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Posted On: 1 December 2011 01:08 pm
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Doh’Art intercultural festival from December 10 at Katara

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The first edition of the Doh’Art Intercultural Festival will be held at Katara from December 10 to 13 on the occasion of the fourth UN Alliance of Civilizations’ Forum. The first instalment of a long yearly series in Doha, the Doh’Art Intercultural Festival offers talented artists coming from different cultures a space for meetings, exchanges and intercultural dialogues. Its main goal is to promote the creativity and new ideas of uprising artists by offering them support from international artists coming from different backgrounds. The Doh’Art Intercultural Festival 2011 will welcome a variety of artists, musicians, dancers, photographers, designers, actors, writers and painters. Each of them will perform with one or more Qatari artists such as Saoud Jassim Shahenn, Fahad Al Kubaisi, Al Lulua Band (percussions) or the Doha Jazz Orchestra. Among the festival’s patrons are Princess Béatrice of Bourbon, Franco-Moroccan actor Said Taghmaoui, actress, model and Unesco Artist for Peace Marisa Berenson and noted artist Titouan Lamazou. Chico and the Gypsies, Prince of Rai music Cheb Aissa and Banda Pracatum will perform with talented Qatari artists and with the exceptional participation of the Doha Jazz Orchestra. Also featured in the festival is the famous contemporary Flamenco ballet Los Vivancos from Spain. The festival will also witness a host of exhibitions including by Argentine artist Ruben Alterio, great reporter Patrick de Wilde, photographer Sophie Le Roux, musician Christian Holl, French designer Cyrille Varet, and fashion designer and weaver Eric Raisina from Madagascar. The Peninsula