Posted on June 05, 2019

The Cultural Village Foundation- Katara was a hotspot destination during the first day of Eid Al-Fitr celebration offering an array of fun activities for its visitors. All facilities at Katara were prepared to receive the large numbers of visitors who also enjoyed a day at the Katara beach doing all kinds of watersports and swimming.

Dr Khalid bin Ibrahim Al Sulaiti, General Manager of Katara, said that Katara like every year seeks to provide a joyful and unforgettable Eid festival for its visitors and all the special national occasions. “Our festivities this year include an array of programmes that besides fun and entertainment, there is an educational side where the children’s play “The cake vendor” is on show and the Al Thuraya Planetarium is screening the “Dawn of the space age” film”, he said.

The children’s play “The cake vendor” started at 7pm at the Katara drama hall in building 16 and will continue till June 9 at 5pm and a second show at 7pm. Besides, the Al-Thuraya Planetarium will be screening the “Dawn of the space age” film today which will be screened on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th day of Eid festival in different times: 1st show 5pm (English), 2nd show 6pm (Arabic) while the 3rd show will be at 7pm (English).

Dr Al Sulaiti assured that Katara has made all the measures to avoid congestions by expanding the car parking capacity and increasing the number of club car shuttle service to transport the visitors, in addition to ambulances and security patrols to ensure safety of visitors. “It is also an opportunity for the visitors to see our galleries and art exhibitions in the premises of Katara to have more exposure on our facilities and activities”, he added. To ensure residents convenience, Katara has created 5,000 free parking spaces for visitors

Playgrounds all along the Katara esplanade were allocated for the children to have fun and enjoy the different competitions and activities and a laser show concluded the activities at the Katara esplanade. The Eid festival in Katara runs until June 7 offering all fun activities everyday starting at 5pm until 10pm.

source: The Peninsula