Masdar Institute marks 43rd UAE National Day with fervor and flair
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 27 November, 2014 – Masdar Institute of Science and Technology set the scene for the occasion of the 43rd UAE National Day with a number of cultural and historical activities organized in coordination with the UAE Student Club. The day’s celebrations commenced with the UAE National Anthem and a traditional march by the Abu Dhabi Police Band for the crowds gathered at the Masdar Institute campus.
The campus community enjoyed a number of cultural activities, which included Harbeya with traditional song and dance performances, henna art, traditional handicrafts and a UAE heritage antiques display area. As part of the celebrations, participants were also treated to a special poetry recital by Sheikh Rakkad bin Abdullah Al Ameri, and folk singing performances by Mohamed Bin Hamed Al Mehali, emphasizing the rich culture and heritage of the UAE.