Sharjah’s celebrations of the 51st UAE National Day were concluded which attracted an of multiple nationalities, both residents and foreign visitors, over a period of 10 days to participate in a range of activities.
From November 24 to December 3, 2022, Sharjah’s cities and major tourist and cultural destinations including Al Majaz Amphitheater, Sharjah National Park, Maliha Public Park, Dibba Al Hisn, Khorfakkan Amphitheater, to Wadi Al Helo and various areas of Kalba, and parks and residential areas in Al Bataeh, various areas of Al Madam, Al Dhaid Fort, to the Heritage Village in Al Hamriyah hosted celebrations to commemorate the achievements of the nation on the 51st National Day.
His Excellency Khaled Jassim Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah National Day Celebrations Committee, commended the audience’s interaction and participation in the events. He said: “We are proud of the large attendance of Sharjah’s celebrations for National Day. We are always pleased to see this large number of people from different nationalities joining us in the national celebrations, interacting with activities and enjoying them in a safe and peaceful atmosphere. Hopefully, they made beautiful memories about the National Day, which welcomes people from all over the world.”
He added: “We promise the celebrations’ audience with better experiences in the coming year. We guarantee that this annual gathering has become a milestone in Sharjah’s annual activities programs and we look forward to meeting them once again next year on this same occasion to express love for the UAE.”
The celebrations this year were rich in events and activities. They focused on showcasing the achievements, history and heritage of the UAE using innovative models. The attendees enjoyed local folklore performances such as Harbiya, Al-Razfa, Al-Yowlah, Al-Ayala, Al-Rababa and Al-Azi, which have similar forms in the Gulf region as a common heritage among the people of the region.
In addition, this occasion included a variety of events and programs for families, offering a unique opportunity to spend good time with relatives and enjoy activities such as the workshops, competitions and raffle draws.