Sharjah Light Festival: Spotlight on heritage

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Sharjah Light Festival: Spotlight on heritage 9 February 2014 Nights will glow in Sharjah until February 14 as part of the Sharjah light Festival, changing the city into one of dreams. A symphony of lights, images, sounds and colours change the architectural designs of 12 sites, including five mosques, three of which are located on the East coast. The Sharjah commerce and tourism development authority has been reinventing history and monuments to shed light on the emirate’s rich heritage. The nine-day festival, which had its grand opening on February 6, showcases the Islamic culture and heritage as the emirate celebrates being the “capital of Islamic culture” in the world, says Kt senior photographer M Sajjad. For more news from Khaleej Times, follow us on Facebook at , and on Twitter at @khaleejtimes Continue reading →

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