Arts & Culture2019-07-06T23:08:02+00:00

Arts & Culture

Picturesque Panama City featured in Katara exhibition

Picturesque ruins, scenic landscapes, historical colonial buildings, and modern skyscrapers of Panama City as captured on lens by photographer Agustin Goncalves adorn the walls of Katara Cultural Village Building 19 Gallery 1. Presented by the Embassy of Panama in Qatar and Katara, the exhibition “Panama and the Time: 500 Years [...]

December 1st, 2019|

9th Katara Traditional Dhow Festival to begin from December 3

Preparations are underway for the ninth edition of the Katara Traditional Dhow Festival scheduled from December 3 to 16 with the participation of 11 countries including Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Iraq, Turkey, India, Greece, Italy, Spain, Iran, and Zanzibar. The festival features a programme full of activities, events and exhibitions that [...]

November 26th, 2019|

QPO to organise concert at Katara Children’s Festival

For many people, remembering their childhood years, their school, and the TV programs they used to watch brings a sense of happiness, fires the imagination, and makes them long to revisit the past – if only for a moment. Now anime and cartoon fans in Qatar can take a trip [...]

November 25th, 2019|

Scientists uncover a secret to rock art’s durability

Ancient artisans in British Columbia heated ochre “gunk” to high temperatures to achieve a vivid and long-lasting red For decades, researchers have sought to interpret the meaning of the glyphs found in ancient rock art. Now scientists are zeroing in on the ochre pigment used in such markings, and how [...]

November 24th, 2019|

‘Gossip Girl’ star Chace Crawford praises Ajyal

“Amazing” was how Gossip Girl alum Chace Crawford described the seventh edition of Ajyal Film Festival which marks his first visit to the Middle East. Best known for his work on world famous television series ‘The Boys’ and ‘Gossip Girl’, Crawford was among the main guests who walked the red [...]

November 20th, 2019|

Photojournalist shares career journey with NU-Q community

The internationally-renowned documentary photographer Giles Duley presented a visual and anecdotal account of his work and life during a recent talk at NU-Q. During his talk, Duley discussed how pivotal events in his life shaped his career documenting the long-term impact of war. Initially interested in sports, he reassessed his [...]

November 18th, 2019|