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Mother of the Nation Festival in Abu Dhabi Welcomes First Visitors

Abu Dhabi: Decked in festive colours, the fourth edition of the Mother of the Nation Festival opened in the capital Tuesday with the aim of highlighting the positive values of Her Highness Shaikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union, Supreme Chairperson of the Family Development Foundation, President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood and Mother of the Nation

The fourth edition of the Festival will run along a one-kilometre stretch in the Abu Dhabi Corniche’s Al Bahar area. It will feature 120 performances during its 12-day run, and allow visitors to engage in a range of activities in four distinct zones.

“Every element of the Festival was selected in order to provide visitors with new experiences, and also to allow them to find common ground with one another. In the UAE’s Year of Tolerance, it is these connections that are very important,” Farah Al Bakoush, festivals development manager at the Department of Culture and Tourism — Abu Dhabi, told Gulf News…

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