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Liwa celebrates camels in art festival

Camels walk along sand dunes in the Liwa desert, 220 kms west of Abu Dhabi, as the Mazayin Dhafra Camel Festival takes place on December 22, 2013. The festival, which attracts participants from around the Gulf region, includes a camel beauty contest, a display of UAE handcrafts and other activities aimed at promoting the country's folklore. AFP PHOTO/KARIM SAHIB
Camels walk along sand dunes in the Liwa desert, 220 kms west of Abu Dhabi, as the Mazayin Dhafra Camel Festival takes place on December 22, 2013. The festival, which attracts participants from around the Gulf region, includes a camel beauty contest, a display of UAE handcrafts and other activities aimed at promoting the country's folklore. AFP PHOTO/KARIM SAHIB

A camel art festival will open on January 8 in Abu Dhabi’s Liwa Art Hub.

Running until February 8, the event features over 20 international artists who will showcase work under the festival banner “Enduring Symbols of Arabia. The Camel: The Journey of Adoration.”

For those looking to attend the following, a bus will leave from Abu Dhabi Art Hub in Musaffah at 3pm. For details and to book a seat contact 0555509640 and 02551 5005 or arthub@live.com

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Published: January 7, 2015 04:00 AM

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