I remember the first time I saw Luqaimat, it was during a National Day event, it looked like Nigerian Puff Puff. I was a bit sceptical about trying it because looking like Puff Puff doesn’t mean it will taste like it.
Using date palm leaves from palm fronds, Halima Mohamad weaves baskets. A traditional skill handed down over the generations-reconnecting her to a way of life nearly lost due to conflict.
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.
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.
Move over Pokemon and Hello Kitty, in coronavirus-hit Japan, a new character has captured hearts and hopes: Amabie, a beak-nosed, long-locked mythical mermaid monster said to repel plagues.
Mongolia's annual Naadam sporting festival kicked off Saturday without a live audience for the first time in its 800-year history as COVID-19 fears gripped the Central Asian country.
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.
The powwows represent an evolution of songs and dances from when tribal traditions were forced underground during European settlement, Rencountre said.