The countdown to the 9th Annual Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival has started, with the coveted event, set to take place from February 5 to April 3, throwing the spotlight on local and international artists, filmmakers, photographers and more. The grand opening takes place at Al Jazirah Al Hamra Heritage Village where the main exhibition will be hosted, marking the start of a festival where highlights will include an outdoor art and sculpture exhibition, film screenings, workshops and pop-up events, some staged at stunning al fresco venues ranging from Al Marjan Island Open Park to Jebel Jais public viewing deck. Event entry is complimentary to residents and visitors.