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First Hot Air Balloon Festival to begin on Dec 7 at Aspire Park

First Hot Air Balloon Festival to begin on Dec 7 at Aspire Park

Dozens of hot air balloons in various shapes, designs, and colours will decorate the skies of Aspire Park at Qatar’s first Hot Air Balloon Festival ...

Sri Lanka elephants run amok, 17 injured

Sri Lanka elephants run amok, 17 injured

Seventeen people were injured in Sri Lanka when two elephants ran amok at a religious festival, police said.

Garangao children’s festival celebrated at QNL

Garangao children’s festival celebrated at QNL

The children's festival, Garangao, was celebrated at Qatar National Library on Saturday.

‘Summer in Qatar’ festival promises entertainment, shopping bonanza

‘Summer in Qatar’ festival promises entertainment, shopping bonanza

Qatar’s biggest summer programme is set to provide residents and visitors with a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities for all ages from June 4 to August 16, Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) ...

Amir honours winners of Arabian Camel Festival

Amir honours winners of Arabian Camel Festival

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani honoured the winners of the final of the annual purebred Arabian Camel Festival the sword of His Highness the Amir for the 2018-2019 season ...

Aspire Wonderland Festival extended until Monday

Aspire Wonderland Festival extended until Monday

The organising committee of the ongoing Aspire Wonderland Festival has decided to extend the festival until Monday, April 1, while the dancing fountain shows will conclude on Saturday.

Get set for Francophonie festival in Qatar

Get set for Francophonie festival in Qatar

Music performances, sports tournaments, gastronomic events and a speech contest will mark this year’s Francophonie festival in Doha, scheduled from March 13 to 23, French ambassador Franck Gellet has announced.

Smog in Indian capital severe after unfettered festival fireworks

Smog in Indian capital severe after unfettered festival fireworks

Pollution in the Indian capital, New Delhi, rose to a ‘severe’ level on Thursday after revellers let off fireworks long into the night to mark the Hindu festival of Diwali.

Most Kerala expatriates to skip Onam festivities

Most Kerala expatriates to skip Onam festivities

Expatriates said they would forego all the celebrations to express solidarity with thousands of fellow Keralites who have lost their belongings and are forced to shift to relief shelters.

Local dates festival to open at Souq Waqif on Thursday

Local dates festival to open at Souq Waqif on Thursday

The festival has been organised by the MME's Agriculture Affairs Sector under the sponsorship of Souq Waqif management.

Shop Qatar 2018 enters final stretch

Shop Qatar 2018 enters final stretch

Following three weeks of Shop Qatar festivities, the festival "continues with exciting retail offers and brings novel shopping experiences and special entertainment to mall-goers" in its last week, the organisers have said.

Katara Photography Festival opens

Katara Photography Festival opens

The first edition of the Photography Festival officially opened at Katara – the Cultural Village on Wednesday, showcasing the works of some renowned photographers from Qatar, Germany, France and the Philippines.