More than 55 selected journalists representing the UAE, GCC and international media were in for a feast of senses this weekend when they were invited by the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority to enjoy the Sharjah Light Festival 2013 extravaganza up close and personal.  Journalists representing a wide array of publications and electronic media from across the GCC states and from around the world visiting various venues of the Light Festival and special shows besides visits to the emirate’s celebrated museums and popular cultural centres.

The highlight of the Sharjah experience for the international media was the cruise on the picturesque Khalid Lagoon that covered Al Majaz Waterfront, Al Majaz mosque, Al Noor mosque, Central Souk and Court Complex etc, which all are part of the SLF itinerary including 14 locations across the emirate.

The Sharjah Light Festival, which wraps up on February 15, is being hosted at following locations: Al Qasba External and Internal Façades, Sharjah Hisn (Fort), Masjid Al Noor, Cultural Palace Square, Al Majaz Waterfront, Khalid Lagoon, Masjid Al Majaz, Courthouse Complex, Central Souk, Sharjah Consultative Council and Kuwait Square, Sharjah International Airport, Masjid Omar bin Al-Khattab in Kalba and University of Sharjah Campus in Kalba.  All shows are free and held daily from 7pm to 11pm and until 12 midnight during weekends.