'The Hijri New Year’s holiday will be observed on Saturday 31 August 2019. Regular working hours will resume on Sunday, Sept.1, 2019”
The 2019 teenagers, one for each year, lined up playing the tambourine-like Rapa'i and singing a song that recounts the history of Islam in the southeast Asian country. This year, participants were selected from 140 villages in Aceh province's Blangpidie district to train for weeks for the independence day celebration.
Burj Khalifa’s official page on Instagram said, “#PakistanIndependenceday and #IndianIndependenceday…”
The Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi launched the “India@75” celebrations in the UAE on Tuesday while paying homage to the freedom fighters of India on the occasion of India’s ‘Martyrs Day’.
There were book reading sessions for children from She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History by Chelsea Clinton.
UAE leaders congratulate President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow on the occasion.
The Ruler of Dubai took to his Twitter account and said, “On behalf of the people of the UAE, I wish everyone celebrating around the world a happy Diwali. May the light of hope always unite us and lead us forward to a better tomorrow.”
London mayor Sadiq Khan said on Friday that the British capital's New Year's Eve fireworks display, which annually attracts tens of thousands of people, will not go ahead on December 31 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Halloween is approaching quickly and there is only a month or so to prepare. Although there are a variety of origin stories for the celebration, now it is mostly involves lots of children and candy.
Peru failed to capitalise on a ten-man Brazil 20 minutes from time — after Gabriel Jesus was sent off for a second yellow — leaving Tite’s charges holding on to win the Copa America 3-1 in front of boisterous home fans on Sunday.