The 19th edition of Sir Bu Nair Festival to begin on 10th May

The 19th edition of Sir Bu Nair Festival to begin on 10th May

The 19th edition of Sir Bu Nair Festival, organised by the Environment and Protected Areas Authority (EPAA) in cooperation with local government departments will commence on Thursday and will continue until 12th May under the theme “Sea Is Our Life”. The two-day event will feature sporting, heritage and environmental events and tours with an aim to introduce and highlight the biological and ecological diversity of Sir Bu Nair Island.

This year’s festival will highlight the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan’s dedication to environmental stewardship and will include the inauguration of the Sir Bu Nair Marine Research Centre, underwater vegetables and fruits farm, as well as the cultivation of coral reefs in the form of “Sheikh Sultan of Good Deeds”. The festival is planned under the directives of HH Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, to preserve Sharjah’s natural environment and to conserve its biodiversity.