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The Pavilion highlights Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak’s inspirational values at the Mother of the Nation Festival

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 30 March 2017

Presenting the achievements, inspirational values and consistent contributions of H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak and generations of strong women that have shaped the UAE, the Mother of the Nation Pavilion’s new curatorial concept provides visitors with a place to reflect on an enduring legacy through a variety of interactive installations and historical offerings.

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H.E. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan visits Mother of the Nation Festival

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 30 March 2017

His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development visited the Mother of the Nation Festival taking place in the UAE capital yesterday, Wednesday evening.

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Fantastic musical ensembles offer audible treat for Mother of the Nation Festival visitors

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 29 March 2017

The Mother of the Nation Festival, now in its second edition and running on Abu Dhabi Corniche until the 4th of April, has an eclectic array of live performances and signature events in store throughout the festival grounds, as contemporary music performers across multiple genres, take to the stage to entertain festival-goers during the 10-day event.

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Mother of the Nation Festival welcomes more than 40,000 visitors over three days

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 29 March 2017

The second edition of the Mother of the Nation Festival has captured the imaginations of more than 40,000 visitors through a breath-taking range of entertainment offerings, exhilarating activities and interactive installations over the course of three days following its grand opening on 26th March.

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Ten Activities not to miss at Mother of the Nation Festival

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 28 March 2017

From breathtaking stage performances to awe-inspiring interactive activities, the Mother of the Nation Festival is charged with an irresistible energy that has already captivated thousands of visitors.

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Tantalising line-up of dining options at Mother of the Nation Festival’s Beach Dining Zone

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 27 March 2017

In its second edition, the Mother of the Nation Festival is serving up a variety of food and beverage options and unique dining concepts in its Beach Dining Zone.

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“Miyah - World of Water” at Mother of the Nation Festival taps into the importance of water sustainability

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 27 March 2017

Miyah – World of Water, a distinctively interactive installation illustrating the importance of global water sustainability, will debut during this year’s edition of the Mother of the Nation Festival, taking place on Abu Dhabi Corniche until 4th of April 2017. The installation aims to shed light on the value of water preservation, while outlining its role in sustaining all life forms.

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Authentic crafts and contemporary products to entice at Mother of the Nation Festival’s Souq Zone

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 26 March 2017

Designed with inspiration from the old port markets of Abu Dhabi, the boutique Souq Zone is once again offering a range of traditional offerings and activities for the 2017 edition of the Mother of the Nation Festival

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Mother of the Nation Festival set to open in Abu Dhabi tomorrow

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 25 March 2017

The second edition of the UAE’s biggest national, cultural and interactive event of its kind, the Mother of the Nation Festival, is set to open its gates on Abu Dhabi Corniche to the public tomorrow (Sunday, 26 March), running for 10 days until 4th of April 2017.

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Abu Dhabi Set to Welcome Visitors for Mother of the Nation Festival

Abu Dhabi, UAE - 23 March 2017

Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) has announced today that preparations for Mother of the Nation Festival are in their final stages. The Festival will open its doors from 4pm until midnight on Sunday March 26th and run daily until April 4th on Abu Dhabi Corniche.

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Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions slated for regional premiere at Mother of the Nation Festival

22 March 2017 – Abu Dhabi, UAE

Visitors to this year’s Mother of the Nation Festival on Abu Dhabi Corniche will be treated to the Middle East and Africa debut of Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions, an astounding musical adventure which has been performed to sell-out audiences across the world.

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The Majlis at Mother of the Nation Festival to stage captivating talks and inspiring messages

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 21 March 2017

From captivating dialogue to educational workshops, the Majlis: Interactive Conversations programme at the second edition of the Mother of the Nation Festival is set to showcase the diversity of elements and themes that have popularised the festival since its inauguration.

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Lords of Lightning – Frequency Rider to captivate visitors with electrifying Abu Dhabi show

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 20 March 2017

The world-famous performance, Lords of Lightning- Frequency Rider, is set to fascinate audiences with its electrifying show in the second edition of the Mother of the Nation Festival, which will run from 26th March to 4th April along the Abu Dhabi Corniche.

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Playful Pursuits to Captivate Children at Mother of the Nation Festival’s Happiness Zone

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 19 March 2017

Imagination, enjoyment, wonder and the unique perspective of the world experienced by children across the UAE will be the source of inspiration for the 2017 edition of Mother of the Nation Festival’s new Happiness Zone.

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Final countdown to Mother of the Nation Festival begins

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 15 March 2017

Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) has announced today that preparations are proceeding on schedule for the festival. Only ten days remain until the Festival opens its doors from March 26th to April 4th on Abu Dhabi Corniche.

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Mother of the Nation Festival 2017 launches its online tickets sale service

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 6 March 2017

Mother of the Nation (MOTN) Festival, the biggest event of its kind in Abu Dhabi, is to offer visitors the opportunity to purchase their tickets in advance online for the first time.  Starting today (Monday March 6th), the tickets will go on sale via the internet ahead of the festival’s anticipated opening on March 26th until April 4th.

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Anticipation Mounts as Mother of the Nation Festival Set-up Begins on Abu Dhabi Corniche

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 26 February 2017

Groundwork for the second edition of Mother of the Nation Festival will commence today (Sunday) on Abu Dhabi Corniche ahead of the Festival’s official opening on March 26th, the organising committee at Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority announced today.

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Mother of the Nation Festival lights up Abu Dhabi Corniche March 26

Abu Dhabi, UAE - 15 February 2017

Organised by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), the second edition of Mother of the Nation Festival is set to kick off on Abu Dhabi Corniche from 26th March to 4th April 2017, offering a diverse range of experiences through more than 100 activities, performances, and workshops.

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Artistic creativity illuminates “The Art of Motherhood” at the Mother of the Nation Festival’s Art Zone

Abu Dhabi, UAE - 16 March 2016

Unity, Balance, Contrast, Movement, Pattern, Rhythm and Emphasis are the principles of art and key areas of focus for the myriad of intriguing artistic installations and creative entertainment that will form the Art Zone, one of the five main areas visitors can expect to see at the upcoming first-ever Mother of the Nation Festival.

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The Mother of the Nation festival celebrates healthy living through exhilarating activities

Abu Dhabi, UAE - 14 March 2016

Health, teamwork, persistence and overcoming hurdles encompass the enthralling and exhilarating tenets of the Active Zone in the upcoming Mother of the Nation festival, which pays homage to all mothers and their focus on developing healthy families and encouraging teamwork.

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Tradition and modernity meet at the Mother of the Nation Festival’s “Souq”

Abu Dhabi, UAE - 10 March 2016

A traditional heritage inspired boutique Souq Zone modelled on the old port markets of Abu Dhabi is set to reflect the cultural richness and openness the UAE at the first-ever Mother of the Nation Festival.

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Abu Dhabi to launch Mother of the Nation Festival

Abu Dhabi, UAE - 28 February 2016

The first edition of the Mother of the Nation Festival, organised by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority, is set to launch on the Corniche in Abu Dhabi from 24th March to 2nd April, 2016.

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