4,500 flags used to create portraits of UAE leaders

By Eudore R. Chand

DUBAI 4 November 2019: The Government of Dubai Media Office (GDMO), launched the sixth edition of ‘Flag Garden’ at Kite Beach in Jumeirah to celebrate Flag Day.

Organised by Brand Dubai, the creative arm of the Government of Dubai Media Office, the ‘Flag Garden’ will be open till 10th December.

This year, the Flag Garden features 4,500 UAE flags arranged to create portraits of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai; and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

Mona Al Marri, GDMO Director-General, led the celebrations along with employees of GDMO, Brand Dubai and Dubai Press Club.

“This year’s edition of Flag Garden aims to honour our nation’s leaders and acknowledge their role in guiding the UAE’s development into a nation that is shaping the future of the world. This initiative is in line with our objective of communicating Dubai’s unique identity and aspirations through innovative initiatives. Through this year’s Flag Garden, we aim to create an iconic visual image that conveys the role of leadership in nation building,” she said.

“The ‘Flag Garden’ has become an annual event that attracts visitors throughout the period of celebration, which starts on Flag Day and continues till the National Day,” added Al Marri.