Events in Sharjah
Sharjah hosts a lot of cultural events on a global scale witnessed by audiences from all around the world. Artists from all over the globe come here and perform. Festivals truly depict the colors of this emirate and many of the travelers visit the city for these national and international festivals happening all around the year. These cultural events add to the global popularity and distinctive presence of Sharjah across the world. One of the most important festivals of the city is the Sharjah light festival. An extraordinary event designed to highlight the most distinguished and iconic landmarks of the emirate, the festival is a 9-day extravaganza of exceptional lights and captivating music to enthrall the visitors.
Another major event in the city is the Sharjah International Show jumping championship. Comes January of every year and the best of Olympic medalists and brightest show jumping stars of the country contest for a share of a grand prize fund. The next big event is the World Trade Week, an annual one-week series of trade-related meetings, exhibitions, seminars and happenings that celebrate and encourage the significance of trade to the justifiable growth of the local, regional and worldwide economy.
An annual carnival, the Sharjah heritage days highlights many traditional events and ideas that rejoices the ethnic heritage of the people of UAE, and emphasizes on the beauty of the old terminologies. With an aim to spread the awareness of these vocabularies to the new age generation, the festival proves to be a great platform for the young ones to learn about the traditional habits and values that form the basis of the society. While you’re there, Rayna travels will help you stay informed on every happening event in the city, and if you want, we’ll help you be a part of it too.