Artists present a traditional performance showcasing the nation's heritage.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
Sharjah's 51st UAE National Day celebration ceremony will be held at 4:30 pm today at Sharjah National Park, in the presence of Sharjah National Day Celebrations Committee members, led by Khalid Al Midfa, Chairman of the Committee, and Tariq Saeed Allay, Vice Chairman of the committee, the members of the committee, a group of officials and eminent figures, and the general public.
The ceremony will begin with a speech by Khalid Jassim Al Midfa, which will be followed by various shows and performances on the main theatre at the park. The celebrations will also include the snow village, and ice sculptures of the main attraction, “Museums on the Road Corner” by Sharjah Museums Authority.
A musical performance entitled ‘Sultan of Giving’ about the achievements of His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, reflecting the urban, cultural, and environmental development achieved under his rule, will be held.
There will also be a performance called ‘New Era’, in addition to other daily activities from 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm on 29 November – 3 December. Other attractions include a snow village, snow sculpting of national landmarks, and a model of Sharjah landmarks, among others.
The celebrations at the Sharjah National Park will also include children's theatre which will host fun shows, in addition to entertaining family competitions. A number of Sharjah government departments will participate in the National Day celebrations at the 'Government Departments Corner'. Attendees can observe miniature models of Sharjah Museums’ collections at the 'Museums on the Road Corner'.
At the hospitality tent, attendees will enjoy guided tours, cinema corner shows, daily raffles and prizes, snow sculpture garden, snow village, art sculptures of Sharjah landmarks, chess corner, a harpist's performance, various art shows, in addition to water ball shows.
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Being organised by the Sharjah Committee for National Day Celebrations with all necessary precautionary measures against the COVID-19 in place, the proceeds of the grand concert will go to support the humanitarian initiatives of the Big Heart Foundation in aid of refugees and the needy people around the world.
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