Preparations under way for 10th Liwa Date Festival

This year’s Liwa Date Festival promises to be a celebration of UAE heritage and tradition.

Preparations are well under way for the 10th edition of the event, to be held from July 12-18 in Liwa City in Abu Dhabi’s Western Region.

As well as offering millions of dirhams worth of prizes for the best dates, there will also be competitions to find the best lemons and mangoes.

Last year, more than Dh5 million was awarded to more than 200 winning participants.

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