As part of the ongoing 4th International Arabian Horse Festival, the Thanaya exhibition opened at Katara - Cultural Village. General manager Prof Dr Khalid bin Ibrahim al-Sulaiti opened the exhibition which has the participation of 33 artists from Qatar and around the world.
According to a statement from Katara, through 48 paintings, the exhibition celebrates the most important elements of the Qatari heritage and the glory of Arabian horses. It’s held in conjunction with Katara’s embrace of cultural and artistic events while bringing heritage and cultures together and coincides with the Katara Arabian Horse Festival 2024 and the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023.
Artist Fahad al-Maadheed expressed his happiness in participating in the exhibition. The Qatari artist displays his two paintings and conveys the aesthetics and heritage of horses in a universal language.
“I participate annually in various Katara events and competitions in plastic art. My participation in this exhibition speaks about the aesthetics of Arabian horses,” said another artist Iman al-Haydos.
Hanifa Abdel Qader expressed her pleasure in participating in the exhibition noting that it provides a valuable opportunity to exchange experiences and knowledge and learn about new plastic experiences.
The Wisdom Square at Katara Sunday witnessed the opening of a mural painting by artist Fahad al-Maadheed at Building No 16. It was unveiled in the presence of Prof Dr al-Sulaiti and Brazil's ambassador Marcelo Otavio Dantas.
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