Face painting is among the activities lined up for the young ones.
By a Staff Reporter
SHARJAH: A captivating line-up of activities, shopping and live entertainment is on offer every weekend until March 9, at “Al Basta” , in Souq Al Shanasiyah in Heart of Sharjah.
From the UAE’s authentic dishes with a modern touch, to watching skilled Emirati craftswomen offering live demonstrations of Talli and Khous weaving, burqa-making, and doll making. This lively Souq nestled in the region’s largest preservation and restoration project, has come alive with unique offerings for people who want to learn about and experience Emirati culture in a fun and engaging way.
A perfect family fun-filled event, Al Basta, is hosting live music by local and UAE- based musicians for music lovers, and it offers a petting zoo, face painting and other activities lined-up for the young ones.
Visitors to Souq Al Shanasiyah can partake in the Al Basta market, 4:00 - 9:00 p.m. on every weekend until Saturday, 9 March. It is a perfect way to spend an evening outdoors with friends and family, while making the most of the spectacular weather, while it lasts.
"UNESCO's selection of Sharjah as a ‘crafts and folk art’ city for the Creative Cities Network is a global endorsement of the emirate’s decades-long emphasis on bringing generations closer to their heritage."
UAE residents and tourists have opportunities to learn about Indonesian history and culture as the Sharjah Institute for Heritage (SIH) opened the doors of the decades-old Bait Sheikh Sultan Bin Saqer Al Qasimi Al Gharbi House in Rolla on Tuesday evening for the “Republic of Indonesia Heritage Week.”
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, inaugurated on Sunday the Centre of International Organisations for Cultural Heritage at University City, Sharjah.
The Roads and Transport Authority further said it seeks to provide extensive support to community members during this challenging period and stressed that everyone’s cooperation is critical to combat the pandemic.
Two centres would be conducting the test from the car, while the third would be for laboratory analysis, he added.
The measures will be effective from 8.00 pm on Saturday, 4 April, 2020 for a period of two weeks, subject to renewal.