New Year

Hijri New Year holiday announced

Written by on 20 August 2019

Al Hijri is the Islamic New Year. This year, the date expected for this observation corresponding to the Islamic calendar is Saturday, August 31 in 2019. Since the holiday falls on the weekend, residents may get Sunday off. The holiday will be announced closer to the observation. The date is subject to moon-sighting and could change.

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The New Year Eve fireworks to return at Burj Khalifa

Written by on 4 December 2018

Get ready to celebrate this New Year Eve with fireworks at the Burj Khalifa. Last year (2018) the world’s tallest building was replaced by a laser light and sound show. As the Emaar group has announced the comeback of the fireworks this year. On the New Year’s Eve, there will be water music performances from […]

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