Fun events planned at parks in Dubai to mark National Day

DUBAI — The public parks in Dubai will witness a variety of activities on the occasion of the 36th National Day. The Public Parks and Horticulture Department of Dubai Municipality has planned a host of activities for this year’s celebration in order to attract a good number of visitors to the parks.

By A Staff Reporter

Published: Fri 30 Nov 2007, 8:56 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 4:41 AM

The highlight of the activities at Zabeel Park is a stage show called Ars Al Majd, with the participation of 120 professionals from all over the Arab world. In addition to this, traditional troupes will be performing in the park throughout the day.

A People’s Parade will be held in the park with the participation of people of different generations, who will be carrying the UAE national flag. The parade will also feature traditional dances.

In the Creek Park, different activities will be organised with the cooperation of the Ministry of Education. The activities will include stage shows by traditional troupes and patriotic songs performed by a group of artistes. The song performance will start at 9pm and will last until midnight.

On the second day, there will be performances by Syrian, Indian and Filipino troupes from 9pm to midnight.

The park will also host heritage activities, including House of Poetry and traditional food, which will be distributed free to the public throughout the National Day celebrations.

Other parks, including Mamzar and Mushrif parks, will also witness shows by traditional troupes throughout the occasion.

Meanwhile, the Children’s City is all prepared to celebrate the 36th National Day. A host of activities have been lined up this year, including the biggest UAE national flag that stretches all the way from Gate 1 of Creek Park to the gate of Children’s City.

There will be a Unity Parade symbolising the care, prosperity, development and advancement witnessed by the country. The events will start at 10am on December 2 and end by 7.30pm.

Helium balloons will also be released in front of the visitors at the Children’s City.

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