Lights shimmered across Burj Khalifa’s 828-metre long facade last Thursday evening to celebrate Eid Al Adha as the UAE begins a four-day break.
Eid Al Adha celebrations at Burj Khalifa
To celebrate Eid Al Adha marking the end of the Hajj pilgrimage, Burj Khalifa illuminated its facade with a fusion of colours to wish the world Eid Mubarak. In case you missed the spectacle, you’re still in luck because the building will be hosting a light show every evening until Sunday after Isha Prayers. Check it out:
Sheikh Mohammed offers best wishes for Eid Al Adha
Emir of Dubai, UAE Prime Minister and Vice President His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum took to Twitter wishing everyone “happiness” and “good health” on the auspicious occasion, sharing a video of him with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Meanwhile, the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince wished everyone a “blessed” and prosperous” Eid, congratulating UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Rulers and Ministers on the holy occasion.