UAE short films to participate in Cannes

Abu Dhabi, March 18, 2012 (WAM) - The Abu Dhabi Film Commission recently announced a call for submissions of short films by UAE filmmakers to be screened at the Short Film Corner, during the Cannes Film Festival.

Actors' Workshop Opens Sunday at Katara Cultural Village

Doha, March 10 (QNA) - An actors' workshop called 'From the Page to the Stage' led by specialists from the London-based Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in Britain (RADA) opens here Sunday at the Katara Cultural Village.

Qatar Phillharmonic Orchestra features Oud Concerto Saturday at Katara

Doha, March 06 (QNA) -Qatar Phillharmonic Orchestra will feature a world premiere Oud Concerto by the guest artist Charbel Rouhana next Saturday at the Opera House, Katara cultural village.

Star Trek Series Visual Effect Producer Shares His Expertise, Knowledge

IPOH (Perak, Malaysia), March 5 (Bernama) -- The visual effect producer of the Star Trek series, Dan Curry on Monday shared his expertise and experience on animation and visual effects with 50 people during a meet-and-greet session, here.

Qataris Present Top Species at Bird Show

Doha, March 03 (QNA) - Twenty-four Qatari bird lovers presented some of the most beautiful species at a show of doves organised by the Qatar Society for Carrier-Pigeon Lovers here under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture, Arts and Heritage.

HE Al Kuwari Meets Several Artists and Critics Attending 1st GCC Film Festival

Doha, March 01 (QNA) - HE Minister of Culture, Arts and Heritage Dr. Hamad bin Abdulaziz Al Kuwari met here on Thursday a number of artists, critics and GCC and Arab researchers who are attending the 1st GCC Film Festival kicking off in Doha last Thursday, Feb.23 at Qatar National Theatre.

Cultural Village Events Conclude Thursday, Friday

Doha, February 29 (QNA) - Culture and Arts Department at the Ministry of Culture, Arts and Heritage announced Wednesday the conclusion of the cultural village events tomorrow Thursday and after tomorrow Friday.

Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra Performs "Violin Showpieces" in Katara

Doha, February 29 (QNA) - Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra will perform "violin showpieces" next Saturday evening, 3rd of March, at Katara Cultural Village. The performance will feature the guest Czech violinist, Jiri Vodicka with the guest conductor Andreas S. Weiser.

Souq Waqif Spring Festivities End Wednesday

Doha, February 28 (QNA) - Souq Waqif Spring Festival will end its events tomorrow , Wednesday after the admiration buzz it has created among its audience during the past 15 days.

Culture Ministry to Launch First Doha Festival for Professional Dramatists

Doha, February 23 (QNA) - The Ministry of Culture, Arts, and Heritage will launch the first Doha Festival for Professional Dramatists at the beginning of next March.