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Ramadan cannon at Katara attracts huge crowds

Ramadan cannon at Katara attracts huge crowds

The cannon is installed in the southern region of Katara near the Meerat Ramadan, the Ramadan evening market.

Kites turn skies into museum, as festival set to conclude

Kites turn skies into museum, as festival set to conclude

The second edition of the kite festival, which kicked off on March 6, will conclude on Friday at Aspire Park.

Home-based business owner revives Qatar's pottery tradition

Home-based business owner revives Qatar's pottery tradition

Al-Qasimi conducts regular workshops at the Souq Waqif Art Centre, where is official trainer but he has also conducted similar activities in other locations in Doha.

Falconry 'a source of pride and prestige for Qataris'

Falconry 'a source of pride and prestige for Qataris'

Speaking about the Katara International Hunting & Falcon Exhibition ‘S’hail’, which runs until September 24 at Katara, Farhan al-Sayed pointed out that owning a falcon and falconry “has high cultural value.”

Filipino lensmen capture Qatar in all its diversity

Filipino lensmen capture Qatar in all its diversity

More than 40 images of Qatar’s stunning architecture and scenery, and rich cultural heritage are showcased in a first-of-its-kind exhibition, which opened at the Katara – the Cultural Village.

German town celebrates Easter with egg-throwing competition

German town celebrates Easter with egg-throwing competition

While many Germans spent Easter Sunday engaged in a fun-filled hunts for chocolate eggs, residents of the western town of Horhausen passed their time throwing real eggs in a tradition that goes back several decades.