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The seventh annual Sharjah Light Festival kicked off at the University City Hall in Sharjah City, and ran for 10 days from February 02 – 11.

The event was organised by the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA), under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, ruler, Sharjah.

The annual display covered 14 different locations spread across the emirate, including architectural landmarks, mosques and historic buildings, which were brought to life with an array of light displays and musical performances, highlighting the aesthetic qualities of Sharjah's architectural landscape.

Locations include University City Hall, Cultural Palace, Al Noor Mosque, Al Taqwa Mosque, and Al Qasba.

In addition to the interactive light shows in the Palm Garden and the parade on the Khalid Lagoon Corniche, other locations around the emirate include Kalba University, Khor Fakkan University, Dibba Mosque, Al Dhaid Mosque, and Masjid Sheikh Rashid Bin Ahmad Al Qasimi in Dibba.

This in addition to the interactive technology show at Dr Sultan Al Qasimi Centre for Gulf Studies, which is joining the festivities for the first time this year.