ABU DHABI: Bawabat Al Sharq Mall lines 32 days of mega festivities to celebrate the Year of Tolerance. As part of the celebrations, special activities have been planned coinciding with the UAE Flag Day, Tolerance Day and finally the 48th UAE National Day. A 6-day action packed workshop for kids is yet another highlight of this year’s celebrations.
Apart from the festivities, shoppers are in for a winning time with chances to win a Ford F150 Raptor when they shop for AED 200 at any of the stores in the mall or AED 400 at Carrefour.
The mega celebrations kick off on 3rd November with the Flag Day festivities featuring Flag Hoisting, Traditional Performances, Ayallah Dancers, Emirati Traditional Drummers and distribution of Flags & Scarves to the visitors.
Starting from 14th until 16th of November, Tolerance Day Celebrations will be held where visitors can share messages about what the “Year of Tolerance” means to them, on a specially erected Tolerance Message Wall. Furthermore, the mall visitors could show their solidarity by participating in a special ‘Faces of Oneness’ Photo Campaign where they can get their faces painted with the UAE Flags.
Children visiting the mall with their families will be treated to a whole assortment of exciting activities at the Kids Area from 28th November to 3rd December. They can partake in fun activities like drawing the UAE flag, colouring the UAE Landmarks, Sand Art, Basket weaving workshop, Origami workshop and Clay making & colouring.
The three day National Day celebrations from 1st to 3rd December will be the grand finale to the month-long festivity. Bawabat Al Sharq Mall will feature Face Painting and Henna area, coffee and date area, Emirati dance performances by a roaming local group and parades by UAE Themed Character Mascots and a grand music concert featuring Emirati singers and poets. News Desk