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Al Dhafra Festival inaugurates December 9

The13th edition of Al Dhafra Festival 2019 will start on December 9th under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

The festival features an impressive line-up of events, including camel auctions, camel races, the traditional market, the dates competition, poetry, photography, folk music, the falcon competition saluki and horse races as well as other traditional activities, Emirates News Agency (WAM) reported.

This was announced at a news conference held by the event's organizing committee this morning in Abu Dhabi.

Eisa Saif Al Mazrouei, the Vice Chairman of the Organizing Committee delivered a speech during the press conference where he highlighted the continuing support of Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and the close follow-up by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region of the projects carried out to preserve the UAE’s traditional cultural heritage.