The International Sahara Festival held in Douz in the end of December, is an annual festival celebrating the nomadic culture of the Sahara desert. The festival which began in 1910, is today one of the biggest and most important international festivals in the world, attracting around 100,000 humans a day from all over Tunisia and other Maghrebien countries as well as tourists from all over the world.
Throughout its 4 days, the festival showcases the Saharan way of life which is basically based on camel exploitation and indeed one of the festival’s main events is the Great Race which is an international camel marathon of 42 kilometers. Other abuse event are "regular" camel races, camel wrestling, acrobatic horse riding demonstrations and Saharan dogs race, which is Arabian hound dogs chasing hares across the dunes until they catch them for the crowd’s amusement.
The acrobatic spectacular Zarkana by Cirque du Soleil unveiled its amped up production, including an artistic transformation and a remastered soundtrack, to a packed audience Friday, Feb. 28 at ARIA Resort & Casino. The show capped off its reimagined return today with the introduction of the show’s new aerial straps act. Aerialists Andrew and Kevin Atherton thrilled spectators as they performed outside ARIA’s porte cochere, while suspended 32’ in the air.
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Earlier this evening Cirque du Soleil proudly celebrated the Las Vegas premiere of its newest resident show Zarkana at ARIA Resort & Casino™ at CityCenter. Zarkana, a visually stunning modern acrobatic spectacular, begins its residency at ARIA following hugely successful engagements at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Arena Madrid and Moscow’s Kremlin State Palace Theatre.
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Enjoy the adventure-of-a-lifetime with Sky Combat Ace (SCA) as you suit up for a wild acrobatic flight of non-stop spins, barrel rolls, hammerheads and loops high above Las Vegas. With the glittering Strip and desert mountains as a backdrop, SCA is the nation’s ultimate flight experience.
Guided by an expert aerobatic pilot, take the controls and live out your “Iceman” or “Maverick” fantasies with the Top Gun package; or take on the extreme (and aptly named) Adrenaline Rush, combining world-class aerobatics with air-to-air dog fights. Not for you? Ditch the tricks and enjoy a sightseeing adventure in an open-cockpit biplane for incomparable views of the Hoover Dam and Red Rock Mountains, or a night flight over the bright city lights.
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