Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum to host several Eid events

 31 Aug 2017 - 7:55

Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum to host several Eid events

The Peninsula

A complete event of cultural activities is being organised at Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum in celebration of Eid Al Adha from September 1-4, 2017. Known as one of the country’s most fascinating heritage centres, FBQ Museum in Qatar will feature a variety of entertaining and educational programmes that are suitable for all age groups. Activities include special tours on Indian objects, Qatari Heritage, Persian objects and a specific tour on one of the unique pieces of the museum –the double-sided carpet.

The museum has a grand variety of unique Persian objects ranging from textiles, carpets, tiles to ceramic and porcelains. Visitors can learn the art of identifying an object as Persian and discovering the different aspects of Persian signs, symbols and techniques. 

The four-day event will also offer aspecific tour of the unique double-sided carpet.This carpet is from Kerman, Iran from 1323 AH/1905 AD, woven by Ghola Hussain Qaleyee. Besides the story of Karbala, visitors can explore the characteristics of each side along with Persian signs and symbols on the carpet. Furthermore, Persian poems and Arabic verses inscribed on the carpet will be recited and translated to English.  Those wanting to enrich knowledge about Qatar’s history, can avail the hour-long tour to the museum’s Qatar Heritage collection. 

Opening times of the museum: Sep 1: 2pm-7pm, Sep 2: 10am-6pm, Sep 3: 9am-4pm, Sep 4: 9am-4:30pm. Contact [email protected] or 66874177 for timings and fees of the special Eid programme.