The second of December is the UAE National Day and a day like this means patriotic passion and love spreading through the whole country. From the direction of the renowned Ali Mostafa comes 'Ishy Bilady', a film made special for this day. Presented by TwoFour54, Abu Dhabi Media, and The Tourism and Culture Authority, this two-and-a-half minute film features iconic moments in UAE's history, past and present leaders, and talks about pure Emirati pride. From the days of pearl diving to the Emirati Football Team winning the 2013 Gulf Cup of Nations, this film is already a hit having aired on the 25th of November.
Noura Al Kaabi, CEO of TwoFour54 talks about the honor it is to have made such a inpsiring and influential film, “this film is our gift to the UAE on its 42nd anniversary and a sign of our pride in our country, honouring the past, present and future of our nation and its people. It is a very special project to us and a great opportunity to showcase the continued growth of the media industry in the UAE and twofour54’s support of young Emiratis."
Exciting new music was composed for the UAE National Anthem by Taha Al Ajami of Abu Dhabi-based Pure Sound Studios and featured Emirati singers including Balqees, Mansour Zayed, Faisal Jassem, Arwa Ahmed, and Rashid Al Nuaimi.
You can see 'Ishy Bilady' below.