UAE celebrates 43rd National Day with fireworks

National Day fireworks, Abu Dhabi.

National Day fireworks, Abu Dhabi. Image by katie_mccolgan / CC BY 2.0

Fireworks, performances from the Al Fursan aerobatics team and concerts are all part of the National Day celebrations across Abu Dhabi and the rest of the UAE today, marking the country’s 43rd anniversary. Crowds are expected to flock to Abu Dhabi’s Corniche this evening for the annual car parade, where residents cover their vehicles in silly string, flags and pictures of the UAE’s rulers. Read more:

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