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Sheikha Hind attends remaining day of D’reesha Performing Arts Competition| Gulf Occasions – Gulf Occasions


HE Sheikha Hind bint Hamad al-Thani, the Vice-Chairperson and Chief Govt of Qatar Basis (QF), attended the ultimate day of the D’reesha Performing Arts Competition, which welcomed 1000’s of holiday makers over seven days.
Over the course of the week, HE Sheikha Hind watched performances akin to Rumi: The Musical and The Journey of Ibn Battuta, detailing the adventures of the well-known Arab explorer, in addition to toured the QF pageant’s varied zones.
This yr, the zones included “D’reesha of Invention”, which built-in science and performing arts and was sponsored by ConocoPhillips Qatar, and Al Khater Home, and housed quite a lot of cultural performances, workshops, and actions.
An space devoted to artwork and music allowed guests to attempt completely different devices in addition to paint, sculpt and act, whereas the Torba Farmers Market provided a variety of native produce from homegrown companies.
The ultimate day of the pageant featured an Arabic Poetry Evening, the place a variety of Arab poets shared works specializing in necessary points going through the area.
The occasion welcomed Rawda al-Hajj, whos thought to be one of many Arab world’s most well-known poets, Kuwaiti poet Dalal al-Baroud, Syrian poet and author Anas AlDoghem, and Jassim bin Mohamed al-Sahih, a poet from Saudi Arabia.
The D’reesha Performing Arts Competition was held in collaboration with principal companions ConocoPhillips Qatar and the Social & Sport Contribution Fund.
Strategic companions are the Ministry of Tradition, the Ministry of Social Improvement and Household, the Doha Movie Institute, Torba Farmers Market, Woqod and Dukhan Financial institution.
“Woqod sees D’reesha Performing Arts Competition as a chance to teach a world viewers through the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 about regional and Arabic traditions,” mentioned Woqod managing director & chief govt Saad Rashid al-Muhannadi. “We’re happy to help the QF in its position as a cultural authority in advancing Arabic tradition.”
Ahmed al-Meer, who visited the pageant along with his three youngsters, mentioned: “Though the pageant coincides with the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, with many football-related actions are happening throughout Doha, D’reesha Performing Arts Competition is taken into account the perfect for households.”
“It is because it gives an academic and cultural expertise, and additionally it is a whole lot of enjoyable for youngsters and fogeys,” he defined. “That is what inspired us to go to a number of instances.”
“We’ve had a good time, and the kids realized quite a bit about our customs and Islamic historical past,” al-Meer added. “We need to thank Qatar Basis for organising such a novel occasion.”
9-year-old Reem al-Enezi spent a full afternoon at Oxygen Park, the place she participated in lots of actions.
“I loved every part – drawing, portray, and studying tales,” she mentioned. “I additionally wore Qatari garments and took stunning footage. I like this place, and I need to come again.”
Studio 5/6 was one of many entities taking part within the “D’reesha of Invention” zone, and thru workshops it launched college students to robotics programming, in addition to completely different Arab scientists.
“One of many actions that we provided was permitting younger college students and their mother and father to take footage with our digicam, after which placing all these footage collectively to construct an even bigger picture of an Arab scientist,” mentioned Studio 5/6 undertaking supervisor Sabine al-Kahi. “It was a good way to encourage college students to guess and analysis Arab scientists.”
For extra data, go to www.qf.org.qa/dreesha

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