Sharjah: Sir Bu Nair Festival To Take Place on this Date

  • Publish date: Friday، 20 May 2022
Sharjah: Sir Bu Nair Festival To Take Place on this Date

H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, was briefed on Thursday on the preparations for the 22nd edition of Sir Bu Nair Festival.

Sir Bu Nair Festival, and the activities will be launched on Wednesday, May 25, over two days that will include media tours, coral reef farming and fixation operations, sea turtle release, sports activities such as running race, volleyball league, in addition to a fishing competition, an accompanying exhibition, a marine bike show, heritage rowing, and others.

Sir Bu Nair Island is an Emirati island, 110 km north of Sharjah, it is characterised by its sandy beaches, clear waters, and the richness of its surroundings with coral and fish life.

Sir Bu Nair Island has an area of about 13 square kilometres, and the name of the reserve was included in the International Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar), in order to preserve its environmental components rich in biodiversity, and it was also included in the UNESCO preliminary list of World Heritage sites.

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