Fujairah Collage

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Friday, January 20, 2012

Opening Ceremony of Monodrama Festival Postponed Due to Death of Sharjah Ruler's Brother

The Opening Ceremony of the Fujairah International Monodrama Festival will not be held tonight (Friday 20th January) at the Fujairah Fort due to the death of Sheikh Humaid bin Mohammad Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, brother of the Ruler of Sharjah, His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammad Al Qasimi.

Condolences are extended to the Ruler and relatives at Al Badie Palace and the people of Sharjah.

Opening Ceremony Now On Sunday

The Opening Ceremony and associated performance of the Fujairah International Monodrama Festival will now be held at 8pm Sunday, 22nd January 2012, at the Fujairah Fort.

The Saturday performances will continue to run as per the original program (download).

The theatrical presentations originally planned for Sunday will be rescheduled probably to the last two nights of the Festival but the definitive decisions will be announced in the Amended Program.

The Amended Program will be available from this posting when it comes to hand.

Download the summaries of the theatrical performances of the Fujairah Festival.


Sharjah Ruler’s Court Mourns Death of Humaid Al Qasimi, Gulf News, 20 January 2012.

Geoff Pound

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