Doha capital of Islamic culture activities continues during the year

10 October, 2021


Under the slogan “Our Culture is Enlightenment”, the activities of Doha capital of culture in the Islamic world for 2021, continue throughout this year under the supervision of Ministry of Culture and Sports.

The activities of this session are characterized by diversity and richness, as the hosting program includes more than 70 diverse activities throughout the current year, to reflect the great perceptions of hosting and Qatar in general. Also it carries with it many challenges in light of current health conditions that did not prevent Doha, which has a long history in raising the slogan of challenges internally and externally, from continuing to work and fulfilling the promise, promoting the eternal Islamic values ​​based on science and human dignity, and promoting the Islamic cultural heritage.

His Excellency Mr. Salah bin Ghanem Al-Ali, Minister of Culture and Sports, stressed at the launch of the events the importance of culture and what characterizes nations from the perceptions of life. It defines the relationship of societies to existence and to each other. , which is at the same time achieve differentiation and paint his role in humanity, including full of its appreciation of the science of civilization and keen on creativity, innovation and faith to interact with the other, so the culture safety of the community valve and tributary contribution of civilization thanks to all stripes cultural seeks to promote human dignity.

He praised the civilized role of our cultural history in the Islamic world, to which generations of scholars, thinkers, writers and artists contributed, as many scientific literature in various sciences, arts and literatures were transferred to Europe and translated into Latin, then it has become essential references in their universities and a source of enrichment for European and human thought in general, since Islamic civilization, since its formation, has not departed from interaction with other civilizations, giving, receiving, being influenced.

For his part, Dr. Salem bin Mohammed Al-Malik, Director-General of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), valued Qatar’s efforts represented by the Ministry of Culture and Sports in this choice, which embodies Doha’s recognition of its heritage and history. In addition to the great efforts made by the Qatari government to prepare and set up cultural equipment and unleash the energies of cultural creativity among young people and creators.

He expressed his admiration for the diversity of the activities of Doha Capital of Culture in the Islamic World Program for the year 2021, which includes, over the course of a whole year, activities that include all educational and promotional categories, art workshops, cultural and artistic trips, webinars, and art competitions aimed at introducing and celebrating the Islamic heritage.