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Abu Dhabi: Liwa 2016 Moreeb Dune Festival

Event attracts participants from around the Gulf region and includes a variety of races, including cars, bikes, falcons, camels and horses

Abu Dhabi: Liwa 2016 Moreeb Dune Festival
Camels compete during the Liwa 2016 Moreeb Dune Festival on January 5, 2016, in the Liwa desert, 250 kilometres west of the Gulf emirate of Abu Dhabi. The festival, which attracts participants from around the Gulf region, includes a variety of races (cars, bikes, falcons, camels and horses) or other activities aimed at promoting the country's folklore. (AFP/Getty Images)
Abu Dhabi: Liwa 2016 Moreeb Dune Festival
Camels prepare to compete during the Liwa 2016 Moreeb Dune Festival on January 5, 2016, in the Liwa desert, 250 kilometres west of the Gulf emirate of Abu Dhabi. The festival, which attracts participants from around the Gulf region, includes a variety of races (cars, bikes, falcons, camels and horses) or other activities aimed at promoting the country's folklore. (AFP/Getty Images)
Abu Dhabi: Liwa 2016 Moreeb Dune Festival
Camels compete during the Liwa 2016 Moreeb Dune Festival on January 5, 2016, in the Liwa desert, 250 kilometres west of the Gulf emirate of Abu Dhabi. The festival, which attracts participants from around the Gulf region, includes a variety of races (cars, bikes, falcons, camels and horses) or other activities aimed at promoting the country's folklore. (AFP/Getty Images)
Abu Dhabi: Liwa 2016 Moreeb Dune Festival
Camels compete during the Liwa 2016 Moreeb Dune Festival on January 5, 2016, in the Liwa desert, 250 kilometres west of the Gulf emirate of Abu Dhabi. The festival, which attracts participants from around the Gulf region, includes a variety of races (cars, bikes, falcons, camels and horses) or other activities aimed at promoting the country's folklore. (AFP/Getty Images)
Abu Dhabi: Liwa 2016 Moreeb Dune Festival
Camels compete during the Liwa 2016 Moreeb Dune Festival on January 5, 2016, in the Liwa desert, 250 kilometres west of the Gulf emirate of Abu Dhabi. The festival, which attracts participants from around the Gulf region, includes a variety of races (cars, bikes, falcons, camels and horses) or other activities aimed at promoting the country's folklore. (AFP/Getty Images)
Abu Dhabi: Liwa 2016 Moreeb Dune Festival
Camels compete during the Liwa 2016 Moreeb Dune Festival on January 5, 2016, in the Liwa desert, 250 kilometres west of the Gulf emirate of Abu Dhabi. The festival, which attracts participants from around the Gulf region, includes a variety of races (cars, bikes, falcons, camels and horses) or other activities aimed at promoting the country's folklore. (AFP/Getty Images)
Abu Dhabi: Liwa 2016 Moreeb Dune Festival
Pigeons fly over the Liwa desert, 250 kilometres west of the Gulf emirate of Abu Dhabi, during the Liwa 2016 Moreeb Dune Festival on January 5, 2016. The festival, which attracts participants from around the Gulf region, includes a variety of races (cars, bikes, falcons, camels and horses) or other activities aimed at promoting the country's folklore. (AFP/Getty Images)
Abu Dhabi: Liwa 2016 Moreeb Dune Festival
Pigeons fly over the Liwa desert, 250 kilometres west of the Gulf emirate of Abu Dhabi, during the Liwa 2016 Moreeb Dune Festival on January 5, 2016. The festival, which attracts participants from around the Gulf region, includes a variety of races (cars, bikes, falcons, camels and horses) or other activities aimed at promoting the country's folklore. (AFP/Getty Images)