Programmes, games enhance cultural awareness of family members
March 11, 2022 / 8:52 PM
Sharjah24: The Sharjah Social Services Department is participating in the 19th edition of the Sharjah Heritage Days, held under the generous patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah. The event is organised by the Sharjah Institute of Heritage, at the Heart of Sharjah, from 10-28 March.
Maryam Al Qaseer, Director of the Department of Social Education, stated that the department’s participation goal is to raise cultural awareness and introduce our services. For the first time, the Family Counseling Center participates in the event, where a family counseling room has been allocated free of charge to the public.
Al Qaseerr added, a purposeful programme has been prepared to participate in daily activities designed for all family members, promoting values. In addition to a large variety of cultural, social and recreational programmes, and workshops. There are daily encouragement gifts distributed to visitors for participating in competitions.
The elderly members of the “Al Asala Club”, will participate in the activities of Sharjah Heritage Days, presenting traditional educational workshops on wicker making and doll making, presenting traditional games, and a workshop for planting Ghaf, as they signify tolerance in the UAE.
While the “Intaj” center allows its members of “productive families” to participate in the event. Maryam Al Hammadi, director of “Intaj”, stated that the center aims to support productive families in production and market their products.