Heritage means different things to different people. When you think of heritage you think of monuments, such as the Pyramids of Egypt, the Taj Mahal or even the Colosseum of Rome. However, heritage just need not revolve around iconic
The Agriculture Environment pavilion presents a live showcase of the Emirati palm frond-weaving craft of “safeefah”.
The nomadic lifestyle of the Bedouins is characterised by simple but beautiful traditions.
Bashkortostan – one of the largest republics of the Russian Federation, is a land of grey mountains and vast steppes, clear rivers, and lakes.
‘The Horror House’ at the festival introduces you to spooky creatures from Emirati folklore.
“There was no schedule for this particular festival but as soon we completed the restoration of the area, including 10 houses and three mosques along with the fort, we decided to have an event to celebrate the restoration of this historical area,” said Dr Abdulaziz Al Musallam
Saeed Ahmad Al Kashri has been collecting household and miscellaneous items since the 1970s.
Visitors at the festival expressed their joy and surprise at being able to witness aspects of Emirati and global cultural traditions up close and in a way they hadn’t before.
Sheikh Abdullah Bin Salem Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, inaugurated, on Thursday evening, the 19th edition of Sharjah Heritage Days (SHD), under the slogan “Heritage and the Future”. In the Heart of Sharjah, the event will continue until March 28.
Dr Abdulaziz Al Musallam, Chairman of Sharjah Institute for Heritage, and Chairman of the Higher Organising Committee of Sharjah Heritage Days, revealed that 102,000 eager visitors had participated in the events and activities of the first week of this year’s Sharjah Heritage Days (SHD) in heart of Sharjah and Central and Eastern Regions.