Under the patronage of Mohamed bin Zayed, the 16th Al Dhafra Festival will take place from 28 October 2022 to 31 January 2023, as part of the emirate’s camel beauty contest season.

Organised by Cultural Programs and Heritage Festivals Committee - Abu Dhabi, the festival aims to preserve and develop heritage activities, enable camel owners to continue the tradition of breeding and caring for camels and to highlight the role of the camel in the UAE’s culture.