Showcasing the biggest number of Qatari designers, the fifth Hya Abaya Exhibition will be the largest edition in the series yet, Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) announced yesterday.
Hamad Al Abdan, Director of Exhibition Center at QTA said, “This year’s Hya Abaya exhibition will not only be the largest edition yet, but will also feature the largest number of Qatari designers. There is a great number of designers in Qatar and the in the region. This would be the ideal platform for them to gain greater exposure for their creations.”
“The fifth edition of this spectacular exhibition will continue to strengthen Qatar’s position as a leading fashion hub in the Middle East,” Al Abdan told QTA delegations, exhibitors and media representatives at a press conference yesterday.
Recognised as one of Qatar’s most fashionable and not-to-be-missed events, the Hya Abaya exhibition is organised by QTA and will showcase the region’s finest fashion in abayas.
The fifth edition of the exhibition will feature a number of exhibitors to showcase the latest designs and trends for abayas, kaftans and evening gowns from Qatari and international designers, as part of the first exhibition of its kind in the region.
Designers from around the Gulf region have already expressed an interest in exhibiting at the show, which will feature fashion parades and cultural elements. Hya Abaya is one of the five important events organised by QTA to enable and develop the local tourism industry.
The Hya Abaya exhibition empowers and encourages both local and regional talents and serves as the ultimate fashion platform to help showcase captivating designs and fascinating collections. The 2013 Hya Exhibition will open to the public from June 4 to 9 at the Doha Exhibition Centre. Entry is free.
Source :Qatar Chronicle
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