Due to the latest developments in the region specifically in Gaza, Palestine, the organising committee for the celebrations at Souq Waqif has announced it has decided to cancel musical events at its Eid Al Fitr Celebrations 2014.

On the occasion of Eid Al Fitr, Souq Waqif will only host events and programmes for children. The Eid Al Fitr Celebrations 2014 at Souq Waqif will include entertainment for kids, carnival shows, face painting, hoppers, skill games and more designed for families with children.

Since 7 July 2014, Israeli attacks in Gaza has left the Palestinian death toll climbing steadily, leaving at least 600 dead – a third of whom are children, according to the UN children’s agency, Unicef. The UN says 17,000 people have sought refuge in its facilities. The UN Security Council has called for a ceasefire and peace talks.

Find out more about Eid Al Fitr Celebrations 2014 at Souq Waqif on Marhaba.