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”
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.
Tucked away in a hillock in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah is the Dhayah Fort. The Dhayah oasis is believed to have been occupied since the last 5000 years. The conical shaped hill at the edge of the oasis and foot of the mountains served as a natural defense post for many centuries.
I have always been fascinated by stunning photographs of the moon. Ever since I took to photography, I have been trying … Continue reading Romancing The Moon
Al Qasba. another major landmark in Sharjah plays host to many an events and is also a venue for the SLF shows since its inception in 2011.The major shows of SFL 2011 were held at Qasba. Continue reading “Sharjah Light Festival @ Al Qasba & Cultural Palace”
In this second post on the Sharjah Light Festival (SLF), I intend to cover the Al Majaz waterfront area. Al Majaz waterfront is now a popular family destination for residents and tourist. You can read my earlier post about Al Majaz water front here. You can read my first post of SLF here. Continue reading “Sharjah Light Festival @ Al Majaz”
Sharjah Light Festival (SLF) has been illuminating the major cultural and architectural landmarks of Sharjah for the last 7 years. SLF has now gained a lot of International acclaim and is one of the attractions to look out for during the cool winter months in UAE. I look forward to each year’s edition of this incredible light and sound show to improve my photography skills. It is always a challenge to capture moving and constantly changing lights at night. Continue reading “Sharjah Light Festival @ University City Hall”