Katara to celebrate anniversary of rights declaration

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.

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