Vendors like Khamis Tofi are a common sight in the markets in Syria.
Don’t miss the chance to meet Khamis Tofi who is walking around the festival in a traditional Syrian outfit, serving liquorice from his huge copper goblet.
Sharjah Heritage Days shine in their 17th edition
Sharjah Heritage Days opens with over 500 exciting activities
The 18th edition of Sharjah Heritage Days (SHD) currently ongoing at the historic Heart of Sharjah district, offers a capsule of different cultures and traditions, and you don’t have to visit a stall or pavilion to experience it.
Sharjah Heritage Days is running at Heart of Sharjah until April 10.
Khamis Tofi walks around the festival venue in a red “tarbouch” hat, serving sham berry juice from his copper “briyak” to visitors, offering a bit of traditional Syrian hospitality to all. Such vendors are a common sight in the markets in Syria, like the Al Hamidiyah Souq in Damascus, especially during Ramadan.SHD is running at Heart of Sharjah until April 10. The event will be inaugurated at a new venue today (Saturday) in Khorfakkan to enable people in the emirate’s eastern enclave to enjoy the activities and events.
Shuqair and Matouk are not just creative artists, they are also musicians, with the former playing the oud and the latter a singer of traditional Lebanese songs.
Open to both amateurs and professionals, the closing date for receiving entries in the architecture and people-based categories is April 5.
Organised by Sharjah Institute for Heritage (SIH), the annually held Sharjah Heritage Days will run for three weeks, from March 20 to April 10, at the Heart of Sharjah’s Heritage Area and the Khorfakkan Heritage Area.
The 37-year-old practising Muslim will succeed Nicola Sturgeon as leader of the governing Scottish National Party (SNP) and, subject to a vote in the Scottish parliament, take over as head of the semi-autonomous government.
Workers from a range of sectors in Israel launched a nationwide strike on Monday, threatening to paralyse the economy as they joined a surging protest movement against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to overhaul the judiciary.
Rain of varying intensity fell on separate areas across the country and active and sand-stirring winds blew on Monday, lowering the horizontal visibility.
The UAE PP explained that pursuant to Article 25, whoever intentionally destroys a public, historical, national and private document, shall be sentenced to detention for a minimum term of eight months, and a fine of no less than Dhs40,000