It’s no secret that the UAE is rich and proud of its culture and heritage. As a festival that celebrates the very essence of the nation’s heritage, every Emiratis will surely want to partake in this multi-week festival. If you haven’t already guessed, we’re talking about the popular Sheikh Zayed Festival in Abu Dhabi. So the dates for the latest edition of the festival are finally confirmed and we’re here to tell you all about it!
Sheikh Zayed Holiday Dates
The long-awaited dates for the latest Sheikh Zayed Festival have now been announced! Yes, the festival is expected to return from November 17, 2023 to March 9, 2024 in the Al Wathba area of Abu Dhabi. The festival will be held under the patronage of President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Khaleej Times reported. Not to mention, it will also be under the direction of the Vice President, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Residential Law, Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan. As it happens, this event is expected to be a grand lineup of cultural, entertainment, social and sporting events.
The festival has previously broken world records for the largest fireworks!
Turning to the preparation of the new edition, the report also mentions that the committee is stepping up its efforts. Furthermore, the annual festival will once again focus on promoting its main message of preserving the country’s heritage, affirming the depth of the UAE’s civilization and passing it on to future generations, and of course, strengthening its role in promoting Abu Dhabi as a leading tourist and cultural The role of the center’s status. destination.
While the organizing committee did not reveal further details about the number of pavilions, activities or even performances, we can expect it to be a big event again. After all, the festival has previously broken world records for the largest fireworks display and drone show. As such, the festival is known to be a major draw for tourists, attracting thousands of visitors each year for fun-filled and family-focused activities and, of course, celebrations of witnessing Emirati culture and heritage.
So, with the date set, be sure to mark your calendars and attend as soon as the festival hits town. In the meantime, keep an eye on the space for more details about the festival!
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