The Handicrafts

The design and making of a cover for the winning camels at Al Dhafra Festival...

The competition will run over the whole period of the Festival, from the 19th to the 30th of December, 2015.

Participants should make to measure a cover in a particular size for any of the winning camels (Haqqa, Luqyah, etc…).

Inspired by the authentic Emirati heritage and a civilisational spirit, the cover must be exclusively handmade and decorated with heritage ornaments like “Al Tarabish” (tassels) , golden liras, Al Telli (weaved silvery and golden threads), Al Zari cloth, etc…

Colours should be consistent, and in harmony with each other, and participants are advised
to avoid the use of bright colours that might be inappropriate for the occasion. On one of its tips, each cover should bear the emblem of Al Dhafra Festival (2015).

Participant have one week for the making and submission. The Committee of the Competition will announce the exact dates.

Terms and Conditions

Participation is open for men and women or women who are taking part in the Traditional Market or women in general (The Committee decides on participations)

Participation is exclusively open to Emirati nationals

Age category: From the age of 20 to the age of 60