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Al Noor Island hosts Eid activities


An exceptional experience awaits visitors this Eid holiday at the destination.

As the nation eagerly awaits to bring in the festivities of this year’s holiday with their family and friends, Sharjah’s awe-inspiring leisure destination – Al Noor Island – has crafted a perfect Eid Al Fitr celebration itinerary, fun for all age groups.

And it’s not just the hundreds of exotic butterfly species residing on this picturesque island which will add colour to one’s festivities; there are activities aplenty that will add the vibrance required for a fitting family Eid celebration. 

An exceptional experience awaits visitors this Eid at the destination beginning with the purchase of an entry ticket. Those who buy tickets during Eid Al Fitr qualify for a 50 per cent discount on their next visit to the island.

Next, its childrens’ activities galore with Al Noor Island’s special #ColorOurCollection art series, hosted for young artists visiting with their parents.

Parents can indulge in the activity too. From geometric patterns, to mandalas, nature and animals, this workshop will engage participants in a celebration of art.

Creations can be taken home and shared on social media using the above-mentioned hashtag. 

Additionally, there will be an opportunity to make Eid crafts, including greeting cards and traditional paper lanterns. For those who dine at the island’s gorgeous Noor Café, the visit will end with a complimentary sweet treat from the restaurant. 

With its unique architectural designs that reflect the Zeitgeist, and its art sculptures that tell the stories of human creativity, Al Noor Island was opened to public in December 2015. It is one of the most impressive destinations from the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) and has been developed for all ages.

Al Noor Island has an area of 45,470 square metres and includes a wooden walk way that stretches to 3.5km which takes visitors around the island with a background of soothing music.

Other major attractions include the OVO, the literature pavilion, various art sculptures, gardens, children’s play area, a trampoline and artistic lighting features. Al Noor Island is a natural haven for a hassle-free experience.

Recently, in keeping with its commitment to the environment and culture, Al Noor Island opened an innovative bird photography gallery.

The images represent some of the UAE’s 450 recorded native and migrant bird species, 10 per cent of which are present on Al Noor Island, where the serene atmosphere with tall green canopies presents birds-nesting and roosting opportunities.

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