As part of its set of cultural activities, Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) will exporting the traditional cuisine of the Qatari and Arab cultures to the Qatar Week: Ferjaan Tokyo celebration.
During the five days celebration of Qatar’s 40 year relations with Japan, Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) will bring mouthwatering Qatari recipes to Ferjaan for example Chicken Majbous, Tharid, Rice, Salonahot, Balalithot as main courses and Khanfarouch and Lgimat exquisite deserts.
QTA, in collaboration with the Ritz Carlton will be sending 5 of its top local chefs from the Ritz Carlton to cook delicious and richly flavored dishes for the audience of the Ferjaan festival.
Hana Al Emadi from Qatar Tourism Authority commented, “Qatar’s heritage is rich in history and in its cuisine. In addition to the traditional set of activities we’ll be presenting at the QTA booth we’ve decided to set up a custom made café dedicated to Qatar Week: Ferjaan as we hope to bring to the Japanese audience a delicious flavor of our nation and help them grasp the richness of the Qatari culture.”
Ferjaan, which means ‘neighborhood’ in colloquial Qatari Arabic, will feature a 1,500 m2 Cultural Village that will showcase modern Qatari culture through a historically accurate representation of a souk, the traditional Arabic market place.
Taking part in the excitement and festivities, Qatar will be strongly represented by a host of strategic partners in addition to the MIA, such as the QTA, Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Embassy of Japan in Qatar, Embassy of the State of Qatar in Japan, Qatar Airways, Doha Film Institute, Katara, Ministry of Business & Trade, Qatar 2022, Qatar Foundation and Reach Out to Asia.
Celebrating 40 years of friendship between the two nations, Ferjaan Week is a five-day festivity expanding from the 27th of September till the 1st of October. It will include a set of activities set to promote mutual understanding, and appreciation of the cultures, traditions and people of the State of Qatar and Japan.
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