Rulers and VIPs celebrate National Day at Zayed Sports City Stadium - in pictures

Dignitaries and the public enjoy a performance charting the country's history

The Rulers of the UAE and VIP guests watched a dazzling performance celebrating the country's history on Monday night.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, welcomed guests including the president of Chechnya and the King of Malaysia.