• NYUAD The Arts Centre (map)
  • C3 Arts Center
  • Sheikh Khalifa Hwy, Abu Dhabi
  • United Arab Emirates

Celebrate culture and heritage with this UAE National Day. Join NYUAD The Arts Centre for an evening of musicians, poets, and songwriters under the stars.


Monday, December 5, 2016


Artists from diverse walks of life and colorful backgrounds come together to express what heritage means to them, their families, and their culture. For one night only. Relax on the majlis or standard seating and enjoy a selection of food and beverages while listening to a colorful array of talent.

From Nabati poetry to spoken word to contemporary pop, the second annual multiple-artist celebration of heritage in poetry, prose and song, drawing from the diverse communities of the UAE. An exciting line-up of performers will honor National Day through words and music, selected through a collaborative curatorial process, the artists for the evening are: