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Timo Nasseri: All the Letters and All the Stars

18 Dec, 2017

The solo show by Timo Nasseri, as part of the Sharjah Islamic Arts Festival, opened at the Maraya Art Centre Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, m...

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Floral Pavilion by Daydreamers

17 Dec, 2017

A dome with piercing arabesque patterns, inspired by Islamic carpet inaugurated by His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed al Qasimi, Chairman of Sharjah Media Cou...

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The Flying Mosque by Choi+Shine Architects

17 Dec, 2017

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, member of the Supreme Council and ruler of Sharjah, the Cultural Affairs Department at the Sharjah Department of ...

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Glaring and subtle connections at Sharjah Islamic Arts Festival

14 Dec, 2017

Over 40 exhibits go on display, from paintings to installations, mostly at Sharjah Art Museum

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Artists unveil authentic world of contemporary Islamic art

14 Dec, 2017

Artists from various parts of the world gathered on Wednesday at the 20th Sharjah Islamic Art Festival (SIAF) displaying different vibrant styles of artworks illustrating the authenticity of...

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The Sharjah Islamic Arts Festival will present 270 activities in the form of exhibitions, lectures, and workshops

14 Dec, 2017

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, member of the Supreme Council and ruler of Sharjah, the Cultural Affairs Department...

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Islamic arts festival in Sharjah from tomorrow

12 Dec, 2017

Held under the patronage of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, the festival will run until January 23, 2018, at six ven...

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Saeed bin Saqr launches the "Dibba Al Hisn Cultural Festival"

02 Nov, 2017

Sheikh Saeed bin Saqr bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Chairman of the Ruler’s Office in Khorfakkan, opened Thursday evening the first edition of Dibba Al Hisn Cult...

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Sharjah named World Book Capital

06 Aug, 2017

Sharjah has been named the ‘World Book Capital’ title for 2019 by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). The honour is a recognition of the emirate’s pio...

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The accolade is an important addition to Sharjah's existing portfolio of milestones like, Capital of Arab Culture (1998), Capital of Islamic Culture (2014), and Capital of Arab Tourism (2015).

06 Aug, 2017

Signalling a groundbreaking achievement for the UAE and the Arab world, Sharjah has been crowned with the prestigious 'World Book Capital' title for 2019 by Une...

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