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9 August 2013 05:56 pm

Variety of Eid festivities lined up across Qatar

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All major venues hosting Eid al-Fitr celebrations have made final preparations for the festivities, lining up a variety of activities and attractions.


Hyatt Plaza
On the first day of Eid, they will launch several activities in the Jungle Zone. Introducing Qatar’s first indoor ‘air track’, 7D theatre and many other exciting attractions, Jungle Zone will be an ideal destination for kids to enjoy their Eid holidays!

Hyatt Plaza has partnered with Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) to host a series of fun-filled shows and activities, which will run from 2pm to 9.30pm.
These include parades, Japanese drummers, a Popeye ‘play’, music festivals, the Angry Birds show, magic shows, Zuma-Zuma, Rola-Rola, Snow White and other attractions, to be held from August 8 to 17

Katara - the Cultural Village
They will host spectacular fireworks displays from August 8 (6.45pm). It will last for 30 minutes, three times per night, with an interval of about an hour each. Those on the Corniche will also be able to watch it.
Besides the fireworks shows, people can also enjoy watching a lighting show in the beach area, he said. Those who want to stay in the amphitheatre can view the entire show on a widescreen. The source said their team has spent nearly two weeks preparing for the much-awaited show.

Villaggio and City Center Doha
They have decorated their main corridors with hanging lights - a way of welcoming families and visitors during the Eid festivities.

Lagoona Mall
In association with Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA), will host a series of events to celebrate Eid al-Fitr with customers and visitors during the 10-day holiday period. This year, the celebrations will give everyone in Qatar a reason to enjoy their Eid holidays at Lagoona Mall with an array of entertainment activities that will emphasise the cultural ethnicity of the region while enjoying their shopping. The event will create a fun-filled atmosphere fit for families, starting from the first day of Eid and continuing until the 10th.

Souq Waqif
Ballet On Ice and Comedy Comic. It will also host the String Walker, Juggler, Pet (dog, cat, parrot, monkey) shows, Bubble and magic shows, Teeter and Russian Bar shows.

Some restaurants, especially the new ones, will offer special menus for all during the festivity.
The media centre located in Gold Souq (first Floor) will be open from 4pm to 10.30pm (August 9 to 14).

QTA recently announced that Wanasa Entertainment City at Doha Exhibition Centre (DEC) was all set for the Eid celebrations, hosting an array of attractions and shows such as circus, games, theatre, presentations by cartoon characters, restaurants and 150 shopping stalls.
Celebrating ahead of the Eid holidays, Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF)’s has partnered with Qatar Centre for Voluntary Work to urge residents to lead a healthy lifestyle.
Its volunteers have distributed sweets (in candy boxes) made with healthy ingredients to some 3,000 families in the area.

Source: http://www.gulf-times.com/qatar/178/details/362080/variety-of-eid-festivities-lined-up-across-qatar