The eighth edition of the Liwa Ajman Dates and Honey Festival will begin on July 27

  • July 18, 2023
The eighth edition of the Liwa Ajman Dates and Honey Festival will begin on July 27

Prepare yourself for an exciting experience because the much-anticipated Liwa Ajman Dates and Honey Festival is something that dates and heritage lovers in the UAE and the region are looking forward to. This fantastic event, which will be celebrating its eighth edition, is set to start on July 27 and run through July 30 in 2023.

The Ajman Department of Tourism Development (ADTD) is honored to announce the organization of this edition of the festival, in collaboration with a diverse network of 350 participants, under the esteemed patronage of His Highness Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman. The vivacious celebrations are scheduled to occur in the illustrious Emirates Hospitality Centre, which is situated in the center of Ajman.

The Liwa Ajman Dates and Honey Festival is a captivating occasion that deftly combines innovation and variety in the realm of distinctive tastes and cultural offers. A large variety of succulent palm dates, scrumptious fruits, and expertly designed desserts made from fresh dates and tempting honey will be served to visitors. The festival gives visitors the chance to participate in a sensory experience that is full of flavor and scent while savoring these unique delicacies.

In keeping with the goals of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the UAE's founder, the festival aims to restore the traditional Emirati history while protecting and funding palm agriculture. It is one of the most significant tourist and cultural events in the city.

The event provides farmers and producers with a fantastic venue to display their goods, interact with the public, and share information and experiences related to agriculture and the honey business. The festival is accompanied by a number of tournaments, as well as cultural and entertaining events that give the occasion a unique feel.

The Liwa Ajman Dates and Honey Festival offers a varied and interesting program to guests of all ages and backgrounds. The festival schedule includes a variety of events designed to highlight the history and traditions of the Emirati people while offering a fun and thrilling experience for the whole family. Highlights include contests for weighing dates, citrus, and fruit that help farmers, promote agricultural growth in the nation, and improve the quality of agricultural products.

A wide variety of educational events, including workshops and talks devoted to the subject of agriculture, are included in the festival. Respected experts from the Farmers Service Centre contribute their knowledge and experience to provide farm owners insightful information, advice, and direction. The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment also actively participates in the festival by planning educational activities designed for both festival attendees and farmers, as well as promoting outstanding contemporary farming methods. The offices work to improve food security, create sustainable agricultural development, and nurture long-term growth all while improving the living conditions of agricultural manufacturers and producers.

Additional activities include a well-known market designed to support prosperous families and small to medium-sized businesses. To promote the farmers and their beautiful natural gifts, a date and honey market will also be presented. Visitors are carefully introduced to the historical and modern importance of palm palms via interesting craft sessions. A charity auction, a culinary contest, and a photography contest will all be held simultaneously, with the revenues going to help the less fortunate.

Children will also have the chance to participate in contests and activities that celebrate regional history with the aim of building Emirati identity and bringing pleasure to everybody. Folk music and performances by folk bands are also available for visitors to enjoy.

His Majesty The chairman of the Ajman Department of Tourism Development, Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, discussed the festival's goals and said, "The Ajman Liwa Dates and Honey Festival offers visitors a superb opportunity to explore and experience authentic Emirati heritage and culture.

“We are really proud to be hosting this important occasion since it embodies our mission to protect and enrich our history for coming generations.” The Honorable The festival's importance in strengthening national identity and highlighting the rich Emirati legacy was stressed by Mahmood Khaleel Alhashmi, Director General of the Ajman Department of Tourism Development.

"We are happy to host the Liwa Ajman Dates and Honey Festival for its eighth edition," he said. "This highlights our dedication to preserving Emirati heritage and assisting farmers and productive families in the United Arab Emirates. We cordially welcome everyone to join us for this outstanding event and take part in a range of games and tournaments that are suitable for all ages.