A Magnificent New Artwork Was Unveiled At The Founder’s Memorial To Honour ‘Year Of Zayed’ In Abu Dhabi


Months of planning and preparation FINALLY came into fruition on Monday night when The Founder’s Memorial was inaugurated under the patronage of the rulers of the UAE at Abu Dhabi corniche.  

To commemorate the glorious life of the UAE’s Founding Father, the late HH Sheikh Zayed, a ‘monumental art’ at the center of the site was unveiled, and it’s BREATHTAKING.

Called as The Constellation, this is the artwork that forms the centrepiece of the site 

The ceremony was attended by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, along with other rulers the Emirates.

According to The National, HH Sheikh Mohammed took to Twitter to express his joy after the inaugural ceremony of the memorial and spoke about in honour of Sheikh Zayed

“I am delighted today with my brother Mohammed bin Zayed and my brothers [fellow rulers] at the inauguration of the Founder’s Memorial in Abu Dhabi.

Zayed is a national and international monument and he is at the heart of every Emirati and every lover of the UAE.

The people of the UAE will be happy with this new monument because everyone has a story of Zayed. Every citizen has a heart that loves Zayed. Our history began with Zayed and our future will continue bearing his fingerprint, his value and memory forever.”

HH Sheikh Mohammed

Here are the highlights from the inauguration ceremony of The Founder’s Memorial 

You can watch the full ceremony here


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