Abu Dhabi: The Liwa International Festival (Moreeb Dune 2024) is set to host a record number of more than 1700 athletes competing in 14 sports activities in the 2024 edition.
The festival, organized by Liwa Sports Club and the Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), will take place from December 8 to 31.
The festival is the largest multisport festival in the UAE. The exciting 23-day multisports event includes a variety of races like cars, bikes, drift, and UTVs, in addition to traditional competition like falconry, camel racing, and horse racing.
Mr. Abdullah Butti Al Qubaisi, Chairman of the Liwa Sports Club, commented that “we expect the number of participants in the new edition to break all previous numbers with the addition of new competitions.”
Mr. Al Qubaisi added that the Monster Jam has been added to Moreeb Dune car championships like Liwa drift, freestyle drift, Liwa UTV race, car stunt competition, burnout contest, and bike drag racing, in addition to traditional competitions like horse and camel races, pigeon hunting, and falcon races.
Other activities include Moreeb dune park, paintball court, smart farm, Liwa village and traditional souq, and fireworks.