24 PHOTOS: Stunning Sharjah Light Festival

The tenth edition of the Sharjah Light Festival is now in full swing! From February 5-15, 2020, visitors from all over the UAE and the region can come and see spectacular shows of lights, colour, and music projected on iconic buildings and landmarks across Sharjah.

Every year, the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority of the Government of Sharjah holds the event for 11 nights during the month of February. This year, the festival celebrates “10 Years of Light,” showcasing the rich culture and heritage of the emirate.

Check out this video of the Sharjah Municipality Building light show:

Sharjah Light Festival
Image Credits: sharjahlightfestival.ae

Be Mesmerized by these Photos from Sharjah Light Festival

This year, the Sharjah Light Festival is being held in 19 locations across Sharjah, including government buildings, religious landmarks, and educational institutions. In today’s post, we have gathered some of the festival’s most stunning sights!

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#1 – “Glorious Sharjah.” This is the light show displayed at Sharjah Municipality Building from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm on weekdays, and from 6:00 pm to 12:00 am on weekends. Image Credit: sharjahlightfestival.ae

Sharjah Light Festival
#2 – The show combines the four elements of air, earth, fire, and water, in a visual journey expressing Sharjah’s colourful past and promising future. Image Credit: sharjahlightfestival.ae

Sharjah Light Festival
#3 – “Arabic Fusion” is the theme of the show at Masjid Sheikh Rashid Bin Ahmed Al Qasimi – Dibba Al Hisn. It features Islamic patterns as well as orient designs. Image Credit: sharjahlightfestival.ae

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#4 – This year, the Sharjah Police Academy presents “Jungle Book,” a popular story about instincts, nature, and survival. The light show includes key images from the story. Image Credit: sharjahlightfestival.ae

Sharjah Light Festival
#5 – At Masjid Al Noor, visitors will be dazzled by “A Cosmic Trip” every evening. Image Credit: sharjahlightfestival.ae

Sharjah Light Festival
#6 – As the name suggests, the show reveals a fascinating cosmic and space theme. Image Credit: sharjahlightfestival.ae

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#7 – With breathtaking displays, the show aims to heighten your “spiritual frame of mind!” Image Credit: sharjahlightfestival.ae

Sharjah Light Festival
#8 – “Paradoptical” is the name of the light show at the House of Justice – Khorfakkan. It combines traditional and modern images, reflecting the past and future of Sharjah. Image Credit: sharjahlightfestival.ae

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#9 – Would you like to take a trip to “Planet Sharjah?” This is the title of the amazing light show at University City Hall. Image Credit: sharjahlightfestival.ae

Sharjah Light Festival
#10 – Through its captivating display of lights, the show beckons everyone for a journey through the universe! Image Credit: sharjahlightfestival.ae

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#11 – Get ready to witness a “Light Celebration” at Sharjah Mosque. Image Credit: sharjahlightfestival.ae

Sharjah Light Festival
#12 – The show pays homage to the beauty of Islamic architecture and includes illuminated pages of the Holy Quran. Image Credit: sharjahlightfestival.ae

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#13 – The Sharjah Roads & Transport Authority light show takes visitors on “An Endless Journey.” Image Credit: sharjahlightfestival.ae

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#14 – The journey showcases different spaces and atmospheres, as inspired by natural elements. Image Credit: sharjahlightfestival.ae

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#15 – At the University of Sharjah, visitors can watch “A Student’s Day in Sharjah,” a light show filled with emojis and smiles… something that today’s techies can relate to! Image Credit: sharjahlightfestival.ae

Sharjah Light Festival
#16 – The “Resonance & Kontakt” interactive light show awaits visitors at Al Majaz Waterfront. Image Credit: sharjahlightfestival.ae

Sharjah Light Festival
#17 – “Resonance” follows a dreamy path along some palm trees, while “Kontakt” combines light, sound, and movement as part of “live” architecture. Cool! Image Credit: sharjahlightfestival.ae

Sharjah Light Festival
#18 – In 2011, “The Little Giant” dream sequence was featured in the very first Sharjah Light Festival. Today, the story returns at Al Qasba, once again dazzling audiences of all ages. Image Credit: sharjahlightfestival.ae

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#19 – At the American University of Sharjah (AUS), the show takes viewers on “A Journey from Sharjah to America,” a delightful travelogue about traveling between the two places. Image Credit: sharjahlightfestival.ae

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#20 – Be prepared to ride on a time machine as you go “Traveling Across Time” at Al Hamriya Area Municipality. Image Credit: sharjahlightfestival.ae

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#21 – The light show features an emirate that is in “constant evolution,” displaying Sharjah’s transformation into a futuristic city. Image Credit: sharjahlightfestival.ae

Sharjah Light Festival
#22 – Head to the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry to see its “Light & Painting Emotions” show. Image Credit: sharjahlightfestival.ae

Sharjah Light Festival
#23 – The light show is based on interactions between people, countries, and culture — a reflection of Sharjah’s diverse community! Image Credit: sharjahlightfestival.ae

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#24 – Al Wousta TV Building at Al Dhaid currently features “A Light Guide,” which portrays Sharjah as a lighthouse — the symbol of guiding hope — to the Arab world and even beyond. Image Credit: sharjahlightfestival.ae

For more information about Sharjah Light Festival 2020, visit the event’s official website and Facebook page.

Every year, the emirate of Sharjah never fails to amaze us with such a magnificent show of lights, music, and colours. Be sure to go there before the Sharjah Light Festival ends! Meanwhile, here’s a list of places to see and things to do in Sharjah for you, dear readers!


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