiple attraction formats, and the commitment and passion of its employees.

See www.merlinentertainments.biz for more information and follow on Twitter @MerlinEntsNews.

About Dubai Parks and Resorts

Dubai Parks and Resorts™ is the Middle East’s largest integrated theme park destination. The destination comprises MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, LEGOLAND® Dubai Theme Park, LEGOLAND® Water Park, LEGO® themed LEGOLAND® Hotel and BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai. Guests can experience MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, Hollywood-inspired theme park with the most rollercoasters in a single theme park in the Middle East, offering immersive rides and attractions based on famous Hollywood hits, as well as BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, a first-of-its-kind theme park that showcases rides, attractions and live entertainment shows based on some of Bollywood’s biggest blockbusters. The LEGOLAND® Resort offers guests an all-encompassing LEGO® adventure, with a LEGOLAND® Theme Park that offers unique and interactive experiences for families bringing the well-known LEGO® brick to life in a playful environment, a LEGOLAND® Waterpark which is the region’s first water park catering to families with children aged 2-12 years old and a 250 room LEGO® themed LEGOLAND® Hotel offering fully themed rooms that can accommodate a family of five. Guests can stay just steps away from all four of the world-famous parks at Lapita™, Dubai Parks and Resorts, Autograph Collection, a Polynesian themed family hotel that is part of Marriott International.

The entire destination is connected by Riverland™ Dubai, a free to enter themed recreational hub that takes visitors on a picturesque journey through well-known locations from across the globe such as; The French Village, Boardwalk, India Gate and The Peninsula, offering several instagrammable locations and provides the perfect backdrop for friends and families to come together, relax and recharge.

The destination is located on Sheikh Zayed Road Exit 5 in Dubai, 15 minutes from Ain Dubai, ideally located between both the Dubai and Abu Dhabi International Airports.


About Dubai Holding Entertainment

Dubai Holding Entertainment, is one of the largest diversified entertainment groups in the region, committed to solidifying the Emirate as one of the most sought-after touristic destinations in the world by offering an impressive range of destinations and attractions that caters to all residents and visitors to the Emirate. The portfolio includes, amongst others, Ain Dubai, the tallest observation wheel in the world; Dubai Parks and Resorts, the region’s largest integrated theme park destination; Global Village, one of the longest established tourist attractions in Dubai having opened its doors in 1997; Coca-Cola Arena, one the region’s largest multipurpose indoor arena; Arabian Radio Network (ARN), the largest radio network in the region; MPN a multimedia sales house, operating premium out-of-home assets, video production, event sponsorship and activations; Roxy Cinemas, a premiere theatre experience; The Green Planet a bio-dome spread over 4 levels housing a tropical indoor rainforest with over 3000 plants and animals; and Laguna Water Park in La Mer which has the only WaveOz180 Flow Rider in the GCC and the region’s first Manta family raft ride.

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