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Festival a chance to learn from the past, for the future

Festival a chance to learn from the past, for the future

Traditional performances, exhibitions, and workshops at the 10th edition of Katara Traditional Dhow Festival provide an opportunity for the young generation to learn more about Qatar and the region’s history and heritage – outside the four corners of the classroom, prominent handicraft-maker Abdulla

History of natural pearl and craftsmanship on show at dhow fest

History of natural pearl and craftsmanship on show at dhow fest

Qatar’s maritime history, particularly the pearl, remains in the spotlight at the 10th edition of Katara Traditional Dhow Festival.

Katara Traditional Dhow Festival spurs artistic expressions, talent

Katara Traditional Dhow Festival spurs artistic expressions, talent

The Katara Traditional Dhow Festival has become a melting pot of artistic talent and skills, bringing together a number of visual artists in Doha and showcasing their works in an atmosphere that reflect Qatar’s rich history and culture.

10th Katara Traditional Dhow Festival to begin on December 1

10th Katara Traditional Dhow Festival to begin on December 1

The 10th edition of Katara Traditional Dhow Festival is set to take place from December 1 to 5 with the participation of Qatar and four other countries: Kuwait, Oman, Iraq, and Zanzibar (Tanzania), it was announced on Monday.

Visitors flock to Dhow Festival's show of culture, heritage

Visitors flock to Dhow Festival's show of culture, heritage

Folk songs, dances, and a display of traditional handicrafts related to the maritime culture and heritage of different countries have attracted large numbers of visitors

Dhow Festival to kick off on Nov 20

Dhow Festival to kick off on Nov 20

The Cultural Village Foundation (Katara) will organise Katara 8th Traditional Dhow Festival from November 20 to 24.

Dhow Festival to showcase maritime traditions of participating countries

Dhow Festival to showcase maritime traditions of participating countries

Katara – the Cultural Village is all set to host the 7th Traditional Dhow Festival from November 14 to 18, an event highlighting Qatar’s maritime heritage.

Dhow Festival: 230 participants, 100 dhows

Dhow Festival: 230 participants, 100 dhows

More than 230 participants from neighbouring GCC countries and India will take part in the sixth edition of Katara’s Traditional Dhow festival which begins Tuesday.