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November 14, 2021

U.S. Embassy in Qatar Kicks-Off Qatar-USA Festival

As part of the Qatar-USA Year of Culture, the U.S. Embassy in partnership with Qatar Museums, Katara Cultural Village, and Doha Film Institute, kicks off the Qatar-USA Festival November 24-29. The festival aims to promote intercultural exchanges between the U.|S. and Qatar by bringing together the two countries’ rich and unique cultures through events and activities throughout Doha’s most popular landmarks.

The Qatar-USA Festival aims to bring people together safely through in-person events and activities such as jazz performances by the New York-based Charlie Porter Quintet, featuring Grammy-Award trumpeter; open air family-friendly movie screenings in collaboration with the Doha Film Institute; spectacular dance performances by Texas-based Soul Street Dance Company; and cooking masterclass sessions and discussions about unique American dishes by the renowned and award-winning American Chef William Dissen and Chef Saif Rahman.

Major Events:

  • DANCE – Soul Street Hip Hop and Street Dance Performance
    • November 24, 6:00 PM, at Katara Opera House
    • November 25, 7:00 PM, at Katara Opera House
    • November 27, 6:00 PM, at Katara Opera House
  • MUSIC – “The New Roaring Twenties” by Qatar Music Academy
    • November 24, 8:00 PM, at Katara Opera House
  • CULINARY – American Chef William Dissen
    • November 25, 5:00 PM, at Flat White, Iconic2022
    • November 29, 1:00 PM, at Qatar National Library
  • MUSIC – The Charlie Porter Jazz Quintet
    • November 27, 8:00 PM, at the Katara Opera House
    • November 29, 7:00 PM, at the Katara Opera House
  • MUSIC – U.S. AFCENT Band
    • November 29, 7:00 PM, at the Katara Opera House
  • ART – Jason Keam
    • Mural Painting at Katara Cultural Village
  • FILM – Cinema Under the Stars
    • November 25 – 27, 7:00 PM at Katara Hills – South
Be sure to visit Katara.net to register for events and follow U.S. Embassy Doha on Twitter @USEmbassyDoha, on Facebook @USEmbassyDoha, and Instagram @USEmbassyDoha for the latest updates on the Qatar-USA Festival.