Indian fest taking place in Sharjah


Indian fest taking place in Sharjah

Sharjah - The Indian Fest, will be taking place at Al Qasba, Sharjah's premier leisure, tourist and family destination.


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Published: Mon 14 Nov 2016, 9:36 PM

Last updated: Mon 14 Nov 2016, 11:42 PM

The largest Indian-inspired festival in Sharjah begins on Wednesday with traditional shows, food, textiles, jewellery, music and much more on offer. Indian Fest, taking place at Al Qasba, Sharjah's premier leisure, tourist and family destination, celebrates all things Indian and will both entertain visitors of the nation's diverse culture.
From folklore dancers to professional puppeteers, families will be treated to competitions and workshops in a rich and colourful setting along Al Qasba's walkways and open areas. Visitors will also be able to play an interactive part in learning some of India's signature traditions. Rangoli decoration workshops, classical music evenings and live cooking demonstrations will all be part of the three-day festival's agenda. An interactive lecture on how to lead a healthy lifestyle through Yoga by Sumit Manav will be the highlight on November 18.
Sultan Shattaf, Al Qasba Manager, said the event is an important part of its cultural calendar. "We take great pride in hosting a full spectrum of informative, cultural and entertainment activities throughout the year, and Indian Fest is a prime example of celebrating cultures worldwide."
Indian Fest will showcase authentic Indian handcrafts, kiosks selling Indian delicacies, spices, garments, fabrics and accessories .

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