Msheireb Downtown Doha welcomes children and families to experience unique Garangao celebrations

04 April, 2023



  • Ramadan activations at Al Baraha and Sikkat Alwadi continue to attract visitors of all ages


Doha, Qatar, April 3, 2023 – Msheireb Downtown Doha is gearing up to celebrate the Garangao on the evenings of 5 and 6 April, featuring several local events and activations.

Msheireb Downtown Doha celebrates the Garangao to contribute to reviving the local traditions and habits. The Garangoa celebrations kicks off at 7:30 PM until 8:30 PM with a unique experience for children on board of Msheireb tram who will take a tour in the city’s neighbourhoods and streets and receive sweets and treats.

From 8:30 to 10:30 PM, children of all ages will have the chance to show their appreciation to their local culture and costumes with the Garangao Kids Fashion festival that will take place at Sahat Al-Nakheel in Sikkat Alwadi street. They will have a 360-photography opportunity so their photos will be displayed on the MDD screens and M7 façade. Registration for the Kids Fashion Festival is required.

Dr Hafez Ali Ali, Director of Marketing and Communications, at Msheireb Properties said: “We are excited to celebrate Garangao with our community and contribute to reviving our local heritage. We look forward to welcoming the families and children at Msheireb Downtown Doha to celebrate together one of the important traditions in our culture and appreciate our children’s efforts. Our activations in Msheireb Downtown Doha are exceptional, especially on board the tram which will add a special touch to the festivities.”

“Msheireb Downtown Doha continues to welcome all visitors to enjoy a wider variety of cultural and social activations in Al-Barahat and Sikkat Alwadi, offering them an engaging, active and safe environment to live the spirit of Ramadan”, he added.

Ramadan activities in Msheireb Downtown Doha continue with its charming events taking place at Sikkat Alwadi street and Al-Barahat, with the support of sponsors and partners including Qatar Tourism as the “Official Partner” and Ooredoo as the “Exclusive Telecommunication Partner’.

The Barahat Festival is a truly unique experience that combines entertainment and education offering families a chance to indulge in a delicious Iftar and Suhour buffet provided by the outstanding Mandarin Oriental, while also gaining a deeper understanding of the traditions and culture of the holy Month. Several art, culture and entertainment activations are set to welcome visitors of different ages from 9 to 2 every night.

Al Sikka Ramadan Festival in Sikkat Wadi Msheireb continues to attract visitors to its vibrant celebration of culture, community, and creativity. Visitors can experience a diverse array of creative themed installations, sample delicious food and drinks from the several food and beverage kiosks, and shop for unique and stylish products at the retail kiosks. With a variety of offerings that cater to all ages and interests, the festival is a lively and engaging destination for families, friends, and individuals alike.