1 January, 2014
Al Qasba, Sharjah’s premier leisure destination, marked the New Year with awe-inspiring fireworks that illuminated the surrounding premises and the water canal, creating a glittering spectacle to remember.
People from all ages and nationalities flocked to Al Qasba’s cafes and restaurants on the New Year’s eve to share the last few hours of 2013 with family and friends and to watch the firework show, which has become Al Qasba New Year’s tradition.
As the clock struck 12:00 midnight, a spectacular fireworks display was launched skyward to light up the night sky with breathtaking colours and patterns. The people who thronged Al Qasba’s walkways cheered and wished each other a Happy New Year.
Al Qasba prides itself on giving its visitors the opportunity to enjoy culture, entertainment and leisure attractions representing the very best from the Arab world and beyond, as well as being an outstanding family destination with a range of activities that caters to people of all ages.
Spread over 10,000 hectares, Al Qasba boasts a range of state-of-the-art facilities and tourist attractions including, among others, various restaurants and cafes, the 250-seat Masrah Al Qasba-Theatre, Multaqa Al Qasba-Conference and Meeting Halls, Al Qasba Business Centre, Kids Fun Zone, Al Qasba Musical Fountain, Etisalat Eye of the Emirates Wheel, and the Maraya Art Centre.