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Vintage and classic car rally in Kuwait City

Kuwaitis attend vintage car showrooms on the 50th anniversary of Kuwait's constitution

Vintage and classic car rally in Kuwait City
His Highness Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah opened the third edition of Concours d'Elegance automobile competition (Kuwait Concours 2012) at the Marina Crescent last week. (Pictures by Getty Images. Additional reporting from the Kuwait News Agency)
Vintage and classic car rally in Kuwait City
The competition, organised by the Historical, Vintage and Classic Car Museum, showcases a collection of the most popular classical cars, said Ahmad Al-Anzi, director of the museum, in statements to KUNA after the opening ceremony. (Pictures by Getty Images. Additional reporting from the Kuwait News Agency)
Vintage and classic car rally in Kuwait City
"The event asserted itself over the last few years as a global exhibition of beautiful cars," he said.\n"The fact that Kuwait hosts the Concours d'Elegance for the third year running shows the position of the host and the organiser on the global scale," Al-Anzi said. (Pictures by Getty Images. Additional reporting from the Kuwait News Agency)
Vintage and classic car rally in Kuwait City
"The event gains additional significance from its timing which coincides with the celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of Kuwait's constitution," he said, adding that the festive atmospheres helped attract a large of number of local and foreign visitors of the museum. (Pictures by Getty Images. Additional reporting from the Kuwait News Agency)
Vintage and classic car rally in Kuwait City
On the sidelines of the event, a number of car shows, workshops and lectures will be held.\n(Pictures by Getty Images. Additional reporting from the Kuwait News Agency)
Vintage and classic car rally in Kuwait City
A 1976 Penske PC3 race car is displayed at the Historical, Vintage and Classic Cars exhibition at Marina Crescent in Salmeyya district of Kuwait City. (AFP/Getty Images)
Vintage and classic car rally in Kuwait City
Kuwaitis look at the 1983 Williams FW08C race car displayed at the Historical, Vintage and Classic Cars exhibition at Marina Crescent in Salmeyya district of Kuwait City. (AFP/Getty Images)