Katara to celebrate anniversary of rights declaration
December 07 2017 01:39 AM
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Artists at work at Katara in preparation for the event.

The Cultural Village Foundation – Katara in co-operation with the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and the National Human Rights Committee will organise ‘The Celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal declaration of Human Rights’ through diversified events and activities from tomorrow to Sunday.
The events cover a wide array of entertaining and informative events suitable for all ages. The events include; workshops for children, a series of games, and a wall expressing human rights perspectives.
In addition, the Cultural Diversity Festival will have traditional performances from: China, Algeria, and Macedonia. Also scheduled are a Katara fine Art Symposium, which is to feature 20 artists - Qatari nationals and expatriates. A concert will be held by the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra on December 10.
Speaking on the occasion,  Katara general manager Dr Khalid bin Ibrahim al-Sulaiti stressed that Katara through its diverse activities provides an array of opportunities for fruitful dialogue and useful cultural interaction, and provides a rich platform for communication, in an atmosphere of freedom that is vital in cultural, artistic and creative activity.
Maryam bint Abdullah al-Attiyah, the secretary-general of the National Committee for Human Rights said the institution constantly seeks to conduct various activities to strengthen partnerships and co-operate to achieve mutual goals.
The director of the United Nations Human Rights Training and Documentation Center for South-West Asia and the Arab Region, George Abu al-Zulf expressed his happiness on holding the event in co-operation with Katara and the National Human Rights committee.
He also called on citizens and residents to visit the events tent and the open artistic event which is open to the public. It is taking place on the open stage at Katara’s Amphitheatre from tomorrow until Sunday between 4pm and 9pm.



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