Operettas presented on UAE development

DUBAI — As part of the four-day celebrations organised jointly by the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) and Dubai Municipality to mark the 34th UAE National Day, 80 schoolchildren divided into four groups presented operettas on the formation and development of the UAE at the Creek Park and three shopping malls in Dubai.

By A Staff Reporter

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Published: Tue 6 Dec 2005, 10:01 AM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 7:18 PM

Fatima Mohammed Abdullah, Events Coordinator at the Ministry of Education, said that the operettas were organised at the Mall of the Emirates, Mercato Mall and Ibn Batuta Shopping Mall in addition to the Creek Park.

The operettas highlighted the formation of the UAE as a union of seven emirates and how it achieved spectacular progress in a short span of over three decades under the wise leadership of the UAE Founder president, late Shaikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and the continuance of the progress march under the leadership of the President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Several cultural programmes and traditional dances were also organised at different venues, attracting hundreds of people drawn from various nationalities.

The 34th UAE National Day celebrations were sponsored by Philips, Nestle, Culinary Guild, Jumeirah and Paris Gallery.

More than 10,000 giveaways and memorabilia were distributed among the visitors to shopping malls and public parks during the celebrations.

Dubai Police Band performed at the Creek Park everyday.

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