Fujairah Collage

Fujairah Collage
Some distinctive landmarks in Fujairah

Monday, December 6, 2010

Emirati Heritage Showcased in Fujairah during UAE National Day Festivities

The Wedding Hall in Fujairah’s new Concorde Hotel was an ideal venue yesterday (5 December 2010) for showcasing a festival of Emirati Heritage.

The spacious hall was home to many different cultural and heritage groups such as the Fujairah Museum and the Fujairah Welfare Society who displayed some of their activities.

The event was sponsored by the Architectural Heritage Society of the UAE.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hamad Al Sharqi, the Crown Prince of Fujairah, visited the Concorde Hotel at 5pm to share in a formal occasion of entertainment and speechmaking before he inspected the various heritage booths.

Take a Look
See the pictures in this photo album and consider the multitude of ways in which Emirati heritage is being celebrated this year.

Geoff Pound

This article is also posted on the Fujairah in Focus Facebook Page.

Image: The Emirati heritage had a Fujairah flavour. Here master boat builder, Abdullah Mohammed Sulaiman shows how fishing nets used to be made before the Internet. Abdullah is passing on the skills of Emirati heritage to his son.

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