• Spectacular closing ceremony for the festival with Emirati singer, Mohamed Al Shehhi
  • To mark the most romantic day of the year, RAKTDA gifted 10,000 roses to visitors and residence and two lucky guests won 500 roses

Ras Al Khaimah, UAE – 20 February 2018: The much talked about ‘Ras Al Khaimah Happiness Festival’ saw a packed crowd of close to 30,000 visitors who enjoyed the festivities at the first of its kind initiative by Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA). Hosted at a scenic beach setting on Al Marjan Island, the event is one of many that RAKTDA will organize this year.

The four-day festival saw families, foodies and music lovers coming together to enjoy the exciting line-up of events and mouth-watering food concepts. Guests witnessedperformances by local DJ’s and bands, including Casper, Jessica and band and Beat Box Ray, along with some of the UAE’s top Arabic and English comedians.

Along with the three-day firework displays, the final night saw Emirati singer, Mohamed Al Shehhi perform live to thousands of fans under the Ras Al Khaimah starlit sky.

Haitham Mattar, CEO of Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) said: “It was great to see so many residents and visitors enjoying the first Ras Al Khaimah Happiness Festival.  These occasions are not only a great opportunity to bring the community together but to show our visitors the breadth of offer in our Emirate.  We were pleased to welcome an exciting line-up of talent from across the UAE and it was a privilege to have Mohamed Al Shehhi perform and officially close the festivities.  The 2019 Happiness Festival will have many more surprises to offer.”


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