The Culture and Arts Department of the Ministry of Culture, in collaboration with the Indonesian community in Doha, organized an event to familiarize itself with the Minang culture west of Sumatra, in Beit al-Sulaiti. The event included popular performance performances, a display of heritage products, and an introduction to food culture.

Ms. Maryam Yassin Al-Hammadi, the Director of the Department of Culture and Arts, said that as part of the Ministry of Culture’s desire to involve Qatar’s communities and to express themselves and their culture, the Ministry allocated the building of Beit Al-Sulaiti – near the Qatar National Museum – to provide various cultural events to the communities.

she added: The activities aim to enhance the forms of cultural diversity of the communities and for each community to express its arts, heritage, customs and traditions, and these ongoing events contribute to introducing the cultures of others, and getting to know the communities through some popular performances, heritage products and others.