Photos: 46th UAE National Day celebrations at Repton School DubaiDecember 4, 2017, 10:00 am GMT
Repton School Dubai, part of Evolvence Knowledge Investments (EKI) and a partner school of the renowned Repton School in the United Kingdom, celebrated the 46th UAE National Day yesterday with day-long festivities organized by the school for students, families and staff.
The celebrations commenced with the raising of the UAE flag and singing of the UAE National Anthem followed by the UAE National Day Union parade. Students and visitors were given the chance to experience authentic UAE hospitality and culture through traditional performances such as the Youlla dance. Other attractions included the Military March, an Emirati Dance by Repton Girls as well as a surprise visit from the Freej characters. Setting an upbeat atmosphere, there were an array of stalls including local cooking stations, henna artists, calligraphers and a variety of activities and fun games to keep children engaged throughout the event.
David Cook, headmaster at Repton School Dubai commented, "Through these activities celebrating UAE's wonderful heritage and culture on the 46th National Day, Repton School aims to not only educate our young students but also instill a sense of community and pride. As an integral part of the UAE educational environment, we look forward to contributing to the country's inspiring future through our motivated students and staff."