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Posted On: 1 December 2022 09:01 am
Updated On: 6 December 2022 06:45 pm

Festival in Motion

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Festival in Motion

Event Details:

Location: Different locations in Qatar (Check below)
Date: 5 December 2022 - 20 December 2022
Time: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
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Festival in Motion is here! From December 5 - 20 celebrate dance, music, art, and architecture. Set at the heart of the World Cup festivities in Qatar, each performance draws inspiration from the public spaces and heritage sites of Qatar.

Experience a series of stunning public performances across Qatar's top Public Art & Heritage sites.

Date and Timings:

  • December 5 - 20, 2022, between 8 am - 8 pm


Note: The schedule may change without notice. Visit Qatar Cerate's page for an updated schedule.

The 13-day, the free programme will take place in locations including:

  • National Museum of Qatar, designed by Jean Nouvel
  • Museum of Islamic Art, designed by I.M. Pei
  • Museum of Islamic Art Park, Heritage Dhow Boats
  • Olafur Eliasson’s new public artwork, Shadows travelling on the sea of the day (2022), at Al Zubarah -- a UNESCO World Heritage site (Northeast of Doha)
  • Historic Barzan Towers in the village of Umm Salal Mohammed (North of Doha)
  • Smoke, a public art installation by artist Tony Smith at the Doha Exhibition & Convention Centre in the West Bay of Doha
  • Al Wakrah Pier (Al Wakrah Souq, South of Doha)
  • Richard Serra’s Seven, a sculptural installation in the Museum of Islamic Art Park at the end of the Corniche in Doha.
  • Doha Central Post Office, Central Plaza, off the Corniche in Doha.
  • Richard Serra’s East West/West East, Brouq Nature Reserve in Zekreet

Festival in Motion was conceived by Her Excellency Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Chairperson of Qatar Museums, and co-curated by two internationally acclaimed artists: French choreographer Benjamin Millepied, Artistic Director and Co-founder of the influential LA Dance Project, choreographer of the film Black Swan, and former Director of the Paris Opera Ballet, and renowned American composer Nico Muhly.

For more information on the full programme including dates and times of performances, please visit Tickets are not required.

Know more: "Festival in Motion" to feature 55 site-specific performances at landmarks across Qatar

Source and image credit: Qatar Creates