Ramadan is the perfect time to experience another side of Qatar with a host of unique events, occasions and gatherings, designed to celebrate the spirit of the month. To mark this year's Ramadan, a unique mix of different kinds of events and activities like, Ramadan market, crafts workshop, storytelling for children, sports festival, Garangao and much more are taking places across the country. Scroll all the way down to check out some fascinating Ramadan events and explore the diversity of Qatar's culture and tradition.
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Garangao is traditionally celebrated on the 14th night of Ramadan where children get dressed up in traditional outfits, visit homes in their neighborhood and collect goodies like sweets and nuts.
Venues all around town are hosting different kinds of activities to celebrate the Garangao festival in what promises to be a night of song, colourful traditional clothing and, of course, candy and nut. To get the list of some fun-filled Garango children events which are absolutely FREE and open to the public, click HERE!
Jam-pack fun and excitement into this Ramadan at Hyatt Plaza Mall with those you love. Enjoy a variety of amazing activities and competitions (Contest & Prizes, Games, Story Telling, Nasheed) at the first 20 days of Ramadan.
Location: Hyatt Plaza
Date: 6 May 2019 - 26 May 2019
Time: 08:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
Price: General entry - It's free!
Loyola International School is going to arrange its annual Iftar Drive 2019 for the Holy month of Ramadan. The purpose of running the Iftar Drive is to spread awareness among commuters to driving safe, by not rushing to reach their home to break the fast. Iftar will be distributed to those who are stuck at the traffic signals and are not able to reach their homes to break their fast with their love ones. As usual volunteers will be donating and contributing for Iftar Drive this year too. To participate and know more about this event, click HERE!
This Ramadan-themed activity invites children to color and design on a canvas using watercolors with the help of an instructor.
Location: Qatar Foundation Clubhouse
Date: 24 May 2019
Time: 04:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: Online
Price: General entry - QR 55 for QF members ,QR 70 for general public!
Email: [email protected]
Ramadan Around the World is a chance for you to engage with the local community and participate in the holy month’s activities and introduce cultures. Different communities get to gather to offer different activities that target families and specifically kids, despite their nationalities and backgrounds.
Festival’s objective is to engage the public and to raise awareness of the young generation about the importance of understanding Islamic cultures around the world. The festival offers Ramadan tailored programs, food from around the world, arts, crafts, and themed treasure hunt for children with daily prizes.
Firing of the Ramadan cannon is a traditional practice in Qatar and other parts of the Islamic world that evokes memories of the past among the older generation. If you want to experience the beautiful vibes of Ramadan canon, head over to the Katara (in the south area) and witness a tradition being revived.
Location: Katara Cultural Village (Southern area)
Date: 6 May 2019 - 5 June 2019
Time: 06:00 pm - 06:30
Experience the new foodie drive-through concept this Ramadan at Katara Village where you can enjoy a variety of foods while sitting in the comfort of your cars!
Location: Katara Cultural Village
Date: 6 May 2019 - 10 June 2019
Time: 06:00 pm - 04:00 am
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
Price: General entry - pay as per purchase
For more information on the stalls click here: https://www.instagram.com/ghabqah.katara/
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