Organised jointly by the Sharjah Government Media Bureau (SGMB) and Sharjah Children, the tour enabled the young visitors to explore the vast, open-air venue which can accommodate 3,600 people and offers panoramic views of the stunning Khorfakkan corniche.
It’s the final stretch for Sharjah and the Al Majaz Amphitheatre, which will offer its world-class stage for the first enactment of its original production, ‘1001 Nights: The Last Chapter’, next Tuesday, April 23.
Sharjah has always been unique to the UAE and the region – in the way it has approached and pursued development, educated and led people, and most importantly, in the way it is facilitating sociocultural and economic development to offer citizens, residents and tourists modern,
Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Head of the inauguration ceremony committee of the Sharjah World Book Capital (SWBC), has noted that the ‘1001 Nights: The Last Chapter’ show will take Sharjah’s cultural and humanitarian message to the world through an untold story of Scheherazade.
Dr Ashraf Sobhi, Egypt’s Minister of Youth and Sports, called for promoting a genuine spirit of sportsmanship and dealing maturely with opposition in sports in the Arab world.
Sharjah and the UAE are in for something unlike anything they’ve seen before. The eagerly anticipated and talked about theatrical show – 1001 Nights: The Last Chapter – takes to the Al Majaz Amphitheatre stage for the first time, tomorrow, April 23.
The two men who have led the creation of ‘1001 Nights: The Last Chapter’, a massive stage production by Al Majaz Amphitheatre that will officially unveil Sharjah as Unesco World Book Capital 2019 at the Al Majaz Amphitheatre today, need no introduction.
What we call memory cannot be just a fleeting moment in a person’s life. A memory holds the power to influence our lives and shape our personalities. This means our histories and cultures are a product of these memories and will continue to form and catalyse human heritage in the future, said Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Head of the Inauguration Ceremony Committee of the Sharjah World Book Capital.
Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA) said that ‘1001 Nights: The Last Chapter’, beautifully underlines the role of humanitarian literature in promoting positive values and ethics in society.
Accomplished artistes and performers from around the world will be descending on Sharjah over the next few days to perfect their acts for the ‘1001 Nights: The Last Chapter,’ the first-of-its-kind in the region production that is set to take place at Al Majaz Amphitheatre from April 23 to 27.