DUBAI: Dubai will host special Saudi National Day celebrations from Sep. 23-26, Dubai Media Office announced on Monday.
“With the close ties between the UAE and Saudi Arabia, and with so many Saudi nationals living in and visiting Dubai, the city will host an extensive programme of special celebrations for the Kingdom and its people, including spectacular concerts and entertainment, unbeatable retail promotions, fun-filled activities, and amazing hotel deals,” the office said.
Arab musicians Assala Nasri, Fouad Abdelwahed and Aseel Hameem will take to the stage on Sept. 24 at Coca-Cola Arena. Tickets are available online on dubai.platinumlist.net, and prices start at AED195 ($53).
Retail brands throughout Dubai’s malls will offer discounts of between 25 and 75 percent across clothing, accessories, footwear, cosmetics, beauty, perfumes, home and outdoor furnishings, and electronics. Pharmacies, department stores, and hypermarkets will also be offering discounts.
Dubai’s most famous landmarks including Burj Al-Arab Jumeirah, Ain Dubai, and the Dubai Frame will be lit up in green on Sept. 23. There will also be fireworks at The Beach.