UAE – Sharjah Lights Festival continues; themed “Echoes of the Future”


Location: Sharjah – UAE

Language: Arabic

Duration: 00:03:10

Voice: Natural

Source: ENEX

Restrictions: A24 Clients

Dateline: 13-02-2022


Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has organized the 11th edition of the Sharjah Lights Festival 2022, themed “Echoes of the Future”, and runs until February 20.

The largest festival highlights the geometry, decorations, calligraphy, and patterns of various Islamic buildings inscriptions, which characterize the architecture of Sharjah.

The festival brings together artists and musicians from all over the world and combines historical buildings with modern projection and technology.

Sharjah is known as a center of culture in the Middle East, having been voted Culture Capital of the Arab world, Islamic Culture Capital, and World Book Capital in recent years.


  • (SOUNDBITE) His Excellency Khalid Jasim Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Authority

“We have a very rich culture and heritage and identity, so if we don’t do these kinds of events and give it that much importance, we’re going to eventually lose all of these assets that, have taken thousands of years to build.”

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