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Eid in Dubai: Burj Khalifa, Dubai Fountain to light up with special performances over the long weekend

The Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Fountain will illuminate for the Eid holiday with special LED displays planned over the long weekend.

Burj khalifa

Residents and visitors to the UAE will see a brand new Burj Khalifa light show, which will be choreographed to a special track titled ‘Esmaha Dubai’, a song written by Emirati music composer and director Mohamed Al Ahmed, which will make its big debut make. The show takes place every night during the long weekend at 20:00.

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Dubai Fountain

Burj Khalifa is not the only place for Eid festivals. The Dubai Fountain, a landmark in its own right, will also dance to the tunes of ‘Esmaha Dubai’ by Al Ahmed, with the world’s tallest tower illuminated as a perfect backdrop. The Dubai Fountain Series will also take place every night during the Eid Break at 20:00.

Eid in Dubai

The UAE has declared a paid holiday for the private sector, from Ramadan 29 to Shawwal 3, 1442 Hijri, with an abundance of events planned across the country. While special Eid dinner presentations are offered in various restaurants, various events such as the Dubai Comedy Festival and a hologram concert over the long weekend are underway. Meanwhile, cinemas across the UAE are also publishing bumper films, including Bollywood actor Salman Khan’s ‘Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai’ and ‘Great White’.