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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
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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
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    Katara to Host First International Hunting and Falcons Exhibitionhttp://www.katara.net/en/about-katara/news/katara-to-host-first-international-hunting-and-falcons-exhibitionKatara to Host First International Hunting and Falcons ExhibitionThe Cultural Village Foundation-Katara is gearing up to host the first edition of Katara International Exhibition for Hunting and Falcons next month. 8/4/2017 10:00:00 PM<p>​</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The festival, which is to be held between the 20<sup>th</sup> and 24<sup>th</sup> of September, has attracted numerous institutes specializing in falconry and hunting, guaranteeing visitors a unique opportunity to get up-close and observe birds of prey.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The festival reflects Katara's keenness to preserve and promote Qatar's rich culture and heritage, by providing a world-class platform for enthusiasts and practitioners of falconry and associated activities. Commenting on the exhibition, the General Manager of the Cultural Village Foundation- Katara, H.E Dr. Khalid bin Ibrahim Al-Sulaiti, outlined Katara's role in supporting traditional events and activities. He pointed out that such endeavors are significant as they encourage the bond between Qataris and their environment and heritage, while at the same time passing on authentic cultural values and traditions to the upcoming generation of young Qataris.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Katara's Chief added, "The Cultural Village Foundation-Katara works eagerly to shed light on Qatar's identity, through its festivals, competitions and events.  It also conveys a vivid picture of Qatar's heritage, by highlighting and presenting its unique aspects to a non-Qatari audience, both inside and outside of Qatar. Investing in culture is one of Katara's objectives and one of its most important challenges, as it calls for investing in innovative activities that enrich the Qatari cultural scene and stimulate tourism.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"We expect that the first edition of the exhibition will witness a wide range of local and international participants, as this sport is considered to be the passion of many. The fact that it is held at Katara, is a matter of pride for us, as it will enhance the reputation of the Village. Katara is already renowned for its heritage-based activities and has successfully made its presence felt in the tourism-heritage market, in the region and beyond.  By hosting this exhibition, we expect to attract diverse sectors, such as institutes that promote heritage, culture and tourism, and commercial organizations."<strong> </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Katara's GM also pointed out that the necessary coordination has been held with a number of competent authorities in Qatar to provide all facilities essential to traders, falconers' and hunting weapons institutes. To name a few; the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Municipality and the Environment and the General Authority of Customs. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Katara's International Hunting and Falcons exhibition aims to support various cultural, sport and commercial sectors in hunting and falconry. In addition, the exhibition hopes to boost mutually beneficial relationships between amateur and veteran falcon handlers and traders, as well as to explore products and services that attract the youth towards this heritage sport.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The exhibition will witness activities like, aerial shooting performance by Qatar Shooting Association, archery by Qatar Olympic Committee, Al-Rami sports club which is associated with the ministry of Culture and Sports will present some shooting events, such as: duck, deer, and rabbit shooting. The Shooting Club will also provide a specialized team to greet the public and introduce them to all shooting aspects throughout the duration of the exhibition.     </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Furthermore, the international exhibition promises to offer an array of activities including daily bird auctions, a hunting and falconry exhibition, poetic evenings, informative lectures on the safety of falcon-handlers, training for children on aspects of falconry, in addition to many other first-of-its kind events. The exhibition will also dedicate a pavilion that will showcase traditional hand-crafted items considered essential to hunting and falconry. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The exhibition is scheduled to be held at building 12, at Katara's Wisdom Square.</p>
    Curtains go up on Katara’s Ramadan Festivalhttp://www.katara.net/en/about-katara/news/curtains-go-up-on-kataras-ramadan-festivalCurtains go up on Katara’s Ramadan FestivalThe Cultural Village Foundation-Katara inaugurated Katara’s Ramadan Festival which is located at Katara’s southern area, on Thursday the 25th of May. 5/26/2017 10:00:00 PM<p>​</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The festival is scheduled to offer an amazing array of activities and events under a theme titled 'Hospitality in various Muslim nations'</p><p style="text-align:justify;">As is the custom each year, the Cultural Village adorned its amenities with light decorations that best suit the spiritual ambiance of the Holy month. Some of the decorations that adorned the entrances to the Cultural Village, where decorated with Ramadan Greetings, and illuminated with lights shaped like minarets and lanterns in vivid colors.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Speaking on this occasion, the Chairman of the Ramadan festival Committee, Mr. Khalid Ibrahim Al-Sayed, said; "The main objective of Katara Ramadan Festival is to promote and enhance the Arab and Islamic culture in an aim to support the activities of the cultural and religious sector in the state of Qatar. This year, the audiences will witness a diverse array of activities throughout the Holy month of Ramadan, as a full-fledged program is organized comprising of more than 200 events, including 168 lectures distributed amongst Katara's premises and mosques. This edition of Ramadan's festival is a golden opportunity for the visitors to acknowledge hospitality traditions and customs in various Muslim nations during Ramadan."</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Throughout the festival, cultural and fine-art tents will be set up at Katara's Southern area, and will include several cultural lectures and workshops presented by a-number-of prominent Qatari intellectuals. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Physical fitness has been given a priority in this edition of the festival. Katara's beach front will come alive with beach volleyball and football matches that are scheduled to take place in the evenings. A new addition to the festival will be Traditional games, which are divided into two categories; brain-teasers and fun games. In addition to FIFA 2017 play station championship, which will be dedicated to males only; nationals and expatriates, aged 10 years old and above.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Every approach has been made to ensure that visitors enjoy a traditional Ramadan experience that balances spirituality with entertainment. The Iftar Cannon will be installed at Katara's southern area and fired daily at Maghrib prayer. In addition, two characters, the Mesaharati and the story teller, will be roaming around Katara's premises to entertain the public. Moreover, every Friday, Katara will bring back the popular treasure hunt contest during the holy month, which will be conducted at Katara's premises and Meerat Ramadan. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">During the Holy month, other informative events, such as; seminars, educational programs, Islamic and cultural lectures has been organized in cooperation with Raf foundation, Qatar Charity, and the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Another event that is being held due to popular demand is the Holy Quran memorization competitions. The event is held for children with the aim to encourage and promote spirituality and strengthen the religious values amongst children. As in the previous year, Katara's mosque will host Tarawih prayer followed by Islamic gatherings and lessons each day.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Meanwhile, the ongoing Meerat Ramadan market which is scheduled to last until the 29<sup>th</sup> of June, being held at Katara's southern area, is an essential event for Katara's Ramadan Festival this year. Meerat Ramadan has become increasingly popular with the visitors as it offers provisions from renowned food and beverage suppliers in the State of Qatar, such as Al-Meera, Baladna Live-stock production, Widam Food, as well as 40 other outlets.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The produce and food items on offer are priced in a way that enables Katara's visitors to meet their grocery requirements at a low cost, during the month of Ramadan. The market also offers a wide array of dates, fresh produce and cupboard staples that are usually in large demand during the Holy month.</p>
    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>

 

 

Katara International Hunting and Falcons Exhibitionhttp://www.katara.net/en/whats-on/events/Exhibitions/Katara International Hunting and Falcons Exhibition/2301Katara International Hunting and Falcons Exhibitionمعرض كتارا الدولي للصيد والصقورThe largest international falcon exhibition أكبر معرض دولي متخصص في الصقور9/20/2017 7:00:00 AM9/24/2017 6:00:00 PMFree (Requires registration)http://www.katara.net/Pages/Registeration/falcon_hunting.aspx, http://www.katara.net/Pages/Registeration/falcon_hunting.aspxGeneral Venue1569Light Theme23011
Eid Al Adha Festivalhttp://www.katara.net/en/whats-on/events/Festivals/Eid Al Adha Festival/2306Eid Al Adha Festivalمهرجان عيد الأضحى المباركArabian Tales during Eid نوادر العرب خلال أيام العيد9/1/2017 3:30:00 PM9/4/2017 6:45:00 PMFreeBeach 151568Light Theme23060

 

 

Qatar through Filipinos Lenses Exhibitionhttp://www.katara.net/en/whats-on/events/Exhibitions/Qatar through Filipinos Lenses Exhibition/2305Qatar through Filipinos Lenses Exhibitionمعرض قطر بعدسة الجالية الفلبينية Cultural village foundation - Katara in cooperation with the embassy of Philippines in Doha cordially invites you to attend Qatar through Filipinos Lenses Exhibitionتدعوكم المؤسسة العامة للحي الثقافي - كتارا بالتعاون مع السفارة الفلبينية في الدوحة لحضور معرض قطر بعدسة الجالية الفلبينية 8/17/2017 7:00:00 AM8/27/2017 7:00:00 PMFreeBuilding 19230508/23/2017 7:00:00 AM8/23/2017 7:00:00 PM
Portrait Drawing Technique with Charcoalhttp://www.katara.net/en/whats-on/events/WorkShops/Portrait Drawing Technique with Charcoal/2302Portrait Drawing Technique with Charcoalورشة عمل رسم الوجوه بالفحمBy the artist Ismael Azzamللفنان اسماعيل عزام8/20/2017 2:00:00 PM8/24/2017 5:00:00 PMRegistration with feeshttp://www.katara.net/Pages/Registeration/Education-Standard.aspx, http://www.katara.net/Pages/Registeration/Education-Standard.aspxKatara Art Studio B19230218/23/2017 2:00:00 PM8/23/2017 5:00:00 PM

 

 

Qatar through Filipinos Lenses Exhibitionhttp://www.katara.net/en/whats-on/events/Exhibitions/Qatar through Filipinos Lenses Exhibition/2305Qatar through Filipinos Lenses Exhibitionمعرض قطر بعدسة الجالية الفلبينية Cultural village foundation - Katara in cooperation with the embassy of Philippines in Doha cordially invites you to attend Qatar through Filipinos Lenses Exhibitionتدعوكم المؤسسة العامة للحي الثقافي - كتارا بالتعاون مع السفارة الفلبينية في الدوحة لحضور معرض قطر بعدسة الجالية الفلبينية 8/17/2017 7:00:00 AM8/27/2017 7:00:00 PMFreeBuilding 19230508/23/2017 7:00:00 AM8/23/2017 7:00:00 PM
Portrait Drawing Technique with Charcoalhttp://www.katara.net/en/whats-on/events/WorkShops/Portrait Drawing Technique with Charcoal/2302Portrait Drawing Technique with Charcoalورشة عمل رسم الوجوه بالفحمBy the artist Ismael Azzamللفنان اسماعيل عزام8/20/2017 2:00:00 PM8/24/2017 5:00:00 PMRegistration with feeshttp://www.katara.net/Pages/Registeration/Education-Standard.aspx, http://www.katara.net/Pages/Registeration/Education-Standard.aspxKatara Art Studio B19230218/23/2017 2:00:00 PM8/23/2017 5:00:00 PM
Made in Qatar Workshophttp://www.katara.net/en/whats-on/events/WorkShops/Made in Qatar Workshop/2304Made in Qatar Workshopورشة عمل صنع في قطرby a group of Qatari Artistsلمجموعة من الفنانات القطريات8/25/2017 1:00:00 PM8/30/2017 4:00:00 PMRegistration with feeshttp://www.katara.net/Pages/Registeration/Education-Workshops.aspx, http://www.katara.net/Pages/Registeration/Education-Workshops.aspxKatara Art Studio B19230418/25/2017 1:00:00 PM8/25/2017 4:00:00 PM
One Humanity movie screeninghttp://www.katara.net/en/whats-on/events/Films/One Humanity movie screening/2297 One Humanity movie screeningعرض فيلم انسانية واحدةCultural village foundation - Katara in cooperation with the embassy of South Africa in Doha invites you to attend One humanity movie screeningتدعوكم المؤسسة العامة للحي الثقافي - كتارا بالتعاون مع سفارة جنوب أفريقيا بالدوحة لحضور عرض فيلم انسانية واحدة8/29/2017 4:00:00 PM8/29/2017 6:00:00 PMFreeDrama theatre - Building 16229708/29/2017 4:00:00 PM8/29/2017 6:00:00 PM