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Posted On: 30 September 2014 06:16 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 01:52 pm

Ministry of Interior to Host "Eid Al Adha Fest 2014 for Communities" on Saturday

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The Public Relations Department in association with Community Policing Department of the Ministry of Interior will organize a mega entertainment program "Eid Al Adha Fest 2014 for Communities'' for families and bachelors on first day of Eid, Saturday 04 September 2014 from 5 pm until 10 pm as part of the Eid celebrations at the Amphitheatre in West End Park in Industrial area and Al Khor Sports Club in Al Khor city.

This was announced by the Director of Community Policing Department Lt. Col. Ahmed Zayed Al Muhnnadi in a press conference held at officers club at the Civil Defense HQ today morning. Community Policing officer Lt. Col. Ghanim Saad Al Khayarin, Lt. Shaheen Rashid Al Atheeq from Public Relations Department and Community Reach Out Office Coordinator at Ministry of Interior Faisal Al Hudawi also attended the press conference.

Explaining the aims and objectives of organizing this event, Lt. Col. Ahmed Zayed stated that the Ministry of Interior has been reaching out to the expatriate communities members throughout the year from a long time and there are constant communication and programs between the Ministry and the community members. The expat community members are our partners in the nation building process and this program has been organized as an appreciation for their support for this process. We are organizing this event in order to provide a beautiful entertainment environment for the community members where they can enjoy the Eid holiday watching cultural performances and shows of different nationalities in a place, which is a unique opportunity in Qatar, added the director of Community Policing Department.

The artists from Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, SriLankan, Nepalese and Indonesian communities will perform cultural shows and songs and the “Singing Birds Orchestra” will provide technical support for the performers in the West End park which can accommodate 16000 audience.

The Al Khor stadium which can accommodate 8000 people will host football match and tug of war between companies from 3 pm. The performances of Al Khor community team and the Nepalese community teams will start at the main stadium from 5 pm. The "Sariga Orchestra Troupe" will be the technical provider of the show at Al Khor Sports Club.

Both events are open for bachelors and families, where special arrangements will be made for families. The audience will have chances to win 100 prizes sponsored by Malabr Gold at West Park and 50 prizes in Al Khor Sports Club through an entry coupon draw. Another 100 prizes are sponsored by the Ministry of Interior in both locations. Special gifts will be awarded to the children as well.

Events Performed by Community teams at West End Park

Hindi songs, dance performance by ICC team, dance by Gujarati Samaj, Folk song, performance by Banghya Parishat, cultural performance by Ideal Indian School, traditional show by Kerala Cultural Association, cultural show and cinematic dance by Skills Development Centre, traditional show by Kerala Cultural Association and traditional song are the events staged by Indian community.

Nepali community will perform folk songs and traditional dances by Bued, modern Nepalese song and Nepalese cultural show, while the activities performed by Pakistan community include modern song, cultural performance, Urdu song, traditional dance and Pashto songs.

The Sri Lankan community will perform modern song, Sri Lankan Arabic cultural dance, Sri Lankan cultural drumming session, traditional song, cultural dance and traditional dance.

Traditional song, costume show with modern music, traditional song, folk song, traditional dance and group song are the items performed by Bangladeshi community.

The Indonesian community will perform Indang dance, Rantak Besapi dance, Dolanan dance, sing dance performance Tortor Sinanggar Tulo, Jaipong Daun, Pulus dance and Rampak Pemudi dance.

Representing the communities, Mr. Girish and Dr. Nayna Wagh (India), Ashraf Siddeequi and Abdul Basit (Pakistan); Tharick Qassim (Srilanka), Macksoud Alam (Nepal), Heri (Indonesia) and Saiful (Bangladesh) also attended the press conference. The country head of Malabar Gold Mr. Santhosh also attended the press conference where he expressed thanks and gratitude to the Ministry of Interior for granting a such golden opportunity to cooperate with the Ministry in the framework of the social responsibility of the company.