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AL WATHBA CAMEL RACE FESTIVAL FINALE 2019

19.Feb.2019
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It’s All about Camel

AL WATHBA CAMEL RACE FESTIVAL FINALE 2019

ELEVENTH  EDITION

20 February – 02 March 2019

Coinciding with the dawn of the  “Year of Tolerance”  this traditional camel festival in its eleventh version helps us to keep connected to our roots, our culture, our values, our origin and to preserve it, this event helps camels’ owners to meet their brothers from the GCC countries, helps people come together and celebrate, and to document this inherited culture from our antecedents in an undocumented manner.

PARTICIPATIONS & AWARDS

 The organization committee has allocated huge awards to be distributed to the winners, more than 15,000 camels are ready to participate in 319 laps ( 109 for their Highnesses the Sheikhs, 206 for Tribesmen and 04 for Sudanese Camels )for the following categories:

70 laps for Haqaqa aged 2years designated for Tribesmen.

30 laps for Laqaya aged 3years designated for Their Highnesses the Sheikhs.

42 laps for Laqaya for Tribesmen.

29 laps for Jatha’a aged 4 years designated for Their Highnesses the Sheikhs.

36 laps for Jatha’a aged 4 years designated for Tribesmen.

24 laps for Thanaiya aged five years for Their Highnesses the Sheikhs.

28 laps for Thanaiya for Tribesmen.

26 laps for Houl and Zumool- aged six years for Their Highnesses the Sheikhs.

30 laps for Houl and Zumool for Tribesmen.

04 laps for Sudanese Camels for both Their Highnesses the Sheikhs and Tribesmen. 

 Those animals were nominated to vie for considerable, lucrative cash prizes and 52 precious symbols, 16 for their Highnesses, 36 prizes for Tribesmen.

UNMISSABLE EVENT

AL - WATHBA CAMEL FESTIVAL FINAL 2019

This unique festival celebrates the UAE culture and heritage;

> WHAT:   Al - Wathba Camel Festival Final 2019

> WHEN:   20 February – 02 March 2019 ... from 07:00 am to 10:00 am, and from 02:00 pm to 05.30 pm

> WHERE:  Al - Wathba Camel Racetrack, about 27 miles East of the Capital Abu Dhabi.

> ADMISSION:  FREE

> TRADITIONAL FESTIVAL: You must attend to know the Arabic Camel Heritage

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