Much to the pleasure of residents and tourists, Sharjah Light Festival 2020 is constructing on the successes of previous years in creating a really festive mood with a lively and fun-filled atmosphere, providing an opportunity for audiences to not only revel in enthralling light shows, however additionally to enjoy an array of cuisines and flavors, served by a range of food trucks. The Festival’s well-known University City Hall food truck area is even bigger and better this year. Moreover, the Sharjah Light Festival venue Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry has a new and extra Food Trucks area this year, sure to be extraordinarily popular.
Over 30 trucks parked contrary the University City Hall venue, witnessed a distinguish participation from National SMEs and Productive Families Businesses serving a variety of delicious F&B options from barbecue to pasta, sushi to burgers, vegetarian specialties to meat enthusiasts delights to coffee specialties for festival goers, who are making the most of the possibility to fulfill their food cravings. Apart from authentic local flavors of traditional Emirati cuisine, other Middle Eastern dishes, popular American, present day Japanese and Indian flavors are being loved by visitors. Visitors can enjoy the music of the Qanun; an Arabian musical instrument; as a player entertains diners& visitors with beautiful music each and every evening at 6:45 PM all through the Festival. A talented crew of entertainers will put on a Futuristic LED light show at 8:45 PM on February 6, 7 and 14 at the meals truck area, similarly adding to the enjoyable and festive ambiance.
Furthermore, mouth-watering Indian street delicacies, energizing uniqueness tea, coffee and freshly prepared traditional Emirati delicacies are all finding many takers at the Festival’s new food truck area in front of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry this year where the light show can be loved with a cup of a flavor some coffee or a scrumptious hot meal. Both Food Truck Areas, welcome visitors all through the entire eleven days of Sharjah Light Festival from 4:30 pm to 12:00 midnight during weekdays (Saturday to Wednesday), and till 1:00 AM during weekends (Thursday & Friday).
A dazzling show of colourful, interactive indicates inspired by beauty, science, creativity and knowledge are fascinating visitors at the Sharjah University City Hall and Al Majaz Waterfront, two major areas of the latest edition of the globally acclaimed Sharjah Light Festival. The show titled ‘Planet Sharjah’ by Barcelona-based studio Tigrelab continues to light up three facades of the Sharjah University City Hall, activated by 3D interactive video mapping with music. Travel via a universe inspired by the factors of Sharjah, enabling participants to have interaction and engage with the planets and adjust the characteristics of the show by stretching the boundaries of the building beyond its walls through technology, by using both the control panel in front of the constructing or their smart phones, so they can visually enjoy the augmented reality feature that can be downloaded via an application which transforms the sky above the building into a planetarium.
Among the permanent installations at this year’s Light Festival, ‘Resonance and Kontakt’ by Module at Al Majaz Waterfront continues to stand out with its dynamic and interactive nature. While ‘Resonance’ interacts with the rhythm of its environment with lighting and sound waves to recreate the city’s vibe, ‘Kontakt’ combines sound, light and movement to immerse audiences in various atmospheres. This unique extravaganza continues popular among the crowd and one of the most mind-blowing shows in the Emirate. The Sharjah Light Festival in its tenth edition provides a series of daily grand fireworks lighting up the sky to rejoice its “10 Years of Light”. The Fireworks show continues for 15 minutes every day at 8:30 pm, excluding Monday 10th February 2020.
Daily performances are held from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm on weekdays and from 6:00 pm to 12:00 midnight on weekends. For more information, please visitslf.ae