Posted on September 21, 2014

A wide range of activities for families and people of all ages are in the final stages of preparation for the Eid Al Adha celebration, organized by Qatar Tourism Authority as part of Eid Celebrations in Qatar. Building on the success of the Ramadan in Qatar campaign and the Qatar Summer Festival, the Eid Al Adha activities will start from the first day of Eid and continue for 7 days. During this period, Qatar will play host . variety of events, activities and shows for families.

Commenting on the preparations, Rashed Al Qurese, Director of Marketing and Promotion at Qatar Tourism Authority, said: “QTA is pleased to continue the successful Eid Celebrations in Qatar programme with a new slate of activities planned for Eid Al Adha. Last Eid events were well received, drawing residents and visitors from across the GCC to attractions in malls and venues around Qatar. We’re certain that everyone in the family will find something of interest during this year’s Eid Celebrations in Qatar.”

Three categories of activities will be available during the Eid period: entertainment and cultural shows, activities at key locations around Doha and activities sponsored by partners that are specially tailored for the period. Last year saw shows and performances in Qatar’s malls - held for the first time in Qatar, including the Smurfs, Made in the Ice Age, the children’s favorite Ben 10, among others. “Once again this Eid, residents and visitors can expect to find activities at all of the usual spots in Qatar – from Katara, Souq Waqif to the malls – as well as special events created solely for the Eid period.”

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The Eid Celebrations in Qatar programme derives from Qatar Tourism Authority’s role as promoter of the tourism industry. Working with partners in the public and private sectors, QTA organises such events to draw attention to the wide variety of experiences on offer in Qatar, and to attract visitors from around the region during holidays. Full details of the events will be available in the coming days. Materials about the activities will be made available to visitors arriving via the Abu Samra border crossing with Saudi Arabia, and to visitors arriving at Hamad International Airport.

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