Great turnout for entertainment shows at the “Magical Festival Village” Katara
Magical Festival Village’s (MFV) international shows have been witnessing a great turnout of visitors of all ages. The Village is recording exponential increase in visitors during this season thanks to the numerous shows and entertainment activities. This year, the Village offers four shows, namely “Alice in Wonderland”, “The Wizard of Oz”, “Aladdin & the Magic Lamp”, and “Snow White”. These shows, which are making their debut in Qatar, are performed by international Performing Arts groups.
These performances have seen tremendous popularity, since the Village provides great support for such shows. The show venue accommodates more than 1,200 spectators, in addition to the meaningful and interesting content of these plays, and all the elements to wow and attract visitors, especially families and children.
Commenting on the visitors to second season’s MFV, Mr. Abdul Aziz Al Mohannadi, General Manager of Ezdan World, the managing company of the Village, said: “This season, we have observed, thanks to Allah, a large widespread success and good reputation, since the Village is the largest project for family entertainment, tourism and shopping in Qatar and the region. We have noticed good interaction from visitors with the new products we are offering, including more than 200 diverse performances and games, many of them have never been introduced to the Qatari market before”.
Al Mohannadi added that the village exploits the best weather times of the year, during winter and spring. The Village is setup by a team of international entertainment experts, taking into account diversity, innovation and providing the most fascinating activities and events. These shows carry different messages and serve various purposes, including educational, interactive, shopping and fashion to satisfy all tastes and meet all aspirations. This makes MFV a unique destination among all recreational projects in the region as it enjoys considerable support from Qatar Tourism Authority, thanks to its advantages and services, in addition to coinciding with the Tourism Shopping Festival, where tourists flock to Qatar at high numbers.
Magical Festival Village… unmatched in the world of entertainment
MFV was first launched in March 2016. However, this year, the Village kicked off with more shows and games, free art performances of 25 minutes as well as carnivals of 40 minutes. This season brought with it two circus shows and 15 various spectacles. Among the games enjoyed by the public are virtual reality games (VR). There are 29 highly advanced games, which stimulate all the senses to interact with the displayed content. The games hall spreads over 1,500 sqm, allowing a large space for visitors to enjoy games of their choice in comfort. The most sought after games are “Space Trip”, “Royal Horses”, “Gyroscope”, “Skyview”, as well as the 60 seats train that roams within the Katara cultural district.
It should be noted that MFV is built on an area exceeding 50,000sqm at the cultural village Katara. The Village houses more than 400 commercial outlets, 357 of which are shopping stores, 20 kiosks, 19 cafes, and 20 restaurants, in addition to 500 chairs and benches. The Village stands out with a unique architectural design, featuring a charming European countryside style, adorned pathways with multi-colored backgrounds and sun blockers. Balloons are used to add a festive touch, as well as decorative books and colorful umbrellas, making the space attractive and interesting for visitors, and avid photographers who can use the various colorful backgrounds. MFV’s design emulates a global village where world cultures, customs, clothing and foods blend in one place.