Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud Al Qassimi, the Crown Prince of Ras al Khaimah, centre left, attends National Day celebrations. Photo courtesy of WAM
Grab your National Day memorabilia for 41st birthday celebrations. Christopher Pike / The National
Students of Al Marwa girls school in Dubai hold National Day celebrations during the assembly this week. Pawan Singh / The National
UAE flags available for purchase in the Al Hili car decoration souk in Al Ain. Prices range between Dh200 to D700 depending on size. Antonie Robertson / The National
/Thousands of pupils joined forces yesterday for a colourful celebration ahead of National Day.
More than 4,000 young people stood side by side outside Emirates Palace, wearing red, white, black and green as part of a patriotic challenge to show their pride in the UAE. Photo courtesy of Dennis Araniego
Celebrate National Day in style. Christopher Pike / The National
The culture ministry's office in Fujairah organises The Spirit of the Union March in celebration of National Day. Photo courtesy of WAM
A shop in Dubai prepares for National Day. Jeffrey E Biteng / The National
Celebrations and preparations for the 41st UAE National Day begin across the country.