United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 24th April 2019: Atlantis, The Palm is the proud host of the official Ramadan cannon this 2020, in partnership with Dubai Police.
For the first time in the destination resort’s 12-year history, the cannon will be fired each evening at sunset from its location in front of the hotel.
The firing of a cannon to signal the end of the fast is a convention long associated with the Holy Month of Ramadan, and Atlantis, The Palm in collaboration with Dubai Police are keeping this tradition alive.
The Atlantis cannon will be fired twice in a row to announce Ramadan, once every day to announce Iftar, twice in a row to announce Eid and again twice in the morning of Eid, after Eid prayers.
People are invited to watch the Atlantis, The Palm’s cannon ceremony daily on Dubai TV.
About Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai
Atlantis, The Palm is the first entertainment resort destination in the region and located at the centre of the crescent of The Palm in Dubai. Opened in September 2008, the unique ocean-themed resort features a variety of marine and entertainment attractions, as well as 17 hectares of waterpark amusement at Atlantis Aquaventure, all within a 46-hectare site. It is home to one of the largest open-air marine habitats in the world, with over 65,000 marine animals in lagoons and displays including The Lost Chambers Aquarium, a maze of underwater corridors and passageways providing a journey through ancient Atlantis. Aquaventure Waterpark features 18 million litres of fresh water used to power thrilling waterslides, a 2.3-kilometre river ride with tidal waves and pools, water rapids and white-water chargers. Dolphin Bay, the unparalleled dolphin conservation and education habitat, and Sea Lion Point were created to provide guests a once in a lifetime opportunity to learn more about one of nature’s most friendly mammals. The resort boasts an impressive collection of luxury boutiques and shops as well as extensive meeting and convention facilities. Atlantis, The Palm is also known as the culinary destination in the region where guests can take their pick from a collection of 29 world-renowned restaurants including Bread Street Kitchen & Bar, Hakkasan, Nobu, Ronda Locatelli, Seafire Steakhouse & Bar, award-winning underwater restaurant, Ossiano, and traditional Middle Eastern favourite, Ayamna. The nightlife scene at Atlantis is lively, too, with the fun-filled Wavehouse offering something for everyone, and WHITE Beach & Restaurant the perfect place to unwind with a drink as the sun slips into the Arabian Sea.