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Abu Dhabi Media covers Hajj and Eid al Adha season on its TV network

29 August 2017

Abu Dhabi TV network has announced that they are providing extensive coverage of the Hajj season in Mecca, Medina and Eid Al Adha through live streaming with selection of shows and segments in line with Abu Dhabi Media’s vision to bring purposeful and diversified content and covering major religious and community events.

“Labbaik” Show

Starting from Wednesday, August 23, Al Emarat channel launched the new season of the religious program "Labbaik" in conjunction with the initiation of the Hajj (pilgrimage) rituals to the sanctified House of Allah (al-Ka’ba). The show will run daily from 4:30 pm and shall continue to be aired until the day of Arafah.

The show aims at conveying the Hajj rituals from the Holy Land, and to familiarize viewers with the significance of Hajj, its pillars and principles as well as the practices associated with Eid Al Adha through a series of detailed and specially produced reports, in addition to a daily report and daily TV messages from the channel's envoy to, who is escorting the UAE official mission for latest news update. The show will also receive calls and contributions from the viewers and try to answer their questions and inquires, where it will be hosting a number of Islamic scholars and preachers from the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments.

The Day of Arafah

Al Emarat and Abu Dhabi TV channels will be in a joint broadcasting live from Mecca, to cover the standing on mount Arafah which will take place on 31st of August from 1:00 pm Abu Dhabi timing. The coverage will include live streaming by Abu Dhabi TV News Center of the sermon and prayers from Mecca, before transferring the airing the faith and spirituality-filled atmosphere of the pilgrims on the sacred day of Arafah until 8:00 pm.

Eid al - Adha coverage

Al Emarat and Abu Dhabi TV coverage of the festivities of Eid al-Adha, which falls on Friday, September 1st, will start with live streaming of Eid prayer from Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi, followed by Eid greetings and reception by Their Highnesses the Sheikhs to the crowds of people offering wishes and congratulations from the 8:00am until noon, followed by the Friday prayers.

On Friday, September 1st, the two channels will also air the "Night of Eid" show, which takes the viewers through its cameras and the reports of its correspondents through a number of Arab and foreign countries to monitor Eid al-Adha celebrations taking place and will introduce the viewers to the most significant Eid al-Adha celebration customs in those countries.

The two channels will continue their coverage of Eid al-Adha festivities on Saturday and Sunday with "Min Al-Aydeen" show, which will be livestreamed from 12 noon to 1:30 pm, and the "Spirit of the Union" show, which will be broadcast live from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm, will be covering through special segments the joyful and cheerful atmosphere of Eid throughout the UAE and customs and traditions associated with Eid as well as family visits which reflect the solidarity, harmony and compassion that characterize the UAE society.

The "Spirit of the Union" show will be presented by Ali Al Shamsi and Samah Ahmed on Friday, the first day of Eid; by Ali Al Shamsi and Amira Mohammed for the second day, and by Saeed Al Ma'amari and Samah Ahmed on the third day. While "Min Al Aydeen" will be presented by Mohammed al-Juneibi and Asmahan on Friday the first day of Eid, by Abdullah and Rahab Abdullah on the second day, and by Abdullah and Nada Al Shibani on the third day.

News bulletins 

The news bulletins timing during Eid al-Adha will be subject to minor changes. Oloum Al Dar bulleting will be aired from 8:00 pm to 8:30 pm, intercepted by two reports, economics and sports, followed by the international bulletin (9:00 from the capital) from 8:30 pm to 9:00 pm .