Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
 
Government Sector(Government, Legal & Humanity)
Filter PR by
  
2019 ends and 2020 begins on a high note with the opening of Fazza Championship for Falconry-Telwah
 
2019 ends and 2020 begins on a high note with the opening of Fazza Championship for Falconry-Telwah

Dubai, 31 December 2019:   To mark the end of 2019 and usher in the New Year on a high note, the new season of Fazza Championship for Falconry-Telwah, organised by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC), opened with strong competitions on Monday at Al Ruwwayyah desert area.
 
The new season of the annual heritage sport, held under the directives of HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, kicked off with the RC (remote controlled) airplane for the Sheikhs and General Public categories.


In the hotly-contested Sheikhs category, Team F3 finished at first place after Rashid bin Mejren’s falcon topped the chart with 1.11 minutes, followed by M7 team (led by Mustafa Al-Mas) at second place with a time of 1.12 minutes. Finishing in third place was ‘Fox 1’ for the same team with a time of 1.13 minutes.
 
Hazza Muhammad Al-Mahmoud’s falcons made a one-two finish in the General Public category after his bird named ‘The Wolf’ came first with a time of 1.12 minutes, followed in second place by ‘M20’ with a time of 1.13003 minutes. ‘Lightning’ by Rashid Mustafa Al-Mas came closely at third with 1.13030 minutes.


Highest prize money and largest falconry championship


Falcons have captured the human imagination for centuries and falconry is a traditional and very competitive heritage sport in the UAE that see competitors not just from the UAE and the GCC but also from all corners of the world, including the UK, Canada, Scotland and several European and Asian countries.
 
The new season Fazza Championship for Falconry–Telwah (the lure in Arabic), is deemed as the richest competition in terms of prize money and the largest one with the most number of matches and categories.  
 
The total prize money has reached a staggering Dh38 million (US$10.35 million) and the falconry championship has grown to a record number of 146 matches, including 44 matches in the Sheikhs category, 74 for the General Public, 16 for Juniors and 12 for GCC nationals.
 
Rashid Muburak Bin Markhan, Deputy CEO of the HHC, said: Fazza Championship for Falconry-Telwah has seen grown rapidly and extensively through the years and the HHC has focused on expanding the number of categories and matches to welcome more participants from juniors to GCC nationals”.


Souad Ibrahim Darwish, HHC Director of the Championships, for her part took note of the efforts of the organizing committee in promoting the heritage sport. “We see every year a great demand to join the falconry championship and this is indicative of professionalism, dedication and hard work of everyone,” she said.
'We thank the participants and our professional teams for their constant effort and keenness to meet the challenges and raise the bar of the competition.

Moreover, we at the HHC are delighted to be partners in the revival and promotion of falconry as a premier social heritage sport of the UAE,” she added.


Awarding and upcoming championship in 2020


The winners in the RC (remote controlled) airplane for the Sheikhs and General Public categories were awarded by Rashid Muburak Bin Markhan, Deputy CEO of the HHC, and Dumaithan Bin Suwaidan, Head of the Fazza Championships - Tilwah Committee, in the presence of Souad Ibrahim Darwish, HHC Director of the Championships


Falconry action is back on Thursday (January 2). The Sheikhs category in Jeer Shaheen-Farkh & Jernas, Jeer Tabaa- Farkh, & Jernas, Pure Jeer, Qarmoosha Farkh & Jernas will be held from January 2 to 5 and the General Public category for the same four competitions will take place from January 6 to 9. The first round of the Emirates Falcon League will be held for the Sheikhs and Public categories on January 10, followed by Jeer category on January 11.

 

The GCC competitions in Pure Jeer, Qarmoosha Farkh & Jernas, Jeer Shaheen-Farkh & Jernas are scheduled on January 12 and 13 with the General Public category happening on January 14 and 15. The closing ceremony will be on 16 January, coinciding with second round of Emirates Falcon League in the General Public category.


The official sponsors of the Fazaa Championships are Global Village and Al Oula Radio Network

 


Posted by : Dubai PR Network Editorial Team
Viewed 8259 times
PR Category : Government, Legal & Humanity
Posted on : Tuesday, December 31, 2019  12:36:00 PM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Previous Story : The World's Tallest Building Captivates the Globe with Spect...
Next Story : Emirates Post issues special commemorative stamps to mark 11...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories



 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Global Private Wealth Holders Set to Almost Double Impact Investing Allocation Over Next ... [5314-Views]
My Review Of Laser Treatment And Spider Veins [5068-Views]
Stunning Depth Haute Joaillerie Collection 2020 [4772-Views]
WTTC Recognises Saudi Arabia's Leadership to the Recovery of the Travel & Tourism Sector G... [3891-Views]
Vatika Launches Awareness Campaign to Address Hair Fall Through a 3 Step Haircare Regimen ... [3600-Views]
Consumers Expect All Brands to Provide Wellness Offerings, New Ogilvy Study Finds [3419-Views]
Tissot Heritage Navigator Chrono Auto 1973 The True Spirit of Classic Racing [3378-Views]
Mohammed Bin Rashid Global Centre for Endowment Consultancy (MBRGCEC) Awards Union Coop th... [3100-Views]
Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet Grande Sonnerie Carillon Supersonnerie [3001-Views]
On The Hunt for Firmer, Younger Looking Skin? [2956-Views]
La Panthère Perfume [2899-Views]
Younger Saudi Healthcare Professionals Are Enthusiastic Adopters of New Technology, Accord... [2808-Views]
Dubai Diabetes Centre Explores Telemonitoring for Diabetics [2743-Views]
DP World, UAE Region Tackles Key Industry Challenges and Opportunities [2554-Views]
Dubai International Financial Centre Grand Mosque Welcomes Worshippers [2513-Views]
Hublot Celebrates Oman's Jubilee [2501-Views]
Good News for Al Quoz Residents – Union Coop's ‘Coop' Concept is Opening Soon [2489-Views]
du Announces Pre-Orders for iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro with 5G [2435-Views]
Tightening Supply Keeps Grain Sector Supported [2382-Views]
Dubai Sports Council Invites Registered Participants for Al Marmoom Dune Run ‘build-up' Ru... [2366-Views]
Marina Rinaldi – Pre-Fall 2020 “Call Me” [2366-Views]
Saudi's International Medical Center Wins the International CHIME 2020 Digital Health Most... [2337-Views]
Euisun Chung Inaugurated as Chairman of Hyundai Motor Group, Opening a New Chapter in Hist... [2325-Views]
Samsung Announces Availability of the Galaxy S20 FE Across the UAE [2267-Views]
Danube Home Launches Its Bigger and Better Online Shopping Platform! [2251-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories