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Katara launches Al-Ikhaa exhibition from Thursday

Art, Exhibitions Doha 09 Jan 24
Katara launches Al-Ikhaa exhibition from Thursday
Katara opens 'Al-Ikhaa' exhibition with participation of 32 Gulf artists.
Event Location
Qatar, Qatar
Start Time
09 January 2024, 12:00 AM
End Time
31 January 2024, 12:00 AM

Director General of the Cultural Village Foundation (Katara) Dr Khalid bin Ibrahim Al-Sulaiti opened the'Al-Ikhaa'(Fraternity) exhibition, on Thursday. It is being held by 'Katara' in cooperation with the Gulf Paintersgroup, in Building 18.

The three-day exhibition presents the works of 32 artists from Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, the UAE, and Iraq, during which they shed light, using multiple artistic techniques, on various topics, including heritage, modernity, pride in the homeland, and singing the beauty of nature.

Dr Al-Sulaiti said: The exhibition presents artistic works that will enhance cooperation between Gulf artists. The exhibition also contributes to the exchange of experiences and expertise, whether by participating in several diverse works within the framework of one exhibition, or through seminars accompanying this exhibition, which is presented by a group of Gulf artists."

He stressed Katara's constant keenness to support Gulf artists and provide them with opportunities to present their works and meet the public, based on its efforts to enrich the local and regional artistic scene, and its message seeking to build bridges of communication between cultures and peoples.

Artist Muhammad Mansour Bu Haliqa, supervisor of the Gulf Painters Group in Qatar, praised the Iraqi presence and said: "The 'Al-Ikhaa' exhibition is distinguished by the participation of top artists from Iraq. It is named the 'Fraternity' exhibition to express the identity of the exhibition and its artistic and humanitarian message."

He explained that the exhibition includes 50 selected artistic paintings that reflect aspects of the ancient Gulf heritage and culture.

Katara Al-Ikhaa exhibition

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