Sharjah Light Festival 2018 – Part II

Sharjah Light Festival 2018 – Part II

As usual, the Sharjah Light Festival shows are concentrated in the city center. Heart of Sharjah is the latest entrant as a venue in the eighth edition. The renovated Heart of Sharjah is a microcosm of the emirate’s rich cultural history and therefore a natural choice as venue for the light festival. Five out of the twenty one shows of the light festival are distributed across various venues at The Heart of Sharjah. Continue reading “Sharjah Light Festival 2018 – Part II”

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Sharjah Light Festival 2018 – Part  I

Sharjah Light Festival 2018 – Part I

The 8th edition of Sharjah Festival of Lights kicked off on 07th Feb. The ten day long journey in lights is spread over 18 locations and 21 shows across the Emirate of Sharjah. The public buildings selected for the light shows are well known architectural landmarks in the Emirate of Sharjah. Internationally renowned artists transform these beloved landmarks to a mesmerizing show of light, sound and colors.

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Georgian Chronicles – Abanotubani

Georgian Chronicles – Abanotubani

Abanotubani is an integral part of the history of Georgia in general and Tbilisi in particular. Located at the eastern bank of Mtkvari river, Abanotubani is today referred in many names –  old city, bath district, historical district and the list goes on. As per legend, King of Iberia Vakhtang Gorgasali made Tbilisi his capital after discovering the hot springs in Abanotubani during one of his hunting expeditions. The hot springs that we see in Abanotubani today stands a testimony to this legend. Continue reading “Georgian Chronicles – Abanotubani”