Thousands to hit yoga mats across UAE this weekend

Thousands of UAE residents will be hitting their yoga mats this weekend for the fifth International Day of Yoga celebrations

The Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the Indian Consulate in Dubai, which are leading the Yoga Day activities for the fifth year, said they have received the support of the UAE authorities in all the emirates to host the event.

In Abu Dhabi, the event will be held at
Umm Al Emarat Park at 7pm on June 20. Free entry, parking, yoga mats and yoga T-shirts would be provided to all the participants on first come basis.

In Dubai, the event will be held at
Zabeel Park in Dubai at 6.30pm on June 21 (Friday). There will be free entry through Gate 3.

The Dubai event is being organised in association with Dubai Municipality and Dubai Sports Council.

In Sharjah, the event will be held in the International Cricket Stadium at 6pm on June 21.

In Ajman, the Indian Association Ajman is hosting the event at the association’s premises at 6pm on June 21.

In Umm Al Quwain, the celebrations will be held at Etihad Hall at 11am on June 22 in association with the Department of Tourism and Archaeology.

In Ras Al Khaimah, the event will be held at the football ground of the American University at 6.30pm on June 22.