Sharjah’s breathtaking light festival wowed the world with its 600-member crew and 7 international artists.

For 12 nights, mosques, dams, and forts throughout the Emirate gleamed in a variety of vibrant designs.

For 12 nights straight, the Sharjah Light Festival brought buildings and mosques to life as it illuminated the Emirate in a rainbow of colors. 600 employees, laborers, and volunteers joined forces for the festival’s 12th iteration, which came to an end on February 19 and featured breathtaking performances at 13 different sites. According to a top official, the shows were produced in a “record period” of three months after planning for the event started in December 2022.

The geometry, themes, calligraphy, and patterns of Arab and Islamic architecture that distinguish its landmarks were all inspiration for the Sharjah Light Festival’s displays and performances, according to Al Midfa. The engineering details on the monuments and buildings in the Emirate of Sharjah reflect the region’s identity and culture.

The geometry, themes, calligraphy, and patterns of Arab and Islamic architecture that distinguish its landmarks were all inspiration for the Sharjah Light Festival’s displays and performances, according to Al Midfa. The engineering details on the monuments and buildings in the Emirate of Sharjah reflect the region’s identity and culture.

The venues were picked by a special committee to emphasize the “aesthetics and intricacies” of the architecture and designs.

Al Midfa continued, “When choosing locations, we are careful to make sure they are compatible with the light displays and accompanying music, which highlight the originality of Sharjah and its position as a hub for Islamic architecture, arts, and calligraphy and reveal the subtle details of these buildings.

The Light Village

 

Al Midfa claims that for the past 12 years, the Sharjah Light Festival has been a significant annual event on the Emirate’s tourism calendar.

“The event features eye-catching light displays that highlight the Emirate of Sharjah’s objectives for the future and reflect the advancements the Emirate has accomplished in a number of areas. Every year, Sharjah’s top awards and honors have seen the addition of a new inventive technique or celebration of a new addition.

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