Dubai Festival City Mall will commemorate the 44th UAE National Day by hosting the widest array of activities to honour the spirit of the union and salute all the country’s commendable achievements since it was founded in 1971.
A photo exhibition organized by ‘Watani El Emarat Foundation’ will narrate the history of the UAE from the mall’s main events atrium, Festival Square, between 25th November and 5th December, taking mall-goers through a historical journey which demonstrates the great values and heritage of the United Arab Emirates.
From 26th November, Dubai Festival City Mall will kick-start National Day’s festive atmosphere with a host of thrilling performances by traditional dancers and roaming artists. Starting 30th November, the shopping Centre will be home to a traditional village featuring various kids activities especially conceived for the occasion, including face painting, henna, Arts and Crafts, amongst many other happenings that will make everyone’s visit a joy during this very special period.
“We are delighted to celebrate this momentous occasion with our customers. It is an exceptional opportunity for them to discover the very unique Emirati history and culture. Let us all get together to extend our most sincere congratulations and warmest wishes to the UAE’s government as well as everyone who is residing in this great nation,” said Brad Merchant, General Manager, Dubai Festival City mall.
Adding to the festive spirit, Dubai Festival City Mall will introduce a themed social media competition branded #find44. Customers who find the “44” iconic logo that was designed to mark this year’s National day in locations across the mall will win many fabulous prizes.
Leading Dubai-based radio station Al Arabiya will broadcast live from Dubai Festival City Mall to celebrate the UAE’s National Day and provide visitors with opportunities to win many valuable rewards.
“Our objective is to offer customers unmatched experiences during each visit to Dubai Festival City Mall. This National Day we would like everyone to walk away with unforgettable memories of quality time spend with family and loved ones,” commented Mr. Merchant.
Finally, in partnership with Al Jalila Foundation, Dubai Festival City will host on December 2nd the finale and winners awards ceremony of the iconic 7 Emirates Run which raises funds to help children back on their feet.