Qasr Al Muwaiji is hosting a series of weekly and monthly cultural programmes to introduce participants of all ages to Emirati traditions and heritage.
The hands-on workshop led by experts on the process of excavation, is designed to give participants a chance to learn about archaeology, through the excavation works that took place at Qasr Al Muwaiji.
Dates/Time: Every Wednesday from 10:00-12:00
Participants can learn how to make a traditional Emirati bisht and the details about the royal bisht. The programme is led by a professional bisht tailor. Participants can also view a collection of bishts owned by the Al Nahyan family.
23 October 2018: 11:00am-1:00pm
6 November 2018 : 4:00pm-6:00pm
20 November 2018 : 11:00am-1:00pm
4 December 2018 : 4:00am-6:00pm
18 December 2018: 11:00am-1:00pm
Workshops are open to all and free to attend.
Family & Education Resources
Al Ain Oasis
Al Ain Oasis reflects what agriculture in this region has been like for millennia
Bida Bint Saud
The area was an important stop on a possible caravan route extending from Al Ain to the north of the United Arab Emirates
This ancient caravan site features Bronze Age tombs and a rare Iron Age mud-brick building and irrigation system
An elaborate falaj system and one of the country’s earliest mosques make this an important historic site
A traditional performing art of the Sultanate of Oman and the United Arab Emirates
art of performing praise, pride and fortitude poetry
a cultural and social space
a traditional performing art of the Sultanate of Oman and the United Arab Emirates
traditional weaving skills in the United Arab Emirates
traditional Bedouin chanted poetry in the United Arab Emirates and the Sultanate of Oman
a living human heritage
a symbol of generosity
- Educators Resource