Global Village broke records during the UAE’s 48th National Day celebrations with 140,000 vistors. The previous record attendance was a concert by Egyptian superstar Mohamed Hamaki on 28 December 2018 which exceeded 130,000 visitors.
In total over 650,000 joined the celebrations over the five-day weekend.
The visitors enjoyed the debut of the Land of Peace and Tolerance Operetta, celebrating UAE’s values of peace, humanity, tolerance, and co-existence. In addition, Emirati star Hamad Al Ameri performed patriotic songs on the centre stage on Monday evening.
Families and children enjoyed fun activities including photography, traditional Arabic calligraphy, and light painting inspired by Emirati culture.
There was also a spectacular fireworks display.