Saturday, March 1, 2014

Qasr Al Hosn Festival

I took the family to Qasr Al Hosn for Abu Dhabi's cultural festival and to see an amazing acrobatic/equestrian performance called Cavalia. It was the best performance and event we've attended since living in the UAE.
Emirati boys show off their rifle tossing skills.
Miniature abra or boat-building
Boat builders from Dubai 
Pau likes "doing jobs"
Creatures found in the Gulf 
Emirati women in a traditional souq or marketplace. This traditional face covering is common here.
The black robe pver their clothes is called the abaya. The head covering is the shayla. I am not sure what they call the veil.
These men are weaving palm leaves to make roofs.

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