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Endurance City spruced up for staging desert fiesta

posted on 17/04/2005: 1745 views

The Dubai International Endurance City is being spruced up to stage the Second Festival of Civilizations and Cultures of World Deserts which opened yesterday. 'The Endurance City is a world class venue and we have simply made it more attractive and added a variety of special events and activities to coincide with the staging of the desert festival, created adequate additional parking space for visitors because of the large number of international delegates travelling to this event,' said DTCM Manager Regional Operations, Hakam Al Hashemi.

Among the special attractions at the desert festival include traditional Bedouin wedding ceremonies folkloric song and dance performances by artistes from the UAE as well as visiting countries and a series of exhibitions displaying traditional handicrafts and desert motifs.

Exhibitions featuring architecture in desert regions, traditional forms of desert medicine, desert literature, folklore and popular arts, dances and poetry will be organised with wide spread participation from 37 countries including Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Jordan, Palestine, Egypt, South Africa, Morocco, Oman, Sudan, Lebanon, Nigeria, India, Libya, Pakistan and China among others.

The Desert Festival will also feature desert sports, handicrafts, paintings and photography, flora and fauna, calligraphy, desert clothing, pottery and carbon painting competition will also be organised. (AMEInfo)


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