Last updated at 2012-03-03 09:13:19 GMT

Katara - cultural village

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Katara - cultural village

Katara is the name given to the cultural village in Qatar, it is located between Doha's West Bay and the pearl. It has been soft-opened in October 2010 During Doha Tribeca Film Festival the DTFF[1], and TEDxDoha. Many Qatari organisations have their offices in Katara. These include the Qatari Society for Engineers, Qatar Fine Arts Society, Visual Art Centre, Qatar Photographic Society, Childhood Cultural Centre, Theatre Society and Qatar Music Academy.

Katara Cultural Village is the largest and the most multidimensional cultural project of Qatar. It is a place where people come together to experience the cultures of the world. With beautiful theatres, concert halls, exhibition galleries and cutting-edge facilities, Katara aims to become a world leader for multi-cultural activities.

The beach in the katara is open for the public which promises lots of activities and excitements including some that were introduced to the country for the first time.

The 2.5km beach, divided into cores, has all facilities with motorised, non-motorised activities and lessons for visitors.

The beautiful white sandy Katara beach also has a variety of activities that can be enjoyed by any visitor. The most famous activity at Katara’s beach is marine sports.

Boat para-sailing is one of those exciting activities introduced at the Katara beach. Visitors will be taken on a boat ride to the middle of the sea with safety measures in place. Hinging the body under an airborne parasail, tethered to a speed boat and the view of the panoramic coast, will be an exciting experience.

The smooth boat ride and the lift to the air by experts at the Katara beach makes the trip easy and comfortable.

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