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Each evening of this week, Monday to Friday, the display booths, cultural programme and traditional food stalls will be open from 5.00 to 10pm.
The formal programme will take place on the stage beneath the Fujairah Fort, where the Al Saif Sword Competition was held late in 2010. Display booths and food stalls will be open in the adjoining cultural village.
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At this ceremony children will be dancing, along with the performance of other traditional activities and the Chairman of the Fujairah Tourism and Antiquities Authority, Ahmed Khalifa Al Shamsi, will be giving some words of welcome and explanation.
Traditional food will be available for purchase throughout the evening.
In addition to the celebration of Emirati culture, the other GCC countries (
Ahmed Al Shamsi said, “There is a cultural similarity between our neighbouring countries and this will be apparent at the display but each country will also seek to showcase some of their unique cultural treasures.”
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Some photos at the Fujairah Fort today are in this photo album as the preparations were getting underway by members of the Fujairah Tourism and Antiquities Authority and staff of the Fujairah Tourism Department.
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