The UAE has made great strides in the preservation of its rich heritage

The National,
25 November 2019, United Arab Emirates

The people of the UAE have long witnessed the country’s efforts to promote its heritage and dedicate spaces to the preservation of its rich Bedouin way of life. Facets of the nation’s culture have been documented in heritage villages in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Fujairah. They have been archived in the more than 45 museums across the Emirates and celebrated in annual festivals that go a long way in drawing crowds and keeping alive the country’s more intangible traditions: the performance arts of poetry, falconry, weaving – all of which fall under a prestigious, internationally-recognised list of intangible cultural heritage.