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Posted On: 2 April 2019 10:20 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:20 pm

Souq Waqif, Al Wakrah hosting 'April Festival' from 5 April

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Souq Waqif and Souq Al Wakrah will host the 'April Festival' starting from the 5th of April and is spread over eight days.

Director of Souq Waqif Mohammed Al Salem said in a statement: 'April Festival' this year will witness a number of events, including the African circus shows in the West Square, in addition to amazing performances for pedestrians. He added that Al Hamam area will be a city of games that will offer a variety of skill and intelligence games for all ages, as well as the theatre, where children will enjoy the performances of Snow White and Jungle Book.

The director of Souq Waqif said that the visual arts will have a share in the spring festival through the various sections of Souq Waqif Arts Center.

He pointed out that the events of the April Festival in Souq Waqif will start from 4 pm to 10 pm throughout the festival days, where more than one event will be presented during this period. He pointed out that the festival attracts all the different age groups through the diversity of its activities which are offered to adults and young people, attracting different nationalities from Arab and foreign communities, tourists, citizens, and residents. He pointed out that the festival aims to stimulate tourism in the country.

Souq Al Wakrah Manager Khalid Saif Al Suwaidi said that the Souq will host for the first time the world-famous Russian circus.

Al Suwaidi said that the public will enjoy the giant fountains at the waterfront of the Souq, which will be programmed several times in the evening on an area of 100 metres, expecting these offers great echoes, especially with the view of the Souq on the waterfront of this maritime city.

He pointed out that the famous figures in the children world will tour the Souq on the waterfront and spread the joy and pleasure in the hearts of young people. He added that several games will be organized including 15 intelligence games and the games of colours revolvers. He further added that a small pony riding will be available and a show of authentic Arabian horses.

The April Festival will start at Al Wakrah Souq from 4 pm to 10 pm throughout the festival days and has organised by the Organising Committee of the Private Engineering Office. (QNA)