Dubai Eid cannons locations released

Dubai Eid cannons locations released

The Dubai Police have announced the locations where the Eid Al Fitr cannons will be placed to mark the beginning of Eid Al Fitr.

The locations of the Eid cannons are:

– Nad Al Shiba Area – Eid Musallah
– Grand Zaabeel Mosque – Za’abeel 1
– Umm Suqeim – Eid Musallah
– Al Barsha – Eid Musallah
– Hatta – Eid Musallah
– Nadd Al Hamar – Eid Musallah
– Baraha – Eid Musallah

As per the tradition, the cannon is fired twice to announce the start of Ramadan and once every day to mark iftar. It is also fired twice consecutively to announce Eid Al Fitr, and twice again on the morning of the festival.

Major General Abdullah Al Ghaithi, Assistant Commander-in-Chief for Operations Affairs stated in a press release: “The Eid cannon is considered a revival of local customs and traditions, and part of our adherence to the authentic social heritage that has been deeply rooted in the memory and conscience of Emirati society.”