Katara Ramadan Festival Hosts 75 Activities

Doha – Katara: The Cultural Village Foundation-Katara unveiled its 2016 Ramadan program under the theme of “Human Creation in the Holy Quran”, during a press conference on Sunday morning held by the General Manager of Katara Dr. Khalid Bin Ibrahim Al-Sulaiti.

Al-Sulaiti said in a speech delivered on the occasion:

“The holy month of Ramadan has its unique religious and spiritual manifestations, traditional and cultural taste. Katara is keen to celebrate the advent of Ramadan every year and cherish its glorious meanings and messages of piety, mercy, forgiveness and repentance, as well as blesses and generosity felt by all during this special time of the year. Our program this season entitled “Human Creation in the Holy Quran”, highlights: God’s endless miracles to grant our visitors the opportunity to contemplate and think about the greatness of one of God’s creation, the creation of human beings and mankind whom God shouldered him the responsibility to build planet earth and a diverse and innovational array of activities.” Katara Chief added: “This year’s Ramadan season will have several religious, cultural and scientific platforms distributed over 75 activities across all the Cultural Village to provide Katara’s visitors with an unforgettable and informative experience, starting from the 14th of June”.

Dr. Al-Sulaiti also stated the following:

“The launch of this month-long Ramadan festival reflects the significant role of Katara in highlighting and preserving the Arab and Islamic identity, promoting awareness on the spiritual, cultural and scientific depth of Islamic civilization and spreading the culture of love, peace and tolerance amongst people from all walks of life and faith. Which has always been one of our vision pillars”.

Katara announced that its Ramadan Festival 2016 under the theme of “Human Creation in the Holy Quran” will comprise multi-activities including a workshop for memorizing the holy Quran held for the 5th consecutive year. The workshop will be open for male and female children aged from seven to nine and will be running from 22-26 May, 2016.

In addition, a two-week workshop for memorizing the holy Quran will start on the 12th of June during Ramadan and will run until the 23rd of June. Highly specialized supervisors will attend these workshops to ensure children from different age categories receive a comprehensive training, which is a matter that have always concerned Katara and its team to boost Islamic identity and religious values for the upcoming generations.