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46th National Day celebrations at the Global Village


Global Village celebrates the 46th UAE National Day from the 1st until the 5th Dec of December 2017.


Here are some of the most important events during this period:

Belad AlKhair Theatrical Show (1st – 5th December 2017):

Bilad AlKhair 2

Global Village presents the world premiere and epic performance of “Belad Alkhair”, which is one of the largest theater production in the history of the Global Village as an ode to the UAE National Day. The show will take place twice daily on the main cultural stage during 1st to 5th December 2017.


Abdullah Bil Khair Concert (1st December 2017):

Abdillah Bil Khair

As part of the National Day celebrations, Emirati artist Abdullah Bil Khair will regale Global Village guests with a concert on Friday, 1st December 2017, at 9 pm, on the Main Cultural Stage.

Abdullah Bil Khair embodies the popular heritage of the UAE, using characteristic UAE elements such as traditional clothes and performance with his stick while singing and his trademark constant smile.


Shabiat Al Cartoon Live Show (1st – 3rd December 2017):

Shabiat Al Cartoon

You will also have the chance to meet with the children’s most beloved cartoon personalities such as Shambeh, Atouga, Afari, Bu Mhayer and Aboud from the popular series Shabiat Al Cartoon. They will perform on the main cultural stage and do multiple meet and greets during the 46th National Day celebrations from 1st to 3rd December 2017.


The Victory Project (1st – 30th December 2017):


Victory Project is a community engagement initiative by Global Village that saw the participation of more than 15,000 students from 111 schools across the country in painting and decorating more than 3,000 sculptures representing the theme of the victory of the United Arab Emirates and its people. All sculptures will be on display at a special location in Global Village, opposite the UAE Pavilion, during from 1st to 30th December, 2017.


Emirati Cultural Shows (1st – 5th December 2017):

Cultural Show

During the 46th National Day celebrations, popular Emirati performances will be organised throughout the day at the Global Village, including the “Al Ayala” show, in which performers will play drums, duffels, brass instruments and vocals. Groups will be roaming Global Village throughout operating hours and performing Emirati cultural shows such as Ayala, Yola, Harbiya and Razfa. They will also perform at the main cultural stage multiple times a day during National Celebration from 1st to 5th December 2017.


Other Festivities (1st – 5th December 2017):

There are many activities and events taking place during this week suited for all families and ages:

Fireworks display on 1st & 2nd &3rd December, 9PM.

Parade of the World with more than 300 artists coming together to celebrate the UAE National Day on 2nd December.

Welcome Arabic coffee & dates will be served for all guests at the entrances.

Free henna artists available for guests of all ages.

Free face painting for guests of all ages.

Free Balloon modelers welcoming our little guests at the entrances of Global Village.

Free UAE flags for all guests of Global Village.