More than 300,000 people took part in National Day activities at Al Hili entertainment park in Al Ain.
Events, held on Sunday and yesterday included traditional theatrical and singing performances, poetry and games.
Mahra Saeed Al Muhairi, public relations officer at Al Ain Municipality, said this year the municipality made wider arrangements to accommodate a larger number of people and brought in a variety of programmes.
This year's programmes were specially designed to demonstrate the traditions and cultures of the Emirates and instil the spirit of the union of the seven emirates, she said.
* Anwar Ahmad