Early on the morning of Friday, January 27, exchange students attended the annual Al Marmoum Camel Racing Festival on the outskirts of Dubai. Camel racing, a major traditional sport in the UAE, helps preserve the heritage and culture of this region.
Students got to experience this aspect of Emirati culture and learn about camel racing along with other activities associated with this sport.
Camel racing at the Al Marmoum racetrack, Dubai
Exchange students at the Al Marmoum racetrack