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In pictures: Sharjah bursts into colour and light

February 14, 2013

Marine-themed displays such as this lobster at the Sharjah Light Festival at the Blue Souk. Razan Alzayani / The National
Marine-themed displays such as this lobster at the Sharjah Light Festival at the Blue Souk. Razan Alzayani / The National

The marine theme reflects Sharjah's long association with the sea and seafaring. Razan Alzayani / The National
The marine theme reflects Sharjah's long association with the sea and seafaring. Razan Alzayani / The National
Families enjoying the light displays at the Blue Souk. Razan Alzayani / The National
Families enjoying the light displays at the Blue Souk. Razan Alzayani / The National
The "House of Justice" otherwise known as the Sharjah Courts lights up for the festival. Razan Alzayani / The National
The 'House of Justice' otherwise known as the Sharjah Courts lights up for the festival. Razan Alzayani / The National
A starfish illuminated on this building in line with the marine theme of the festival. Razan Alzayani / The National
A starfish illuminated on this building in line with the marine theme of the festival. Razan Alzayani / The National
The Noor Mosque is lit up for the Sharjah Light Festival. Razan Alzayani / The National
The Noor Mosque is lit up for the Sharjah Light Festival. Razan Alzayani / The National