‘Union Festival’ at Global Village from Nov 22

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‘Union Festival’ at Global Village from Nov 22

Shaikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, has directed officials concerned to organise ‘Union Festival’ at Global Village from November 22 to December 2 coinciding with the country’s 41st National Day celebrations.

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Published: Mon 19 Nov 2012, 9:32 AM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 1:28 PM

The move is aimed at imprinting the rich and diversified traditions of the UAE people and its cultural development, making it a memorable festival.

He said the festival should be organised in a way that reflects the importance of the occasion for, it is being the major event in the history of the UAE since its foundation. It must include a series of diverse celebrations — from heritage and artistic performances — highlighting the history of the state and the foundation of the union and its development as well as shedding light on values, customs, traditions and the UAE heritage.

He also directed extension of the celebration period to 11 days to allow the citizens, resident expats and visitors of Global Village to enjoy the various events which are aimed at strengthening community cohesion and supporting the cultural march of the union.

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