Sharjah 24: The Ministry of Culture of Sharjah will launch the 24th edition of the Islamic Arts Festival on December 15, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah. Artists from the UAE and around the world will participate in portraying the festival theme in a variety of techniques and styles.
The leadership of the cultural department has chosen to distribute the artwork of the festival around Sharjah, including the Khorfakkan Amphitheater, House of Wisdom, Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park, Waterfront Al Majaz and the place of calligraphy.
The committees preparing for the 24th edition of the Islamic Arts Festival continue their intensive preparations, inspired by the civilized and enlightening vision of His Highness, with the aim of creating a global human discourse centered on culture and the arts, according to Mohammed Ibrahim Al Qaseer , Director of the Department of Cultural Affairs.
The Islamic Arts Festival was founded in 1998 on the direction of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, and it has since created a new artistic vision of Islamic arts while preserving its aesthetic and historical significance.