5 top places to celebrate Qatar National Day 2020

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5 top places to celebrate Qatar National Day 2020
The whole nation is all excited as preparations are in progress for the Qatar National Day (QND) 2020. So check out these top five ‘must see’ locations with family and friends during this week to celebrate Qatar National Day,
 
 

1. QND Parade

 
Every year, one of the most popular places to visit in the Doha Corniche in the morning at 9 am where the annual spectular QND parade is held and the entire atmosphere is fully charged watching the procession with pride and patriotism.
 
The parade is closed to public due to COVID-19 precautionary measures with MOI, Emiri Guards, Lekhwiya, Civil Defense, Air force, Navy participating and this year’s highlight will be the Covid-19 front line workers who will be an important part of the parade. The airshow as part of QND parade can be seen in different part of Doha. 
 
However, the QND Organizing Committee for celebrations has announced that attendance for this year’s National Parade’ will be only by special invitations and will only include families of the health sector and participating entities.
 
But sitting in the comfort of your homes with family and friends you can watch  the entire parade proceedings live on AlKass TV, so don't worry about it! 
 

2. Fireworks show

 
Watch colourful music, lights and giant fireworks off the Corniche at 8.30pm. Make sure to get a good spot and maintain social distance from each other and keep your mask on!
 

3. Finals of Amiri Cup 2020

 
On December 18, Mall of Qatar (MoQ) is collaborating with the Supreme Committee for Legacy and Delivery to support the final match of the Amir Cup 2020 that will take place at Al Rayyan Stadium. 
 
MoQ will display the match live on the Oasis screens. Fans can walk towards the stadium with an amazing football-themed roaming parade, street artists, and entertainers, creating festive vibes for all.
 

4. Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani museum

 
Celebrate Qatar National Day at FBQ Museum to learn more about the history of our beloved country and the rich culture of Qatari people through the special programs that have prepared for you to enjoy with your family and friends.
 
Learn more about the history and rich Qatari culture through the special programs.
 
For more information, please call on +974 44861444.
 

5. Doha Festival City

 
Qatar National Day festivities at Doha Festival City (DFC) will run until 18, between 2:00 pm and 10:00 pm with a range of family-friendly activities.
 
Messages of gratitude will be placed throughout the Mall, while shoppers will get the opportunity to participate in a series of unique festivities and enjoy the celebratory atmosphere of the Mall.
 
A giant declaration of love for Qatar will be displayed at the Atrium Node on the ground floor through a 3D ‘I Love Qatar’ interactive display, available for guests to take pictures whilst enjoying the art piece and relishing in memorable moments.
 
Visitors to the Mall are also invited to share their appreciation for Qatar by placing messages on the ‘Message Wall’, installed at the Market Corridor on the ground floor.
 
DFC invites Qatar residents to share their congratulations messages and wishes on the Mall’s website via the QR code. These messages will be printed and posted on the Message Wall. Submissions are open until December 17.
 
An augmented reality ‘Selfie Mirror’ will be placed at the Centre Court on the first floor on December 14, 15, and 16. The installation is composed of a photo booth with a sensor placed on top of the screen – guests who would like to take pictures will be invited to stand in front of the booth that will automatically snap their photos, with no touching involved.
 
Visitors will have the chance to don traditional Qatari attire for their photos and change the background virtually by waving with their hands from afar.
 
Guests’ photos will be shared with them via email, and the best picture will enjoy an iphone12 prize from the Mall, to be announced on the Doha Festival City Instagram page on December 18, 2020.
 
For more places to visit log in to www.qatarnationalday.qa

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