Katara to launch magazine on cultural activities in Qatar


Doha: Readers in Qatar and abroad will be able to learn about Qatar’s vibrant cultural scene as Katara Publishing House releases an exclusive culture-focused publication.

Culture magazine would be printed in English and it is the first of its kind in the country. It will be a guide to cultural activities and places in Qatar and will provide a wealth of exclusive and comprehensive information on the cultural landscape which encompasses the arts and heritage. Culture will be a quarterly publication. The first issue will be launched in September. The magazine seeks to become a forum for institutions and personalities in the cultural sector to connect and serve as a window to the world on Qatari culture.

“Culture will be a guide to culture from A to Z in Qatar. This post has become more of a necessity than ever as the world wants to know more about Qatar due to its growing influence and presence on the international stage, not least because Doha will host next year of the most important event of the sports calendar. “said Khalid Al Sayed, editor-in-chief of Culture.

Culture will cover in the first issue the main cultural sites of the country like the Katara Cultural Village, the Museum of Islamic Art, the Qatar National Museum, Souq Waqif, Souq Al Wakra, cities, art and the Qatari theater, Msheireb properties and Qatari cuisine. , among others.

“This magazine will further strengthen the mission of the Katara Cultural Village Foundation by discovering and promoting new cultural trends in the country. With each issue of Culture, we hope it will inspire people to discover new art exhibitions, heritage sites and emerging cities in the country, ”said Shaikha Hamad Al Thani, editor of the magazine.

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