Sharjah, UAE – Below the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Improvement Authority introduced plans to organise the twelfth Sharjah Gentle Pageant from 8 to 19 February 2023.
The pageant covers places throughout the Emirate of Sharjah over the course of 12 days, providing a busy agenda full of mild exhibits, artwork shows, and leisure actions that cater to all guests, people and households of all ages from the UAE and overseas.
The Authority revealed particulars of this 12 months’s version of the Sharjah Gentle Pageant in a press convention held final night time on the Gentle Village, reverse College Metropolis Corridor in Sharjah, within the presence of His Excellency Khalid Jasim Al Midfa, Chairman of the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Improvement Authority, together with officers and representatives of varied authorities entities, and reporters from native and worldwide media within the UAE.
Talking on the convention, H.E. Al Midfa asserted: “Through the years, the Emirate of Sharjah has established itself as an distinctive household vacation spot with an unlimited and various vary of vacationer points of interest and actions that cater to various tastes and anticipate the aspirations of holiday makers to Sharjah from all over the world. Guided by the forward-looking imaginative and prescient and directives of H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, the tourism sector within the emirate is transferring steadily in the direction of a vibrant future and sustainable financial development.”
“By continually renewing and reinventing itself, the Sharjah Gentle Pageant has develop into a number one vacation spot of its personal and a staple occasion on the emirate’s annual agenda,” H.E. Al Midfa added. “Yearly, the Pageant returns with a unique and engaging ambiance, providing an pleasant and entertaining expertise for the general public that captures the eye of each the native and worldwide media. We, on the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Improvement Authority, admire our companions from the federal government and personal sectors for the notable position they play within the success of this occasion, and for his or her steady help in strengthening Sharjah’s place on the worldwide tourism map as a vacation spot of first alternative for main occasions and actions.”
“The Sharjah Gentle Pageant has grown to develop into a platform for native and worldwide artists to current dazzling mild exhibits, music, and numerous results, that inform tales of Sharjah’s cultural, mental, and historic heritage, and outlining the emirate’s aspirations and visions for the long run, by shedding mild – fairly actually – on architectural locations and buildings in Sharjah.”
H.E. Al Midfa went on to elucidate that the occasion returns this 12 months with new choices to satisfy the viewers’s ardour for fascinating exhibits, which provide a artistic, one-of-a-kind cultural leisure expertise, that includes seven worldwide artists, together with a bunch of proficient rising native ones. The exhibits are held over a interval of 12 days from 8 to 19 February 2023, with dazzling and vibrant shows throughout 13 places throughout the Emirate of Sharjah.
The listing of places contains College Metropolis Corridor, Al Noor Mosque, Khalid Lagoon Corniche, Sharjah Mosque, Al Majaz Waterfront, Sharjah Fort (Al Hisn), Al Hamriyah Municipality constructing, and Al Dhaid Fort. Additionally on the listing are Al Rafisah Dam in Khorfakkan, Kalba Clock Tower, Sheikh Rashid bin Ahmed Al Qasimi Mosque in Dibba Al Hisn, and the headquarters of the BEEAH Group. Additionally on the listing is the Gentle Village, which extends over a complete space exceeding 19,000 sq. metres, and hosts 41 Emirati-owned small and medium-sized initiatives, providing guests an array of meals, drinks, and sweets. The Gentle Museum can be on the listing, together with areas devoted to video games, leisure actions, and dwell exhibits, offering households with an built-in expertise and a beautiful leisure vacation spot. The Authority goals to draw greater than 60,000 guests to the Village all through the length of the pageant.
The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Improvement Authority has additionally assigned a skilled and skilled staff to make sure optimum administration, organisation, and implementation of the pageant’s actions, with over 80 volunteers positioned throughout the pageant’s places to help guests and assist them take pleasure in a unique and thrilling expertise.
The Sharjah Gentle Pageant is sponsored by authorities and personal entities within the emirate, together with Sharjah Municipality; Sharjah Police Basic Command; Sharjah Civil Defence Authority; Sharjah Electrical energy, Water, and Fuel Authority; Sharjah Roads and Transport Authority; BEEAH Group; Sharjah Airport Authority; College Metropolis of Sharjah, and the Sharjah Institute for Heritage. In the meantime, media sponsors embody the Sharjah Authorities Media Bureau and the Sharjah Broadcasting Authority.
For extra data and to examine the dates of the sunshine exhibits and occasions, please go to the pageant’s official web site: www.sharjahlightfestival.ae