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Community Days Festival at Flag Plaza - Doha
5 October, 2022
15 October, 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The Community Days Festival at the newly opened Flag Plaza starts on October 5, which features cultural performances from various countries.
The programme is part of the Year of Culture initiative, which is celebrating its 10-year anniversary in 2022. Year of Culture is a rich and varied exchange programme, seeing Qatar partnering with a different nation each calendar year to work together to enjoy, enhance each country’s creative, cultural and artistic offerings. This year, it partnered with the entire Middle East, North Africa, South Asia (MENASA) region.
The Qatar Armed Forces Band Regiment, a musical unit of the national Armed Forces, performed at the inauguration ceremony, which was followed by the raising of 119 flags representing nations with diplomatic missions accredited by the state, as well the European Flag, the United Nations Flag and the Gulf Cooperation Council Flag.
The ceremony was attended by Her Excellency Sheikha Al Mayassa Bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Chairperson of Qatar Museums, along with ambassadors of more than 100 nations.
With more than 90 embassies taking part, Community Days Festival at the newly inaugurated Flag Plaza will celebrate the many cultures and people who call Qatar home. Each embassy will present a different program of events, with stage performances and information on different countries.
Date and Timings:
October 05 - October 15, 2022
5 pm to 10 pm on Weekdays
5 pm to 12 am on Weekends
Location: Flag Plaza, Doha Corniche
Free to attend
What to expect
October 7: Japan and Somalia
October 8: Lebanon, Greece, Malaysia, Libya
October 9: Eritrea, Yemen
October 10: Cuba, Palestine, Nepal, Greece
October 11: Kenya, Algeria, Sri Lanka, Syria
October 12: Yemen, Iraq, Tunisia, Turkey
October 13: UN, Egypt, France, Italy
October 14: Sudan, Ukraine, Indonesia, Philippines, Ecuador
October 15: Morocco, Palestine, Russia, Pakistan, and Thailand. The daily performances will take place on stage from 5pm until 9pm.
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05 December, 2022 — 18 December, 2022
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01 November, 2022 — 18 December, 2022
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27 October, 2022 — 01 April, 2023
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