Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) launched- in cooperation with Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC), the Abu Dhabi Sports Festival.
Details of the festival were disclosed in a press conference held Tuesday, May 10, 2016. The conference attended by ADSC General Secretary, HE Aref Hamad Al Awani, and Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri , ADNEC Acting CEO.
The 2-month festival-which is held for the very first time, will take place in the period June 5 to August 6, 2016. It aims to encourage all Abu Dhabi community segments to practice various and suitable sporting activities.
At the press conference, ADSC General Secretary, HE Aref Hamad Al Awani made a statement saying “sporting practicing in Abu Dhabi will not be limited to sportspersons who already registered with clubs or sport centers. We at ADSC- in cooperation with ADNEC where actions will take place, aim to encourage all family members to engage actively in the activities of this festival. We also allocated AED 2 million as raffle prizes for attending spectators.”
Al Awani called upon all national public and private companies to activities their social roles by supporting this festival.
For his part, Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri, ADNEC Acting CEO said “The festival will be held in ADNEC in space of more than 20 thousand square meters. We have dedicated work teams and staff that will assist the visitors to access the required services. We will provide more than 6 thousand car-parking lots. We will also have many services including restaurants, cafeterias as well as various entertainment activities.”