On the 18th of December, Qatar will commemorate its unification in 1878. Qatar National Day is celebrated every year with various traditional activities and costume displays, military parade, fireworks and Qatari flag displays all over the country.
As announced by the National Day Committee, the slogan this year is a poetic verse by QND Founder Sheikh Jassim bin Mohammed bin Thani – ‘As long as it was proven by our deeds’.
Darb Al Saai
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HBKU Qatar National Day Participation at Darb Al Saai
Various HBKU entities will be showcasing their work at the Qatar Foundation set up at Darb Al-Saai this year, as part of ongoing Qatar National Day celebrations.
The College of Science and Engineering, College of Health and Life Sciences, Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute, Qatar Biomedical Research Institute, Qatar Computing Research Institute, and HBKU Press will be taking part in the activities.
Representatives from the various entities will be present to attend to visitors.
The event will be conducted in English and Arabic.
Qatar National Day Celebrations at Katara Cultural Village
Katara Cultural Village has lined up nine-day festivities to mark the Qatar National Day from 11 to 19 December from 4 pm to 11 pm.
A major highlight of the celebrations is an opera titled “Citizens and expats- we are one,” to be staged on December 17 and December 19. There will be two shows on both days at 7 pm and 9 pm.
There will be more than 45 events and activities over the nine days, including fireworks, opera, musical shows, parachuting, drone shows, cultural shows and other fun-filled activities.
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- A week-long of celebrations at 4 pm on 13–18 December
- QND Flag Relay, Grand Finale at Aspire Zone, 13 December at 7 pm
- Aspire Academy’s Ardha, 16 December, 9 am–11 am
For the Love of Qatar Poetry Night at QNL
Celebrated Qatari poets will take part in a poetry night at Qatar National Library on 15 December, and recite verses in two common traditions, Faseeh and Nabaţi. The event will commence at 5:30 pm at the Library’s Special Events Area. To learn more, visit the QNL website.
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- 50% discount to all the destination.
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