One of the unifying symbols of the nation is falconry. The majesty of the birds, the connection to traditional ways of life, the ritual and poetry of falconry – these are things close to the heart of all Emiratis and were deeply felt by Sheikh Zayed.
Falconry has been practised for thousands of years, not just in the Middle East but across the world. Arising as a way of hunting in the desert, it eventually evolved into an activity enjoyed by many. The gallery will explore the practieikttent=fal-0e