Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region, the 6th Dalma Historical Race Festival will take place in Abu Dhabi from 28 April 2023 until 7 May 2023 at Dalma Island in Al Dhafra Region.

Organised by the Cultural Programs and Heritage Festival Committee and Abu Dhabi Marine Sports Club, the festival will feature the world’s longest 60ft dhow race - running for 125km – as well as a local souq, traditional activities, competitions and handicrafts, preserving the emirate’s marine heritage for future generations.