Katara full of shows, activities during Qatar National Day week

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A large number of activities including shows and operetta to be held in Katara, the Cultural Village Foundation until December 19, a day after Qatar National Day.

The events are held from 3pm to 10pm these days.


The celebrations were officially launched by Katara General Manager Dr Khalid bin Ibrahim Al Sulaiti.

Qatar’s national dance Ardha on the Katara waterfront will provide the QND fervour.


The ‘Loyalty Book of the National Day’ which contains the signatures of visitors of previous years will be on display for a 7th consecutive year.

Katara is also presenting ‘Qadimek Nadimak’ an exhibition of antiquities, national shows, competitions offering gifts, and PlayStation championship (FIFA 2020).

A National Day operetta titled ‘This is Qatar’, directed by Nasser Abdul-Reda will also be there.

Fireworks and display of drones are to happen every evening at the amphitheater.

Al Thuraya Planetarium is holding astronomy shows, colouring workshop, and ‘Phases of the Moon’ workshop.

The Qatari Joint Special Forces have paratrooper show, ‘Show of Paramotor’, and parachute fireworks.

The Ministry of Defense – Armed Forces have put out the best of armoury and old military tanks.

The military parade with army musical band is also held each day.

Meanwhile, the Amiri Air Force has their Air Ambulance on display.

Adding to the aura, Mawater Center have put up a ‘Classic Cars’ display.

The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy is showcasing Qatar as the world’s sports destination with a folklore show on the occasion of the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019 now being hosted in Doha.

The show has participation of 15 international communities: Pakistan, Korea, Japan, Palestine, Bangladesh, Uganda, Nepal, Kenya, Tanzania, Morocco, Jamaica, Tunisia, Mexico, Sudan, and Ghana.

The Qatar Media Corporation, apart from presenting an exhibition of ancient vehicles, also has a live broadcasting studio, and a display of radio booth model.

The Ktateeb Company has Arabic language workshops for children.

The Hamad Medical Corporation is presenting its institutional history, and the ambulance service.

The Amal Center for Special Needs has a programme with participation of youth over 15 years.

The Alfaisal Social Responsibility Centre is conducting Qatari heritage activities and popular games competitions while the Al Shabhanah Association has educational workshops for children.

The Nebras Power Company will be installing air fans on the Katara Hills.

Ooredoo has an electronic football game with inter-active presentations based on 3D technology being held on the stairs of Katara Beach Club.

The public will have free access to all the beach games.

The entire Cultural Village premises have been decked up in national colours and lights in supervision of the Ministry of Municipality and Environment.

Source: www.thepeninsulaqatar.com