12 must-attend National Day events in UAE: Fireworks, concerts and more
Published on December 2, 2019 at 14.28
We've rounded up 10 things you cannot miss today.
Lit up Burj: In celebration of UAE National Day, the iconic Burj Khalifa will stage a special LED light show and The Dubai Fountain will have special shows daily at 6pm, 7pm, 8pm and 9pm.
National Day concert: Fans of Hamad Al Amri are in for a treat as the Emirati singer returns to Global Village today to keep the crowd on their feet all night long when he takes over the main stage at 9pm. See you there!
‘Legacy of our Ancestors’: The event aims to create an engaging UAE National Day activation that is unique to The Dubai Mall under the theme Legacy of our Ancestors. Activations will include flags, scarves and magnet pin giveaways throughout the three days of the event, as well as a performance by a traditional band on December 2.
Light up the sky: The sky above Dubai’s most popular waterfront destinations will light up with vibrant firework displays today. Be a part of the exciting atmosphere at Al Seef, La Mer and The Beach at JBR today starting from 8pm and be mesmerized by the lights.
Light Painting Photography: Enjoy a perfect mix of tradition and technology with an interactive photography show that brings unique arabesque designs to life. With impressive projections of calligraphy and light techniques, mark a special National Day at Global Village today.
UAE pride art: Celebrate the UAE’s 48th National Day with ‘The National Pride Art Exhibition’ at Al Ghurair Centre for a month as they house more than 40 paintings inspired by the local culture; history, people, animals, landscapes, architecture and life in the UAE.
Sadu pop up performance: A contemporary pop-up performance piece inspired by the traditional art of Bedouin Sadu weaving created by Loreta Bilinskaite-Monie will be held at the Louvre Museum today at 2pm where you can also meet local artists who keep alive this cherished Emirati craft.
Bollywood concert: The Malik brothers are all set to bring their ‘A’ game to Dubai today with a spectacular performance filled with some of their famous hit melodies. Catch Armaan and Amaal Malik at Bollywood Parks today at 2pm!
National Day offers at IKEA: Going to IKEA before the long weekend comes to a close to pick up a few odds and ends to finally make your house feel like a home? Take a break while shopping and stop by their restaurant for some delicious National Day offers! IKEA food is always a good idea!
Curry Night: Walk into Gifto’s of London every Monday evening with friends and family and enjoy a three-course meal for Dhs99 per person. Enjoy from starters including Papri Chaat and Chicken Tikka to homemade style curries like Chicken Tikka Masala and Tarka Daal along with a hearty serving of Pilau rice. Finish off with a sweet and delicious Kheer.
Christmas pop-up: Marks & Spencer’s new pop up at Marina Mall is finally open! The gorgeous pop-up includes British treats such as mince pies, crumpets and all-butter shortbread biscuits and is a must visit for anyone looking to bring some sparkle home for the festive season. The pop up store will be open from 10am to 10pm today.
La Perle magic: Have you been wanting to go to La Perle but the steep prices are putting you off? Book your tickets for today or tomorrow and enjoy 48% off! Enjoy the spectacular show and be mesmerized this UAE National Day.