Discounts and prizes: Sharjah Ramadan Festival 2024 promises shopping deals, entertainment, community events

Sahara Centre is among the shopping malls taking part in the Festival
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Sharjah: The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) is all set to launch the 34th edition of the Sharjah Ramadan Festival 2024 from March 8 to April 13. The 37-day event will cover all cities and regions across the emirate, the festival’s organising committee announced on Sunday.

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It said key shopping centres, destinations, and retail stores across the emirate will take part in the event, offering a series of entertainment, and heritage activities that celebrate the holy month.

The 2024 season’s festivities will extend to the cities and suburbs of the central and eastern regions, providing a wide range of products at “substantial discounts”.

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The festival will be further enhanced by draws, competitions, and prizes for attendees, along with a variety of recreational activities that celebrate the spirit of Ramadan.

Abdullah Sultan Al Owais, chairman of the SCCI, said the Sharjah Ramadan Festival has become a catalyst for stimulating the emirate’s economic landscape, particularly the retail sector.. Al Owais added that the festival will also “invigorate the tourism sector”, thereby bolstering the broader business community.

He highlighted the event’s social significance, pointing out how its entertainment and heritage events create a special ambiance for Ramadan, fostering social and cultural engagement.

Offers, discounts

Mohammad Ahmed Amin Al Awadi, director-general of the SCCI, said that the upcoming edition of the Sharjah Ramadan Festival has been planned to engage major shopping centres and retail outlets across the emirate to present competitive offers and discounts to the public. Aligning with this initiative, the Ramadan Nights exhibition at Expo Centre Sharjah will also be launched.