Sharjah to be crowned UNESCO World Book Capital for 2019 during ‘1001 Nights: The Last Chapter

SHARJAH, 8th April, 2019 (WAM) — Sharjah will be crowned officially as the UNESCO World Book Capital for the year 2019 during ‘1001 Nights: The Last Chapter,’ the first-of-its-kind in the region production that is set to take place at Al Majaz Amphitheatre from 23rd to 27th April.

The international artistes, who have extensive experience of performing in iconic entertainment shows including Cirque du Soleil Canada and Broadway, are part of a unique alliance of 537 acrobats, innovators, technologists and storytellers representing as many as 25 nationalities.

The artistes, hailing from Mexico, France, UK, Brazil, Belarus, Slovenia, Japan, US and Canada, will wow the audience with a spectacle of 13 performances that blend music, light, and impeccable performances, before they all come together in one amazing frame that will combine artistic perfection of gymnastics, acrobatics, and horse riding, among others, taking the audience on one-of-a-kind journey.

WAM/Tariq alfaham/MOHD AAMIR/Esraa Ismail


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