Emirati Awad Harmoos Al Mazrouie built eight -metre high majlis above a palm tree, made of iron in his farm at Liwa area of the Western Region, which includes more than 800 palm trees, It took him 15 days to build the palm majlis. The palm majlis has cost Al Mazrouie Dh15,000.
“I wanted to entertain my guests in a different way,” Al Mazrouie said. “It looks, feels and tastes different to host my guests as close as possible to our most beloved fruit, the dates.”
Al Mazrouie, who is based in the Western Zayed city, said he is thinking of building more palm tree majlises. He grows some 50 types of dates in his farm which he updates with new types on a regular basis. Being a professional dates farmer, he has been a regular competitor in the Liwa Dates festival.
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