Light Festival celebrates Sharjah architecture

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The fourth Sharjah Light Festival, set to start on Thursday February 6, will see spectacular illuminations across the facades of the emirate’s architectural monuments.

The event, the largest of its kind in the Middle East, highlights Emirati, Arabic and Islamic culture.

It features international artists and performers who will use lighting to narrate the story of Sharjah’s heritage and architecture.

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This year, the festival will be celebrated under the theme of Sharjah, the Capital of Islamic Culture for 2014.

The light presentations and designs will take place in 12 different locations of which nine will be in Sharjah, and three will be in the Eastern Region of the emirate. The opening ceremony will take place at Sharjah Municipality’s building in Kuwait Square and the event runs until Friday February 14.

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