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12 – 23 MARCH 2019
A’L BAHAR – ABU DHABI CORNICHE

Sunday to Wednesday, 4pm – 12am
Thursday to Saturday, 2pm – 12am

Welcome

The Mother of the Nation Festival celebrates, commemorates and honours the inspirational values of H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union, President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation. Throughout multiple diverse activity zones, the festival creates an entertaining and highly interactive atmosphere that welcomes families and individuals from all walks of life

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.

ZONES

HAPPINESS ZONE

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.


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PROGRESS ZONE

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!


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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!


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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.


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UAE’S FIRST FIREWORKS COMPETITION

The 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

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