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Saddle up as AlUla Camel Cup takes place in April

Experience the excitement of the cultural festivities.

AlUla has cemented itself as a great tourism destination in Saudi Arabia, with several stunning events happening across the year. And now, it’s all set to welcome back the AlUla Camel Cup. Taking place from 24 to 27 April, the event is the world’s most prestigious camel racing event.

Coinciding with the declaration of 2024 as the Year of the Camel in Saudi Arabia, AlUla Camel Cup promises a fusion of sport, culture, and entertainment. Held at AlUla’s Mughayra Heritage Sports Village, it will feature the region’s fastest camels and most skilled riders competing for substantial prize pots and exquisitely designed champion trophies. Apart from the races, visitors can also look forward to a diverse set of cultural activities and entertainment offerings that pay homage to the Kingdom’s tradition of camel racing.

AlUla Camel Cup

Set against the stunning backdrop of AlUla, the AlUla Camel Cup serves as a poignant reminder of the camel’s integral role in Saudi Arabia’s storied past. It’s a celebration of Saudi Arabia’s rich cultural heritage while also underscoring the region’s status as a luxury heritage destination.

Through these events, AlUla ensures that its rich heritage remains relevant for generations to come. And with each passing year, the AlUla Camel Cup continues to solidify its place as a must-attend event, drawing visitors from far and wide to experience the thrill of camel racing. Last year’s event was attended by Hallywood superstar Will Smith and rapper Swizz Beatz.

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Shaheera Anwar - Staff Writer
From a beautiful childhood in Riyadh to a calm and collected life in Dubai. When she's not busy penning her latest masterpiece, you can catch Shaheera lounging with her family or binging on the latest movies. And as a millennial, she's got her sights set on TikTok - hoping to go viral someday (fingers crossed).

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