QTA kicks-off activity-packed EID festivities


In partnership with a diverse number of leading cultural and art Qatari institutions, Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) is organizing a four-day packed entertainment programme incorporating different activities for Eid Al-Fitr. These activities comprise folklore games, entertainment contests, crafts, traditional Qatari feasts, art performances, fireworks, heritage exhibitions, concerts as well as other outdoor activities.

Abdullah Mallala Al Bader, Director of Tourism at QTA said: “We are delighted to coordinate with local institutions and achieving one goal which is to position and promote Qatar on the international platform. This is the first time that QTA embarks on such a cooperation initiative with cultural and arts institutions as it reflects on the authority’s strategy to stimulate the local tourism industry and attract visitors to discover Qatar.”

The Eid activities’ list of partners include the Ministry of Culture, Arts and Heritage; the Cultural District (Katara); Souq Waqif; Qatar Museums Authority (QMA); Sawt Al-Rayyan; q.media; and while Participating malls and commercial centers comprise Villagio Mall; the Mall; Royal Plaza; Landmark Mall; Hayat Plaza; and Al Khor Mall.

The Ministry of Culture, Arts and Heritage will also participate in the Eid activities with a rich schedule of activities. The Cultural District (Katara) will host a dramatic fireworks show, Arabic calligraphy exhibition for Katara’s Artists, an exhibition featuring a selection of Islamic  Arabic calligraphy in collaboration with Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum; along with Olympics Through Media Exhibition; in addition to Holy Quran classes for Children entitled “Nafahat Al Iman”; and a book fair among others.

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