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QPO Concert To Mark The Start Of The Qatar-Germany Year Of Culture

Today, at the Katara Opera House, a concert by the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra (QPO) will mark the start of the Qatar Germany 2017 Year of Culture, Qatar Museums (QM) has said. The performance, directed by the German conductor David Niemann, will also see renowned German piano soloist Gerhard Oppitz rendering …

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Record Breaking 6000 Turn Out For Doha Bank’s Al Dana Green Run

A record breaking number of people showed up to the streets of Aspire Park on Saturday  afternoon as more than 6,000 people came together to show their support for the environment by taking part in the 12th Al Dana Green Run, setting a new attendance record in the process. The …

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Qatar Foundation Have Taken Initiative To Preserve Heritage Sites

According to international standards, Qatar Foundation (QF) has taken steps to preserve and restore the heritage sites within Education City. Eight historic sites including a first of its kind settlement in Al Rayyan will be preserved. The ancient structures found within the Education City include residential units, wells, stock yards …

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Qatari artist paints war atrocities

Qatari artist Jameela Al Ansari highlights the atrocities of war and the urgent call for peace in the region in her solo exhibition which opened on Tuesday at the Cultural Village-Katara. ‘Salam’ exhibition which captures haunting images of war through paintings and installations was inaugurated by Katara General Manager Dr …

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Why we should not celebrate the Birthday of Prophet Muhammad S.A.W (EidMiladNabi)

12th Rabi Al Awwal is considered to be the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad S.A.W. It is also said that he passed away on this date. I have seen many people especially in South Asia celebrating birthday of Prophet Muhammad S.A.W (EidMiladNabi). I researched on this topic and finally concluded …

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Expatriates and Visitors who are keen to learn about Qatari culture and heritage – ”Embrace Doha” is for you

Qatar is famous for its lively culture and traditions, that attracts expatriates who wants to study more about the nation. The willingness to learn about Qatari heritage is expanding with more expats and visitors approaching to submerge in a local setting. Amal Al Shamarri, Chairman and Founder of “Embrace Doha” …

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Call To Conduct Detailed Study Of Fishing Ports

A detailed study is to be conducted by the entities concerned to determine the future needs of all fishing ports in the country to enhance the fisheries wealth, the Central Municipal Council (CMC) urged yesterday. The council issued a number of recommendations on introducing more recreation and water activity facilities …

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Katara And Arab Cultural Institute Sign An Agreement

Katara – the Cultural Village signed a co-operation agreement with the Arab Cultural Institute in Washington DC as a part of its efforts to build partnerships with international organisations. Katara general manager Dr Khalid bin Ibrahim al-Sulaiti, in a press statement said the agreement aims to build “a bridge of …

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Schoolchildren Enjoy Dhow Festival

The students of 14 international schools went for an educational trip to the sixth Katara Traditional Dhow Festival yesterday to get a glimpse of the rich Qatari maritime heritage. Different projects and activities were assigned to the students in order to understand the maritime life and the life their grandfathers …

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