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UAE National Day Celebrations at AUS
The UAE National Day is celebrated yearly at AUS along with the celebrations across all seven emirates. Organized by Office of Student Affairs and the Emirati Cultural Club, the celebrations include a theatrical play, poetry recitations, an art exhibition, traditional band performances, exhibitions, traditional Emirati food and a parade.
Campaign for gathering National Day greetings and messages to give to His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Organized by the Emirati Cultural Club and Bahraini Cultural Club in collaboration with Fakher Al Watan.
November 20-December 5
Panorama Al Etihad Art Exhibition
8:00 a.m., AUS Main Gate
AUS Charity Mini-Marathon Festival organized by Community Services in collaboration with the Emirati Cultural Club
12:00 p.m., Student Center
Traditional Emirati dance performance
1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m., Student Center
Traditional Emirati lunch
5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m., Lecture Hall A
Poetry recitation by student Ahmed Al Akhras
5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
AUS Outdoor Sports Facilities
National Day Sports Festival organized by the Student Athletics and Recreations Department. Competitions will be hosted for men's 7-a-side soccer and cricket, and in men's and women's streetball, volleyball and fitness.
November 27 (Main Event)
6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m., AUS Plaza
Main celebration featuring traditional bands, national songs performed by popular singers, a short film about the UAE, exhibition booths, food and more. Below is the program for the day:
6:15 p.m. Arrival and brief tour of His Highness Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak AlNahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Social Development
6:30 p.m. UAE National Anthem followed by welcome address by emcees
6:35 p.m. Al Zahrat scouts' performance
6:45 p.m. Poetry recitation by Hamad Bin Ghuleita
6:50 p.m. Song performance by Mohammed AlMenhaly
6:55 p.m. Song performance by Hamad AlAmry
6:58 p.m. Ishaa' prayer break
7:40 p.m. Song performance by Hamad AlAmry
8:00 p.m. Children's traditional dance perfomance
8:05 p.m. Traditional dance performance by AlMeydan
8:15 p.m. Song performance by Mohammed AlMenhaly
8:35 p.m. Poetry recitation by Hamad Bin Ghuleita
8:50 p.m. Dinner
For more information, contact the Student Development and Organization Department at [email protected].