The programme kicked off with a 2km Walkathon around Education City in which Sheikh Moza participated along with a number of dignitaries.
The day-long event, held at QF’s Ceremonial Court and Green Spine area in Education City, provided the public with an insight into local traditions and values.
The Torba Farmers Market at the Education City is a melting pot for unique products by local entrepreneurs and small businesses, and a great way to spend the weekends with family and friends.
Large groups representing schools and various organisations cheered loudly in support of the walkathon. Children lined up to have their faces painted.
QatArt board member Swapna Namboodiri said a batch of five members from the handmade community will take turns selling locally-made arts and crafts at the farmers' market on Thursdays and Fridays.
Showcasing an array of unique features and services, the new Qatar National Library (QNL) building in the Education City will open its doors for the public on Tuesday. The building is open to all members of the public, with free membership to anyone with a Qatari ID.
HE Sheikha Hind bint Hamad al-Thani, vice chairperson and CEO of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), and Omran Hamad al-Kuwari, executive director, CEO Office, QF, welcomed a delegation from Unesco to Education City.
Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) will celebrate its sixth graduation ceremony on April 30 with the largest graduating class to date.