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Sixth Traditional Dhow Festival concludes

Qatar
QNA


DohaThe sixth Katara Traditional Dhow Festival concluded at the Katara Beach, with the winners of various contests being awarded on the occasion. 

It was also announced that Mombasa, Kenya, would be the next destination for the Fath Al Khair voyage. 

The dhow festival, organized annually by Katara - the Cultural Village Foundation, focuses on the revival of the maritime heritage of Qatar and other GCC countries and seeks to raise awareness of the traditional maritime environment along with its diverse activities.

Attracting a large public turnout, the 2016 festival welcomed more than 230 participants from Qatar, GCC and India, as well as over 100 dhows of different types and shapes.

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