Mazayin Dhafra Camel Festival

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Emirati men hold their falcons at the Liwa desert, 220 kms west of... News PhotoAbu Dhabi,Adult,Back Lit,Bird,Desert,Falcon - Bird,Horizontal,Illustration,Illustration Technique,Kilometer,Lifestyles,Liwa Desert,Men,Middle East,Persian Gulf Countries,Profile View,Sunset,Traditional Clothing,United Arab EmiratesPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPEmirati men hold their falcons at the Liwa desert, 220 kms west of Abu Dhabi, on the sidelines of the Mazayin Dhafra Camel Festival on December 23, 2012. The festival, which attracts participants from around the Gulf region, includes a camel beauty contest, a display of UAE handcrafts and other activities aimed at promoting the country's folklore. AFP PHOTO/KARIM SAHIB (Photo credit should read KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)