Dubai is celebrating 50 years of James Bond with a wide range of events titled “Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style”. The “Designing 007”, which began today at Burj Khalifa and will run until February 2017, debuted at the Barbican Centre in London four years ago and has been exhibited in Toronto, Shanghai, Melbourne, Moscow, Rotterdam, Madrid, Mexico City and Paris.
The exhibition at Burj Khalifa ANNEX will present the design and style of James Bond and the craft behind the sets, the music, gadgets, vehicles, technology and fashion over the course of five decades. The 50th anniversary edition marks the debut of the exhibit for the Middle East, with items including Scaramanga’s Golden Gun from The Man with the Golden Gun and Daniel Craig’s wardrobe from Casino Royale, the Spectre Aston Martin DB10 and more on display. At ‘Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style’ screen icons, costumes, production design, automobiles, gadgets, special effects, graphic design, exotic locations, weapons, stunts and props combine to immerse the audience in the creation and development of Bond style over its 50-year history.
Added to that, the Skyfall theme song had its first performance on The #DubaiFountain yesterday and it was beautiful!