Msheireb Downtown Doha (MDD) has become a premier destination for families seeking to immerse themselves in the spirit of Ramadan, featuring an array of traditional, cultural, and religious activities, it is learnt.
MDD has been attracting crowds eager not only to engage in these offerings but also to see a glimpse into Qatar’s history and rich heritage.

From the symbolic first iftar cannon on March 11 to Garangao tradition, live performances, and an array of community engagements, MDD has remained a bustling hub throughout Ramadan.

Msheireb Properties continues to promote the different attractions within the area through its social media channels, showcasing a wide range of Ramadan dishes, including those featured at the Ramadan Nights Iftar hosted at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Doha.

In addition, live cooking sessions and numerous local and international culinary delights further enhance the dining experience for visitors.

As the sun sets, MDD starts to draw crowds with activities lasting from 8.30pm to 1.30am daily. Workshops, exhibitions, entertainment shows, a bazaar, and a Garangao mini-fashion show have entertained and engaged attendees.

Visitors can also visit MDD’s Doha Design District to see a number of unique fashion pieces being showcased by Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar as part of a unique exhibition.

A highlight for children was the unique Garangao night held at Sahat Al Nakheel, where participants showcased their traditional attire for a chance to win exciting prizes, including a staycation at the Mandarin Oriental Doha.

To promote an active lifestyle during Ramadan, Msheireb Properties is organsing a padel tournament at the Company House, fostering friendly competition among enthusiasts. The tournament, which commenced on March 14, is set to conclude on April 13.

MDD’s mosques host scholars and imams leading the Isha and Taraweeh prayers. In collaboration with the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs, these spiritual gatherings aim to provide worshippers and visitors with a suitable environment for prayer and reflection.

In addition to these religious and recreational activities, MDD offers a range of community-centric events. From Ramadan arts and crafts for families to lantern-making workshops, henna art sessions, and calligraphy classes, there has been something for everyone to enjoy.

A curated photography exhibition capturing the essence of Ramadan, featuring works by local photographers, has been on display at Barahat Msheireb.

For those seeking refreshment and relaxation, a dedicated Ramadan corner at Sikka Wadi offers henna art, dates, teas, and coffees, providing a serene refuge amid the celebration.
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