Qasr al-Hosn is an action-packed festival held annually in Abu Dhabi in February. At the festival, you cannot miss the traditional Yowla folk dance and you will even have an opportunity to take part in it.
The dance with sticks is a captivating sight, accompanied with drum beating and melodic singing. The participants dance, aligned in two rows faced to each other, which symbolizes unity and closeness of the tribe. This is a way of showing folk traditions and peacefulness of the Emirati.
Yowl is performed both in the distant provinces of the Emirates and at holiday events on a national scale, and what is more, it is performed by the rulers of the country together with honored guests.
Prices: you can take part in the dance absolutely free of charge, showing respect for the traditions of the country, where you are on a visit as a guest.
Location: Al Hosn, Sheikh Zayed the First Street
Phone: +971 2 666 4442
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