Experience the magical combination of science, creativity, reflection of lights, colors, music and heritage on famous landmark monuments of Sharjah in United Arab Emirates. Every year, Sharjah host Sharjah Light festival by inviting international and locally renowned artists to display their creativity. This year in 2018, Sharjah hosted 8th consecutive Sharjah Light Festival, which started on 7th February till 17th February. In this blog, I am writing about Sharjah Light festival Highlights.
This annual light festival has various 23 different shows by 24 artists which takes place at 18 different locations. This show depicts many colorful abstract forms, dynamic patterns & shapes, image projections, Sharjah’s rich heritage & culture, graphic designs, chromatic lights, Islamic patterns & Orient designs, imaginations and combinations of primary colors etc.
So presenting you the Sharjah Light festival Highlights –
SUNRISE at University City Hall.
A House Under Sea Under the Moonshine at Al Noor Mosque
LIGHT CAROUSEL at Khalid Lagoon
A – MAZE – IN at Palm Oasis next to Al Noor Masjid
WAKING DREAM at Masjid Sheikh Rashin Bin Ahmad Al Qassimi
MONOLITHS, LANDING IN SHARJAH at Dr. Sultan Al Qassimi Center for Gulf Studies
LOG BOOK OF A DIGITAL EXPLORER at Oldest Area in Sharjah which features heritage souks.
ABSTRACT at Oldest Area in Sharjah which features heritage souks.
GRAPHIC PLAY HOUSE at Oldest Area in Sharjah which features heritage souks
VARIATIONS OF PICTORIAL COMPOSITONS at The Police Academy.
LIVE FRESCO at Oldest Area in Sharjah which features heritage souks.
PEONIES ALUMINES at Oldest Area in Sharjah which features heritage souks
LIGHT HOUSE at The House of Justice.
ACROSS THE AGES at Al Hisn fort and museum
ARABIC FUSION at The Supreme Court for Family Affairs.
CHROMATIC LIGHTS at Masjid Ammar Binyasser
AUDIO VISUAL CHEMISTRY at Kalba City Municipality Council.
KNOWLEDGE AVENUE at Sharjah University.
MAGIC WONDER at Directorate of Human Resources
GLOWING CULTURE at Khorfakkan Municipality
STELLAR FALCONS at Al Hamriyah Tower.
Date of this event – 7th February to 17th February
Timings of this light show – 6:00 P.M. to 11.P.M. on weekdays
6.00 P.M. to midnight on weekends(Friday and Saturday).
Entry – Free (No Tickets)
Ample Parking Place outside the monuments and events. If you are coming through personal car then park it in public designated spaces which are free on Fridays but are paid on other days. Parking charges are 2 – 3 Dirhams per hour.
Also Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tours runs and pass along these event sites, giving you the glimpses of all shows at different locations.
Enjoy this scintillating festival in the cooler weather at beautiful emirates of Sharjah, with display of glittering light forms by talented international & local artists. Sharjah’s rich heritage monuments acts as a unique canvas, creating a series of imaginations, visual effects, illuminations and abstract projections. This unique spectacle throws light on emirates rich heritage and culture. So don’t forget to visit the cultural capital of UAE which has beautifully preserved the art & history. Every year, this light festival attracts 560,000 visitors from UAE & other parts of world.
Sharjah Light festival is one of the most popular festival and cultural events in UAE.
There are many other things to explore in Sharjah. Mleiha – ancient Iron age historical site surrounded by natural deserts.
So, till then KEEP TRAVELING……………… KEEP EXPLORING……………………………………………………
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