Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Emirates Falconers’ Club. The 19th edition of Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) will be held on 26th September to 2nd October 2022 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) under the theme "Sustainability and Heritage...A Reborn Aspiration" Organized by the Emirates Falconers’ Club, this highly celebrated event attracts local and global attendees and has continued to develop its plans and projects to be in line with its leading environmental and heritage goals in promoting sustainable hunting.
At the same time, ADIHEX offers a unique opportunity for regional and international companies to participate and visit the exhibition with the aim of building a strong bilateral business relationship. ADIHEX 2022 will bring together over 105,000 visitors to explore the 11 sectors across the 50,0000 sqm of exhibition space offering more than 680 exhibitors & brands showcasing the very latest technologies, innovations and trends in equestrian, hunting & camping gears and accessories, traditional & modern way of hunting.
The Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition announced the opening of admissions to participate in its specialized heritage, artistic and cultural competitions, which include 25 categories and sections, where 43 prizes have been allocated for the competitions. The competitions, in which its participating conditions and criteria will be announced during the coming period, through the electronic platforms and social media of ADIHEX, include the competition for the best invention in the field of falconry and hunting, the best vehicle dedicated to hunting trips, the most beautiful captive-bred falcons, and the best display platform / stand in each of the 11 sectors of the exhibition, in addition to the beauty contest of the Arabian Saluki Dog (Hoss (smooth) / Aryash (feathery) - males / females).
The competitions of ADIHEX 2022 include the contest of the most beautiful photograph that reflects the theme of the 19th edition (ADIHEX 2022) " Sustainability & Heritage... A Reborn Aspiration " and the contest of the best video clip of ADIHEX2022 In addition to that, ADIHEX also launched the most beautiful/best falcon hood (burqaa) competition, and the best models of heritage artifacts in the arts and crafts section, which contributes to highlighting the aesthetics of the UAE's ancient heritage and enhances awareness-raising efforts on the importance of preserving crafts and the sustainability of traditional industries. In the context of promoting awareness of the pillars of cultural heritage, the public will be introduced in this coming edition with many heritage activities, including popular games for children, live heritage workshops (Al-Sadu, Al-Tali, Al-Khous, pottery, and glass), in addition to displaying models of old traditional Emirati houses like Bait Al Bahar (house of the sea), Bait Al Shaar( house of hair) and the traditional artifacts (made of palm fronds). This is in addition to organizing a range of interesting features in the Arena.
The distinctive competitions aim to enhance efforts to preserve heritage and authentic traditions, protect the environment and sustainable hunting, and attract new generations to participate in supporting these endeavours and encouraging creative talents among young people from different countries, which reflects the efforts of Abu Dhabi and the UAE in promoting environmental sustainability, hunting and heritage sports, assuring that ADIHEX has become an introductory and documentary platform for human heritage, which contributes to highlighting aspects of human heritage. It is important to the authentic Emirati identity, and to enhance interaction with the cultures of different peoples and countries.
The Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition includes 11 different sectors: Arts and Crafts, Equestrian, Falconry, Hunting Tourism and Safari, Hunting and Camping Equipment, Hunting Guns, Preservation of Environment and Cultural Heritage, Outdoor Leisure Vehicles and Equipment, Veterinary Products and Services, Fishing Equipment and Marine Sports, and Media.
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