As part of the mother of the Nation Festival in Abu Dhabi, The UAE kicks off it's first fireworks competition.

4 teams are taking part of the contest from Canada, Netherlands, South Korea and Australia.

The fireworks competition will take place for 2 weekends: Friday March 15 and Saturday March 16, and again Friday March 22 and Saturday March 23.

The four teams are expected to launch more than 87,000 shells, with each team given two opportunities to impress the judges.

The winning team will be announced on the last day on Saturday 23 March.