Posted on May 28, 2017

Doha Festival City, the largest entertainment, retail and hospitality destination in Qatar, managed and operated by Al-Futtaim hosts its first in-mall activity during Ramadan, a two-hour traditional story telling event. For three days, the children will listen to beautiful tales that was shared by the researcher and the traditional story teller Um Khalaf at Doha Festival City.

Families sat together under the magical Centre Court to enjoy and learn more about the month of Ramadan. Below are the additional fun activities that are yet to come during the next few weeks;

  • Decorating Ramadan Cookies

Event Description: Budding bakers will love this event – children will get to play the expert with their very own Chef’s hat and apron, as they decorate cookies in the shape of Ommi Dolls and Camels. They can take their foodie creations home, as long as they don’t eat them first!

Thursday 1st June 2017 – Saturday 3rd June 2017

Registration Timing: 20:30

Event Timing: 21:00 – 00:00

Audience/Participants: Children between 4 and 12 years old

Free of Charge

Location: Centre Court- Ground floor

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  • Garangao Celebration

Event Description: Doha Festival City is honouring the biggest traditional celebration for children this Ramadan with a fun-packed Garangao event. First, kids will be given their own mall maps that will give them clues to find and collect candy and nuts all over Doha Festival City. Get the map and find them quick! They can then also take part in the Drum Making Workshop – where everyone will have the chance to design and build their own drum, made out of recycled tin containers.

Saturday 9th June 2017

Registration Timing: 20:30

Event Timing:21:00 – 00:00

Audience/Participants: Children between 4 and 12 years old

Free of Charge

Location: Centre Court – Ground Floor

 

  • The Joy of Craft Making

Event Description: Children will have the chance to try their hand and Arts and Crafts this Ramadan. Whether it’s Prayer Mat Making, Money Box Making, Ommi Doll Colouring and Ramadan Cards, there are four different workshops to take part in over the weekend and something for everyone!

Thursday 15th June 2017 – Saturday 17th June 2017

Registration Timing: 20:30

Event Timing: 21:00 – 00:00

Audience/Participants: Children between 4 and 12 years old

Free of Charge (Children will need to register for the session they want to participate in by the activation booth)

Location: Centre Court- Ground Floor

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  • Henna Painting

Event Description: For the last five days of Ramadan, and in celebration of Eid Al Fitr, there will be professional henna artists designing beautiful Henna art on guests. Children will also have the opportunity to handcraft their own Henna designs on printed paper. Being the national bird and symbol of culture in the Middle East, guests will also have the chance to have their photo taken with a Falcon at Doha Festival City.

Thursday 22nd June 2017 – Sunday 25th June 2017

Registration Timing: 20:30

Event Timing: 21:00 – 00:00

Audience/Participants: Children over 3 years old

Free of Charge

Location: Centre Court, Monoprix Hypermarket, Entertainment Node & Diamond Node, Ground Floor

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