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A One-Stop Shop for a Unique Cultural Experience at Al Marmoom Heritage Village
The family destination is a main attraction during the 2017 Al Marmoom Camel Race Festival
Banking on the success of last year’s attendance that saw thousands of visitors flock to the venue, organizers of the Al Marmoom Heritage Village are preparing to welcome residents and tourists from March 20 to April 18 this year. The Village, organized in collaboration with Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, is considered a one-stop shop for everything relating to UAE heritage, and a main attraction of the Al Marmoom Heritage Festival, one of GCC’s sporting highlights of the year.
Camel racing is an integral part of the khaleeji culture and there has been a significant increase in the number of tourists to the races. The Heritage Village was set up for visitors to explore the Emirati way of life through handicrafts, cuisine, mock weddings, and music. This year, around a hundred small shops and kiosks are being organized to recreate a carnival like setting. The Dubai Culture and Arts Authority has also finalized plans to present numerous events and activities depicting the Emarati way of life.
Camel Racing is a main component of the UAE heritage and culture, and the DCRC has set a clear and ambitious strategy to constantly raise awareness within the UAE community and abroad, about the core values and traditions driven from camel racing, whilst always seeking to develop and enrich.