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Posted On: 16 December 2019 10:02 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:06 pm

Shows, parachute fireworks among the special festivities at Katara for Qatar National Day celebrations

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"This is Qatar", a special operetta and one of the highlights of this year's National Day celebrations at The Cultural Village - Katara, will be held at Katara's Amphitheatre on December 17 and on December 19.

There will be two shows starting at 7 pm, and 9 pm on both these days.

The concert is directed by Nasser Abdul-Reda and features Fahd Al Kubaisi, Kuwaiti artist Ibrahim Dashti, and Asil Hamim of Iraq along with the participation of various international exhibition teams.

Also on December 17, the Qatari Joint Special Forces will be displaying the 'Show of 41 Paratroopers', 'Paramotor Show', and 'Show of 10 Paratroopers' followed by parachute fireworks at the Katara Esplanade starting from 3 pm until 10 pm. This is the only day that the Qatari Joint Special Forces will be holding these shows at Katara leading to the National Day festivities.

On the sidelines, there will also be the display of drones.

Meanwhile, The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy's folklore shows at Katara to mark the on-going FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019 will also be held on December 16, 18 and 19 from 3 pm to 10 pm.

The show has participation of 15 international communities (Pakistan, Korea, Japan, Palestine, Bangladesh, Uganda, Nepal, Kenya, Tanzania, Morocco, Jamaica, Tunisia, Mexico, Sudan, and Ghana).

A large number of various activities and events of national culture and heritage are continuing unabated at the Katara Cultural Village since December 11 in co-operation with various ministries, and government and private entities since December 11.

Qatar's national dance Ardha, at the waterfront, provides the quintessential fervour as the celebrations are enjoyed by all leading to the National Day on December 18.

Source: Qatar National Agency-QNA

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