Awafi Festival

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Country and Region United Arab EmiratesRas Al Khaimah
Type of Festival Dance, Music
Location of Festival Awafi, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
Festival Contact Information

Phone: (971) 7-227-12-22

Festival Description

The Awafi Festival has over the years become a popular spring festival that celebrates the emirate’s ethnic and cultural heritages through performances, cultural displays and outdoor sports events held at the Awafi area of RAK, known for its cool environs and beautiful landscapes. The festival venue has various sections featuring a Heritage Village, a Bazaar and a children’s play zone. Also there is a separate section prepared for public amenities like food outlets, internet cafes, coffee shops and games area.

Festival Dates December 16, 2010 - January 8, 2011

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Articles and Reviews:
  • Awafi Festival 2010 off to a roaring start (Al Bawaba, January 31, 2010)
  • Awafi Festival 2007 off to a splendid start (AME Info, January 18, 2007)


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