Al Badya Fesival (Badyet Al-Chaam)
|Country and Region||Syria — Hims|
|Type of Festival||Drama, Music|
|Location of Festival||Palmyra, Hims, Syria|
The festival is held in the town of Palmyra in the Syrian desert and draws approximately 60,000 tourists during the last week of May. Activities include—horses, camels and cars races, the most beautiful horse contest, music and theatre shows, the antiques and a crafts market.
|Festival Dates||May 1 - August 31, 2011|