The beauty of the emirate is that it refuses to rest on its laurels. Captivating events and year-long variety activities keep the charm of the emirate alive.
Sharjah’s majestic mosques and the dazzling beauty of their magnificent architecture and motifs have been put in the limelight and celebrated like never before by the Sharjah Light Festival 2020 that continues till Feb.15.
The Sharjah Light Festival 2020, the grand celebration of architectural grandeur, culture and art of illumination, has once again turned the spotlight on the emirate’s iconic buildings, monuments and cultural and tourist attractions at 19 locations across Sharjah.
The Sharjah Light Festival is a must-go event for us. The spectacular play of light and sound was exceptionally good this year, so much so that my children visited some of the venues more than thrice during the duration of the festival (“A symphony of colours, melody, architectural grandeur marks Sharjah Light Festival,” Feb.12, Gulf Today).
Visitors to the permanent cinema, which has a capacity of 150 vehicles, will be allocated specific parking spaces, depending on the size of their car, and will be able to access the sound of the movie via FM radio.
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