Emaar to organise National Day Parade
Dubai, November 29, 2011
The achievements of the UAE in the past 40 years and the country’s vision for the future will be the theme of the Downtown Dubai Parade, National Day, to be organised by Emaar Properties on December 3.
The celebration, organised in collaboration with the Dubai Events & Promotions Establishment (DEPE), mark Emaar’s tribute to the nation on the occasion of the 40th UAE National Day, to be held at its flagship development.
Integrating the dynamism of UAE’s development with the richness of the Emirati heritage, the Downtown Dubai Parade, National Day features floats, cultural and heritage activities, arts, and music that resonate to the ‘Spirit of the Union’, a statement from the company said.
The parade will traverse down Emaar Boulevard in Downtown Dubai, described as ‘The Centre of Now’, the statement said.
Ahmad Al Matrooshi, managing director, Emaar Properties, said: “The UAE has achieved tremendous progress in the past 40 years led by the country’s visionary leadership. Putting the welfare and education of the people as the foremost priority, our leaders have set a solid platform for people from all over the world to come, live, work and enjoy a world-class lifestyle.”
“Downtown Dubai, featuring global icons that reflect the civic pride of our nation, is a perfect example of how the UAE fosters ambitious developments that energise the economy,” he said.
Laila Suhail, CEO of Dubai Events and Promotions Establishment, said: “On the occasion of the 40th UAE National Day, we feel proud of our country that enjoys a global reputation due to the wise leadership and ambitious visions of its leaders.”
The pageantry of the Downtown Dubai Parade, National Day, will be marked with five themed floats that represent the traditional culture and heritage of the UAE, the country’s achievements and its iconic monuments, cultural diversity, and a tribute to its progress.
From December 1 to 3, Emaar Boulevard will also host to one of the most-awaited lifestyle events, the Emirates Classic Car Festival, featuring classic cars and classic motorbikes, in addition to several colourful classic car and motorbike parades, the statement said.
The public can also vote for their favourite vehicle to be showcased by classic car collectors from across the region.
The UAE National Day celebrations will also include a strong array of traditional entertainment activities in addition to shopping promotions at The Dubai Mall and Souk Al Bahar, it said. – TradeArabia News Service