(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The Peninsula
Doha: Turkish and Moroccan folkloric groups entertained alarge number of audiences during their performances on Friday and Saturday evening at the Katara Amphitheatre as part of the ongoing third edition of Cultural Diversity Festival.
The artistes impressed the audience with wonderful folkloric performances which reflected their cultural heritage.
A Moroccan troupe presenting a dance number.
The Moroccan troupe interacted with the audience as they performed popular musical pieces.
The Turkish dances, on the other hand, enthralled the crowds performing dance items inspired by the heritage and civilisations of different Turkish regions and cities.
In its third edition, the annual festival features an array of cultural performances from different nations around the world and aims to bridge different cultures and provide a harmonious multicultural environment.
The performances take place at the Katara Amphitheatre every Thursday and Friday from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. It launched on October 8 and runs until March 18.
Entry to the festival is free for everyone and visitors to Katara can enjoy their weekends during the spring season watching fabulous shows from different countries in the world.
The countries taking part in this year's edition of the festival are India, Oman, China, Ghana, Macedonia, Mexico, Turkey, Spain, Czech Republic, Iran, Kazakhstan, Singapore, Bulgaria, Morocco, Serbia, Sri Lanka, Bosnia and Russia.
The performances reflect the cultural heritage of countries from different continents of the world, reinforcing Katara's status as a global beacon of culture and creativity.