The Higher Organizing Committee of the Sheikh Zayed Festival, nestled in Al Wathba, Abu Dhabi, has unveiled an impressive lineup of events for the 52nd UAE Union Day celebration. The Festival, set against a picturesque backdrop, promises a vibrant array of activities, including the Union Parade, Fireworks Displays, Drone Shows, Emirates Fountain performances, and the International Civilizations Parade. Under the theme “Hayakum,” the meticulously planned three-day celebration from December 1st to 3rd will feature cultural performances, a Heritage Village, and diverse activities across participant pavilions.
Cultural celebrations encompass unique events such as an Orchestra with compositions crafted for the occasion, performances by traditional bands, and captivating presentations by the Abu Dhabi Police Musical Band. The Heritage Village aims to showcase Emirati heritage, while the International Civilizations Parade adds a global touch. Spectacular Fireworks Displays, Drone Shows, and Emirates Fountain performances will light up the festival nights.
Competitions like the “Most Beautiful Emirati Heritage Costume” offer visitors a chance to showcase traditional attire creativity, expressing national pride. Majalis Abu Dhabi provides craft workshops, live drawing shows, and a photography award competition, fostering a deeper appreciation for cultural heritage. Fun Fair City, Children’s Theater, and City offer a diverse festive atmosphere, while shopping, dining, and discounts from various pavilions enhance the celebratory experience. The Sheikh Zayed Festival welcomes visitors daily, providing a family-friendly environment for enjoying a wide range of events and competitions.