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Flying start for F3 falconers in Fazza Championship

A record number of 320 contestants have registered to participate The fifth edition of the Fakhr Al Ajyal (‘The Pride of the Generation’) Championship for Falconry Tilwah organized and supervised by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) got off to a flying start with F3 falconers producing the fastest …

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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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QTA opens tourism information centres

With the influx of visitors attending festivals across the country, Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) has opened several tourism information centres and kiosks at the various ports of entry to Qatar. Qatar is witnessing visitors arriving in large numbers as several festivals are simultaneously taking place including Shop Qatar, Souq Waqif …

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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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This country has banned the production, sale of burqas

  Most women in Morocco, prefer the hijab headscarf that does not cover the face. Morocco has banned the production and sale of burqa full-face Muslim veils, apparently for security reasons, media reports said Tuesday. While there was no official announcement by authorities in the North African nation, the reports …

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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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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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