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17 December 2017 04:56 pm

Six venues across Qatar set to host mega cultural events for Asian communities on Qatar National Day 2017!

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Thousands of students, families and Asian community participants are expected to take part in cultural shows and musical performances that will be staged in all venues.

Various traditional shows and fantastic performances are to be displayed in Asian Town, Labour City and Barwa Al Baraha in Doha industrial area, Wakra Sports Club, Rayyan Sports Club  and Barwa Workers’ Recreation Complex in Al Khor as well as an inter-national cricket tournament in Asian town cricket stadium. 

1. Wakra Sports Club

The Wakra sports club will host the shows, march-pasts and cultural performances by students of MES Indian School, Pakistan International School, Bhavans Public School, DPS Modern Indian School, Pak Shama School, and Shanti Niketan School.

A musical concert by famous Pakistani artists will be staged here from 6 PM till 9 PM. Musicians and performers include Rauf Lala, Karan Khan, Nilo, Deeba Kiran, Laila Nihal, Shama Adil, Soukat Mehmood, Kashmal, Shahid Ali Khan, Bul Bul, Attaullah, Gullai and Khan Zeb. The Harley Davidson Riders will also display their shows in the venue.

2. Barwa Al Baraha (Doha Industrial Area) & 3) Labour City (Doha Industrial Area.

The venues each in Barwa Al Baraha and Labour City in Doha Industrial Area will host cultural shows and performances by Bangladeshi, Sri Lankan, Indian and Nepalese community teams and artists from different companies in addition to musical performance by orchestra team. The classic car show of Mawater team and bike show of Harley Davidson Riders in this venue will attract many more public to the event.

In addition to this, the Kerala Muslim cultural Center (ICC) will display several traditional and cultural programs from 2.40 Pm to 3.40 pm. Thousands of students and community members will join the event. From 3.45 pm, the jockeys of Malayalam radio 98.6 will host a cultural fiesta until 4.10 pm. The cultural shows of the communities' teams and orchestra will be starting from 4 pm.    

4. Asian Town (Doha Industrial Area)

The Asian Town in Industrial Area will host march-pasts, shows and cultural events of students from Ideal Indian School, Birla Public School, Noble International School, Sri Lankan Stafford School, Bangladesh MHM School and Rajagiri School. Besides, Indian, Sri Lankan, Nepalese and Bangladeshi community teams will participate in march-pasts, cultural shows, and traditional performances in addition to musical performances of orchestra team. There will be classic car show of Mawater team and bike show of Harley Davidson Riders in the venue.

Indian community organizations including Indian Women's Association Qatar, Maharashtra Mandal Qatar, Social Forum, , Cultural Forum, Mangalore Cricket Club, Skills Development Center, Doha Malayali Kids And Moms will perform marchpasts and other different cultural shows in Asian Town.   

5. Cricket Match  

The cricket stadium in Asian town will host a mega cricket tournament with participation of International players from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and India on Monday 18 December. The players include Misbah-ul-Haq, Umer Gul, Wahab Riaz, Imam-ul-Haq, Salman Butt, Abdul Razzaq and Fawad Alam from Pakistan, Dilhara Fernando and Jeevan Mendis from Sri Lanka, Elias Sunny, Inam-ul-Haq and Ashraful from Bangladesh and Lakshmipathy Balaji and Badrinath from India.

6. Rayyan Sports Club

Rayyan Sports Club will host the cultural shows of Filipino, Indonesian and Malaysian community teams along with march-pasts and performances of students from Philippines International School Qatar, Philippines School Doha, Doha Modern Indian School, Olive School, Philippines School Doha and Qatar Institute for Speech and Hearing. There will be classic car show of Mawater team and bike show of Harley Davidson Riders in the venue. 

7. Barwa Workers Recreation Complex – Al Khor

The Barwa Workers Recreation Complex in Al Khor Industrial Area will host cultural shows and performances by Bangladeshi, Nepalese and Al Khor community teams and artists from different companies in addition to musical performance by Asian orchestra team. The Harley Davidson Riders will display their bikes in this venue as well.

Do you know of other community activities happening around Qatar as part of Qatar National Day 2017? Let us know in the comments below!