Art exhibitions, Emirati dance, traditional bands and patriotic giveaways for all visitors
Dubai, UAE, 26November2013 –There is an added element of anticipation, excitement and devout national pride as 42nd UAE National Day draws near and thenation counts down towards the Expo 2020 announcement. Adding to the air of festivity, Deira City Centre and City Centre Mirdif have already started the celebrations with a variety of family-friendly activities to showcase the UAE’s heritage and culture, in addition to building momentum for a weekend full of nationwide celebrations.
“UAE National Day is a time to reflect upon the great achievements of the nation, and Deira and City Centre Mirdif have joined hands to showcase the traditions, culture and heritage of the UAE in addition to spreading national pride amongst visitors,” said Fuad Sharaf, Senior Director – Property Development, Shopping Malls for Majid Al Futtaim Properties. “Our celebrations have already started, so we invite the community to come and embrace the Spirit of the Nation.”
From Wednesday November 27th -Tuesday December 3rd, Deira and City Centre Mirdif including all Guest Services teams will be adorned with the colours of the national flag, with UAE scarves, pins, flags, banners and glittering curtains of lights on display across the mall. Spreading the spirit, flags and prayer beads will be given away to all visitors.
Shoppers at Deira City Centre will also be able to enjoy a program of traditional and cultural entertainment including Emirati dance performances, traditional music bands will create a lively atmosphere throughout the extended celebrations.
Deira and City Centre Mirdif will also be hosting a UAE National Day drawing competition titled “Pride of the UAE” for children onsite the malls. Encouraging kids to share what they love about the UAE, all artworks will then be posted onto the malls’ social media pages for voting and the chance to win Gifts.
For more information about UAE National Day celebrations at Deira City Centre and City Centre Mirdif , please visit: www.facebook.com/DeiraCityCentre and www.facebook.com/MirdifCityCentre