Saturday 6, February 2016

Sharjah – MENA Herald: Al Qasimia University and Masjid Al Qasimia University are hosting a set of captivating shows as part of the Sharjah Light Festival 2016, which began on February 4. The festival, which is the first event of its kind in the region, will create 10 charming nights this year transforming the emirate’s major heritage buildings and landmarks into works of art.

The new building of the Al Qasimia University, which is known for its imposing infrastructure, features the show, ‘A Falcon’s Flight’. The show will open with a huge velvet curtain sweeping across the enormous building façade, describing the story of a falcon’s travel to enchantingly beautiful places.

Masjid Al Qasimia University with its exquisite architecture hosts the show, ‘Inspiring Islamic Architecture’. Situated next to the awe-inspiring Al Qasimia University, the Masjid has been attracting attention during the Festival with a show that takes visitors on a journey through time and space to some of the most amazing architectural buildings from across the Islamic world. During the show, the columns, pillars and arches of the mosque get transformed into a variety of styles and designs, providing a rare visual delight to the visitors.

Sharjah Light Festival, now into its 6th year, has been organized by Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority. The festival is being held from February 4 to 13 from 6pm to 11 pm on weekdays and until midnight on weekends. Sharjah Light Festival has added 10 new shows to the festival this year, bringing 23 unique experiences to the emirate.