Dubai alive with colour and festivities for 47th National Day

DUBAI, The 47th edition of the UAE National Day is gearing up for its most exciting celebration yet, as the city of Dubai lights up with festivity and cheer. From special concerts, mall shows, city attractions and fireworks to promotions and traditional entertainment across the emirate, residents and visitors will be spoilt for choice as Dubai puts on a stunning display of activity to honour the UAE milestone.

Ahmed Al Khaja, CEO, Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of Dubai Tourism, said: “This National Day, we want everyone � from Emiratis to Dubai’s residents and visitors � to embrace this momentous occasion. We are delighted to announce a vast array of activities taking place all over the city to mark the festivities, and are grateful to our citywide strategic partners that have really pulled out all the stops to ensure that everyone gets to celebrate this great nation. With a host of events and celebrations taking place across Dubai, we anticipate a lot of footfall over the National Day weekend and encourage visitors to get to the venues as early as possible to really maximise their experience.

Celebrations will feature a stellar line-up of entertainment and celebratory concerts to mark the UAE’s 47th birthday.

Residents and visitors to Dubai will be able to witness a special treat this National Day with fireworks taking place across the city. The skies above The Beach at Jumeirah Beach Residence, Al Seef and La Mer will erupt in light as fireworks take place at 8:00pm (The Beach), 8:30pm (Al Seef) and 9:00pm (La Mer) consecutively on 1 and 2 December.

Dubai Festival City Mall will also be celebrating with fireworks at 8:00pm and 10:00pm on Sunday 2 December, as part of their spectacular IMAGINE show. The UAE state-of-the-art show reflects the colours, spirit and heritage of the nation and is designed by talented artists and can be watched from restaurants located along the waterfront at Dubai Festival City Mall.

On 2 December, Burj Khalifa will wow the crowds as it showcases a customised LED show in sync with dancing water at the Dubai Fountain, beautifully choreographed to the UAE national anthem at 6:00pm, 7:00pm and 8:00pm Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation will present a unique aspect of the UAE’s cultural traditions through live Poetry Nights at Burj Park.

Source: Emirates News Agency