The Celebration

A full moon shone proud over the Emirates on the night they were united. This luminous moon – the spirit of our nation – inspires us all. Makes us one.

On National Day this year, we celebrate long-held values of the UAE with stories told under the light of the moon. Stories about courage and pride. About people who are resilient and resourceful, honorable and devoted, united and full of faith. Stories about the greatness of our Emirati ancestors, whose spirit we carry forward into the future. Their legacy lives on through us.

Held at the Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi, “Legacy of Our Ancestors” is a theatrical show unlike any other National Day Celebration, lovingly brought to life by artists in their dozens, performers in their hundreds, and spectators in their thousands…