Katara, the cultural village, today announced its Ramadan program, which is expected to begin on July 19th and continue on to August 30th.

Four exhibitions are expected to kick start the program – “The Beauty of Words”, an Islamic Arts Exhibition in collaboration with the Sheikh Faissal bin Qassim Al Thani museum, “The Garden of Contemplation” by artist Simon Heijdens, “A Matter of Time”, a clocks sculpture exhibition by artist Daniel Weil, and a painting exhibition with recent works by Qatari artists incorporating Arabic Calligraphy in their work.

The Ramadan program includes other activities such as Qur’an classes, a Ramadan Souq, Book Bazaar, Islamic lectures, and Itlalet Ramadan. In addition, Katara Art Studios is also expected to host a special program that caters to adults, families and children alike.

In partnership with the Ministry of Islamic Affairs (Awqaf), Qur’an classes have also been organized for children under the age of seventeen at two of Katara’s Mosques. Attractions also include a fashion boutique featuring designs by Lina Hajjar and WAAD amongst others, in addition to books and storytelling, an old calligraphy exhibition and traditional Qatari household items for sale.

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