The Cultural Village Foundation – Katara in co-operation with the office
of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and the
National Human Rights Committee will organise ‘The Celebration of the
70th anniversary of the Universal declaration of Human Rights’ through
diversified events and activities from tomorrow to Sunday.
The events cover a wide array of entertaining and informative events
suitable for all ages. The events include; workshops for children, a
series of games, and a wall expressing human rights perspectives.
In addition, the Cultural Diversity Festival will have traditional
performances from: China, Algeria, and Macedonia. Also scheduled are a
Katara fine Art Symposium, which is to feature 20 artists - Qatari
nationals and expatriates. A concert will be held by the Qatar
Philharmonic Orchestra on December 10.
Speaking on the occasion, Katara general manager Dr Khalid bin Ibrahim
al-Sulaiti stressed that Katara through its diverse activities provides
an array of opportunities for fruitful dialogue and useful cultural
interaction, and provides a rich platform for communication, in an
atmosphere of freedom that is vital in cultural, artistic and creative
Maryam bint Abdullah al-Attiyah, the secretary-general of the National
Committee for Human Rights said the institution constantly seeks to
conduct various activities to strengthen partnerships and co-operate to
achieve mutual goals.
The director of the United Nations Human Rights Training and
Documentation Center for South-West Asia and the Arab Region, George Abu
al-Zulf expressed his happiness on holding the event in co-operation
with Katara and the National Human Rights committee.
He also called on citizens and residents to visit the events tent and
the open artistic event which is open to the public. It is taking place
on the open stage at Katara’s Amphitheatre from tomorrow until Sunday
between 4pm and 9pm.