Many visitors to the 18th edition of Sharjah Heritage Days are keen to take souvenir photos with falcons in a special corner for the event that will be held until April 10 in the heart of Sharjah.
The corner dedicated to falconry returns visitors to the event to a long and renewed history in which falconry has turned into one of the sports and heritage hobbies of the Emirati community. Falconry dates back to 4000 years ago and was practiced by the Bedouins, especially in the desert of the UAE and the Arabian Peninsula, and today tournaments are organized for it and amateurs compete Breeding him to acquire the finest and most authentic breeds, and to this day the hobby of falconry is still one of the most popular games in the Emirates.
Amidst the heritage of 29 Arab and foreign countries, adults and children take a picture with the falcon carried on their arm, embodying one of the immortal images in the memory of the Emirati society.
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