Qatar-US 2021 Year of Culture to promote intercultural dialogue Sep 16, 2020 0 701 12345 QNADohaQatar Museums (QM) on Tuesday announced that the US will be the official partner nation for the 2021 Year of Culture.A cooperative agreement was signed between Qatar and the US during the 2020 Qatar-United States Strategic Dialogue in Washington, DC.The Qatar-US 2021 Year of Culture is intended to enhance cultural and artistic exchange and exemplifies the renewed commitment of the two nations to foster mutual understanding and promote intercultural dialogue. The specially-curated 2021 Year of Culture will feature a wide-ranging programme of exhibitions, festivals, bilateral exchanges, and events to be held in both nations.Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of Qatar Museums HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani said, “We inaugurated the Year of Culture programme in celebrating Qatar’s successful bid to host the World Cup in 2022. We started our programme in 2012 celebrating Qatar-Japan’s 40 years of bilateral relations. We continued to celebrate cities hosting the World Cup, with Brazil in 2014 and Russia in 2018. The year-long programme celebrates two nations and the diversity of its people and cultures. Today it brings me great pleasure to announce that 2021 will be the Year of Culture between Qatar and the US.”“Qatar will host the next World Cup in 2022 and the US will bring the next version to its grounds in 2026. Culture goes beyond the arts, it’s a measure of lifestyle that extends to all areas of life. We celebrate culture, sports, business, education, music and much more. I look forward to working on building on the existing strong relationship between our nations, and explore new opportunities together.”Head of Years of Culture at Qatar Museums Aisha Al Attiya said, “We are excited to announce the Qatar-US 2021 Year of Culture, which promises to be one of exceptional artistic experiences and bilateral interactions. Over the months to come, we look forward to announcing details of the extraordinary programme, which will include artist exchanges, world-class exhibitions, concerts and events in Qatar and the US.” RELATED ARTICLES Mask a must even if life returns to normal: Dr Al Maslamani Sep 16, 2020 0 1402 Qatar rules out normalising Israel ties Sep 16, 2020 0 4988 Nidaa Miqdam Exercise concludes Sep 16, 2020 0 8850 Doha committed to Arab peace plan: Qatar’s envoy to US Tribune News Network Doha Qatar still backs an 18-year-old Arab peace plan that ties normalising relations with Israel to putting an end to the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territory, Qatar’s Ambassador to the US .. Window between prayer call and Fajr and Asr prayers increased Tribune News Network Doha With the prayers in mosques returning to normal gradually, the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has increased the waiting time between the call to prayer and the Iqamah for Fajr and Asr .. ‘Continuation of unjust blockade encourages more violations’ The continuation of the unjust blockade imposed on Qatar by some countries in the region with no signs of solutions in sight would encourage more violations of different kinds and methods, Permanent Representative of .. Qatar, US to collaborate on research, cultural & educational exchanges Ailyn Agonia Doha Qatar and the US have announced landmark collaborations among its top institutions including a joint research mission on water detection between the National Aeronautics and Space Administration .. Israel, UAE and Bahrain sign US-brokered normalisation deals The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have signed agreements to normalise relations with Israel. US President Donald Trump on Tuesday hosted a White House ceremony capping a dramatic month when first the UAE and then ..