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Posted On: 4 June 2019 09:40 am
Updated On: 3 March 2020 11:57 am

Eid Al Fitr celebrations at the Souq

Binu Cherian
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Eid Al Fitr festival will start on the second day of Eid Al Fitr and lasts for five days at Souq Waqif and Souq from 4 pm to 10 pm.

Speaking to Qatar News Agency (QNA), Manager of Souq Waqif Mohammed Al Salem said that the organization of this celebration every year is to bring happiness and joy to everyone in these blessed days, especially as Souq Waqif is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Qatar and tourists who wish to enjoy the holiday in Doha. He pointed out that the events of Eid Al Fitr will be held inside a large air-conditioned tent in Al Ahmad square, which includes games, programs and a variety of plays for children.

Al Salem pointed out that the organization of events inside the tent is due to the weather conditions in this part of the year, adding that the festival is also accompanied by activities and workshops for children by Souq Waqif center for arts throughout the Eid.

Souq Manager Khalid Saif Al Suwaidi told QNA that Souq will host the Eid Al Fitr festival for the second year following the success of the first edition last year. He added that the festival will be held in a large tent in the market containing more than 40 individual skills and games on the waterfront, as well as artistic performances, acrobatics and more, every day from 4 pm to 10 pm.

He added that the events will be accompanied by fireworks for five days starting at 8:30 pm. He pointed out that the organization of this event came due to the high demand for it because of the beautiful scenes it creates on the waterfront of Souq Al Wakra.

Al Suwaidi pointed out that Souq Al Wakra is ready to receive the masses, whether by providing electric cars for smooth navigation or vital facilities, restaurants, and cafes.

Source: QNA