EVENT Celebrations for the 42nd UAE National Day are well under-way in Abu Dhabi, as the region gets ready for the week-long festivities planned.
Abu Dhabi is buzzing with excitement as state gears up for National Day weekend, set to be a spectacular event for all. There will be 13 incredible fireworks displays around Abu Dhabi at; Abu Dhabi Corniche, Yas Island, Khor Al Maqtta, Al Ain, Madinat Zayed, Delma Island and Sila. Each show has been specially designed by Pirotecnia Igual, the Spanish fireworks company who were behind the display at this year's Rio de Janeiro revellion celebration.
As well as show-stopping fireworks displays, an abundance of activities are all part of the programme. Corniche Breakwater Heritage Village will be adding a number of extra attractions to its program, as well as a traditional market and cultural learning experiences for children. 64,190 shots will be fired during the weekend, and on Yas Island , thousands of cars will gather decorated in the colours of the UAE flag in an attempt to enter the Guinness World Records. There will also be a free musical concert with a suprise guest, a singer from the Arab music industry.
Meanwhile, in Al Ain there will be a large Aerobatic show taking off at Al Ain International Airport, perfect entertainment for the entire family.
Restaurants and hotels around the city will be participating in special offers, National Day events, and spectacular dining opportunities.
Happy National Day!
Text Karen Athwal