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    Katara Cultural Villagehttp://www.katara.net/en/Lists/Earth/DispForm.aspx?ID=1Katara Cultural VillageKatara was born out of a long-held vision to position the State of Qatar as a cultural beacon and lighthouse of art, radiating in the Middle East through theatre, literature, music, visual art, conventions and exhibitions. http://www.katara.net/en/earth-tv/village, /en/earth-tv/village
    Katara Beachhttp://www.katara.net/en/Lists/Earth/DispForm.aspx?ID=3Katara BeachOne of the most beautiful natural beaches of Qatar, Katara’s private beach spans over 1.5km. Beach goers have a choice between enjoying a relaxed beach experience and diving into the fun with a great variety of adrenaline-boosting beach activities.​http://www.katara.net/en/earth-tv/beach, /en/earth-tv/beach
    Katara Amphitheatrehttp://www.katara.net/en/Lists/Earth/DispForm.aspx?ID=2Katara AmphitheatreThe gem of the cultural village, the Katara Amphitheatre is a crafted balance between the classical Greek theatre concept and the everlasting Islamic features. It stands firm in the heart of Katara, under the clear blue sky, overlooking the radiant blue sea.http://www.katara.net/en/earth-tv/amphitheatre, /en/earth-tv/amphitheatre

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    Arab Postal Stamp Museumhttp://www.katara.net/en/communities/arab-postal-stamp-museumArab Postal Stamp MuseumFounded in 2010, the Arab Postal Stamp Museum holds a multi-themed stamp collection which covers 22 Arab countries. The museum was recently part of the cultural festival organised on the occasion of Doha Capital of Arab Culture.+974 4409 1077azayan@hotmail.com
    Sout Al Khaleejhttp://www.katara.net/en/communities/sout-al-khaleejSout Al KhaleejSout al Khaleej is an Arabic radio station established by the director of Qatar Broadcasting and Television Corporation H.E. Sheikh Hamad Bin Thamir Al Thani. +974 4408 333
    Forum of Arabic and International Relationshttp://www.katara.net/en/communities/forum-of-arabic-and-international-relationsForum of Arabic and International RelationsThe Forum for Arab and international relations was established to contribute to support the cultural and political progress, and reinforce positive dialogue mechanisms between the different intellectual parties in the Arab world and beyond+974 4408 0455

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    Curtains come down on the Fifth String Festivalhttp://www.katara.net/en/about-katara/news/curtains-come-down-on-the-fifth-string-festivalCurtains come down on the Fifth String FestivalThe curtain came down on the first edition of The Fifth String Festival on Tuesday, the 21st of March, in the presence of a large gathering of media personnel, musicians, and audiences from all walks of life.3/21/2017 10:00:00 PM<p style="text-align:justify;">The festival which kicked off on the 18<sup>th of </sup>March, witnessed the participation of fourteen renowned musicians whose performances held the audiences spell-bound.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The festival's finale presented performances by maestros such as Mohamed Al-Sulaiti from Qatar, Mehmet Bitmez from Turkey, Arten Elyaz from Kosovo, and finally, the much-awaited dual performances of Abbadi Al-Jawher from Saudi Arabia and Ahmad Fathi from Yemen.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The finale also witnessed performances by Al-Salam Group from Tanzania. The Hejaz Kar Group from France too, took centre stage at Katara's Amphitheatre. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Monday, the 20<sup>th</sup> of March, saw audiences enjoy solo and group performances by musicians representing Iraq, Syria, Turkey and France. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The organizers of the event had made-arrangements for an array of events that were guaranteed to please all music lovers. These included concerts at Katara's Opera House, Ziryab's theatre and an Oud exhibition. These events featured performances by Arab musicians including famous names such as Khalid Al-Shaikh from Bahrain, Dr. Ibrahim Tami from Kuwait, Salem Al-Meqarshi from Oman, Ehab Mohammed from Saudi Arabia, to name a few.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">On the side, five stages had been set up at the Cultural Village premises, where groups of skilled Oud makers presented their unique oud-making techniques, providing visitors a chance to interact with them. The craftsmen, called oud luthiers, were from Lebanon, Turkey, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Syria and Germany. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The Festival's Manager, Mr. Mohamed Abdullah Al-Marzooqi, awarded all the participants with an oud-like figure as a memorable souvenir for their outstanding performances and participations throughout the Fifth String Festival.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">While the festival drew in a-large-number of enthusiasts, it also served to highlight the position and value of the Oud, in Arab history and culture. Through seminars and exhibitions; the event created an opportunity to discuss the technical and scientific methods most suited to the Oud industry. Discussions touched on the various styles popular in playing and performing the instrument. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The festival's tremendous success reflects Katara's efforts in promoting artists from both the east and west, by providing a world-class platform to display their talents. The Fifth String festival successfully brought together some of the best musicians from Oud schools, bands and groups across the world, to bridge the cultural divide through the medium of music.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The festival, which proved popular amongst the residents of the country, was given detailed coverage by media companies such as Qatar TV and Sout Al-Khaleej.</p>
    Monthly Katara Tech Forum Boosts Technology Enlightenmenthttp://www.katara.net/en/about-katara/news/monthly-katara-tech-forum-boosts-technology-enlightenmentMonthly Katara Tech Forum Boosts Technology EnlightenmentIn its tireless bid to boost the culture of technology and attract young talent, the Cultural Village Foundation- Katara has held the "Katara Tech Forum" 2/28/2017 10:00:00 PM<p>​​which aims at promoting public awareness on information technology and discussing the latest developments in digital technology. ​</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Present at the forum, which was held at building 15 in the Cultural Village Foundation- Katara on Wednesday evening, were the Deputy General Manager of Operations in Katara, Mr. Ahmad Al-Sayed, Director of Katara's Information Technology Department, Mr. Thamer Al-Qadi, Head of IT Department at Qatar University, Dr.<strong><em> </em></strong>Somaya Al-Maadeed, officials from AISLELABS company and representatives of the tech-savvy community in Qatar.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The forum, scheduled to take place on the first Wednesday of every month, started with a speech by the Deputy General Manager of operations in Katara, Mr. Ahmad Al-Sayed, saying; "The Katara Tech Forum by the Cultural Village Foundation's information technology initiative focuses on contributing to the implementation of the goals targeted by Qatar's 2030 vision. Together, we will adopt youth issues related to information technology, and assist in finding solutions to the existing problems, in coordination with the concerned government bodies and scientific and research institutions."</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Following the opening speech, a presentation by the Director of Information Technology Department, Mr. Thamer Al-Qadi on Katara's new initiative and other smart projects in the Cultural Village Foundation- Katara.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Al-Qadi outlined some of Katara's Tech Forum objectives, saying, "Katara Tech Forum also aims at enhancing cooperation with scientific institutions and organizations in Qatar and beyond, in addition to fostering ties and cooperation with local government bodies working to meet the goals of Qatar's vision 2030 in the information technology sector. Moreover, the forum is seeking to attract young national talent, upgrade their skills, nurture their creative energy and provide needed assistance on how to apply technology in real-time projects".</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"The forum also eyes bridging the gap between tech-savvy youth interested in information technology and the information technology-based institutions, through organizing and hosting specialized conferences, symposiums, lecturers and scientific debate meetings on latest information and digital technology issues and breakthroughs. The word now speaks one language: Technology", the Director of Katara's Information Technology Department pointed out. Katara is ranked as a smart city and its portfolio has seven smart projects:</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Project 1: Smart City Platform.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Project 2: Smart Traffic Monitoring.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Project 3: Smart Monitoring.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Project 4: Smart and Connected Lighting.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Project 5: Security and Genetic Analysis.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Project 6: GPS / analysis services</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Project 7: Driverless Bus</p>
    A revival of the Qatari Heritage at Halal Qatar Festival in Katarahttp://www.katara.net/en/about-katara/news/a-revival-of-the-qatari-heritage-at-halal-qatar-festival-in-kataraA revival of the Qatari Heritage at Halal Qatar Festival in KataraHalal Qatar Festival organized by the Cultural Village Foundation-Katara for the 6th consecutive year continues to amaze its visitors with its distinctive variety of activities 2/24/2017 10:00:00 PM<p style="text-align:justify;">scheduled to run until the 4<sup>th</sup> of March at Katara's southern area. It is sought that Halal Qatar Festival is one of the most comprehensive and well-known festivals within the GCC region.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The widely recognized event is witnessing a large number of visitors from all walks of life, visiting to enjoy the well-set ambiance of the festival. Katara's audiences are clearly observing major elements, including: the revival of the Qatari culture and traditional heritage as the festival provides a snapshot of Qatar's ancestral way of life to the upcoming generations, the preservation process of the Arabic identity and the Islamic culture, and the introduction to the Qatari heritage by revealing the country's traditions.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Halal Qatar is an opportunity to resuscitate the Qatari heritage and relive their simple lives amidst the dunes, at Al-Mazain, Al-Mazad Auction, and sheep barns presentation. Al-Mazain is a beauty contest show for goats and sheep, while the barns are a number of enclosures including different types of sheep exposed to visitors. Lastly, Al-Mazad (the Auction), which is entails selling groups of livestock through a live auction. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">This year's organizing committee sought to create a festival that builds on the event's success by offering new contests and issuing new conditions and regulations. An exciting expansion of the 6<sup>th</sup> edition of the festival involves allocating more prizes including the distribution of 27 cars to awarded winners.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Besides the 27 cars, the other prize includes: The Shepherd's crook which is the main highlight of Halal Qatar Festival awards. The crook is considered to be of great value for the Shepherd, as he uses it to escort and guide his sheep, lean on it, and aids him in defending himself from any threat or danger.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The crook is sculpted from rich German beech wood, which is the finest types of wood, and will be dedicated to the winners that entailed the first position in Halal Qatar competitions. In addition, the crook is gold-plated and contains handmade copper designs. This momentous gift symbolizes the heritage of our ancient ancestors.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">On the side, the festival also features a series of traditional tents showcasing Qatari handicrafts such as rug weaving, wool dying and quilt making. A 'children's tent' depicting folklore performances, was seen to draw in large families over the weekend, as did other stalls that presented objects that reflect the Qatari heritage, and displayed mummified animals and other traditional objects. In addition, a playground for children has been set up to encourage families to attend the festival and make the most of the seasonal weather. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Another major attraction is a traditional market, inspired by ancient Qatari architecture, which displays the day-to-day staples in a Qatari household. The venue is also dotted with kiosks selling traditional dishes such as; madroobah, harees, balaleet, and biryani, and traditional Arabic lounges embodying the warmth and hospitality of the Qatari culture. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">It is noteworthy that the morning session of the festival, which is scheduled to start at 9am until 12 pm will be dedicated to informative school trips starting Sunday, the 26<sup>th</sup> of February. The afternoon session which is organized to begin at 4 pm until 10 pm, will be open to the public to relish some of the fascinating activities arranged for the audiences. </p>

 

 

Katara’s award for Reciting the Holy Quranhttp://www.katara.net/en/whats-on/events/Competitions/Katara’s award for Reciting the Holy Quran/2273Katara’s award for Reciting the Holy Quranجائزة كتارا لتلاوة القرآنCultural Village Foundation- Katara presents Katara’s award for Reciting the Holy Quranتقدم المؤسسة العامة للحي الثقافي ، جائزة كتارا لتلاوة القرآن4/1/2017 5:00:00 AM5/1/2017 7:00:00 PMFreeGeneral Venue1532Light Theme22730
Katara Tech Forumhttp://www.katara.net/en/whats-on/events/Lectures/Katara Tech Forum/2256Katara Tech Forumملتقى كتارا تكThe forum is scheduled to take place every Wednesday of each month ينتظم الملتقى كل أول اربعاء من كل شهر5/3/2017 3:00:00 PM5/3/2017 6:00:00 PMFreeKatara Cultural Village Foundation Offices1514Dark Theme22560

 

 

Katara’s award for Reciting the Holy Quranhttp://www.katara.net/en/whats-on/events/Competitions/Katara’s award for Reciting the Holy Quran/2273Katara’s award for Reciting the Holy Quranجائزة كتارا لتلاوة القرآنCultural Village Foundation- Katara presents Katara’s award for Reciting the Holy Quranتقدم المؤسسة العامة للحي الثقافي ، جائزة كتارا لتلاوة القرآن4/1/2017 5:00:00 AM5/1/2017 7:00:00 PMFreeGeneral Venue227304/30/2017 5:00:00 AM4/30/2017 7:00:00 PM
Katara Beach http://www.katara.net/en/whats-on/events/Programs/Katara Beach/2120Katara Beach شاطئ كتاراBy participating in the program of “Our culture is a school”, Katara Beach emphasises the Qatari marine tradition and introduces to students the meaning of Dasha, تُركز مشاركة شاطئ كتارا في برنامج "ثقافتنا مدرسة"، على الموروث البحري القطري، حيث سيتم تعريف الطلاب برحلات الغوص ومعنى الدشة والقفال وأنواع اللؤلؤ، 10/17/2016 6:00:00 AM5/30/2017 9:00:00 AMFree (Requires registration)http://www.katara.net/Pages/Registeration/Katara-Beach.aspx, http://www.katara.net/Pages/Registeration/Katara-Beach.aspxBeach 01212004/30/2017 6:00:00 AM4/30/2017 9:00:00 AM
Red Velvethttp://www.katara.net/en/whats-on/events/Programs/Red Velvet/2123Red Velvetريد فلفيتFrom the finest French chocolate and best European butter to the aromatic vanillas from the islands of Madagascar, Red Velvet cupcakes seduce you from the first bite to the very last crumb. من أجود أنواع الشوكولاته الفرنسية وأفضل الزبدة الأوروبية و الفانيليا من جزر مدغشقر, لن تقاوم الكب كيك لدى ريد فيلفيت, ستستمتع بها لأخر قضمة. 10/1/2016 6:00:00 AM5/31/2017 9:00:00 AMFree (Requires registration)http://www.katara.net/Pages/Registeration/Red-Velvet.aspx, http://www.katara.net/Pages/Registeration/Red-Velvet.aspxRed Velvet Cupcakery212304/30/2017 6:00:00 AM4/30/2017 9:00:00 AM
Childhood Cultural Centerhttp://www.katara.net/en/whats-on/events/Programs/Childhood Cultural Center/2124Childhood Cultural Centerالمركز الثقافي للطفولة Childhood Cultural Center participation in “Schools enrich our Culture” program includes a variety of educational and artistic workshops في برنامج "ثقافتنا مدرسة"، يشارك المركز الثقافي للطفولة بالعديد من الورش التربوية والتعليمية والتثقيفية والفنية، 10/1/2016 6:00:00 AM5/31/2017 8:00:00 AMFree (Requires registration)http://www.katara.net/Pages/Registeration/Childhood%20and%20Gannas.aspx, http://www.katara.net/Pages/Registeration/Childhood%20and%20Gannas.aspxChildhood Cultural Center & Bedaya Center212404/30/2017 6:00:00 AM4/30/2017 8:00:00 AM
Qatar Music Academyhttp://www.katara.net/en/whats-on/events/Programs/Qatar Music Academy/2119Qatar Music Academy أكاديمية قطر للموسيقىQatar Music Academy is an academy that focuses on teaching it’s students the principles of Arab and Western music.أعدت أكاديمية قطر للموسيقى العديد من الأنشطة للمشاركة في برنامج " ثقافتنا مدرسة"، وتتمثل مشاركتها في تعريف الطلاب على الآلات الموسيقية الغربية والعربية التي تدرس في الأكاديمية، 11/7/2016 8:00:00 AM5/22/2017 11:00:00 AMFree (Requires registration)http://www.katara.net/Pages/Registeration/music_Academey.aspx, http://www.katara.net/Pages/Registeration/music_Academey.aspxQatar Music Academy211904/30/2017 8:00:00 AM4/30/2017 11:00:00 AM

 

 

Red Velvethttp://www.katara.net/en/whats-on/events/Programs/Red Velvet/2123Red Velvetريد فلفيتFrom the finest French chocolate and best European butter to the aromatic vanillas from the islands of Madagascar, Red Velvet cupcakes seduce you from the first bite to the very last crumb. من أجود أنواع الشوكولاته الفرنسية وأفضل الزبدة الأوروبية و الفانيليا من جزر مدغشقر, لن تقاوم الكب كيك لدى ريد فيلفيت, ستستمتع بها لأخر قضمة. 10/1/2016 6:00:00 AM5/31/2017 9:00:00 AMFree (Requires registration)http://www.katara.net/Pages/Registeration/Red-Velvet.aspx, http://www.katara.net/Pages/Registeration/Red-Velvet.aspxRed Velvet Cupcakery212304/30/2017 6:00:00 AM4/30/2017 9:00:00 AM
Childhood Cultural Centerhttp://www.katara.net/en/whats-on/events/Programs/Childhood Cultural Center/2124Childhood Cultural Centerالمركز الثقافي للطفولة Childhood Cultural Center participation in “Schools enrich our Culture” program includes a variety of educational and artistic workshops في برنامج "ثقافتنا مدرسة"، يشارك المركز الثقافي للطفولة بالعديد من الورش التربوية والتعليمية والتثقيفية والفنية، 10/1/2016 6:00:00 AM5/31/2017 8:00:00 AMFree (Requires registration)http://www.katara.net/Pages/Registeration/Childhood%20and%20Gannas.aspx, http://www.katara.net/Pages/Registeration/Childhood%20and%20Gannas.aspxChildhood Cultural Center & Bedaya Center212404/30/2017 6:00:00 AM4/30/2017 8:00:00 AM
Katara Beach http://www.katara.net/en/whats-on/events/Programs/Katara Beach/2120Katara Beach شاطئ كتاراBy participating in the program of “Our culture is a school”, Katara Beach emphasises the Qatari marine tradition and introduces to students the meaning of Dasha, تُركز مشاركة شاطئ كتارا في برنامج "ثقافتنا مدرسة"، على الموروث البحري القطري، حيث سيتم تعريف الطلاب برحلات الغوص ومعنى الدشة والقفال وأنواع اللؤلؤ، 10/17/2016 6:00:00 AM5/30/2017 9:00:00 AMFree (Requires registration)http://www.katara.net/Pages/Registeration/Katara-Beach.aspx, http://www.katara.net/Pages/Registeration/Katara-Beach.aspxBeach 01212004/30/2017 6:00:00 AM4/30/2017 9:00:00 AM
Qatar Music Academyhttp://www.katara.net/en/whats-on/events/Programs/Qatar Music Academy/2119Qatar Music Academy أكاديمية قطر للموسيقىQatar Music Academy is an academy that focuses on teaching it’s students the principles of Arab and Western music.أعدت أكاديمية قطر للموسيقى العديد من الأنشطة للمشاركة في برنامج " ثقافتنا مدرسة"، وتتمثل مشاركتها في تعريف الطلاب على الآلات الموسيقية الغربية والعربية التي تدرس في الأكاديمية، 11/7/2016 8:00:00 AM5/22/2017 11:00:00 AMFree (Requires registration)http://www.katara.net/Pages/Registeration/music_Academey.aspx, http://www.katara.net/Pages/Registeration/music_Academey.aspxQatar Music Academy211904/30/2017 8:00:00 AM4/30/2017 11:00:00 AM
Katara’s award for Reciting the Holy Quranhttp://www.katara.net/en/whats-on/events/Competitions/Katara’s award for Reciting the Holy Quran/2273Katara’s award for Reciting the Holy Quranجائزة كتارا لتلاوة القرآنCultural Village Foundation- Katara presents Katara’s award for Reciting the Holy Quranتقدم المؤسسة العامة للحي الثقافي ، جائزة كتارا لتلاوة القرآن4/1/2017 5:00:00 AM5/1/2017 7:00:00 PMFreeGeneral Venue227304/30/2017 5:00:00 AM4/30/2017 7:00:00 PM
Khulood Algosaibi Art Exhibitionhttp://www.katara.net/en/whats-on/events/Exhibitions/Khulood Algosaibi Art Exhibition/2280Khulood Algosaibi Art Exhibitionمعرض خلود القصيبي الفنيby Saudi Arabian artist Khulood Algosaibiللفنانة التشكيلية السعودية خلود القصيبي5/1/2017 7:00:00 AM5/15/2017 7:00:00 PMFreeBuilding 18228005/1/2017 7:00:00 AM5/1/2017 7:00:00 PM
Beads and mosaic art exhibitionhttp://www.katara.net/en/whats-on/events/Exhibitions/Beads and mosaic art exhibition/2269Beads and mosaic art exhibitionمعرض فن الفسيفساء والخرزby the artist Naseema ShukoorCultural village foundation - Katara presents Beads and mosaic art exhibition by the artist Naseema Shukoor5/2/2017 7:00:00 AM5/17/2017 7:00:00 PMFreeAhli Bank226905/2/2017 7:00:00 AM5/2/2017 7:00:00 PM
Bangladesh painting Exhibitionhttp://www.katara.net/en/whats-on/events/Exhibitions/Bangladesh painting Exhibition/2279Bangladesh painting Exhibitionمعرض بنغلاديش للرسم الفني Cultural village foundation - Katara in cooperation with the embassy of Bengladesh in Doha present Bangladesh painting Exhibitionتقدم المؤسسة العامة للحي الثقافي - كتارا بالتعاون مع السفارة البنغلاديشية بالدوحة تقدم معرض بنغلاديش للرسم الفني 5/2/2017 7:00:00 AM5/13/2017 7:00:00 PMFreeAhli Bank227905/2/2017 7:00:00 AM5/2/2017 7:00:00 PM
Katara Tech Forumhttp://www.katara.net/en/whats-on/events/Lectures/Katara Tech Forum/2256Katara Tech Forumملتقى كتارا تكThe forum is scheduled to take place every Wednesday of each month ينتظم الملتقى كل أول اربعاء من كل شهر5/3/2017 3:00:00 PM5/3/2017 6:00:00 PMFreeKatara Cultural Village Foundation Offices225605/3/2017 3:00:00 PM5/3/2017 6:00:00 PM
Recycled Art Workshophttp://www.katara.net/en/whats-on/events/WorkShops/Recycled Art Workshop/2270Recycled Art Workshopورشة عمل فن إعادة التدويرby Ooh Sinchaiتقدم المؤسسة العامة للحي الثقافي - كتارا ورشة عمل فن إعادة التدوير ل اوه سانتشاي5/4/2017 1:00:00 PM5/19/2017 3:00:00 PMRegistration with feeshttp://www.katara.net/Pages/Registeration/Education-Workshops.aspx, http://www.katara.net/Pages/Registeration/Education-Workshops.aspxKatara Art Studio B19227005/4/2017 1:00:00 PM5/4/2017 3:00:00 PM