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Recreation in Fujairah
On the east coast of the Fujairah shorelines and reefs are virtually untouched, revealing a land that looks unchanged and familiar to ancient seafarers.
The tropical waters of Fujairah and Dibba are teeming with fascinating marine life. You can find the colorful coral reefs also black tips, moray eels, turtles, lionfish, rays, cuttlefish, barracuda etc.
Experience and enjoy this beautiful marine life by snorkeling and scuba diving.
Many resorts on the Fujairah and Dibba coast and diving centers offer conducted snorkeling and diving expeditions.
Bull fighting in Fujairah is less about bloodletting and more about the animals' strength and the owners' pride.
Every Fridy, as the sun prepares to call it a day, crowds start to gather around a metalfenced area oppostie the fujairah corniche to watch pick up vansunload ferocious but beautiful animals with floppy ears and large humps. The Brahman bulls are here to take part in a bullfighting competitoin. But unlike Spanish and portutuese bullfights, this one is with a difference - it is not bloody and there are no matadors and trophies.
The Almzafin is an ancient and unique way of recognizing the traditions of UAE Nationals, especially the people who live in the mountain who have kept this tradition alive. The Sword Championships have been inaugurated to highlight and maintain these traditions through the direction of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hamad Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of the Emirate of Fujairah—May God preserve him for his faith in educating the younger generations and encouraging them to practice this folklore and the ancient customs of the Arab people.
This event aims to promote UAE identity and to instill patriotism and pride in the arts.These authentic sports are a means of communicating ancient customs, deepening the pride of Emiratis towards their national values and showcasing these practices to everyone.
The Almzafin tournament is an opportunity for young people over sixteen to learn and practice this traditional dance and perform it creatively. The annual tournament will help to spread this living tradition, so that a local and remote practice is eventually performed on the international stage.
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