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Monday, 21 November 2011

Traditional dhow exhibition in Qatar

The first traditional dhow exhibition started on November 15 and will be on till November 19 at Katara. We went to see the event yesterday and over 60 dhows, cultural bands, pearl diving competition, speakers and lecturers, museum displays and galleries from across the GCC had participated in the 5-day event.
 
Venue: Katara Beach
Programme list


Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Exhibition Opening (Ministry of Culture) 4:00 pm
Traditional Gulf Bands and Music 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Children’s Workshop 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dhow Historian Lecture/Discussion Session 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Lighting Show (Shown Hourly) 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Exhibition Closes 10:00 pm








Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Morning Schedule – Public and Schools
Exhibition Opening 9:00 am
Traditional Gulf Bands and Music 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Children’s Workshop 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Dhow Historian Lecture/Discussion Session 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Exhibition Closes 12:00 pm
Afternoon Schedule – Open to Public
Exhibition Opening 3:00 pm
Traditional Gulf Bands and Music 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Pearl Diving Competition Departure 4:00 pm
Dhow Historian Lecture/Discussion Session 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Lighting Show (Shown Hourly) 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Exhibition Closes 10:00 pm









Thursday, November 17, 2011
Morning Schedule – Public and Schools
Exhibition Opening 9:00 am
Traditional Gulf Bands and Music 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Children’s Workshop 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Dhow Historian Lecture/Discussion Session 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Exhibition Closes 12:00 pm
Afternoon Schedule – Open to Public
Exhibition Opening 3:00 pm
Traditional Gulf Bands and Music 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dhow Historian Lecture/Discussion Session 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Damah Tournament 6:00pm - 8:00 pm
Lighting Show (Shown Hourly) 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Exhibition Closes 10:00 pm








Friday, November 18, 2011
Open to Public
Exhibition Opening 3:00 pm
Traditional Gulf Bands and Music 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Pearl Diving Arrival Ceremony 4:00 pm
Dhow Historian Lecture/Discussion Session 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Damah Tournament 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lighting Show (Shown Hourly) 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Pearl Divers Awards Ceremony 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Exhibition Closes 10:00 pm




Saturday, November 19, 2011
Morning Schedule – Public and Schools
Exhibition Opening 9:00 am
Traditional Gulf Bands and Music 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Children’s Workshop 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Dhow Historian Lecture/Discussion Session 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Exhibition Closes 12:00 pm
Afternoon Schedule – Open to Public
Exhibition Opening 3:00 pm
Traditional Gulf Bands and Music 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dhow Historian Lecture/Discussion Session 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Lighting Show (Shown Hourly) 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Exhibition Closes 10:00 pm





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