Uae National Day

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Introduction
UAE is a truly blessed nation and an important a role model for the entire world. Founded on the principles of union and justice, this nation today stands tall and has found a firm footing on the world map. An arid piece of land transformed by the vision and aspirations of a man who wanted to bring about a change in the lives of those around him. A man of pride and wisdom – H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan not only dreamt but had the courage to pursue his dream and turn it into a beacon of reality. In the process, he never lost sight of his roots and cultural heritage.
On the occasion of the 41st National Day of UAE, we salute the Father of Nation, H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan and celebrate the 40th National
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Some schools and other educational institutes perform concerts, parties or competitions. Some organise food bazaars where everyone who participates cook some dishes and all the proceeds made on this day goes to charity.
Everyone gets involved in National Day Activities, even businesses, all each having a party and a competition with prizes to be won.
At times there are brilliant live outdoors concerts, with the local students performing the traditional UAE dances and dedicating poetry to the day.This is sometimes ended with fasinating fireworks or laser displays.
The history and significance
Not long ago, the UAE was a land of desert inhabited by proud and resourceful nomadic Bedouin tribes, fishing villages and date farms. Abu Dhabi consisted of several hundred palm huts (barasti) huts, a few coral buildings and the Ruler's Fort. Situated along the creek, Dubai was a trading hub, providing a safe haven before the Straits of Hormuz and beyond. Life today in the Emirates bears little resemblance to that of 40 years ago.
Parts of the UAE were settled as far back as the 3rd millennium BC and its early history fits the nomadic, herding and fishing pattern typical of the broader region. The Bedouin tribe was the principal building block of UAE society. Bedouin, which means desert-dweller, lived in varied terrain - moving between the ocean (where pearl diving and fishing were the main forms of sustenance), the desert (moving as nomads for
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