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Posted On: 26 January 2016 10:41 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 01:55 pm

Winter Festival 2016 Enthralls Katara Visitors

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The third edition of Winter Festival, organized by the Cultural Village Foundation-Katara continues to amuse visitors from different age categories including children who like to fill their leisure time with useful activities during the school break.

The activities of the winter festival has drown significant participation of institutions and entities in the state.

According to QNA These include Qatar News Agency which its main goal of participation in this event is to afford the public a glimpse on the media services that positively contribute to bring up an educated generation of journalism and media.

Through its participation in this event, Beddayah center aims to support youth at launching their own projects and pave the way for their constructive contribution in the business market. The center has chosen six projects to take part at this festival, comprising perfumes, women's clothes, designs of shirts and accessories.

Al Qannas association has a distinctive participation at the event through the display of falcons and Daoo in a tent set in Katara esplanade. Visitors from different age categories have attended the awareness work shop on al Qalayel competition.

Other participating entities in this 3rd edition of the festival, the Childhood Cultural Center has organized several children activities including competitions and games, with gifts distribution. While Qatar Heritage and Identity center featured a unique educational theatrical show highlighting the winter season besides numerous entertaining activities, organized with an aim of a acquainting the public and children with the Qatari cultural and national identity, and Qatar's flora.

To raise awareness on healthcare during the winter season, a health campaign launched by Bin Muftah medical center to raise the visitors’ awareness on winter common diseases, foods to eat during the season, and some healthy habits to follow.

Birds and animals exhibition by Kanari World pet store, performances by various cultural bands, assorted activities by the ministry of municipality and urban planning, games at the beach front organised by Katara, a photo exhibition, kids workshops, painting workshops for adults, and a display of handcrafts by Qatar University's alumni association.

It's noteworthy that the events of the third winter festival will continue till the 28th of January