Festival of Lights • Sharjah
Witness the astounding display of colours, images and striking lighting on the most famous architecture and attractions of the city at this 10 day light festival in Sharjah City, the cultural capital of the United Arab Emirates!
Witness the beautifully preserved art and culture. The stunning light images decorated by the best artists from around the world are seen by thousands of people visitors and locals every year since 2011.
Over the years, advancements in technology, graphic motion design, decorations and music have been used to make the event even more breathtaking, showcasing the arabian culture and legacy. It has become one of the most popular festivals in the UAE.
One of the most famous highlights of the festival is the light design at the University City Hall. Other landmarks are also decorated with emblems of the identity and legacy of the Emirates. Some of which are; Al Qasba, Al Majaz, Alnoor Mosque and Masjid Sharjah.
The Sharjah Light Festival saw some 560,000 visitors in 2016 from all over the world and had over 2.8 million impressions on social media.