The Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) in cooperation with Abu Dhabi Falconers, Abu Dhabi Marine Sports and Abu Dhabi Equestrian Clubs, launched the heritage sports project for the next generations.
The objective of the project is to preserve culture and heritage sports to ensure the future generation is involved in the country's traditions and history.
The project includes training and awareness programmes for the participants under the supervision of instructors.
The programme will include imparting of knowledge and emphasizing the role and status of heritage sports and its effective contributions until the establishment of the present times.
The project includes land trips, marine sports and horse races for juniors in cooperation with the Emirates Foundation for School Education.
The first phase of the project witnessed the launch of Abu Dhabi Falconers in the Abu Dhabi Falconers Club under the supervision of Mohammed Ali Al Rumaithi, Director of Activities and Programs.
The Abu Dhabi Marine project will be held at Al Sheraa’a School at the Abu Dhabi Marine Sports Club from May and continues until the end of the season of sports activities in the club.
The Abu Dhabi Riders program will be conducted at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club from May, and the second phase starts in September until the end of the club's season.
Talal Al Hashemi, Executive Director of the Sports Development Sector at ADSC, expressed his delight at launching the heritage sports project.
“The project creates an awareness of the culture and traditions passed on from generations,” he said.