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Kuwait celebrates National Day

This year’s Hala shopping festival in Kuwait City coincides with the 10th anniversary of the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabahs ascending to power, the 25th anniversary since Liberation Day, and the 55th anniversary of the National Day.

Kuwait celebrates National Day
Kuwaiti children wave their national flag during the launching ceremony of the Hala shopping festival in Kuwait City on January 29, 2016. The festival kicked off with a parade which attracted thousands of people to the streets of the Gulf emirate. This years festival coincides with the 10th anniversary of the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabahs ascending to power, the 25th anniversary since Liberation Day, and the 55th anniversary of the National Day. (AFP/Getty Images)
Kuwait celebrates National Day
Kuwaiti children hold their national flag during the launching ceremony of the Hala shopping festival in Kuwait City on January 29, 2016. The festival kicked off with a parade which attracted thousands of people to the streets of the Gulf emirate. This years festival coincides with the 10th anniversary of the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabahs ascending to power, the 25th anniversary since Liberation Day, and the 55th anniversary of the National Day.
Kuwait celebrates National Day
Kuwaiti Air Force pilots show their skills near Kuwait's towers, during the launching ceremony of the Hala shopping festival in Kuwait City on January 29, 2016. The festival kicked off with a parade which attracted thousands of people to the streets of the Gulf emirate. This years festival coincides with the 10th anniversary of the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabahs ascending to power, the 25th anniversary since Liberation Day, and the 55th anniversary of the National Day. (AFP/Getty Images)
Kuwait celebrates National Day
Kuwaiti Air Force pilots show their skills near Kuwait's towers, during the launching ceremony of the Hala shopping festival, in Kuwait City on January 29, 2016. The festival kicked off with a parade which attracted thousands of people to the streets of the Gulf emirate. This years festival coincides with the 10th anniversary of the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabahs ascending to power, the 25th anniversary since Liberation Day, and the 55th anniversary of the National Day. (AFP/Getty Images)
Kuwait celebrates National Day
Kuwaiti Air Force pilots show their skills near Kuwait's towers, during the launching ceremony of the Hala shopping festival, in Kuwait City on January 29, 2016. The festival kicked off with a parade which attracted thousands of people to the streets of the Gulf emirate. This years festival coincides with the 10th anniversary of the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabahs ascending to power, the 25th anniversary since Liberation Day, and the 55th anniversary of the National Day. (AFP/Getty Images)
Kuwait celebrates National Day
Performers parade during the launching ceremony of the Hala shopping festival in Kuwait City on January 29, 2016. The festival kicked off with a parade which attracted thousands of people to the streets of the Gulf emirate. This years festival coincides with the 10th anniversary of the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabahs ascending to power, the 25th anniversary since Liberation Day, and the 55th anniversary of the National Day. (AFP/Getty Images)
Kuwait celebrates National Day
A performer pull a camel as he parades during the launching ceremony of the Hala shopping festival in Kuwait City on January 29, 2016. The festival kicked off with a parade which attracted thousands of people to the streets of the Gulf emirate. This years festival coincides with the 10th anniversary of the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabahs ascending to power, the 25th anniversary since Liberation Day, and the 55th anniversary of the National Day. (AFP/Getty Images)
Kuwait celebrates National Day
A Kuwaiti girl holds her national flag during the launching ceremony of the Hala shopping festival in Kuwait City on January 29, 2016 The festival kicked off with a parade which attracted thousands of people to the streets of the Gulf emirate. This years festival coincides with the 10th anniversary of the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabahs ascending to power, the 25th anniversary since Liberation Day, and the 55th anniversary of the National Day. (AFP/Getty Images)