Katara winter fest from Thursday

The Cultural Village Foundation – Katara is all set to host the fifth edition of the Winter Festival from Thursday until January 22 featuring an array of entertainment and cultural activities.

The festival is organised in cooperation with a number of entities, centers and organisations located in Katara. The activities will comprise a number of performances, including a European show, as well as popular folkloric shows, entertaining events and informative competitions.

In addition, the public will have an opportunity to acquire traditional and artistic pieces from Katara’s Traditional Souq, which will include a diverse range of pavilions that offer various products, such as textiles, perfumes and unique art pieces.

The Winter Festiva will also see Al-Gannas Association participating with an exhibition and educational workshops for young falconers, as well as Al Dau and Hadad Al-Salukii at Katara’s Esplanade. In addition, the organizers of Al-Galayel Championship will host an exhibition displaying collectibles and equipment from all previous championships. Moreover, the Ministry of Municipality and Environment is scheduled to organize ‘winter planting’ workshops for children.

An exclusive campaign on health awareness and free medical checkups for the public, together with, blood sugar and blood pressure tests, calculating body mass index will be conducted by the Syrian American Medical Center, Al Hayat Medical Center, Bin Muftah Center, Naseem Al Rabeeh Medical Centre, Value Medical Center and Boston Medical Care.

On the sideline activities of the festival, Tamim Toast Master International Club will offer entertaining shows on the art of public speaking and classic poetry and Bedaya Centre is participating with a display of new business startups held with an aim to educate the public on the various services provided by each project.
The festival will be held at Katara Esplanade from 4pm to 9pm from January 18 to 22.

Source: The Peninsula