DOHA CORNICHE SET FOR FIRST EID AL FITR FESTIVAL

In celebration of Eid al Fitr this year, Qatar Tourism (QT) will host the Eid Festival along the Doha Corniche from Tuesday, May 3 to Thursday, May 5 between 4-11 pm each day.

In addition to the region’s first-ever giant balloon parade with a marching band, festivalgoers are sure to find something for everyone – from stage performances and roaming artists to carnival games and food trucks and kiosks followed by fireworks displays that will light up the Doha sky every day at 9pm. The event is coordinated with the Ministry of Interior and Ashghal to manage logistical routes at the location. 

Moreover, during the three-day festival, there will be live musical performances daily at 19:30 featuring renowned local and regional artists.

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) announced that Doha Corniche Street will be temporary closed from May 3 to 5, specifically from Tuesday early morning to Thursday midnight. The reopening of traffic will resume on the morning of May 6th in coordination with MoI’s General Directorate of Traffic and the Ministry of Transport.

Source : https://thepeninsulaqatar.com/article/25/04/2022/doha-corniche-will-be-pedestrianised-for-first-eid-al-fitr-festival

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