Living Heritage: Passing on Traditions, Exploring the UAE’s Cultural Traditions at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Traditional musicians perform during celebrations for the UAE's 50th National Day, at Expo 2020 Dubai, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)



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