Drone show lights up the sky during the Qatar National Day 2018

Drone light shows are becoming more popular around the world and are often used to replace the traditional fireworks shows. The most recent drone show lit up the sky during the Qatar National Day 2018.

500 drones light up the sky in Qatar

500 unmanned aircraft took part in the drone light show during the Qatar National Day 2018 celebrations that take place on December 17 and 19. The drone show was held at the waterfront of Katara. You can watch the drone light show in the video below.

Qatar National Day is a national commemoration of Qatar’s unification in 1878. It is celebrated annually on 18 December. The holiday was established by a 21 June 2007 decree of the then Crown Prince and Heir Apparent Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, according to Wikipedia. It is also known as Founder’s Day.

You can learn more about the Qatar National Day activities at QatarNationalDay.qa

Drone light shows

Other drone shows have taken place during the following events:


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