Foodies and food adventurers are in for a treat as skilled restaurateurs and chefs from the South Asian region will converge for the Biryani Festival, scheduled to take place at the Hotel Park – Sheraton in Doha from February 7 to 10, it was announced yesterday.
The four-day event, described as the “first of its kind” in Qatar, will be held from 5pm to 9pm daily, the organisers have said in a press statement.
More than 45 exhibitors will be showcasing their skills as over 100 types of biryani, including Mughlai, Lucknow gosht, Kashmiri vegetable, mussels, prawns, hara macchi, egg, harkmas (beef), Malabar chicken, Mattanjery chicken, Kayikka’s beef, Thalassery mutton, the traditional Afghani and Irani, and others will be on offer during the festival.
The event is being organised by ‘Four and One. “Hosting this event is part of our strategic plans of partnering with Qatar Tourism Authority in maximising the tourism potentials in Qatar,” Four and One Group partner Omran al-Sherawi said.
The family-oriented event is partnered by Talabat, Zamatoe, Urban Point and QTouch Media and Events.
Four and One Group CEO Fernando De Guama added, “Coming on the heels of the successful hosting of the Chocolate, Tea and Coffee Festival, the Biryani Festival is another way to showcase the rich cultural diversity of the residents of Qatar.”
The entry-free event will also feature celebrity oriental chefs, competitions, games and a kids’ play zone.
Sky Jewellery unveils 17 designs
Sky Jewellery has announced the launch of 17 designs to celebrate the season of love.
“It’s full of ‘love expressions’ everywhere. And Sky Jewellery once again leads the season with its concepts, a range of products as well as offers for everyone who wants to gift his/her loved one with a perfect value-for-money piece of jewellery,” the jeweller
said in a press statement.
The designs are available at prices ranging from QR599 to QR1,299, the statement notes.
“Every Valentine diamond pendant is to be accompanied by a free gold chain. As such, Valentine’s Day is all the more exciting and rewarding with Sky Jewellery,” said Babu John, managing director, Sky Jewellery.
Qanat Qarnevale Festival concludes
The Qanat Qarnevale Festival, held at The Pearl-Qatar from January 31, concluded yesterday after four days of art, music, shopping and entertainment staged to emulate the Carnival of Venice. “The festival has delighted its great audience, including children and families, residents and visitors alike, with various activities, such as game booths, retail kiosks, arcade games, laser shows, water taxi rides, 3D floor painting, graffiti and caricature arts, outdoor cinema and stage performances, among others,” United Development Company, master developer of The Pearl-Qatar, said in a statement. Qanat Quartier is a “unique residential area at The Pearl-Qatar, known for its magnificent architecture, greenery, beach, canals, pedestrian-friendly squares, plazas and Venetian-like experience where residents can enjoy its fine-dining restaurants and luxurious shops”, the statement adds.
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