Qatar Foundation’s edutainment TV series “Siraj” is set to launch a special Ramadan edition for children in Qatar and the Arab world. The new episodes will air on 24 March and continue throughout Ramadan – on Friday and Saturday of each week and can be watched on Qatar TV. Each episode will also be posted on the Siraj YouTube channel making it easier for families to watch and enjoy the show together.
Rashid and Noura, the beloved characters from the animated TV series Siraj, will take children on an enjoyable and educational journey full of moral and good values. This will provide a unique opportunity for children to engage in a fun and interactive learning experience that aligns with the spirit of Ramadan.
The upcoming Ramadan series seeks to educate children about various Islamic values through engaging storytelling with eight episodes showcasing the stories of the Prophets, and aiming to promote the Arabic language, local culture, and Islamic values making it a valuable resource for parents and their children.
The series will cover a range of topics, including the stories of Prophet Musa, Prophet Yousef, Prophet Mohammed, Prophet Noah, Prophet Suliman, Prophet Shuaib, Prophet Mohammed Prophet Dawood and Prophet Suliman. Each episode will highlight a specific moral value, such as helping others, Tolerance, Animal welfare, Patience, Responsibility, Honesty, Humility, and Justice.
“The Ramadan edition of Siraj is an exciting and engaging educational journey for children that brings together the values of Ramadan, and the rich culture and heritage of the Arab world. Through Siraj, viewers can expect to be transported into the world of the Prophets and learn about important moral values such as honesty, patience, and responsibility. Also, with each episode, the series aims to promote the Arabic language, local culture, and Islamic values,” said Sara Al Hajri, Associate Director of Culture ,Heritage and Identity in the Education Development Institute of Qatar Foundation’s Pre-University Education (PUE).
Al Hajri noted that by highlighting the stories of the Prophets, the series offers a unique perspective on the challenges facing our world today, and provides a valuable resource for parents and their children to learn and grow together.
“Siraj’s Ramadan series aims to have a significant impact on children’s understanding of Islamic values helping them to build a strong moral foundation that will serve them well throughout their lives. By presenting the stories of the Prophets in an engaging and interactive way, we hope to inspire children to embody important values.” she added.
Al Hajri also explained that while the show is primarily aimed at children, its messages and themes relate to people of all ages and backgrounds, saying: “The Prophets have always been a source of guidance and inspiration for people, offering valuable lessons and insights into how to navigate the challenges of life.
“We believe that this impact will extend beyond Ramadan, as children will carry these values with them into their daily lives, strengthening their relationships with their families, communities, and the wider world. Ultimately, we hope that this series will contribute to creating a better and more compassionate society,” she said.
Source: Qatar News Agency