Tag: falconry

Houbara conservation efforts in the UAE reach new heights

Houbara conservation efforts in the UAE reach new heights

Once pushed to the brink of extinction, the Houbara bustard has been the focus of conservation efforts in the UAE since the 1970s. Through new initiatives and programmes designed to engage future generations, this nearly extinct species continues to soar …

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Dates set for Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition

Dates set for Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition

Dates for the 17th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition have been announced. The 2019 showcase, held under the theme of Sustainable Hunting, will take place from 27th to 31st August at Adnec and will feature …

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This returning show was bigger than ever this year

This returning show was bigger than ever this year

Culture and sport enthusiasts recently gathered at Adnec for the 16th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition. From falconry and horseback displays showcasing important UAE traditions to workshops and forums for outdoor sports fans to connect, …

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Is it time to get your artwork published?

Is it time to get your artwork published?

Creative young residents with a love of the natural world are invited to submit their masterpieces with the inception of a new art competition celebrating the UAE’s unique culture and heritage. Launched by Abu Dhabi World as part of the …

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Here’s all you need to know about ADIHEX 2018

Here’s all you need to know about ADIHEX 2018

The Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) is set to celebrate the legacy of Sheikh Zayed. The 16th edition of the event, held from 25th to 29th September at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, has set the theme of Year …

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These girls are helping to preserve falconry in the UAE

These girls are helping to preserve falconry in the UAE

A programme designed to preserve the country’s longstanding tradition of falconry has proudly introduced what it bills as the first group of female falconers in the world. Female students from different nationalities, aged seven to 13, recently completed a course …

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It’s another fun-packed weekend in the capital

It’s another fun-packed weekend in the capital

Oh yes, that’s right, the weekend is here to offer you a world of opportunities.  So forget about work, it can wait. There’s plenty going on in the capital to keep you busy from live sport and cultural festivals to …

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What will you do with the exciting long weekend?

What will you do with the exciting long weekend?

It’s the weekend and this one is extra special with the UAE’s National Day falling on Saturday 2nd December. With citywide celebrations, film screenings, live performances, firework displays and so much more, not to mention a generous public holiday at …

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This free festival will capture your imagination

This free festival will capture your imagination

A returning festival is aiming to inspire a new generation to embrace traditional Bedouin practices. The fourth International Festival of Falconry (IFF), being held from 4th to 9th December, will bring falconers and academics from around the world together to …

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Find out how you can celebrate the UAE’s birthday

Find out how you can celebrate the UAE’s birthday

Mark the UAE’s 46th birthday with a host of family-friendly activities around the capital From games to National Day-themed exhibitions, Al Wahda Mall will be hosting a number of activities in line with the occasion. Check out the bubble soccer …

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