Culture of Sharjah
Sharjah is known as the cultural hub of UAE. UNESCO has termed the city as the cultural capital of the country for its innumerable cultural museums, architectures, cultural findings through excavations, and more. A bit more conservative than the neighboring cosmopolitan emirate of Dubai, Sharjah takes pride in adhering to its cultural rules and regulations. The city has distinctively contributed in humanity and Islamic culture through its
Symbolizing architectural brilliance, cultural treasure of UAE, and the intellectual growth in the Bedouins from the ancient era; Sharjah is renowned all across the world for its role as a patron of true cultural values, fine arts and obeying conventional Islamic laws. Sharjah helps in harmonizing the gap between the traditional cultural roots and the contemporary development of the modern world. His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has always stressed a lot on maintaining the sanctity of the rich traditional values and adding the modern dash to the flavor of the city’s lifestyle.
Boasting of the best of art and cultural events in the Middle east, Sharjah is continuously working towards preserving the Arabian cultural heritage. The city has been actively promoting the Arabian culture and Islamic religion through various government funded ways and has retained its title of being the cultural capital of the UAE.