Doha Festival City (DHFC) has announced that it is celebrating Ramadan with special cultural interactive activities designed to take visitors on a journey across the globe, spanning a variety of cultures and traditions, in observing the customs of Ramadan across the world.
Throughout the month of Ramadan, visitors to the mall can enjoy a special Ramadan 'Mosahraty Large Drum' photo opportunity, an interactive installation where they can take pictures while re-enacting the famous Mosahraty.
The 'Mosahraty Large Drum' will be available for customers daily, during the mall’s working hours, and will be located at the Entertainment Node on the ground floor, near The Cheesecake Factory restaurant.
Further, a special 'Moon Watchers' educational stand display, will be on display for visitors to view the backlit moon phases during Ramadan, and reflect on their meaning. The 'Moon Watchers' will be available for customers to visit during the mall’s working hours and will be located on the first floor between Eataly and Laduree.
Visitors can also enjoy a special 'Islamic Arts and Crafts' booth, displaying Islamic heritage from all around the world, including paintings, wood carving with Islamic patterns, and Islamic rugs. The 'Islamic Arts and Crafts' booth will also boast of a TV screen playing documentary videos about Islamic crafts and trades spanning different traditions. The booth will be located at the Atrium Node, ground floor of the mall, near West Court 1 entrance, and will be open for all visitors during the mall’s working hours.
In addition, a dedicated 'Dates Museum' stand will display the different type of dates for visitors to view and get educated about each type of date. The podium will be located on the ground floor, near the South Food Court entrance and next to Karafirin restaurant and will be available for all visitors during the mall’s working hours.
DHFC general manager Robert Hall said, “Every year during the holy month of Ramadan, we offer something special for all the Qatar community to enjoy. This year, we would like to invite all our customers to visit us and experience our special Ramadan spirit through several unique cultural and educational displays, devised in a fun and safe way, and to create amazing memories while learning about new cultures and the Islamic arts and crafts traditions from around the world.”
Throughout Ramadan, the Festival City façade and different areas inside the mall will be adorned with special Ramadan decorations.