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رغبة منا بالتعرف على مستوى رضاكم عن موقعنا وبهدف تطويره وتحسينه، فقد قمنا بتصميم استبيان سريع لقياس مدى الرضا عن موقع دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة روعي في تصميم الاستبيان أن يكون قصيرا وسريعا كي لا نطيل عليكم، وعليه نرجو منكم التكرم باستكماله عن طريق الرابط التالي
استبيان رضا المتعاملين عن موقع دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة

Hatta decks up to entertain visitors

posted on 08/12/2008: 1963 views

For those who made it to Heritage Village despite the backed-up traffic and rain, the drumbeats and singing could be heard from the car park.

Droves of families with each generation represented weaved in and out of the crowd to get closer to the stage, while licking freshly prepared date syrup.

The 37th National Day Celebrations on the banks of the Dubai Creek that will be held throughout the Eid holidays until December 10 is a hive of activity and culture with several stands and artisans demonstrating their skills and selling their wares. Heritage Village, Sheikh Saeed's House and Diving Village in Al Shindagha area are buzzing with festivities.

Traditional weavers and basket makers, knife makers and collectors of Emirati memorabilia make for an interesting visit where you can unearth replica helmets and weapons, old records and coins from India and Europe. The gun dancers drew the crowds to the main arena where young men twirled riffles in the air to a UAE flag backdrop sprawled in a giant sail above them.

The usually serene creekside historical village is decorated with flags, lights and music that generate a very festive cheer. Little girls adorned with gold head gear and flowing dresses put on a dance recital to local music, with well-rehearsed steps delivered to an enthusiastic crowd. Their black hair swaying side to side in a nod of recognition to traditions past.

Distracting odours of sweets and bread waft through the air. Even eating feels like paying homage to the UAE as ladies swathed in black fabric sit on mats in front of hot plates making lugimat - soft dough balls fried with date syrup drizzled over the top and thin manakeesh with cheese and egg in a matter of seconds in front of waiting patrons. The festive mood spreads to the creek-front towards Bur Dubai. – Gulf News


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