Special Olympics delegations attend cultural workshop in Majlis Al Mushrif

ABU DHABI, 11th March, 2019 (WAM) — Several delegations participating in the Special Olympics World Games, Abu Dhabi 2019, attended a cultural workshop, which was held in the sports hall in Majlis Al Mushrif, as part of a programme organised by the Majlis Affairs Office of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court.

The workshop was aimed at exploring the culture and heritage of the UAE, with the participation of the “My Place Is With Them Volunteer Team.”


The visit forms part of the efforts of the Organising Committee of the Special Olympics and included many non-sporting activities, with the aim of achieving a positive long-term change for people of determination and encourage interaction among participating athletes.

The participants explored the UAE’s cultural heritage and their key role, through an entertaining experience that aimed to promote the inclusion of people of determination into the Emirati community and the entire world.

The visit included various events, such as folk shows, competitions, traditional cuisine and popular Emirati hospitality.

WAM/Esraa Ismail/Nour Salman/MOHD AAMIR

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