Qatar Toy Festival is a welcome relief for parents wishing to safeguard their children by reducing their dependence on electronic devices, and encouraging interactive play.
The unique festival, which aims to strike a balance between digital indulgence and wholesome playtime with its range of captivating activities and engaging games, opened doors on 13th July, and will run until 5th August at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre.
According to Ahmad Weiss, spokesperson for Spacetoon TV, one of the main noteworthy aspects of this festival is that it helps children who are otherwise stuck in their digital devices or tablets. Here, they can get more active, while parents get to enjoy quality time this summer with their children, in an atmosphere filled with joy, laughter and excitement.
Under the banner of “Feel Summer in Qatar” campaign by Qatar Tourism, he added that the festival provides memorable opportunities for young participants to develop their skills and engage in physical and imaginative play.
More than 25 popular toy brands, including Blippi, Barbie, Disney, Bluey, Cocomelon, Fortnite and Transformers are showcased in this evnt.
The Disney Princess booth, and the life-sized Monopoly board game are crowd favourites with children, who are eagerly participating and enjoying every moment here.
The interactive atmosphere of the festival has now reached greater heights, as the Adnan family’s premiere live went live on stage recently, which added to the excitement.
Roaming performances featuring stilt walkers, jugglers and beating drums also add to the excitement of the event.
One of the parents who were visiting the festival with children, spoke to the media and emphasized the importance of play in children’s lives, said that apart from keeping children away from gadgets, the various activities here also help them develop essential skills such as problem-solving, creativity and social interaction.
Entry tickets to the festival are completely sold our every day, eversince its launch, confirmed the festival organizers, and added that the festival emphasizes the vital role of traditional toys and games in moulding healthier, happier and well-rounded individuals.