Sharjah

  • Expo Centre Sharjah will host major international exhibitions during the 4th quarter of 2018

    Expo Centre Sharjah will host a variety of major international events, which includes economic and cultural exhibitions and conferences, during the fourth quarter of this year. The agenda of events will begin with the MidEast Watch and Jewellery show in October and end on December 14 with the China Trade Week.

  • First-ever Jordan consumer fair opens at Expo Centre Sharjah

    In a first, a consumer fair focusing on Jordanian products and services launched on Wednesday at Expo Centre Sharjah.

  • Five Reasons to Participate in ‘Reflection’ in Al Qasba

    Al Qasba is in steady preparations to host Reflection, the first of-its-kind outdoor art festival in the emirate of Sharjah, from 20 - 31 December. The event offers a unique platform to artists, sculptors, photographers and musicians to showcase their talents and creativity at Sharjah's premier tourist, leisure and family destination.

  • Flag Island hosts a spectacular musical and theatrical "Flag Day" celebration

    Flag Island in Sharjah was the natural setting for a celebration to honour the UAE’s inspiring red, green, white and black standard on Flag Day. Thursday saw the iconic destination playing host to renowned Italian artist Roberto Amadè, who enthralled the audience with a spectacular performance of ‘Camouflage’ - a theatrical presentation that combined his array of musical talents with his equally impressive artistic skills.

  • Food Confusion Decoded at Sharjah International Book Fair 2018

    Everybody is talking about a healthy nutrition today. The effects of talking about food negatively all the time, according to celebrated international chef and author, Lee Holmes, are more insidious than an overindulgent night of eating can ever be.

  • Former Polish President Calls on Europe to Follow Example of Sharjah in Government Communication at IGCF

    The 7th International Government Communication Forum (IGCF), organised by the International Government Communication Centre of Sharjah Government Media Bureau, opened its second day at Expo Centre Sharjah with speeches by the guest of honour Lech Wałęsa, former President of Poland, and HE Tariq Saeed Allay, Director of Sharjah Government Media Bureau. The opening session was moderated by Maqsoud Kruse, Executive Director of “Hedayah”.

  • Four New Arabic Graphic Novels by COMICS Up for Grabs at SIBF 2018

    COMICS, a subsidiary of Kalimat Group dedicated to publishing comics in Arabic, is releasing four of its latest translated publications in Arabic during its participation at the 37th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) which is currently taking place at the Expo Centre Sharjah.

  • Friends for Diabetes Society unites the efforts of family members to fight Diabetes

    In conjunction with World Diabetes Day, the Friends for Diabetes Society, one of the health support associations of the Health Promotion Department at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah, concluded its “Blue Circle 10” event yesterday (Saturday) at the headquarters of the Sharjah Women’s Sports Foundation. The event, which was held this year under the theme of “Family Olympics,” featured various educational and sports activities that aimed to raise the community’s awareness on ways to prevent and live with diabetes.

  • Friends of Arthritis Patients Association organizes awareness events

    On Sunday, the Friends of Arthritis Patients Association at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah announced it has launched the events of World Arthritis Day 2018, which is held on October 12 every year, under the theme of “Together for the Health of Bones.” The association will organize a variety of awareness activities on arthritis in different areas in Sharjah until October 29.

  • Friends Of Cancer Patients and University Hospital Sharjah Step Up Cancer Care in the UAE

    Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP), a UAE-based cancer non-profit and organisers of one the nation’s most popular annual breast cancer awareness campaigns, the Pink Caravan Ride, has entered into an agreement with the University Hospital Sharjah (UHS) to boost the cancer detection, prevention and treatment services they have been offering to the UAE community across its seven emirates.

  • Global fuel systems manufacturer Stanadyne opens Sharjah facility focusing on regional growth

    Stanadyne, a fuel injection system developer based in Windsor, Connecticut, today announced the opening of its first Middle East facility. It was also revealed that a long-term partnership has been finalized whereby the new plant, based in Sharjah, will produce diesel fuel pumps for Millat Tractors Ltd., an agriculture tractor manufacturer based in Lahore, Pakistan.

  • Grant Thornton reinforces its commitment to the Northern Emirates region

    Leading business adviser, Grant Thornton, has an ambitious strategy to remain the advisor of choice to dynamic growth-oriented businesses, whilst challenging status quo, within the Emirate.

  • H.E. Sara Al Madani: “Sharjah’s Five Hidden Gems”

    The UAE is made up of seven emirates; each with its own personality and charm. One such example is the city of Sharjah, it has something for everyone and caters to people with different interests such as music, art, science and nature - All you need to do is go around and explore!

  • H.E. Sheikh Khalid Bin Abdullah Bin Sultan Al Qassimi inaugurates 3 specialized exhibitions at Expo Centre Sharjah

    H.E. Sheikh Khalid Bin Abdullah Bin Sultan Al Qassimi, Chairman of Sharjah Sea Ports and Customs, inaugurated three specialized economic exhibitions, which were all launched today at Expo Centre Sharjah. The three exhibitions are “Plastivision Arabia,”“Arabiamold,” and “Print Pack Arabia.”

  • Hamdan bin Mohammed Centre Heritage Center participates in the Sharjah Book Fair 2016

    Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) announced its participation at the 35th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair 2016 (SIBF), as it attends the Book fair for the third year consecutively. The book fair is organised by the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) and runs 2nd-12th November 2016 at the Expo Centre Sharjah.

  • HE Marwan bin Jassim Al Sarkal and Mohamed Juma Al Musharrkh Quotes

    HE Marwan bin Jassim Al Sarkal, Executive Chairman of Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), said: “This decree underscores the UAE’s keenness, under the leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, to further diversify sustainable development, and cement our position on the world map as a leading foreign investment destination.

  • Health Promotion Department encourages female secondary school students to maintain a healthy lifestyle

    The Health Promotion Department at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah, in cooperation with the Sharjah Public Library, and with the participation of the Friends for Diabetes Society, organized a dialogue session at the Sharjah Public Library on the topic of maintaining a healthy lifestyle for female students that are attending secondary school. Iman Turki, a health specialist, hosted the session and spoke on the ideal way to prepare for Ramadan, and discussed how to balance between fasting and studying.

  • Heart of Sharjah Echoes Emirate’s Significant History

    Heart of Sharjah, the largest heritage project in the region, is calling on visitors and residents to learn more about the emirate’s fascinating history through its stunning array of museums. Not only do they provide a window into the lives of previous generations, many of them are also fully interactive, where tourists can experience certain aspects of the past.

  • Historical Facts Hidden for 100 Years Bringing Justice to Our Region

    His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council Ruler of Sharjah said that history is not written with fancies nor by force but with honesty, investigation, and relentless search for the truth.

  • I Love Sharjah’ Launches ‘Yarboa Adventures Story’ Writing Competition

    The UAE’s most popular event for book lovers and cultural enthusiasts, the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF 2018) is around the corner, and  Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has announced a creative story writing competition for children in the 7 - 13 years age group that will be hosted by their leisure and tourism promotion brand, ‘I Love Sharjah’, whose popular mascot, the furry Arabian desert mammal –  Yarboa – is an absolute crowd puller who gets along especially well with his young fans.