Hunting and falconry lovers continue to flock on the second day of the activities for the fourth edition of S’hail – Katara International Hunting and Falconry Exhibition organised by the Cultural Village Foundation Katara at the tent of Al-Hikma Square and Hall 12 of Katara.
Honourable guests including dignitaries, officials, ambassadors and members of the diplomatic corps also graced the activities which will continue until Saturday, 24 October.
Muhammad bin Abdul Latif Al-Misnad, Vice Chairman of the Organizing Committee of S’hail exhibition, said that the fourth edition attracted the best international companies serving both enthusiasts of hunting and falcons and merchants. He further explained that S’hail is considered as a link between everyone, to provide high quality products within the reach of all.
Exhibitors and visitors expressed their gratitude to Katara for its efforts in developing the activities of the exhibition according to an innovative vision and a new style. The exhibition is the largest international exhibition in the region, with its international position maintained thanks to its various exhibits, options, products at reasonable prices and good specifications.
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The activities began yesterday with a competition which showcased the latest types of weapons and the best hunting equipment and products. The exhibition activities continued amid intensive and increasing participation in the Falcons electronic auction. Participant Hassan Khaled Ghanem Al-Ghanem recorded the highest price in the falcon auction on its first day, on falcon No. (1) Farkh Hur (Iran Tarh) with the amount of QAR145,000.
Several companies specialised in equipping four-wheel drive cars used by hunters and off-road drivers also participated in the exhibition. They presented their latest products, including accessories and spare parts, and other equipment, products and electronic systems required in falcon hunting and during desert trips.
Aside from these, S’hail exhibition also offered its visitors a wide range of heritage and originality, as well as art and creativity of Qatari, Arab and foreign fine art artists.
In order to bring the audience closer to the atmosphere of hunting, S’hail exhibition also featured a miniature model of the hunting and falconry environment, by setting up a variety of cafes and restaurants offering daily meals of birds, deer and rabbit meat, prepared by the talented chefs from Katara restaurants. Precautionary measures and preventive procedures and requirements set by the Ministry of Health and relevant government agencies were followed.
Visitors of the exhibition will also receive discounts on Qatar Airways airline tickets, special offers on hotels and hotel apartments, on limousines and safari adventure trips.