December 18, 2017
LAUNCH OF QATAR-RUSSIA YEAR OF CULTURE 2018 AND THE CELEBRATION OF THE QATAR NATIONAL DAY ON THE 18TH DECEMBER 2017
Dana Al Fardan concert in Moscow, performed by members of the Russia Orchestra featuring guests from the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra and the Qatari’s drummers performing Danas composition Fjiri; representing traditional Qatari sea base percussion uniquely fused in an orchestral blend.The event, which was hosted by the Ambassador of Qatar to Russia H.E. Fahad bin Mohammed Al Attiyah, was also attended by high-ranking officials from partnering Year of Culture stakeholders including Qatar Museums, Qatar Tourism Authority and Qatar Airways along with the leading figures from the Russian cultural sector.
The Year of Culture programme, led by Qatar Museums, aims to build bridges between Qatar and Russia different cultures, thereby promoting mutual cultural understanding and appreciation between them, and helping people explore and appreciate their cultural similarities and differences.