The Abu Dhabi City Municipality has decorated the Capital city and suburban areas with thousands of flags and lights.
The decorations signify the values of belonging and loyalty to the leadership, and the glory of this day that set the pillar of the most successful Arab model of union.
The lighting works include geometric shapes inspired by the grandeur of the national occasion, reflecting the jubilation of the UAE nationals and expatriates.
Shops and private homes are being decorated with Emirati flags and colourful lights. The sky over Abu Dhabi is busy with Al Fursan Aerobatics‘ jets, practicing for the air show, which will take place on the Corniche on December 1, from 3pm till 6pm.
UAE Armed Forces will also organize a naval and ground display on the Abu Dhabi Corniche,
Abu Dhabi has been decked with 25,000 flags and 3,000 geometric shapes.
The shapes include expressions such as ‘Long Live Our UAE Federation,‘ ‘Long Live my Country‘, and those depicting the UAE‘s official emblem.
Moreover, hundreds of shapes bear the words ‘UAE‘ in Arabic and English. The decoration works also include small models hanging on trees carrying the UAE’s official emblem, Spirit of the Union emblem and other lighting works of various shapes and designs.
The municipality stated that the Corniche Street has been richly decorated with eye-catching lighting works.
The municipality said it has attached great importance to safety and security standards and was keen to use high-quality electric cables in all decoration works to ensure safety.
Attendance is free, but limited to UAE residents and citizens with Emirates ID, who need to register for the event in advance.