This year’s celebrations were designed to bring together the emirate’s community with a strong message of hope.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
Massive fireworks light up the sky over Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, and Al Dhafra region on the occasion of the 49th UAE National Day.
The Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi celebrated the 49th UAE National Day with fireworks display and concerts across the emirate.
The authorities and police were urging people to adhere to social distancing guidelines and health protocols.
In Abu Dhabi, fireworks started on Reem Island and in Al Wathba at 9pm.
Authorities said that nearby residents watched the fireworks from their homes. Another fireworks display started on the Corniche at 9:25pm. It was broadcast live on Abu Dhabi TV and Emarat TV, as well as the UAE_BARQ official Instagram page.
In Al Ain, two open-air concerts will take place at Jahili Fort on 2 and 3 December. The events will be streamed live on Abu Dhabi Culture’s social channels.
To ensure the health, safety, and wellbeing of everyone, and in line with the emirate’s leading efforts in employing significant measures against COVID-19, citizens and residents are invited to enjoy the fireworks in Corniche live on Abu Dhabi TV and Emarat TV, as well as UAE_BARQ official Instagram page, on Wednesday December 2 at 9:25 pm.
They will also be able to watch the fireworks shows in Al Reem Island at 9 pm live on Abu Dhabi Calendar official Instagram page, and watch Al Wathba fireworks, which also starts at 9 pm from their windows and balconies.
This year’s celebrations were designed to bring together the emirate’s community with a strong message of hope for a bright and promising future as the UAE approaches its Golden Jubilee, its 50th National Day in 2021.
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