Next 5 day weekend for UAE residents
Next 5 day weekend for UAE residents

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Residents of the United Arab Emirates will enjoy a five-day long weekend on Commemoration Day and National Day of the United Arab Emirates.

Martyrs' Day, earlier called the Day of the Martyrs, is a national occasion to commemorate the supreme sacrifice of the noble people of the Emirates who sacrificed their lives for the glory of this great nation, to defend its security and interests.

The United Arab Emirates celebrates the 49th National Day on 2-3 December 2020.

The national day, called the Spirit of the Union, represents the unification of all seven emirates into one country. From dazzling fireworks displays to elaborate parades and glamorous celebrations, UAE National Day is a time when locals and expats come together to celebrate.

According to the UAE government website, residents will take a one-day vacation on Tuesday 1 December 2020 to celebrate Commemoration Day.

And another two-day break on Wednesday 2 December 2020 and Thursday 3 December 2020. These three public holidays in addition to the two-day weekend will give residents a five-day break they desperately need.