In pictures: 2018 Sharjah Lights Festival to light up 18 locations

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Organised by the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority, SCTDA, the show will run until 17th February.
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This year, the festival will include 23 shows covering 18 popular locations in Sharjah, curated by more than 24 artists from 10 countries under the direction of French director Matteo Felix for the first time. The shows are being organised at Al Hamriya and Al Dhaid.
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The SCTDA Chairman said that the Sharjah Light Festival 2017 had attracted over 700,000 visitors to the emirate while the festival got more than two million mentions on social media.
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H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah received a commemorative gift from Khalid Jassim Al Midfa, Chairman of the SCTDA, at the launch of this year's events.
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H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, attended the 8th edition of the Sharjah Light Festival, at the Dr. Sultan Al-Qasimi Centre for Gulf Studies on Wednesday.
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Speaking at the inaugural ceremony, Al Midfa thanked the Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah for attending the launch of the ceremony. It comes within the framework of the programmes and objectives of the authority to highlight the emirate's identity, which helped enhance its position on the international tourism map.
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Dr. Sultan Al Qasimi Centre of Gulf Studies.
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Dr. Sultan Al Qasimi Centre of Gulf Studies.
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Sharjah Cultural Palace.
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Sharjah Cultural Palace.
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Sheikh Rashid Bin Ahmed Al Qassimi Mosque in Dibba.
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Masjid Al Taqwa at Al Majaz.
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Masjid Al Taqwa at Al Majaz.