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King Abdulaziz Camel Festival attracts citizens as well as foreigners

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The camel beauty contest at King Abdul Aziz Camel Festival witnessed huge interest today with a large presence of visitors - citizens as well as foreigners.

The stands as well as the seats were fully occupied at the main platform, which has a 6,000-seat capacity since the early hours of the morning.

The festival started on January 1 and will continue until February 1, however the more tense rounds in the competition began this week.

The King Abdulaziz Camel Race Award and beauty contest kicked off on Wednesday at Remah field within the framework of the annual King Abdulaziz Camel Festival in Al Dhana, near Riyadh.

The races began with a four-kilometer-long and 40 rounds, according to Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

The Festival's Management pointed out that King Abdulaziz Camel Race Award is considered the biggest one with a SR 95,808,000 distributed to cover 2,172 awards.

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