Al Dhafra Festival 2012 in Pictures
The Al Dhafra Festival is the popular event is Abu Dhabi. The Al Dhafra Festival is a special time for the revival of heritage in people’s daily life with its many activities, such as the traditional market, date packaging and photography competitions. There are dedicated special shows for ‘Asayel’ (pedigree) and ‘Majahim’ (dark-skinned) camels, and the well-known and rare ‘camel beauty contest’. The Al Dhafra Camel Festival 2012 has also got a traditional souq and during the festival there will be a camel auction and various contests for traditional handicrafts, poetry, date packaging and photography.