EXPLORE INDIAN OR JAPANESE CULTURES
Dive deep into Indian culture and heritage with the Al Qasba Indian Fest in Sharjah, running until tomorrow. The showcase draws from across the vast nation’s cultural legacy, with everything from puppet shows and workshops in rangoli and bangles to dance performances and competitions, classical music evenings and cooking demonstrations. Yoga fans should check out the lecture by Sumit Manav today at 7.15pm. Shopping is another pillar of the event: In addition to food stalls, there are stands selling crafts, spices, clothing and accessories, carpets and fabrics.
Want to study in Japan – or just see a tea ceremony? At Abu Dhabi’s Study in Japan fair, prospective students can meet Japanese unis. The free event, at Twofour54 Lime Green Building, has kimono-wearing and flower arranging, 2-6pm today, 3-7pm tomorrow and 4-8pm on Sunday and Monday.