These records, from the British Library, tell how, early that year, the Gulf region experienced a locust plague on such an immense scale that the Allies feared a catastrophic food shortage that could lose them the war in the Middle East.
The Cultural Village Foundation (Katara) has launched through its social media channels writing competitions on people’s experience working and studying at home amid global COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Open to Qataris and residents, the writing competitions in the English language are part of the cultural activities and competitions recently announced by [...]
Asterix illustrator Albert Uderzo has died at the age of 92, his family has announced. The French comic book artist, who created the beloved Asterix comics in 1959 with the writer René Goscinny, died on Tuesday. He “died in his sleep at his home in Neuilly from a heart attack. [...]
With the temporary closure of museums in the country as part of measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus, art enthusiasts who have penchant for Arab art can still access rich content by visiting Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art’s online encyclopedia.
The greatest books are defined as classics for a reason. Written by the greatest literary minds of their time, they have universal themes, characters, experiences, emotions and perspectives that are still relevant today. Some of them are the very inspiration from which entire modern genres of literary fiction have sprung up from.
The Gallery at Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar (VCUarts Qatar), a Qatar Foundation partner university, is all set to host an exhibition titled, ‘Colour Lab’ by artists Liz Nielsen, Vanessa Donoso López, and Melanie McClintock. Through an interactive collection of artist works and workshops, the exhibition [...]