art galore as the World Cup approaches

The efforts of Qatari institutions, led by Qatar Museums, have combined to transform the country into an open museum that appeals to viewers, making sure to promote the culture of visual arts in the community and in all parts of the country with a view to host the biggest and most important event in the organization of the FIFA World Cup, Qatar 2022, which starts on November 20, 2022.

Qatari hotels decorated with the most magnificent Qatari and world paintings

In preparation for its World Cup guests, Qatari hotels were decorated with a collection of the most magnificent works of art that express Qatar’s heritage and culture, the most prominent model for Qatari hotels was Katara Hospitality , a company that owns, manages and develops a group of luxury hotels and resorts globally based in Qatar, committed to reflecting Qatari culture in the visual vision of its customers, confirmed by Dr. Khalid Hassan Al-Naama, General Manager of Katara Hospitality’s Projects Department, in a statement to Qatar News Agency (QNA) stating that in 2020 Katara Hospitality participated with a number of foundations in the Qatar Art initiative which reflects Katara Hospitality Company’s values ​​of creating communication through unique human experiences to showcase Qatari heritage.
He added that the promotion of culture in Qatar through heritage artistic endeavors will ultimately lead to its enhancement and protection, hence through this practical application, which effectively enriches the artistic environment through heritage-inspired designs. developed by Qatari artists at Qatar Art, noting that Katara Hospitality strives to leverage this initiative for its guests to be introduced to Qatar’s history, heritage and culture in a professional and accurate manner, as these marvelous artistic interpretations of Qatari heritage will leave an indelible impression on the minds of visitors.
Dr. Khaled Hassan Al Naama explained that Katara Hospitality works continuously with museums in Qatar through a series of partnerships. Recently, “Heritage” lounge was opened at Salwa resort, an exclusive lounge for guests of villas and suites as well as Hilton Honors Gold and Diamond, which is rich in heritage and urban orientation, the lounge features unique works of art by local artists from all over the country.
He pointed out that the hotel group Katara Hospitality offers a creative visual vision, be it local artwork, for example, Qatari artist Nouf Al-Abdullah collaborated to decorate the resort’s entrance resort and Hilton Salwa villas, and works by international artists. artists are also exhibited in other hotels, such as the Finnish artist Matti Sirvio, whose works are exhibited at the Ritz-Carlton Doha, or the German artist Han-Kook (Blue Rooster) in the lobby of the Sheraton Grand Doha and many other works in various hotels.
A number of hotels also host local and international art galleries, the most important of which is the St. Regis Hotel Doha, which hosts the “Eiwan Al Gassar” gallery, so that Qatari hotels can offer a visual vision full of enjoyment for the World Cup guests.

Shopping malls display a visual attraction.
Shopping malls in Qatar shape the aesthetic vision of visitors to the country during the Qatar 2022 World Cup.
While shopping, visitors will be able to enjoy many artistic and creative works, as well as many inspiring cultural events that bring Qatari culture closer to the multicultural audience, embracing creations that express the cultures of the countries participating in the World Cup, one one of the most important of which is the Al Hazm Mall, which is an architectural gem located in the heart of Doha, close to the main tourist and commercial centers.
In a statement to the Qatar News Agency (QNA), the CEO of Al Emadi Enterprises and Al Hazm, Mohammed Abdul-karim Al Emadi, said that Al Hazm is participating in the preparations of all national institutions for the most important event in this world, the Qatar World Cup 2022. , where Arabic sessions will be held where the visitor can sit and enjoy a cup of Arabic coffee and a selection of Qatari dishes and watch Qatari folklore teams present a distinctive show that reflects Qatari heritage.
He added that a special art exhibition will be dedicated to the World Cup in cooperation with a group of Qatari artists, to present a collection of works, pointing out that television screens will be placed in the air-conditioned outdoor arenas. from Al-Hazm. to see the World Cup matches, as well as the preparation of the mall to receive the participating teams and the organizers of the tournament to enjoy distinctive hospitality in its luxurious restaurants, which will serve various dishes of different cultures from different countries while throughout the days of the championship.
As part of its preparations for the reception of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Hyatt Plaza, as one of the most important shopping complexes, is preparing to give its own touch. This was confirmed by its Chief Marketing Officer Mohammed Al-Hawamdeh in his speech to Qatar News Agency (QNA), explaining that the corridors of the mall will be decorated with the most magnificent special decorations to celebrate the World Cup in Qatar. to reflect the spirit of the past, present and future.
He said that the Hyatt Plaza had prepared for this huge event with a set of distinguished designs, which in turn brought together all the peoples of the world for the first time in an Arab country. These designs include various figures such as football figurines, horses, purebred Arabian camels and others, as well as entertainment activities for children and their families on this occasion.
Doha Festival City, one of the most important tourism and entertainment destinations in Doha, has prepared for this event, as its decorations will simulate the World Cup event throughout the mall, including dedicated venues to photography, and there will also be special arts related to football and the State of Qatar during this period, to reflect the spirit of Qatari culture in its plazas and corridors, where it houses works by local painters of Arabic, Islamic and calligraphic art.
The Villaggio complex is also decorated with the flags of the countries participating in the World Cup, in addition to some distinctive interior lighting, as well as the organization of artistic performances on the ice rink reflecting the Qatari culture, in addition to various cultures of countries. participating in the World Cup. Cup.
The management of the Abu Sidra shopping complex located in the Muaither region has confirmed that programs have been prepared during the organization of the World Cup thanks to the presence of various paintings throughout the complex containing images inspired by Qatari culture , images of camels, falcons, horses and other images. A tent will also be placed inside the complex to accommodate and serve coffee, tea and dates, as well as a screen in the complex to showcase Qatari landmarks and distinctive art forms that fascinate visitors. .
The visitor to downtown Doha, one of the most important destinations in the country, will be delighted to see its collection of Qatari and Arabic antiques and paintings, as it has a huge collection of heritage collectibles and old cars of different sizes, as well as this shopping center is considered a museum open to visitors.
Visitors will also be privileged with the visual beauty of Mall of Qatar, Vendome Place in Lusail City, Ezdan Mall, Dar Al Salam and various shopping complexes, with multiple visions of the aesthetics of culture and creativity in Qatar for transform the shopping experience in these malls into shopping and visual dazzling.

Qatar is full of tourist attractions.
Qatar is full of heritage sites and many museums, libraries and tourist attractions that will remain in the memory of Qatar World Cup fans in terms of its architectural structure, whether it is the archaeological or modern buildings that have been designed on the latest international standards To be architectural masterpieces, towers and castles, the most important of these sites is Al Zubarah fort which overlooks the neighboring archaeological site of a village once famous for trade and pearl diving, and today this fort has become a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
One of these sites is the fort of Ar Rakiyat, considered a typical example of desert castles, as it contains three rectangular towers and a round one, in addition to rock carvings and islands that tell of the past of the State of Qatar, Ras Abrouq, a peninsula located on the west coast, having remains of human settlements dating back to prehistoric times, and many archaeological sites from prehistoric times located in a protected place in the Gulf of Khor Shaqiq, the he island is rich in natural heritage which attracts visitors.
Souq Waqif is a great example of the attractive destinations in Qatar with various unique restaurants and hotels, next to Katara Cultural Village with its magnificent art galleries, open-air theatre, waterfront, distinctive Katara Beach, as well as the Pearl Island Qatar, with its unique character.
One of the attractions that can also be visited is the Al Wakra market, which gives its visitor the opportunity to get acquainted with the life of the first ancestors by wandering between the alleys of this market and its quiet courtyards. It’s a fun destination to spend time exploring the traditional earthen buildings, where there is a small mosque, a stable and many Qatari shops that sell products made from honey, spices, dates, perfumes and gifts. The visitor concludes with the experience of riding a camel and tasting the most delicious dishes in one of the restaurants overlooking the waterfront.
Visitors to Qatar will visit the National Museum of Qatar which welcomes all its visitors from different cultures to explore its immersive environment and learn more about the past, present and future of Qatar, with the importance of planning a visit to the museum of Islamic Art, which houses one of the best collections of Islamic art in the world, the Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum as well as the Arab Museum of Modern Art Museum as cultural and creative icons in Qatar. (QNA)