Friday 14 December 2012

UAE Celebrates 41 Glorious Years of Unity

The sound of joy and cheer filled the air as thousands of happy people came together to celebrate the nations 41st National day. Even the occasional shower of rain failed to stand in the way of the 41st Sprit of the union.  The Streets were shadowed by a panorama of people sporting the national colours-red, green, white and black.

A variety of entertaining activities were organized by each Emirate for the national day celebrations. The heritage Village in Abu Dhabi hosted a number of cultural activities such as camel rides, hooded falcons and exotic dances to celebrate the time-honoured Emirati culture. Local women could be seen giving cooking displays at the traditional market which also hosted informative sessions on the UAE’s agricultural history. Most vehicles were adorned with flags, stickers and pictures of the UAE’s rulers despite the warnings of fines. The locals of Al Ain visited the Historic Souq Al Qattara that was recently reopened to celebrate the national day while others visited Jebal Hafeet and Green Mubazzarah to see the horse parade.

national day celebrationsThe Down town Dubai Parade that is held annually attracted hundreds of people who thronged to the Emaar Boulevard on Sunday afternoon. Organizers reported that more than 3,500 people participated in the parade. Also, unveiled at the parade was Mercedes jeep that was encrusted with Dh1 coins.

An enormous UAE flag was hoisted on a 123-metre tall flag pole (7th tallest in the world) at Sharjah. The ceremony was inaugurated by Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi (ruler of Sharjah). There was also an event held opposite Al Jazeera Park that featured a musical show as well as a march by the Sharjah Police band. There was also an array of cultural dances, multimedia shows, and fire work displays held at the Sharjah fountain.

Happy 41st UAE National Day
Many people in Ras Al Khaimah flocked to the streets in their colourful cars decorated with twinkling lights to celebrate the auspicious day. The Fujairah City Centre hosted a number of traditional activities like a Marine songs, traditional dance performances and games. 40000 Chinese lanterns, decorated in the UAE national colours, lit up the night sky at the cornice inn Ajman. There was also a national day celebration march at the cornice similar to the one organized at Umm Al Quwain.

An ambience of patriotism and joy filled the air as the 41st spirit of the union filled the hearts of the citizens of the UAE.

We at Lucky Group of companies are honoured and privileged to congratulate the leadership of the UAE and our esteemed clients on this grand occasion of the 41st anniversary of its union.

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