Abu Dhabi monument lit up to mark Diwali – News


The festival is celebrated in a grand way across the emirate with several activities lasting two weeks

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Published: Mon 24 Oct 2022, 10:56 PM

The headquarters of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc), a major landmark in the capital of the United Arab Emirates, lit up in various hues to mark Diwali, India’s festival of light, on Monday evening.

The facade of Adnoc’s headquarters illuminated in the presence of India’s Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, Sunjay Sudhir. Appreciating the gesture, the ambassador tweeted: “You are not only part of India’s energy security but also its celebrations.”

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The festival is celebrated in a grand fashion across the emirate with several activities lasting two weeks.

From Monday, the day of the festival, until November 6, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi‘s premier leisure and entertainment hub, will host a range of activities ensuring memorable experiences for community members. There will be musical performances at the Etihad Arena, ever-popular bhangra dancing and drummers at the Yas Bay Waterfront, fabulous food from celebrity Indian chefs, a 3D light show and plenty of prizes to be won too.

Until October 29, visitors to Yas Bay Waterfront, Abu Dhabi‘s vibrant dining and nightlife destination, will be captivated by festive performances by bhangra dancers and dhol drummers on the promenade. Additionally, there will be traveling Diwali-themed entertainment. People can experience both activities between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.



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