Throughout the holy month of Ramadan, Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF) will host a variety of activities within Education City to bring together the wider Qatar community and enhance the spiritual, health and cultural wellbeing of all members of society.
Families and children of all ages and nationalities can take part in a wide range of sporting, cultural and spiritual activities on the special occasion of Ramadan.
Religious activities will include lessons to be held every day after Duhr and Terawih at the Education City Mosque, and after Asr prayer at the newly opened Msheireb Mosque in Downtown Msheireb. Members of the public are also invited to daily prayers and to break their fast after Maghreb prayer at the Education City mosque.
Sporting activities hosted by QF will include a number of sport and wellbeing events based at Oxygen Park. The venue will play host to families and the general public on Thursday, Friday and Saturday during Ramadan between 8 pm and 12 am. As an exciting addition, Al Shaqab have organised an Equine Education Camp in their Indoor Arena for children and teenagers. Furthermore, QF have arranged several sports tournaments including a ladies table tennis, ladies volleyball, squash and cricket event.
Cultural activities organised by QF will include a Ramadan Festival, due to take place at the Education City Club House. The event will include traditional entertainment and games for kids and adults. Further cultural events will include an engaging range of QF Radio Ramadan shows, designed to inform and entertain the public during the holy month. Cultural public activities will also include Garangoa, a traditional children’s festival to be held at Al Shaqab on Friday, 17 June, involving traditional games and much loved pastimes for all the family.
Fahad Saad Al Qahtani, President of Community Development, Qatar Foundation said:
We are delighted to welcome members of the community to take part in our Ramadan activities. With a wide variety of activities catering to all members of the public and the whole family, we have ensured there is something for everyone. The programme of events taking place not only gives the public a chance to learn and enrich themselves during the holy month, but also gives the wider community the opportunity to engage; creating a lasting and deeper sense of community in Qatar.’
As a platform for community development, Qatar Foundation is committed to enriching the lives of all members of the community through a host of educational and engaging activities that bring together the community and promote personal development.
For more information on activities to be hosted by QF during Ramadan, visit qf.org.qa.