UAE to share Egypt’s 5-day celebration of 1973 October War
October 1973 war

CAIRO: Egypt’s Armed Forces in cooperation with the UAE’s Emirate of Sharjah will hold a five-day celebration, marking the anniversary October 1973 War victory against Israel, announced Sharjah Media Center chairperson Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qassimi Wednesday.

The celebrations will be held Oct. 5 and 6 at the Cairo Air Defense Stadium.

The UAE is to participate in the celebration with a show entitled “Clusters of Light,” he added in a press conference in Cairo, saying “the greatest artwork tells the biography of the Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him; and the preparations of this work have been taken in cooperation with the biggest producers, artists and major companies in the world.”

“Clusters of Light” is a theater act has been taken from poems by Saudi poet Abdel Rahman al-Ashmawi; the show crew consists of more than 700 persons from different nationalities, he continued.

“Clusters of Light has been dedicated from Sharjah ruler Sheikh Sultan III bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi to beloved Egypt and to continue the brotherhood and cooperation between both nations,” Qassimi said.

“Egypt, the Place and the Statue” is another 20-minute show that will be displayed at the celebration; it consists of three parts: Egypt’s history, October War victories, and Egypt’s future projects, he noted.

The relations between Egypt and UAE have been strengthened since the ouster of former Islamist President Mohamed Morsi on July 3.

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