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Abu Dhabi Moments attracting community members of all age groups

Ma’an’s Abu Dhabi Moments a big draw

ABU DHABI, November 20, 2023

The third edition of Abu Dhabi Moments, an initiative aimed at fostering engagement, celebrating diversity, and benefiting the emirate’s community, featured an array of community events including sports, wellness, cultural celebrations, and entertainment.

Organised by the Authority of Social Contribution – Ma’an at Khalifa Square, the initiative, which started on November 19, attracted thousands of community members of all ages and groups, who participated in the events.

The initiative brought together the community through a myriad of activities, such as calligraphy, doodle wall painting, and UAE traditional handicrafts. Participants also had the opportunity to delve into interactive workshops, including pottery making, fossil stamp creation, bracelet making, and spin art machines, adding an element of creativity to the festivities.

This initiative came in line with Maan’s mission to encourage inclusion and community engagement to make real social impact, fostering a sense of unity and shared experiences among the participants.

Mugheer Al Khaili, Chairman of the Department of Community Development, said that the Abu Dhabi Moments activities celebrate the rich culture of Abu Dhabi bringing community members together in a true reflection of social cohesion to enjoy the diversity of activities it offers.

He added: ‘It strengthens the role of the Authority of Social Contribution – Ma’an in encouraging community engagement and participation to advance the social development agenda.”

Salama Al Ameemi, Director General – The Authority of Social Contribution – Ma'an said: “We are delighted to announce the successful conclusion of first day of Abu Dhabi Moments. The initiative has effectively helped in advancing the development of a dynamic and interconnected community through a compelling series of community events.”

The initiative led by Ma'an, signified a milestone in the collective journey toward unity, inclusivity, and the betterment of Abu Dhabi’s community in line with Abu Dhabi Environment Vision 2030, a statement said.

The Authority of Social Contribution was supported in this initiative by Air Arabia and Nirvana, Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority (ADAFSA), Abu Dhabi Police, Emirates Environmental Group (EEG), Special Olympics, Majid Magazine, Miral Real Estate Company, Abu Dhabi Center for Sheltering & Humanitarian Care (EWAA), Volt Fitness, Family Development Foundation (FDF), and Appolonia Children Dental Clinic.

Associate Partners of the event, included Abu Dhabi National Hotels, NMC Healthcare, Abu Dhabi Distribution Company, Emirates Driving Institute, and Municipal Community Center, for their support and shared commitment to the success of Abu Dhabi Moments. – TradeArabia News Service



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