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In the presence of their Highnesses the Sheikh and Sheikha Al Qasimi, the Executive Committee for Sharjah Capital Of  Islamic Culture

In the presence of their Highnesses the Sheikh and Sheikha Al Qasimi, the Executive Committee for Sharjah Capital Of Islamic Culture

Wednesday March 19th, 2014

Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmad Al Qasimi, Executive Committee Chairman for the Sharjah Capital of Islamic Culture 2014 Celebrations, last Tuesday shared some insights into Sharjah’s forthcoming musical spectacular “Clusters of Light”. The revelations came during a press conference held in Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre in the presence of Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Sharjah Investment […]

Projects Worth AED1.5 Billion in Celebration of SICC

Projects Worth AED1.5 Billion in Celebration of SICC

Monday March 17th, 2014

Sharjah has revealed that the cost of the 21 projects it is working on in celebration of its selection as the Islamic Culture Capital for 2014 nears AED1.5 billion, distributed over new universities, monuments, Islamic parks, traditional markets, museums and libraries, as well as scientific and architectural edifices. Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qassimi, Chairman […]

Egyptian Artist Ali Al Hajar starts preparations for “Clusters of Light

Egyptian Artist Ali Al Hajar starts preparations for “Clusters of Light”

Saturday March 15th, 2014

Ali Al Hajar, the well-known Egyptian artist, commenced rehearsals in preparations for his performance in the epic operetta “The Clusters of Light”, opening on 26th  March at the Emirate of Sharjah’s 4,500 seat Open Majaz Island Theatre. Al Hajar will join a stellar cast of Arab performers, encompassing Mohamed Assaf, Lotfi Bouchnak and Hussein Al […]

Artist Khalid Al Sheikh puts finishing touches to melodies of epic “The Clusters of Light”

Artist Khalid Al Sheikh puts finishing touches to melodies of epic “The Clusters of Light”

Wednesday March 12th, 2014

The great Bahraini musician and composer Khalid Sheikh has announced the completion of the musical and theatrical epic “The Clusters of Light” – the largest of its kind about Islam, involving more than 200 actors and four of the top Arabs stars, Hussein Al Jasmi, Lotfi Bouchnak, Ali Hajjar and Mohammed Assaf. He says that […]

Al Majaz Sharjah amphitheatre more than 90% complete

Al Majaz Sharjah amphitheatre more than 90% complete

Tuesday March 11th, 2014

Sharjah Media Centre has announced today that the construction work at Al Majaz Amphitheatre – which will stage the epic oratorio ‘Clusters of Light’ on 26 March – has exceeded 90% completion. The cost of the theatre and the bridge leading to it exceeded AED 140 million. Its use of state of the art technology […]

Sharjah to Launch SICC 2014 Logo

Tuesday February 18th, 2014

Sharjah intends to launch the logo of its title as the Islamic Culture Capital of the Arab Region 2014 (SICC 2014) on Sunday evening in the presence of dignitaries from the UAE and beyond, as well as local, Arab and international media. With plans for over 100 events and 24 new heritage, tourism, cultural and […]