Under the patronage of Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces, the 14th edition of Al Dhafra Festival will be held this year with precautionary and preventative measures implement by the Cultural Programs and Heritage Festivals Committee.
Visitors of the festival will admire and never forget the cheers and traditional chants of the tribes when celebrating their winning camel while marking the head of the animal with a paste made with the expensive and rare Saffron along with other aromatics.
Festival activities will include a camel beauty contest, falconry competition, and purebred horse racing. The local bazaar will not be held this year to protect the community's health and safety. Preventative measures will include: Daily temperature checks and sterilisation of all festival sites, mandatory face masks and gloves, maintaining physical distance, as well as provision of all required hygiene.