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Qatar Gets Set For Grand Eid Celebrations Despite Crisis

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Qatar has been under an embargo since June, but that has not deterred the nation from celebrating Eid Al Adha in a big way.

Various events have been scheduled across Qatar as a part of the celebrations. As part of its efforts to engage all communities in Qatar, the MoI in association with the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA) and Barwa Group will organise”Eid Al Adha celebrations for communities” on the first and second day of Eid (September 1-2) at six venues ” Asian Town, Labour City, Barwa Baraha, Al Wakra Sports Club, Al Ahli Sports Club and Barwa Workers Recreation Complex in Al Khor ” from 5 pm to 10 pm.

Brigadier Abdallah al Muftah, Head of Public Relations at MoI,said that the celebrations will have musical, cultural and traditional shows by teams from India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Pakistan.

The communities will have the chance to watch some of their famous stars and singers who will be performing at some of the cultural shows.

Ahli Sports Club stadium will host the Nepalese show, while Barwa Baraha playground will witness musical performances and songs by artistes from Sri Lanka, India and Bangladesh.

The Asian Town will host an event at the cricket stadium where artists from India and Bangladesh will entertain the audience. The celebrations at the Labour City is restricted only for the residents there. Al Wakra Sports Club Stadium will host Pakistani musical show.

The government agencies and department will use the occasion to hold some awareness programmes.

Katara will celebrate Eid Al Adha festival on Friday with a series of new performances and events at the Katara Corniche. Eid gifts will also be presented to children at 7 pm and 8:15 pm with a daily display of fireworks at 9:30 pm.

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