ABU DHABI, UAE: The Liwa Date Festival 2023 has so far attracted 34,000 visitors in just three days since it kicked off on July 19, 2023.
The festival will last till July 30.
It will include 23 main competitions with 293 prizes worth a total of Dh8.3 million.
The Liwa Date Festival is one of Abu Dhabi’s most significant heritage events and tourist attractions and highlights the many ways in which dates have impacted the cultural, heritage and economic life of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
It provides a great place for visitors to learn about dates and to sample the most popular date varieties grown in the Country.
Visitors can also explore the UAE’s culture and heritage through a popular market, national pavilions, council sections and craft corners. The market will have 165 shops and pavilions featuring products by productive families and national institutions, as well as food carts and mobile cafes.
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