Another highlight was the world premiere sell out performance of Romeo and Juliet, presented in partnership with the British Council and Globe Education, as part of the Qatar UK 2013 string of initiatives.
Dr. Khalid Al Sulaiti, General Manager of Katara, commented: “At Katara we are truly committed to educating and entertaining the community whilst building cultural bridges. I would therefore like to thank all those involved in making each of these events a great success and look forward to welcoming everyone to future events.”
Over the coming weeks, live HD screenings of a spectacular performance of Parcifal starring Jonas Kaufmann in the title role will kick start events on Saturday 2nd March, 8:00pm. The screening will be followed by Zandonai’s compelling opera, Francesca Da Rimini on Saturday 16th March at 7:00pm. Both events are expected to be screened at Katara’s Drama Theatre, Building 16.
Another March highlight includes the 10 day Halal Hal, the second annual halal Qatar festival which celebrates traditional Qatari culture through arts and crafts, food and entertainment, such as, Qatari games and folk songs. Starting on Friday 22nd March, the festival also brings to life a rare insight into Qatar’s sheep and goat industry and allows the public to journey into this essential aspect of Qatari tradition.
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