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Dhafra festival hosts camel race

posted on 29/12/2013: 2856 views



Western Region: A heritage camel race was held Friday as part of the seventh edition of Al Dhafra Festival in Madinat Zayed, in Al Gharbia (the Western Region).

Held under the patronage of General Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the cultural and heritage event is organised by the Cultural Programmes and Heritage Festivals Committee from December 14-28 2013 in Al Gharbia.

The four-round race was attended by Michael H. Corbin, US Ambassador to the UAE, and Jeffrey D. Levine, US Ambassador to Estonia, who were also taken on tour of the festival by Saif Ahmad Al Mazrouie, the Festival's tourism coordinator, to enjoy a number of impressive Emirati events. - Emirates News Agency, WAM

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