Abu Dhabi Falconry Competitions to kick off 29 Nov

Preparations have been completed for the Abu Dhabi Falconry Competitions which kicks off at Shabkhat Al Sarami area, in Al Wathba, Abu Dhabi, on 29 November, the organizing committee of the event announced.

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Published: Sat 24 Nov 2012, 6:37 PM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 1:29 PM

The event is organized by Emirates Falconers Club under the patronage of General Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, in Al-Wathba, Abu Dhabi, under the supervision of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council.

As registration for the competitions was closed, more than 600 falconers and 1109 birds are expected to take to the skies over the five-day contest which will highlight three disciplines.

The committee also said it had prepared the Etisalat Village with 30 shops to provide all traditional products and veterinary services.

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