Experience Sharjah in a mesmerizing new light! Witness the breathtaking transformation of the emirate’s iconic landmarks during the 13th Sharjah Light Festival, taking place from February 7 to 18.
Immerse yourself in the enchanting displays of illuminated artistry that will adorn the city’s renowned landmarks. Prepare to be captivated as these architectural marvels come alive with a symphony of lights, creating a truly unforgettable spectacle.
Indulge in the mesmerizing light shows, available daily from 6 pm to 11 pm, from Sundays to Wednesdays. For those seeking an extended experience, the festival offers extended hours until midnight on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.
Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity to witness the magic of Sharjah’s Light Festival. Join us as we illuminate the night sky and celebrate the beauty of this remarkable city.
Explore 12 mesmerising locations:
Sharjah Police Headquarters – Luminous Guardians
Location: Sharjah Police Headquarters
The exhibition is situated in the Al Rahmaniya Suburb of Mezairah. To reach the venue, you can take Emirates Road (E611) and follow the signs for Sharjah. Once you spot the exit leading to Al Sajaa Police Station, take it and continue on Route 145. This will guide you directly to the exhibition site.
Al Noor Mosque – Enchanted Dimensions
Location: Al Noor Mosque
The mosque is situated at the Al Majaz Waterfront, and can be easily accessed by taking the Corniche Street (S110). Once you cross the Al Nakheel Oasis park, you will notice the service lane for the mosque on your right-hand side.
Sharjah Mosque – A Sublime Canvas
Location: Sharjah Mosque
The Sharjah Mosque is situated at the crossroads of two major highways – Emirates Road (E611) and Sharjah-Kalba Road (E102, which is referred to as S116 within Sharjah). As you travel along E611 from Dubai towards Sharjah, you will spot the mosque on your right-hand side, just after passing the Khawaneej Camel racetrack.
This remarkable showcase will present a mesmerizing display of three-dimensional mapping. Through a series of vibrant and artistically designed architectural projections, the façades and minaret of the mosque will be brilliantly illuminated. This innovative presentation promises to captivate and engage the audience, offering a truly immersive experience.
Beeah Headquarters – Reflecting on the Circle of life
Location: Beeah Headquarters
Al Hamriyah New General Souk – The past meets the future
Location: Al Hamriyah New General Souk
The light show seamlessly blends elements of the UAE’s rich heritage with cutting-edge modern technology, resulting in a captivating 3D video mapping spectacle.
Al Majaz Waterfront – Waves of Reflection
Location: Al Majaz Waterfront
Corniche Street (S110).
“Waves of Reflection” is an enchanting kinetic light installation situated in the vibrant Al Majaz Waterfront, providing a captivating panorama of the stunning city of Sharjah.
Khalid Lagoon – Radiant Illuminations
Location: Khalid Lagoon
The installation can be found stretching from the Al Noor Mosque up to the entrance of the Al Qasba Canal.
Al Dhaid Fort – Echoes of Al Dhaid
Location: Al Dhaid Fort
To access the fort, simply follow the Al Dhaid Road (E88) until you reach the Al Dhaid Mall roundabout. Once there, you’ll find the fort situated at the end of the road on your left-hand side.
Immerse yourself in the captivating ‘Echoes of Al Dhaid’ light exhibition, which skillfully narrates the fort’s historical events using a mesmerizing interplay of light and shadow. This extraordinary showcase also seamlessly integrates traditional cultural elements, including the enchanting ayyala and nashaat dances.
Embark on a journey to the fort, tracing the path along the Al Dhaid Road (E88). As you approach the Al Dhaid Mall roundabout, prepare to be captivated by the sight of the fort majestically standing on your left, awaiting your arrival.
Indulge in the enthralling ‘Echoes of Al Dhaid’ light exhibition, a masterful fusion of light and shadow that artfully recounts the fort’s rich historical tapestry. This extraordinary spectacle also pays homage to the region’s vibrant cultural heritage, featuring captivating performances of the traditional ayyala and nashaat dances.
Al Rafisah Dam – The Jewel of Rafisah Dam
Location: Al Rafisah Dam
To reach the mesmerizing light show, simply take the Khorfakkan Ring Road and follow the signs directing you towards Al Rafisah Dam. As you approach the enchanting Hawd Al Bid’ah lake, you will discover the captivating location of the light show.
Prepare to be enthralled by the breathtaking ‘Queen of Swans’ video mapping spectacle. Witness as twelve graceful swans emerge from the majestic mountains, gracefully dancing upon the serene waters of Al Rafisah Dam. This awe-inspiring display promises to captivate and mesmerize all who behold it.
Kalba Waterfront – Elemental Reflections
Location: Kalba Waterfront
The artwork showcased at the Kalba Waterfront presents a mesmerizing spectacle of light and sound that beautifully reflects upon the sea.
Dibba Al Hisn City – A treasure trove of history
Location: Dibba Al Hisn city
The exhibition will showcase prominent features of Islamic art, including geometric designs, vegetal patterns, and intricate ornaments, presented through the medium of digital art.