Journey to the Katara Cultural Village

The Katara Cultural Village, commonly referred to as the Valley of Cultures, is the top destination for artists, art and architectural lovers, as well as those who are enthusiastic about discovering diverse cultures.

The Valley of Cultures, a vast area that is filled with a variety of activities, is meant to mimic Qatari culture.

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Along with cafes, green spaces, museum facilities, an information center, an amphitheater, an opera house, heritage centers, art galleries, and academic buildings.

The wide area was designed to honor and appreciate not only Qatari culture but also other cultures and traditions.

Visit the Katara Cultural Village and take in the activities through concerts, exhibitions, and other events if you want to experience the pinnacle of Qatari traditional architecture.

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Al Zubarah: Qatar’s Largest Heritage Site

No trip to Doha is complete without a visit to the Al Zubarah Fort, located close to the town of Al Ruwais.

The Zubarah Fort is an iconic desert fort of Qatar. Its name was derived from the archaeological site of Al Zubarah town, which is also a UNESCO World Heritage site.

The fort is immaculately preserved and is one of the best examples of 18th – 19th-century settlements in the regions.

In the past, it was ranked as one of the Gulf’s most important pearl diving and trading centres that were linked to the Indian Ocean, and it was considered a prosperous trading town – making it one of the places to visit in Doha.

Today the fort serves as a wonderful museum. On the ground floor, there’s a small exhibition about the fort and the surrounding area that should not be missed.

It is a very beautiful fort, even though it’s not actually very old. The fort is only an hour’s drive outside of Doha, but it’s definitively worth the visit.

Opening hours: every day from 7:30 AM – 5 PM
Price: Free of charge

Additional recognition for Qatar Tourism’s campaign

Qatar Tourism (QT) has received numerous international awards from across the world for its global campaign, “Experience a World Beyond,” which promotes the nation as an upscale, family-friendly, cultural, and sophisticated travel destination.

Experience a World Beyond, a QT campaign, won the titles of World’s Leading Marketing Campaign, Middle East’s Leading Marketing Campaign, and World’s Best Tourism Authority Website at the 29th World Travel Awards’ Grand Final Gala Ceremony in Oman.

Furthermore, during the 11th Zagreb TourFilm Festival, the campaign’s promotional film took awarded the top prize in the “Tourist Destination Country” category. Additionally, the campaign won first place at the CIFFT (Committee of Tourism Film Festivals Valencia-based )’s World’s Tourism Film Awards, which honors the best promotional films. The campaign has reached more than 500 million people worldwide to date, which has improved key brand equity measures and positioned Qatar as a top travel destination internationally.

Haya Al Noaimi, Head of the Promotion Sector at Qatar Tourism, commented on the organization’s most recent accomplishment, saying, “We are thrilled to see the continued success of Qatar Tourism’s ‘Experience a World Beyond’ campaign as it truly brought to life the nation’s rich experiences, be they kayaking through the Al Thakira Mangroves or having golden moments in Qatar’s vibrant desert. The advertisement effectively promotes Qatar as a premier vacation spot for travelers seeking out one-of-a-kind lifelong memories.

To date, Qatar Tourism has won over 20 accolades for its “Experience a World Beyond” campaign and digital-led strategy, which is evidence of its successful efforts to update digital assets and introduce new, customized, and data-driven experiences.

FIFA World Cup : Saudi Arabia shocks Argentina

Saudi Arabia has shocked Argentina in the football world cup beating them 2-1.

With the victory Saudi Arabia has ended Argentina’s 36-game unbeaten run.

This is only Saudi Arabia’s fourth victory in FIFA World Cup history.

1994: beat Morocco 2-1 (Group Stage) at East Rutherford

1994: beat Belgium 1-0 (Round 16) at Washington

2018: beat Egypt 2-1 (Group Stage) at Volgograd

2022: beat Argentina 2-1 (Group Stage) at Lusail

Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia is in Qatar for the opening of the FIFA World Cup

Mohammed bin Salman, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia, arrived in Qatar later on Sunday to attend the FIFA World Cup opening ceremony, according to the Saudi Press Agency.

The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, extended an invitation to the Crown Prince.

Several ministries and high-ranking officials from the Kingdom were part of Mohammed bin Salam’s group, including the ministers of foreign affairs, energy, and interior, among others.

The 32 nations that have qualified to compete in the World Cup, which will begin on Sunday and last until December 18, include Saudi Arabia.

BTS Jungkook will perform “Dreamers” at the FIFA World Cup opening ceremony

On BTS’ official Twitter account and Weverse channel, the much-anticipated Jungkook solo soundtrack and music video for the tournament were revealed.

Tomorrow, November 20, 2022, at 8am, the soundtrack will be released. The musician himself will then perform “Dreamers” live at the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup in Qatar at Al Bayt Stadium. Fans may watch the performance starting at 5:40 PM Qatar Time on FIFA Accredited Media Platforms.

The “Dreamers” song’s official music video will premiere on FIFA’s official YouTube channel on November 22, 2022.

Social media was used by supporters to celebrate the release of the eagerly anticipated soundtrack and Jungkook’s performance, who will also go down in history as the first Korean performer to appear at the FIFA World Cup.

He has been seen visiting a number of locations in Qatar since his arrival, including The Pearl Qatar and Place Vendome Mall in Lusail. Two days ago, “JK” or “Kookie,” as he is known to his fans, participated in the “Run BTS” challenge by posting a little video to his Instagram story.

2022 FIFA World Cup : Opening Ceremony

The FIFA World Cup takes place from November 20 to December 18. It will begin with a lavish opening ceremony at the 60,000-seater Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor at 5pm local time, two hours before the first match between Qatar and Ecuador.

Khalid Al Mawlawi, Deputy Director General, Marketing, Communications & Event Experience at Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) told a host country media conference on Thursday that the venue’s gates will open at 3pm on the inaugural day.