Abdullah, a resident of Dubai, is one such falconer. He has been in the business of breeding and training falcons for over two decades after a friend gifted him a young falcon. He spoke about his passion on the sidelines of the ongoing Fazza Championship for Falconry organised by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Centre (HHC) in Al Ruwayyah desert area.
Individual Emirati falconers have demonstrated their skills in breeding champion falcons in the General Public category of the ongoing Fazza Championship for Falconry-Telwah. The competitions have witnessed the mixed participation across the GCC falconers and teams from the Sheikhs categories.
In the current times when it’s almost impossible to keep traditions and cultures that we know intact, a group of people belonging to a west African tribe are almost disappearing.
Palestinian refugee Um Zeid spends her days at home in the sprawling Baqaa camp in Jordan sewing colourful dresses which gives her an income and keeps tradition alive.
The powwows represent an evolution of songs and dances from when tribal traditions were forced underground during European settlement, Rencountre said.
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