The paintings are by seven international artists: Peter Upton, Mary Haggard, Imad al-Taei, Gil Vanston, Robin Bastico, Deborah Rush and Elias Faizulin.
Katara - the Cultural Village honoured Dr Hassan al-Nama, a well-known Qatari writer and poet, presenting him ‘Litterateur Trophy’ award at a ceremony held at Katara Publishing House on Thursday night.
The young contestants rose to the challenges, especially against the strong winds and the heavy rains that started to pour on the second day of their sea journey.
The event was an “extraordinary success”, said Noora Rashid al-Dosari, executive director - QRCS Volunteering and Local Development Division, who commended the hard work of the 30 volunteers in running the exhibition.
In collaboration with the Italian embassy in Doha, the Cultural Village Foundation — Katara has launched a photography exhibition 'Italian Excellence in Sea'.
The festival will also feature educational and entertainment activities, stage shows and competitions to be held in the morning as well as evening.