No Country In The World Celebrates National Day Like The UAE And Its Residents Did
Thank you 'for giving us opportunity, respect and so much love'
This weekend, the internet was jam-packed with posts in tribute to UAE's 47th National Day.
But what struck me was not the number of local brands or even Emiratis who where sharing love for the country, it was people from all over the world who now call the UAE home that were paying tribute to the UAE in their droves.
The internet was awash with red, green, white and black and the posts of thanks and gratitude will seriously give you the feels.
From the individual tributes...
Like local runner and endurance athlete Lee Ryan who mapped out 'UAE National Day' on GPS during a 30km run
People did amazing things to show love for the country
Kris Fade and his family shared what they love about the UAE
Schools and kids across the country held parades and shows - TOO cute!
Still flying the flag, ever when tuckered out!
'For giving us opportunity, respect and so much love' - so many heartwarming tributes were shared to the 'gram
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The love of one's country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border? - #PabloCasals THANK YOU UAE 🇦🇪. For Giving Us Opportunity, Respect & So much of Love. A Small Gesture from Us on the #uaenationalday. #thankyou #uae #from #india #pakistan #srilanka #philippines #uk #usa #bangladesh #egypt #bahrain #oman #beautiful #country #mydubai #visitdubai #love #life #Fun #memories #nofilter #HuaweiMate20Pro #family #dubailife #letsguide #OnGoogleMaps #tbt
There were notable international tributes
Times Square in NYC was LIT in UAE colours
While a small town in Italy named 'Magione' named a square and a street after Dubai and United Arab Emirates
To big tributes over important places
For the first time ever, Emirates, Etihad, Air Arabia and Fly Dubai joined forces for an airshow over Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah