King Abdul Aziz Camel Festival

Coming this fall! This is becoming a larger festival than before, as families attend. Follow the link below for more information on all the activities going on at the festival.

Saudi camel racing no longer an all-male affair, says Princess Jamila

““The camel race will end this Saturday with the participation of the first female in camel racing,” Hithleen said on his official Twitter account. “I congratulate Princess Jamila Bint Abdulmajeed bin Saud bin Abdulaziz for breaking into the camel world and wish her all the success.”

The festival finale will take place in the presence of King Salman.

Princess Jamila said that camel racing is no longer exclusively the preserve of men, as the ongoing reforms in the country continue to empower Saudi women and open up new opportunities for them across the Kingdom.”

March 23, 2019 published in Arab News website

https://www.arabnews.com/tags/king-abdul-aziz-camel-festival

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