Eid Al Fitr fireworks light up UAE skies

Spectacular displays celebrate start of festival on Wednesday

Eid fireworks light up night sky in Abu Dhabi

Eid fireworks light up night sky in Abu Dhabi
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Dazzling firework displays illuminated the UAE's skies on the first night of Eid Al Fitr on Wednesday.

Crowds gathered across the Emirates to witness spectacular pyrotechnic shows in celebration of the holiday period.

Abu Dhabi's Corniche waterfront offered an ideal vantage point to watch the spectacle unfold.

Firework displays will be held at locations all over the country during Eid.

Fireworks lit up Abu Dhabi's Corniche for Eid - in pictures

While the festival got under way on Wednesday, workers were in the middle of a week-long break to mark the occasion.

Work will resume nationwide on Monday, April 15.

For more information on where to catch the fireworks near you, check out The National's guide here

Updated: April 11, 2024, 3:17 AM