Thursday, September 15th, 2016

Vignettes of Eid Al Adha in Dubai: Potpourri of Cultures

Shifali Singh | September 15, 2016 2:58 pm Print
Here is how the festival of Eid al Adha assembled over 200 nationalities and was celebrated in the United Arab Emirates

Dubai is known for making everything grand and when the celebration is that of Eid, lights become a little more glittery, the sky lights up and public areas are more lively than ever. With such an entertaining and amusing environment, you know that the spirit of celebrating Eid Al Adha has set in, not only for the Islamic communities but also for the other 200 or so nationalities that have made this glamorous city, their home.

Here are snippets of how Eid Al Adha is being celebrated in Dubai.

1. The lit up roads of Dubai, wishing everybody “Eid Mubarak” 




2. The fireworks at JBR Walk 

At JBR Walk the audience enjoyed a magical sight of fireworks on Eid in Dubai. It’s still not quite late, you can still grab a firework show as it is going to happen every evening till Friday, 16 September 2016. Be sure to be at the site by 8:30 ro grab a good spot, as the area is bound be jam-packed.


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3. The glowing Box Park Market 

The Box Park market constructed completely of truck containers, is itself an extraordinary concept. Adding quirky lights to the stores, livened up the streets all the more.




4. Nickelodeon Playpark at Dubai Festival City 




5. Fun packed entertainment scene in Mall of the Emirates 





Photo Credits: Nick Photography 

Shifali Singh
Shifali Singh covers fashion, entertainment and lifestyle. Travelling and food are her passion, and she takes keen interest in writing about the same.