AHU marks the UAE’s 39th National Day with a series of cultural events at its Male and Female Campuses on December 1, 2010. Among the celebratory highlights will be an exhibition of Emirati cuisine and national products by the UAE Women’s Union.
The special day comprises henna tattooing sessions, local dances, poetry and serving coffee and snacks in a traditional Emirati tent to be decorated with national handicrafts. A group of students also organizes a special contest on UAE history as well as the achievements of the former President and Founding Father of the UAE, H.H. the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Students and guests were treated to an Emirati buffet with coffee to conclude the celebrations.