The operetta will be performed by 66 girls from Sajaya
- Event exemplifies Emirati community’s love and faithfulness to the founding father
- Focus is on the values of modesty, fatherhood, determination and responsibility
Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah (Sajaya), a subsidiary of the Rubu’ Qarn Foundation for creating Leaders and Innovators, will be performing a special operetta tomorrow (November 8). Themed ‘In Memory of Zayed’, the operetta honours the Late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan and the values upon which he built the UAE and instilled in his people. The operetta also highlights key milestones in the history of the country and nation which was set up by the founder of the Union.
The performance will be held at the Sharjah Cultural Palace at 07:30pm and is open to public attendance. The operetta translates the Emirati community’s love and faithfulness to the founding father, who had always supported youths and underscored the importance of building a generation of young leaders with a sense of authenticity, belonging and national identity.
The operetta will be performed by 66 members of Sajaya, who will also take part in reading poems that reflect the personality of the Late Sheikh Zayed. The poems are inspired by his life, teachings, and ethics he instilled in the community.
The play is written by Sajaya members Shahlaa Taha and Hajar Yousef. The lyrics and music are composed by Fatima Muhammad Hassan. The operetta is directed by Cinderella Hassan, along with many other talented young directors.
The Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah is dedicated to developing the talents of girls aged 13 to 18 years in all creative spheres. Established in 2004 under the umbrella of Sharjah Children’s Centres, it became an independent entity in 2012 following an administrative decree from Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Muhammad Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA) and Chairperson of the Rubu’ Qarn Foundation for Creating Leaders and Innovators.
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