Katara all set to host Eid al-Adha celebrations
July 30 2020 11:00 PM
Katara expresses its gratitude to the medical staff in the form of a mural.
Katara expresses its gratitude to the medical staff in the form of a mural.

The Katara Cultural Village is all set to hold Eid al-Adha celebrations. Various festivities will mark the festival at Katara.

According to a press statement, issued by the Cultural Village Foundation, the festivities will be held from 5pm to 9pm throughout the Eid days. The celebrations this year upholds the motto ‘Your Eidya in Your Car’ and the events, according to the release, will be in line with the safety and precautionary measures put in place by the authorities, in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19).

Eid gifts will be given to the visitors inside their cars. Katara will also launch a mural to express gratitude to the medical staff who have worked on the frontlines during the Covid-19 pandemic. The mural, measuring 30m x 5m, has been created by 12 artists and will be located at the main entrance of Katara from the southern side. “Acknowledging all their efforts, Katara extends its thanks to the medical staff (by launching the mural). Katara thanks the medical teams in Qatar,” the statement said.

The Katara Cultural Village Foundation has also come up with innovative competitions, which include one for the most beautiful children’s dress during Eid. A picture or video of the participating child has to be sent to Katara for this. Katara has allocated prizes for five winners of each competition -- photo or video. The entries must be in high resolution and of good quality. The winning photos or videos will be the property of Katara, which will hold the right to use them for any purpose, the statement notes. Katara will also provide virtual fireworks on its website.

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