Gulf Times - heritage
1851: the year tribes united to form a nation

1851: the year tribes united to form a nation

The Ministry of Culture and Sports organised Sunday a lecture on the history of Qatar on the topic 'The year 1851 before and after: Events that have defined the Qatari character', as part of the events in the run-up to the National Day Celebrations.

Safety measures in place to enhance camping experience

Safety measures in place to enhance camping experience

The camping season starts in Qatar every year at the beginning of November, when thousands of citizens go camping in the desert and at the beaches, setting up traditional tents and caravans ...

Qatar Museums invites community to explore Qatar’s rich heritage through its Airbnb Experiences

Qatar Museums invites community to explore Qatar’s rich heritage through its Airbnb Experiences

In its ongoing efforts to promote Qatar’s rich heritage, Qatar Museums (QM) launched a number of cultural activities and tours through Airbnb Experiences, an extension of the global online rental marketplace ...

National Museum of Qatar to reopen permanent galleries

National Museum of Qatar to reopen permanent galleries

The museum will debut Splendours of the Ancient East: Antiquities from the Al-Sabah Collection Special Exhibition from October 1, marking Qatar’s deep-rooted and unique relationship with Kuwait and revealing new insights into the ancient roots of Islamic Art

Qatar's embassy to France participates in European Heritage Days

Qatar's embassy to France participates in European Heritage Days

As part of the Qatar-France Year of Culture 2020, the Embassy of Qatar to France participated, for the first time, in the 37th edition of the European Heritage Days.

Qatar Museums to begin reopening museums and heritage sites on July 1 with new health and safety protocols

Qatar Museums to begin reopening museums and heritage sites on July 1 with new health and safety protocols

Institutions and heritage sites reopening first will include the Museum of Islamic Art, Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Al Zubarah, Al Jassasiya and Barzan Towers.

ISESCO includes 7 new sites in the Islamic world heritage list

ISESCO includes 7 new sites in the Islamic world heritage list

The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (ISESCO) approved the registration of the city of Rabat, the capital of the Kingdom of Morocco ...

'Broken Wings' all set for Qatar show

'Broken Wings' all set for Qatar show

Dana Alfardan, critically acclaimed Qatari musician, composer, songwriter and symphonic artiste, and Katara Cultural Village announced on Monday the Qatar debut of the West End musical, 'Broken Wings'.

QNL lecture explores relationship between cultural heritage and human rights

QNL lecture explores relationship between cultural heritage and human rights

Qatar National Library’s ( QNL) first anniversary lecture on Tuesday discussed the crucial relationship between cultural heritage and human rights as its main subject.

Dana Firas to deliver talk on cultural heritage at QNL

Dana Firas to deliver talk on cultural heritage at QNL

Princess Dana Firas, Unesco global ambassador and president of the Petra National Trust, will shed light on the relationship between cultural heritage and human rights in a special lecture ...

Taj Mahal ticket price hiked fivefold for Indians

Taj Mahal ticket price hiked fivefold for Indians

Authorities have hiked fivefold ticket prices for Indian visitors to the Taj Mahal, in the latest attempt to lower tourist numbers and reduce damage at the country's top tourist site.

Newly-installed art piece at HIA reflects Qatar’s heritage and culture

Newly-installed art piece at HIA reflects Qatar’s heritage and culture

Cosmos, a one-of-its-kind public art piece by internationally-acclaimed contemporary French artist Jean-Michel Othoniel, does not go unnoticed by a multicultural audience at Hamad International Airport (HIA).