The 11th International Falcon Festival ‘Marmi Championship’ on Thursday entered the second day after successfully completing few competitions among falconers.

A falcon with its prey.

A group of participants take a break towards the end of the day's competitions

A participant and his falcon silhouetted against the setting sun

The festival, organised by Qatar Al Qannas Society under the patronage of HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad al-Thani, will continue until February 1. The spectators at Sabkat Marmi in Sealine continued to be entertained by the performances of falcons.
The organisers have made all arrangements including commentary to help the audience enjoy the event.
The Marmi Championship highlights the cultural interests of Qataris through various shows and competitions. This year’s registration recorded a huge turnout of falconers, including 40 participants from Kuwait. The competitions are held in local and international categories.
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