The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022- associated activities along the Doha Corniche saw a large turnout with fans from worldwide soaking in a variety of shows and artistic activities, over a six-kilometer stretch of promenade, amid an exceptional atmosphere.
Designated exclusively for pedestrians since Nov.1, the Corniche Street is one of the most prominent entertainment destinations for the public during the World Cup period, with a plethora of artistic and live performances, as well as food and beverage outlets.
Stakeholder Relations Senior Manager at the Supreme Committee of Delivery and Legacy (SC) Khalid Mohamed Al Suwaidi, said that the cultural and entertainment experience program witnesses a wide range of shows and activities that guarantee all fans wonderful times full of fun and entertainment. The fan experience is not limited to attending matches in stadiums, but allows them to enjoy other cultural and entertainment aspects during the tournament, he said.
Al Suwaidi added that the 120,000-capacity areas on the Doha Corniche are the largest entertainment destination for fans during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. It includes a variety of festive shows, outlets and carts selling food, coffee and various drinks, as well as family-friendly areas in a bid to meet the needs and requirements of all categories of fans during the World Cup.
Al Suwaidi highlighted the close cooperation with many partners and community groups to enhance the fans' cultural experience, and to present a variety of activities and performances that celebrate all that distinguishes the host country during the tournament, which attracts fans from around the world, while highlighting the country's rich cultural diversity.
Out of 4,000 requests from artists interested in participating in this unique global event, the SC invited hundreds of artists were invited for shows in front of the World Cup fans, he said. This project offered an opportunity for those talented artists to enjoy the World Cup, and celebrate their cultures and passions among fans from around the world, during a global festival across Qatar that combines art and football, he added.
The football atmosphere dominates the Doha Corniche during the World Cup. Excitement and enthusiasm overwhelm the place, and the love of football unites fans from all over the world, Al Suwaidi said, stressing that this was the SC's objective to see the passion for the most popular game in the world present everywhere in Qatar, especially along the Doha Corniche.
The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 is witnessing a program of artistic performances, with the aim of creating an exceptional and unique experience for fans during their presence in Qatar, as 600 artists present more than 6,000 unique artistic performances in 200 locations during the tournament period.
Fans enjoy the last-mile performances around the stadiums, at the Messila Bus Station, and fan accommodations, as well as participating in some events in other locations such as the Doha Corniche, the FIFA Fan Festival, and other fan destinations such as the D' reesha Performing Arts Festival in Education City.
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