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Doha Institute for Graduate Studies Holds 5th Cultural Day

Doha Institute for Graduate Studies (DI) organized the 5th edition of the Cultural Day, which is held annually in Ramadan to celebrate the Institute’s cultural, social and linguistic diversity.

The event, in which students from many nationalities participated, reflected the cultural heritage of their countries, customs, and heritage in terms of popular foods, traditional costumes, history, languages, and dialects. Various activities were presented, including traditional crafts, shipbuilding, competitions, the Prophet’s Praise Band, poetry and folklore performances.

In this context, Executive Director of the Administrative and Financial Division at the DI Eman Al Sulaiti said that this event is the best expression of the DI’s cultural diversity. It brings together students, professors and staff from all over the world, which provides an opportunity to learn about their traditions, diverse cultures, and rich heritage.

She added that the event stems from the centrality of culture as a bridge of communication and understanding among peoples with the aim of enriching the values of diversity and close contact with the cultures, customs and traditions of other countries, through recreational activities that are characterized by fun and positive participation.

It is an opportunity for harmony and synergy in this holy month, as students present performances representing their countries, and this is an occasion to know what we do not know about these cultures, Al sulaiti added.

For her part, Director of Student Affairs Nasema Abdeen confirmed that the DI hosts more than 40 Arab and foreign nationalities, and it is important to activate community activities within its campus, to increase and enrich cultural values and knowledge.

Source: Qatar News Agency

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