2nd Saudi Falcons and Hunting Exhibition opens in Riyadh Friday

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Some 350 exhibitors from more than 20 countries, falcon breeders, amateurs and enthusiasts will attend the 2nd Saudi Falcons and Hunting Exhibition to be launched in Riyadh on Friday.


The five-day exhibition, which will be held on an area of 36,000 square meters near the Riyadh Business Front, represents a distinguished platform combining culture and preservation of heritage.

More than 30 specialized departments, including the Veterinary Supplies Section, the Falcons Supplies Section, and the Camping Equipment Section have also confirmed their participation.

The exhibition will include sections for falcon exhibitors, modified cars display, plastic arts, darts shooting, photography studio, falcon auction, etc.

Many heritage and cultural events will be held on the sidelines of the exhibition.
The first Saudi Falcons and Hunting Exhibition last year was a grand success.

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International Falconry Events Announced for Riyadh

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The Saudi Falcons Club has announced two majory falconry events to be held in the Kingdom later this year, further strengthening Saudi Arabia’s importance as an international center of falconry excellence.


The 2nd King Abddulaziz Festival of Falconry will be held at the purpose-built falconry showgrounds on Qassim Road, Riyadh (Mulham exit) from December 1-16, while the 2nd Saudi Falcons and Hunting Exhibition will be held in Riyadh Riyadh from October 11-15.1-copy

Falconry has always been closely associated with the Arabian Peninsula and is an important part of the cultural heritage of Saudi Arabia. Indeed, the sport was ascribed on the UNESCO list of intangible cultural heritage in 2016.

Today there are more than 20,000 active falconers in Saudi Arabia who are represented by the Saudi Falcon Club, which was established by royal decree in 2016 in order to stage international falconry events and competitions within the Kingdom, and to protect falcons and other migratory birds from predation and habitat loss.

For more information about the exhibition, festival and falconry in Saudi Arabia, go to: http://sfc.org.sa/en/home-en/

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