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7th Liwa Date Festival kicks off in Liwa of UAE

2011-07-19 00:47:51 GMT2011-07-19 08:47:51(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A date expert from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) looks at baskets of dates during the seventh round of the Liwa Date Festival in Liwa of UAE on July 16, 2011. The date festival, which kicked off on July 12th, would last for 10 days. Along with dates exhibition, other traditional handcraft will also be shown during the festival. (Xinhua/An Jiang)

Several United Arab Emirate (UAE) women weave mats out of palm leaves, a traditional Emirate handcraft, during the seventh Liwa Date Festival in Liwa of UAE on July 16, 2011. The date festival, which kicked off on July 12th, would last for 10 days. Along with dates exhibition, other traditional handcraft will also be shown during the festival. (Xinhua/An Jiang)

Date experts from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) look at baskets of dates during the seventh round of the Liwa Date Festival in Liwa of UAE on July 16, 2011. The date festival, which kicked off on July 12th, would last for 10 days. Along with dates exhibition, other traditional handcraft will also be shown during the festival. (Xinhua/An Jiang)

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