Mother of the Nation 2023 Festival To Take Place In 3 Locations Across Abu Dhabi

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Get ready for the highly anticipated 7th edition of the Mother of the Nation (MOTN) Festival in Abu Dhabi in 2023. Named after Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, this annual event is a celebration packed with art, food, music, attractions, and various family activities. This year, the 7th edition will take place across three locations in Abu Dhabi with more days, making it the biggest edition so far. 

MOTN will open its doors for the first time in Al Dhafra Region from 22 to 26 November and in Al Ain from 29 November until 3 December. It will also welcome visitors for an extended period at the Abu Dhabi Corniche from 8 to 31 December 2023.

Presented by the Department of Culture and Tourism, Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), the 7th edition of the festival is gearing up to feature international acts and artists, thrilling carnival rides, artistic installations, tailored retail adventures, and a diverse culinary experience from worldwide sources.

The theme for this year, drawing inspiration from America's vibrant 1950s and 1960s, aims to create a nostalgic yet futuristic atmosphere, transporting visitors to a retro-futuristic reality. 

At MOTN, you can explore a blend of local and global shopping ideas along with a variety of food and drink choices. The event will offer diverse activities such as amusement park rides, hands-on creative sessions, and interactive experiences, including physical and augmented reality games for everyone to enjoy.

More information and ticket pricing will be revealed soon, stay tuned! 

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