Eid Festival Events Kick Off at Doha Corniche Today

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 04 May 2022
Eid Festival Events Kick Off at Doha Corniche Today
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Preparations have been completed at the Doha Corniche, which is witnessing today the launch of a number of entertainment events in the context of the Eid Al-Fitr Festival organized by Qatar Tourism as part of its annual calendar full of entertainment and cultural events, The entertainment events are scheduled to conclude on Thursday, May 5.

The events were selected with great professionalism to provide a distinctly festive atmosphere for all family members of all age groups.

The festival, in its current edition, constitutes a valuable addition to the journey of the successful Qatar Tourism Festivals.

Among the most prominent events that are expected to enhance the public turnout for the huge balloon parade festival, the first of its kind in the region, in addition to the fact that visitors to the festival will be on a date with various activities and entertainment shows suitable for all family members, such as food carts, kiosks, and a roving band, performances by many artists, carnival performances and fireworks, the Doha sky will shine and light up its skyline every day at 9 pm, and admission to the festival will also be free.

Qatar Tourism is working in cooperation with the Ministry of Interior and the Public Works Authority “Ashghal” to facilitate and organize logistical paths at the site of celebrations and performances to provide safe entertainment activities throughout the festival, which will be held along 1.4 km of Doha Corniche Road, which will be closed with the provision of alternative means of transportation for visitors.

Over the three days of the festival, the Doha Corniche will be designated for pedestrians only, giving residents and visitors of Qatar a unique opportunity to walk on one of the most famous roads in Doha.

Qatar Tourism’s mission is to consolidate Qatar’s position on the global tourism map as a leading destination in which the authenticity of the past and the modernity of the present are mixed, and for the people of the world to explore its tourist attractions in the fields of culture, sports, business, and family entertainment, all of which are distinguished by service excellence.

Qatar Tourism, which specializes in organizing, developing, and promoting the tourism and hospitality industry and encouraging the private sector to invest in it, is responsible for developing the national strategy for the tourism and hospitality sector, following up on its implementation, and reviewing it periodically, in order to enhance the diversification of tourism offers in the country and support an increase in tourism spending.

Qatar Tourism is working to enhance Qatar’s presence on the global tourism map and enhance the tourism sector’s ability to reach the target audience directly through the network of representative offices in the most important global markets, and through advanced digital platforms.

Since the launch of the Qatar National Strategy for the Tourism Sector, the economic return of the tourism sector in Qatar has been clearly growing, especially with tourism being considered one of the priority sectors by the government in 2017, as part of its efforts to diversify the resources of the national economy.