The Mother of the Nation Festival celebrates, commemorates and
Visitors are invited to enjoy an exceptional outdoor experience at the Corniche and participate in this unique event celebrating the unparalleled contemporary culture of the UAE.
Step into this zone to experience the true delight of forming deeper bonds with family and friends! Besides featuring fascinating activities and fun programmes, the Happiness Zone has a special focus on advocating cultural tolerance via engaging interactions and dialogue.
In this Zone, all things creative and innovative are taken to the next level. Visitors will be inspired to push their boundaries and immerse themselves in a mind-expanding world of science, art and technology. The future starts here!
SOUQ and F&B ZONE
Through this series of home-grown retail initiatives, the Festival focuses on inspiring interaction among various cultures and peoples. Souqs are hard to say no to – especially this one, which ignites all five senses with a plethora of unique retail experiences, a superstar-filled concert and food galore!
SPECIAL OLYMPICS ZONE
The largest sports and humanitarian event in the World is coming to the UAE – Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019. The Special Olympics is a global movement which focuses on the empowerment of People of Determination with intellectual disabilities through sports. This March, the Special Olympics World Games will be hosted in various venues across Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
UAE’S FIRST FIREWORKS COMPETITIONThe first of its kind in the UAE, this contest will see renowned pyrotechnics teams from four nations battle it out over two action-packed weekends for the honour of claiming the inaugural winner’s trophy from Mother of the Nation Festival organisers.
March 15 – Boom Boom Pow, Canada at 8:15pm
March 16 – Royal Fireworks, Netherlands at 10.30pm
March 22 – Bisabeol Fireworks, South Korea at 8:15pm
March 23 – Xplosive Art, Australia at 9:45pm