Fun activities attract football fans

Qatar has become a global sports hub by hosting major regional and international tournaments and finally the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. This is the first FIFA World Cup to be hosted in the Middle East and in the Arab world and the most compact geographically since the first edition in 1930.

The tournament is a tremendous opportunity for the region to welcome and connect with billions of people from around the world, showcase its unique identity and culture, and build new bridges of understanding. One of the main purposes of the World Cup is that it serves as a catalyst for the achievement of Qatar’s long-term development goals as set out in the Qatar National Vision 2030 and the National Development Strategy 2018-2022. .

Qatar is bursting onto the world stage with an estimated five billion people – more than half of the Earth’s population – set to tune in to FIFA World Cup matches.

The country will host a wide range of cultural and entertainment activities for fans, visitors and the public to make the tournament a truly memorable occasion.

FIFA has published on its official website a tourist guide of the cities, monuments and activities that fans can discover when visiting Qatar during the World Cup, which begins on November 20 and ends on December 18.

A number of official and private institutions have prepared a rich program of cultural, artistic and entertainment events for the public. Qatar Museums was among the first to announce its activities to accompany this global event. Their activities include 17 exhibitions in five museums.

Katara Cultural Village will hold 51 events and 300 sub-events. It will also host concerts by groups from Argentina, the United Kingdom and Arab countries. Additionally, Katara will organize art exhibitions and events from Paraguay, the Dominican Republic, Uruguay, Ecuador, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Russia, Mexico, Indonesia and Iran. The Qatar Foundation has also revealed all of the events and activities that Education City will be hosting throughout the World Cup.

The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy will organize hundreds of events. The SC has published a 54-page guide with all the details of the activities.

The guide contains many statistical figures, including 12 archaeological sites and castles that will be available to visitors during the tournament as well as 23 museums as well as 33 kilometers of trails for cycling enthusiasts, more than 3,000 restaurants and 30 shopping centers.

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