Bulgarian Culture Presented in Exhibition, Festival in Doha

Culture | February 23, 2016, Tuesday // 14:01|  views

Bulgaria's rich folklore heritage and cultural diversity will be presented as part of the Pendara Ethno Project in Qatar’s capital of Doha on March 4-5, 2016, Gulf Times announced on February 20.

The two-day Bulgarian festival, dubbed Discover Bulgaria in Doha, will offer to the Middle Eastern audience traditional Bulgarian dishes and authentic Bulgarian music.

On a stage situated at the beach front lawn of InterContinental Doha Hotel, a music group comprising Bulgarian vocalists and musicians Nina Nikolina, Ekaterina Anguelova, Kalin Veliov and Nedyalko Nedyalkov) will perform traditional Bulgarian folk music.

Separately, as part of the evolving Bulgaria-Qatar cultural relationship, for the first time Bulgarian embroiders became part of Qatar’s main cultural center, Katara. The exhibition “Symbols of Bulgarian Identity,” a project initiated by the cooperation between Katara cultural village foundation and the Embassy of Bulgaria, presents embroiders created by a group of children aged 4-15.

A special guest at the opening of the exposition on February 22 was the general manager of Katara, Dr. Khalid Bin Ibrahim Al-Sulaiti, the Bulgarian Ambassador to Qatar, Metin Kazak, diplomats, journalists, as well as Bulgarians who work and live in Qatar.

“Impressed by the art of the young Bulgarian artists, Dr. Sulaiti expressed desire for the realisation in the future of other collaborative projects and artistic exchange between Katara and Bulgarian artistic schools,” Kazak announced on Facebook on Monday.

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Tags: Bulgaria, Qatar, Discover Bulgaria in Doha, Metin Kazak, Pendara, InterContinental Doha Hotel, Khalid Bin Ibrahim Al-Sulaiti


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