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6 reasons not to miss Sharjah World Music Festival

 

SHARJAH – The Sharjah World Music Festival is back for its 5th season in January. Here are six reasons you shouldn’t miss it.

8 DAYS OF MUSIC FEST

Music lovers will surely be entertained with sights, sounds and colours from January 12 to 19 at Al Majaz Amphitheatre. The eclectic mix of music ranges from Arabic to Andalusian and Jazz orchestras.

ENTERTAINMENT BY A STELLAR LINE-UP

The event this year offers a “spectacularly curated” program with a stellar line-up of Arab and Western artists and musicians.

SEE PERFORMERS FROM 11 COUNTRIES

The music fest features musicians from 11 countries like Kuwait, Spain, Hungary, Ukraine, Argentina, Spain, Lebanon, Syria, Egypt, Iraq and others.

TRIBUTE NIGHT

If you’re a fan of musician Abdel Halim Hafez, you shouldn’t miss the tribute night performed by the Cairo Opera House Orchestra.

14 CONCERTS

Music lovers can catch 14 concerts, including nine free concerts at Al Qasba and Al Majaz Waterfront and five ticketed shows at Al Majaz Amphitheatre and the Flag Island theatre.

SINGING COMPETITION

A singing competition will be organised in Al Qasba plaza.

Tickets for Sharjah World Music Festival’s concerts are available at https://www.ticketmaster.ae/ and can be purchased at the customer service counters of Al Qasba Theatre, The Flag Island Theatre, Al Majaz Amphitheatre and Al Majaz Waterfront. DAJ/Expat Media

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