Ajman Folklore Festival: A Cultural Extravaganza With Exhibitions, Awards & More Is Set To Start On April 19

Celebrating heritage in Ajman by uniting culture and traditions.

by Deeplata Garde
Ajman Folklore Festival: A Cultural Extravaganza With Exhibitions, Awards & More Is Set To Start On April 19

Prepare to embark on a journey through time and tradition as Ajman unveils its inaugural Folklore Festival from April 19 to 21. Under the esteemed patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman the event vows to be a captivating celebration. It’s a magnificent event to celebrate the emirate’s vibrant history and cultural identity. Aptly themed “Ajman…embracing history and identity,” the festival is a testament to Ajman’s commitment to preserving its heritage and fostering a sense of pride among its residents.

A Cultural Collaboration Takes Center Stage

The Ajman Folklore Festival has been brought to fruition through a collective partnership involving the Ministry of Culture, the Ajman Department of Tourism Development, the Rewaq Ousha Bint Hussein Cultural Center, and the MTG Events Organizing Company. This dynamic partnership aims to promote heritage preservation and cultural awareness within the Emirate of Ajman, fostering a deeper appreciation for the rich tapestry of traditions that define the region.

Heritage Comes Alive: Highlights of the Festival

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Day 1: April 19

Press Conference Announcement: Festival officially launched.
Cultural Showcases: Folkloric performances and art exhibition opening.

Day 2: April 20

Arab Folklore Extravaganza: Diverse performances representing Arab countries.
Workshops and Exhibitions: Interactive sessions on traditional crafts and children’s costume competitions.

Day 3: April 21

International Folklore Showcase: Vibrant presentations from global groups.
Artistic Exhibitions: Displays of international folklore costumes and artworks.
Awards Ceremony: Honoring competition winners.

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Celebrating Emirati Identity & Beyond


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The Ajman Folklore Festival shines a spotlight on the ancient heritage of the Emirate of Ajman, highlighting its distinctive cultural and artistic legacy. Through a series of events and exhibitions, the festival aims to preserve Emirati heritage and pass it down to future generations, reinforcing national identity and fostering cultural exchange within the community.

As the Ajman Folklore Festival prepares to kick off, anticipation is running high for a weekend filled with cultural immersion and artistic expression. From traditional performances to interactive workshops, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. So, mark your calendars and join us as we celebrate the history, heritage, and vibrant spirit of Ajman!

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