Sharjah

  • Consumer Electronics Fashion CEF The BIG SHOPPER 2016 …Countdown begins!

    The countdown has started for the BIG shopper consumer electronics and fashion products exhibition.

  • Sleeping Beauty’ spread Love and Sacrifice values among children

    Charles Perrault’s ‘Sleeping Beauty’ took centre stage at the Masrah Al Qasba - Theatre in Sharjah yesterday, taking audiences on a spectacular audio-visual journey created by masterful musical and dance performances. Through a theatrical presentation of this popular fairy-tale, the younger members of the crowd were brought closer to the emotions of love and sacrifice, in a way relatable to them. The show is part of the ‘World of Stories’ series, a collection of children’s edutainment theatre shows running at Masrah Al Qasba Theatre until December 2019.

  • Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi Inspects IWAS World Games 2019’s Final Preparations

    With a few days to go for the launch of International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) World Games (IWAS 2019), Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Higher Organising Committee of IWAS 2019, was on an inspection visit to Thiqa Club for Handicapped – one of the main venues for the major sporting event due to be held from February 10-16.

  • UN Women Adopts ‘Sharjah Declaration’ for the Rights and Empowerment of Women and Girls

    The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) has announced the adoption of the ‘Sharjah Declaration’ that aim to strengthen the resilience of women and girls in the Arab region, on the closing session of the Investing in the Future Conference yesterday (Thursday).

  • ‘Become a Desert Hero’ at the Maiden Edition of Sharjah Sports Desert Festival 2017

    The Sharjah Sports Channel is organising a mega spectacular Desert Festival to give desert motorsport junkies across the UAE a fill of adrenalin pumping, dune bashing action at Sharjah’s Al Badayer Desert Camp on the E44 Hatta Road.

  • ‘Brain Dare’ Theme Announced by Sharjah Girl Guides for Annual Event on 16-17 November

    Sharjah Girl Guides (SGG) will be pushing the boundaries of the UAE’s intellectual and creative capacities at their upcoming annual event, themed ‘Brain Dare’, November 16-17 to be hosted at the SGG premises in Sharjah.

  • ‘E88 Market’ Kicks Off Tomorrow ( Friday) Uniting Lovers of Gourmet Food and Shopping

    The first edition of the “E88 Market’” Food and Shopping Festival will kick off tomorrow (Friday), November 23, at the Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre, where food and shopping lovers can enjoy a unique dining and shopping experience.

  • ‘GOSSIP The Brand’ Founder and CEO Dr. Shaymainspires youth participants of Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival with talk on entrepreneurship and the SME segment

    Dr. Shayma Nawaf Al Fawwaz, Founder and CEO of GOSSIP The Brand, a leading company managing the popular GOSSIP Cafe and Desserts and other concepts, played a key role in inspiring youth participants at the recently concluded inaugural edition of the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival, the emirate's largest entrepreneurship festival, which ran from November 21 to November 22, 2017 at the Sharjah Golf and Shooting Club. In her speech, Al Fawwaz shared her insight on entrepreneurship and how to succeed across today’s SME industry--encouraging the youth to take an active role and pursue their creative business ideas.

  • ‘Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah’ Delves Into the World of Conceptual Art

    The fourth edition of the Art Project, organized by Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah, a subsidiary of Rubu’ Qarn Foundation for Creating Leaders and Innovators, will be conducted from 19th until 26th November. This year’s theme is ‘Conceptual Art’ and will be conducted by artist, Eva Vevere.

  • ‘Sharjah Children’ Celebrate UAE National Day with ‘My Precious Nation’ Operetta

    With the goal of nurturing children’s artistic and musical talents, and to celebrate their love of the UAE, 188 children from Sharjah Children, a subsidiary of Rubu’ Qarn Foundation for Creating Future Leaders and Innovators, will be performing an operetta called My Precious Nation to celebrate the 47th UAE National Day on November 26 at the Sharjah Cultural Palace amphitheatre.

  • “Mleiha” Witnesses More than 10,000 Visitors during The Spartan Race in Sharjah

    Amid an atmosphere of great enthusiasm and excitement, Sharjah hosted its first ever Spartan Race on Friday at 7:00 a.m. till 3:00 p.m. in Mleiha, attracting more than 10,000 visitors to the long-waited race event. The race was organised by the (Spartan Race) in association with Mleiha Archaeological and Eco-tourism destination.

  • “Sharjah FDI Forum” Analyzes Dimensions of Corporate Social Responsibility during its Fourth Edition

    What is the definition of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)? Does it mean conducting charitable and humanitarian activities? Alternatively, is it about launching organised development initiatives that is conducive to the growth process? On an ethical tangent, are the interests of local and international companies mutually exclusive to social responsibility?

  • “Sharjah FDI Forum” Gathers Investment Authorities to Highlight Top Trends Across Global Economies

    Organisers of the forthcoming Sharjah FDI Forum 2016, held under the generous patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, and hosted by the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) in collaboration with Financial Times and fDi magazine, have highlighted the importance of the event to throw light on foreign direct investment and the global economy.

  • “shjSEEN” Kicks off “Pinktober” Breast Cancer Awareness Exhibition

    Marking the international month for breast cancer awareness, Sharjah’s Economic Excellence Network (shjSEEN), launched an art exhibition, dubbed “Pinktober”, today.  The innovative event, in line with international commemorations across the world every October, aims to increase attention and support for the awareness, early detection and treatment, as well as palliative care of this disease, mainly among the female community.   

  • “Shurooq” Welcomes Visitors to Kingfisher Lodge and Fossil Rock Lodge in the Second Half of 2018

    The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has announced that two of its eco-luxury developments – the Kingfisher Lodge, part of the ‘Kalba Eco-tourism’ project, and the Fossil Rock Lodge, part of the second phase of the ‘Mleiha Archaeological and Eco-tourism’ project – are both nearing completion.

  • #ThankYouSultan: A Message of Gratitude from IWAS World Games 2019 Athletes to Sharjah Ruler

    The Higher Organising Committee of the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports World Games (IWAS World Games) Sharjah 2019, has released a special hashtag,  #ThankYouSultan, to bring the emirate’s appreciation to HH Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qassimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, who has been an advocate for the handicapped and for his support to the largest championship for wheelchair and amputee sports in the world, which begins in Sharjah on Sunday, February 10.

  • 109 Emirati Families in the Running for the Prestigious Sharjah Sports Family Award

    More than 100 Emirati families will be competing for AED 600,000 worth of prizes distributed among the four categories of the second annual edition of the Sharjah Sports Family Award (SSFA), to be announced in February 2019. The second edition, which carries the slogan ‘Behind Every Champion is a Legend’, has closed registrations after receiving a high number of applications from all seven emirates in the UAE,  which reflects growing national sporting talent as well as the popularity of the award.

  • 20% Discount on All Services at Sharjah Publishing City for Book Industry Experts

    The Sharjah Publishing City, the world’s very first publishing and printing free zone, recently announced that it is offering all publishing and translation entities, publishing houses and those involved in the book industry, a 20% discount on all its services during SIBF period.  The move aligns with SPC’s dedication to enhance the publishing and translation efforts within the UAE and the region.

  • 3,900 Young Artists Worldwide Draw the Future at Sharjah Children Biennial Workshops

    Major groundwork for the upcoming edition of Sharjah Children Biennial (SCB), an artistic platform to promote creativity and innovation among children aged 6-18 around the world, is now complete. SCB has engaged 3,900 children in a variety of workshops for its sixth edition, under the theme ‘A World as Big as Your Imagination’.

  • 30 Senior Economists Will Take Stage at Sharjah FDI Forum 2017

    Sharjah FDI Forum 2017 - the prestigious investment conference held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council Ruler of Sharjah - has announced that more than 30 senior economists from the public and private sectors will participate in the event, which takes place September 19-20, 2017 at the Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre in Sharjah.