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UAE: Workers sing and dance in front of crowds during Sharjah festival – News


It provides a platform for workers to showcase their talents and promotes cultural exchange and solidarity among a diverse workforce

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published: Saturday, July 1, 2023 at 5:09 pm

Last updated: Saturday, July 1, 2023 at 5:19 pm

The Sharjah Labor Standards Development Authority (LSDA) organized the huge event at the Labor Park in Sakjah Industrial Estate, with residents of the Sakjah labor camps joining in for entertainment over the long weekend.

The entertainment festival begins on the first day of Eid al-Adha on June 28 and ends on June 30. This is the second celebration, with workers, government officials, private sector representatives and association members taking part in the event. Indian Association of Sharjah. The event aims to foster social connections and provide a platform for workers to showcase their talents.

The festival offers a diverse range of activities, including cultural and entertainment programmes, flea markets, food stalls, educational sessions, health checks and awareness workshops.

Amir Ahmed, a plumber, said the festival was an ideal platform to showcase his talents. “My colleagues encouraged me to join in the singing. I performed and sang songs by Aatif Aslam and Arjit Singh. I also performed some moves while singing,” said Ahmad.

Another talented worker, Aslam Shaikh, popular in the camp for his dance moves, was forced to take the stage by friends and colleagues. “Of course, Eid al-Adha is very special to us. I remember my student days, when I performed in front of a big crowd,” said Sheikh, a director of a construction company.

Salem Yousef Al Qaseer, Chairman of LSDA, said that the first Eid al-Fitr last year was well received by workers, and it was decided to hold a second one this year to further promote socio-cultural ties among workers and unite them in one place to exchange Eid greetings. “The festival is part of an ongoing program of events organized by LSDA in partnership with the government and the private sector,” he said.

“The festival includes free medical exams for workers, awareness talks, motivational classes and legal advice, as well as art, music and entertainment,” Qaseer added.

Sharjah’s Eid al-Adha provides a platform for workers to showcase their talents and promotes cultural exchange and solidarity among a diverse workforce. The event will leave a lasting impact on participants, strengthening ties within Sharjah’s labor community.


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