Saudi nationals, who are away from home, can celebrate their country’s 89th national day in the UAE, as it hosts five days of festivities.
Visit The Beach in JBR or The Pointe at Palm Jumeirah for an exquisite display of fireworks that will light up your mood. The Dubai Festival City Mall will showcase its record-breaking attraction named Imagine, which will feature fire, lasers, and lights, to traditional Saudi tunes and colors.
The Burj Khalifa – the world’s tallest building – will feature not only feature the KSA flag, but it will also play the Kingdom’s national anthem along with the popular fountain show. After the spectacle, visitors are also welcomed by customary tunes performed by traditional Saudi music bands as well as live performances by Ismail Mubarak and Ramy Abdallah on September 21, and Yemini singer Fouad AbdelWahad on September 22 at The Dubai Mall. Additionally, KSA nationals will be offered a range of discounts across one of the world’s biggest malls.
What’s more, visitors can head to City Walk for a star-studded show featuring Balqees Fathi on September 19 or watch Shamma Hamdan perform live at La Mer on September 20.
Can’t make it back home for the National Day? Hotels in Dubai are providing special discounts on short getaways to make this day special for KSA citizens. A day of family fun can also be enjoyed at IMG Worlds of Adventure, with their limited-edition IMG Fun and Feast package, where Saudi nationals can enjoy park entry for AED299 which includes a food voucher worth AED50.
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Last year, Abu Dhabi painted 88 police cars with the flags of Saudi Arabia and the UAE with the words, “Together Forever,” showcasing the special bond between the two countries.
However, the UAE is not the only country that celebrates the Saudi National Day. New York’s Times Square displayed photos of King Salman, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, while the Saudi Arabian Embassy in London put on a unique view of fireworks and also lit the building up in green to mark the Saudi National Day.