Tag: Hajwalah

This could easily be an ad for Hyundai, but it’s not. It’s just a bunch of people practicing the sport of Hajwalah (or Tafheet). You may remember scenes like this from MIA’s music video for “Bad Girls”. That’s one of my favorite music videos.

M.I.A.’s latest music video for “Bad Girls” features features the incredibly odd sport of Hajwalah (sometimes known as Tafheet) which includes drifting a relatively common car on open roads somewhere in the Middle East. If you want to see Hajwalah in action, watch this video.

This is one of the craziest videos I’ve seen lately. It’s an extreme “sport” called Hajwalah that is somewhat popular in Saudi Arabia. From the looks of it, the sport involves taking a standard sedan and drifting it as if it were tricked out to be a drift racecar. If you have passengers, you can […]