Artistes regale audiences with an enthralling performance on the unveiling of Sharjah Heritage Days. Kamal Kassim/Gulf Today
The heritage of the past is the seed that brings forth the harvest of the future. The remark of Wendell Phillips, 19th-century American social reformer, is particularly relevant now as the 18th annual edition of Sharjah Heritage Days takes off on Mar.20.
Themed 'Cultural heritage gathers us', and organised by Sharjah Institute for Heritage (SIH) , the largest and longest celebration of local and global cultures in the UAE and the region brings together 29 countries.
Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum City, District One - part of the master development Meydan - organised a “Family Fun Run” to encourage residents and their families to engage in a healthy and active lifestyle.
The audience clapped along to the lively beats and soaring music as the dancers did the typical Bhangra moves along to the music of Punjabi folk instruments like the ‘dhol’ and ‘chimta’ in brightly coloured costumes.
According to the Our World in Data COVID-19, it said the share of people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is well over 89% as of Nov.15, while the total vaccination rate of the population is over 98.10% as of Nov. 24.
The driver who caused the incident sustained moderate injuries after hitting a policeman.
This includes suspending the entry of travellers who were in these countries 14 days before coming to the UAE. Flight operations will continue to transport passengers from the UAE to these seven countries.