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بالصور| مهرجان ليوا للرطب 2016


تستضيف المنطقة الغربية في إمارة أبوظبي مهرجان ليوا للرطب في دورته الثانية عشرة، هذا المهرجان الذي أصبح موعداً سنوياً لعشّاق التراث والمهتمين بخيرات الإمارات ورطبها.

Workers brings dates on July 20, 2016 during the 12nd edition of the Liwa Date Festival in Liwa, located in the al-Gharbia western region, south of Abu Dhabi on July 20, 2016. The event runs until July 30, 2016 and aims at promoting the heritage and the traditions in the UAE. / AFP / KARIM SAHIB

ومنذ انطلاقته الأولى، حرص المهرجان على تحقيق جملة الأهداف التي أقيم من أجلها وأهمّها ترسيخ النخيل والتمور كرمز لأصالة الماضي، خير للحاضر، وضمانة للغد، وذلك تحقيقاً لوصية المغفور له بإذن الله، مؤسس دولة الإمارات، الشيخ زايد بن سلطان آل نهيان، طيّب الله ثراه.

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ويهدف هذا المهرجان ببعده التراثي، الثقافي، والاقتصادي إلى ترسيخ ليوا بشكل خاص والمنطقة الغربية بشكل عام كوجهة مهمّة على خارطة السياحة العالمية بحسب صحيفة غلف نيوز.

TOPSHOT - Emirati men perform a traditional dance on July 20, 2016 during the 12nd edition of the Liwa Date Festival in Liwa, located in the al-Gharbia western region, south of Abu Dhabi on July 20, 2016. The event runs until July 30, 2016 and aims at promoting the heritage and the traditions in the UAE. / AFP / KARIM SAHIB

ويحظى المهرجان في دورته الثانية عشرة برعاية كريمة من سمو الشيخ منصور بن زايد آل نهيان، نائب رئيس مجلس الوزراء وزير شؤون الرئاسة.

A picture taken on July 20, 2016 shows Khasab dates displayed during the 12nd edition of the Liwa Date Festival in Liwa, located in the al-Gharbia western region, south of Abu Dhabi on July 20, 2016. The event runs until July 30, 2016 and aims at promoting the heritage and the traditions in the UAE. / AFP / KARIM SAHIB

مسابقات هذا العام تشمل : مزاينة الرطب ضمن فئات الخنيزي والخلاص والدباس وبومعان والفرض والنخبة الرئيسي والنخبة التشجيعي إضافة للمسابقة المعروفة أكبر عذج حيث تمنح الجوائز للفائزين الـ15 الأوائل في كل فئة، ويمتد المهرجان من 30-20 يوليو، 2016، وبشكل يومي من 4 عصراً حتى 10 مساءً في منطقة ليوا بأبوظبي.

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كما تشمل مسابقات المهرجان مسابقتي المانجو والليمون “فئتي المحلي والمنوع” ومسابقة سلة فواكة الدار وجائزة المزرعة النموذجية ومسابقة أجمل مجسم تراثي إضافة لمسابقة التصوير الفوتوغرافي عبر الإنستغرام.

A picture taken on July 20, 2016 shows Khasab dates displayed during the 12nd edition of the Liwa Date Festival in Liwa, located in the al-Gharbia western region, south of Abu Dhabi on July 20, 2016. The event runs until July 30, 2016 and aims at promoting the heritage and the traditions in the UAE. / AFP / KARIM SAHIB

ويشكل مهرجان ليوا للرطب موعدا هاما بالنسبة لمزارعي النخيل عموما وأهالي المنطقة الغربية على وجه الخصوص لما له من أثر واضح في تطوير البنية التحتية الزراعية في المنطقة وتشجيع سكانها للحفاظ على شجرة النخيل والاعتناء بها.

An Emirati woman carries a basket of dates during the annual Liwa Date Festival in the western region of Liwa, south of Abu Dhabi on July 21, 2016. There are five types of dates grown in the UAE which will be displayed over the coming days at the festival with judges checking the quality of the dates and later visiting the date farms before a final winner is chosen. / AFP / KARIM SAHIB 8 An Emirati man walks past a date palm tree during the annual Liwa Date Festival in the western region of Liwa, south of Abu Dhabi on July 21, 2016. There are five types of dates grown in the UAE which will be displayed over the coming days at the festival with judges checking the quality of the dates and later visiting the date farms before a final winner is chosen. / AFP / KARIM SAHIB Emirati check Khasab dates displayed in baskets on July 20, 2016 during the 12nd edition of the Liwa Date Festival in Liwa, located in the al-Gharbia western region, south of Abu Dhabi on July 20, 2016. The event runs until July 30, 2016 and aims at promoting the heritage and the traditions in the UAE. / AFP / KARIM SAHIB 11 Emirati men perform a traditional dance on July 20, 2016 during the 12nd edition of the Liwa Date Festival in Liwa, located in the al-Gharbia western region, south of Abu Dhabi on July 20, 2016. The event runs until July 30, 2016 and aims at promoting the heritage and the traditions in the UAE. / AFP / KARIM SAHIB Emirati men walk past dates on July 20, 2016 during the 12nd edition of the Liwa Date Festival in Liwa, located in the al-Gharbia western region, south of Abu Dhabi on July 20, 2016. The event runs until July 30, 2016 and aims at promoting the heritage and the traditions in the UAE. / AFP / KARIM SAHIB An Emirati man walks towards a tent erected under date palm trees during the annual Liwa Date Festival in the western region of Liwa, south of Abu Dhabi on July 21, 2016. There are five types of dates grown in the UAE which will be displayed over the coming days at the festival with judges checking the quality of the dates and later visiting the date farms before a final winner is chosen. / AFP / KARIM SAHIB Emirati check Khasab dates displayed in baskets on July 20, 2016 during the 12nd edition of the Liwa Date Festival in Liwa, located in the al-Gharbia western region, south of Abu Dhabi on July 20, 2016. The event runs until July 30, 2016 and aims at promoting the heritage and the traditions in the UAE. / AFP / KARIM SAHIB