On the occasion of the UAE National Day the residents, in particular the native Emiratis, usually dress and show things in theme with the colors of the flag of the United Arab Emirates: white, red, green, black.
To celebrate the UAE’s 42nd National Day, the local Government planned a wide range of activities and festive performances, including shows, children’s attractions, a downtown parade and much more, at shopping malls, parks and other venues around town. This includes the Official UAE National Day Celebrations taking place at the Burj Park od Dubai and the UAE National Day Parade which will be conducted on the Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard. Schools in the U.A.E. celebrate National Day by holding national events and celebrations where local children will dress up in the cultural “thoub and “kandoora” and perform the “youlah” and folkloric dances and organize cultural contests. In Abu Dhabi, the country’s capital, celebrations are held in the city’s corniche in which people arrive in decorated cars marking the history of the nation. Shops would sell house decorations such as flags, to help show the people’s spirit across the country.
In honor of this anniversary, the makeup artist Mary Samele created a makeup with the UAE flag as theme. The makeup is made with 4 different eyeshadows. The point of light in red, and black, white and green inside the eye, creating the effect of the UAE flag.
The United Arab Emirates were formed on December 2, 1971, when the UK’s treaty expired and the separate sheikdoms decided to form an independent union. So, every year, on December 2nd, all over UAE the National Day is celebrated as the day of indipendence.At first the UAE was a federation of 6 emirates – Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Umm Al Quwain, Sharjah, Fujairah and Ajman. The emirate of Ras Al Khaimah joined the UAE in the 1972. Just in the 1970, Dubai and Abu Dhabi started a federation between them, thanks to an agreement of the two rulers.