Al Ain’s vibrant cultural scene features in year-long programme; WAM

UAE – Cultural Sites of Al Ain (Hafit, Hili, Bidaa Bint Saud and Oases Areas)

ABU DHABI, 16th January, 2017 (WAM) — Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority, TCA Abu Dhabi, has announced an annual programme of cultural events for Al Ain to run in 2017, providing a culturally enriched experience for visitors and residents.

Al Ain is one of the world’s oldest continually inhabited cities, which fuses the spirit of the past with a lively and contemporary vision for the future. The extensive programme of events highlights Al Ain as the cultural heartland of the emirate and the home to the UAE’s only UNESCO World Heritage site.

The programme has been curated to support the UNESCO theme, ‘Protecting our Heritage and Fostering Creativity’. The programme will provide a variety of platforms to encounter the emirate’s cherished past, while being immersed in today’s urban landscapes through multi-sensory experiences.

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