Katara, the Cultural Village, launches its Ramadan festival on Friday with a treasure hunting competition, being held for the second year in a row.

The treasure hunt is to be held all night every Friday throughout the holy month. The start of the competition will be announced through Facebook and Twitter after Taraweeh prayer.
The announcement of the start of the competition will be made after Taraweeh prayers via Facebook and Twitter. The prize is QR5,000. 

This year, the festival will highlight the achievements of Muslim scientists through various workshops, exhibitions and lectures. A puppet theater, heritage market and sports events are also scheduled in the upcoming weeks, along with weekly talks at the Opera House and Katara mosque.

A Garangao packaging workshop will also take place from 8:30 to 10:30pm from June 20 to 22, and costs QR500 to attend. Interested residents are requested to email their names and phone numbers to education@katara.net or call 44080233 or 44080235 to register for the above events.

Katara Art Studios will host a variety of workshops, including one on live graffiti, from 8pm in Building 19 until July 18.
There are daily religious lectures at Katara, with senior scholars and preachers speaking on a variety of topics related to Islam.
The artful illumination done throughout Katara is very attractive too.

For more information and details, visit the Katara events schedule here, or view the Ramadan Festival schedule here.