Official organisers call on volunteers to partake in 47th UAE National Day celebrations

ABU DHABI, 12th November, 2018 (WAM) — Organisers of the Official 47th United Arab Emirates National Day Celebration, ‘This is Zayed. This is the UAE’, have put out a call for volunteers to partake in this year’s events.

In collaboration with Emirates Foundation, the national organisation set up by the Abu Dhabi Government to facilitate public-private funded initiatives for the empowerment of youth across the UAE, through the Takatof Programme, the organising committee is searching for energetic and enthusiastic young citizens and residents of the UAE to support in the celebration at Zayed Sports City Stadium on 2nd December, offering an opportunity to become part of one of the nation’s most iconic events.

The call for volunteers presents a once in a lifetime opportunity, with world renowned artists, musicians and performers paying tribute to 47 glorious years of unity amidst extraordinary live performances the likes of which have never been seen before in the UAE.

Volunteers must be passionate with the reward that the eyes of the nation will be on them.

Abdulla Al Qubaisi, member of the Official 47th UAE National Day Celebration organising committee said, “We are always delighted to be able to offer this opportunity to the young people of the UAE, as we prepare to once again support the UAE National Day event. The Official 47th UAE National Day Celebration promises to be an unforgettable and unmissable event, and the experience which these young people will receive from being part of this magnificent evening will be a true milestone in their careers and personal development. I implore all the young people of the UAE to apply and wish them the best of luck in becoming a volunteer at the Official 47th UAE National Day Celebration.”

Mohamed Al Hosani, Director of Programmes at Emirates Foundation, said “We are honoured to collaborate with the organisers of the Official 47th UAE National Day Celebration to provide this opportunity to the young people of the UAE. This event will not only offer a unique insight into one of the greatest initiatives for the Year of Zayed, but it will also teach young people valuable skills in team work, collaboration and working under pressure that will be crucial to their future development. I look forward to meeting the fantastic young people who are selected to be present at the event.”

Ayesha Al Hosani, a volunteer from previous years, said, “Volunteering at events such as the UAE National Day Celebration helped me grow my experience. I was part of a very organised team, who made me feel comfortable but also taught me a lot. It was a great to volunteer, and I hope all who are considering doing so put an application in.”

The Official 47th UAE National Day Celebration will combine traditional and modern tunes, poetry and art with futuristic visual and audio displays, creating an unforgettable celebration of the tolerance and unity of the UAE, alongside honouring the inspirational life and the cherished values of Sheikh Zayed, father of the nation.

Individuals wishing to take part in this memorable event should visit the UAE Volunteers website.

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