Mother of the Nation Festival opens in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi/ The third annual Mother of the Nation Festival officially opened in Abu Dhabi on Thursday, with the festival highlighting the empowering role of Emirati women in society and their work in the development of the UAE.

Organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), the festival pays tribute to the living legacy and accomplishments of Her Highness Shaikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union and President of the Supreme Council of Motherhood and Childhood.


The festival stretches over one kilometre across the Corniche, and is divided into four separate zones including the Happiness Zone, Progress Zone, Beach Dining Zone and the Souq Zone. The four sections all have their own distinct themes, offering visitors a diverse set of attractions to enjoy on their visits.

The 10-day event will also feature several live performances, with over 35 musical shows planned for this year’s festival w/ith a line-up of both local and international performers

In all, over 100 events and activities are planned over the 10 days of the festival. (Gulf News)

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