Qasr Al Hosn
The Qasr al Hosn fort is steeped in historical and cultural significance, and embodies the spirit of Abu Dhabi. The Qasr al Hosn Festival was held from 28 February – 9 March and was a celebration of this iconic building and of centuries of rich Emirati culture and tradition.
The Story of a Fort, Legacy of a Nation shows fused over 250 years of Emirati history and culture into 50 minute shows. Directed by Franco Dragone, the shows were a visionary masterpiece. The show in essence is a celebration of Emeriti culture and is set in the grounds of the oldest, most significant building in Abu Dhabi.
The Authority’s mission is to promote the heritage, culture and traditions of Abu Dhabi emirate worldwide. Its activities are designed to support the emirate’s evolution into a world-class, sustainable destination which makes a unique contribution to the global cultural landscape while conserving its singular character and ecosystem.