From January 28th till February 2013, Al Kass, together with Aspire Zone Foundation (Aspire) and Qatar Football Association (QFA), present Qatar’s second Al Kass International Cup (teams with players under 18 years old). This football cup represents the future of football as it is about the youth, it is about the stars of tomorrow, and it is about football expanding its seasons to Qatar and the region. It’s the second edition of an annual event that will contribute to building on the foundations of a proud footballing nation up to the World Cup 2022 and beyond.
Qataris investing in the future of football, and Doha is propelling itself as one of the leading sports capitals of the world. With this status, the Al Kass International Cup will be a key international event in the world of football.
About Al Kass
Al Kass bouquet which includes Al Kass, Al Kass +, Al Kass HD & Al Kass HD + is an Arabic speaking satellite sports channel located in Doha – Qatar, which is broadcasted twenty-four hours a day on several different television satellites. It covers international sport news & events with an added focus on football in Qatar and the GCC. Al Kass is the official broadcast channel of the Qatar Football Stars League (QSL), Qatar Stars Cup (QSC), The H.H. Emir Cup & the H.A.Soccer Cup and was the host broadcast of the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2011.In addition, the Channel covers other major regional & international sports events like the Gulf Cup & the AFC Champions League. Al Kass is one of the top rated sports channels in Qatar and most of the GCC as well as is the fastest growing sports channel in the Middle East.
Culture and Heritage
Qatar’s culture and heritage has formed the bedrock of its modern society, its social warmth provides the foundation for the country’s bottomless hospitality, and its music and handicrafts are the inspiration of modern artists and artisans.
The government, encouraged by HH the Emir Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani and HH Sheikha Mozah Bint Nasser Al Missned, has embarked on a multifaceted approach to preserving the culture and heritage of the country.
The bustle and vitality of the old souqs has been recreated in Souq Waqif amidst buildings featuring traditional architecture. There you will find handicrafts on display as well as traditional foods, fabrics and art. Young Qataris are being encouraged to set up businesses promoting old crafts and traditions.
Qatar Foundation (QF), chaired by HH Sheikha Mozah Bint Nasser Al Missned, promotes cultural richness and preservation of the country’s heritage. Libraries, magnificent collections of Arabic writings, calligraphy and art, are all being made available for research and public appreciation through QF, the Qatar Museums Authority, and the National Council for Culture, Heritage and the Arts.
Music, poetry and story telling
Music Percussion plays an important part in all Qatari music. A favourite of the pearl fishermen was the galahs, a tall clay jar which was used to create bass and treble notes. Tus or tasat were tin drinking
Bedouin moved across the Qatari and Arabian peninsulas according to the seasons. Constantly moving meant possessions had to play an essential part in everyday life to warrant being loaded and reloaded onto pack animals.
Menswear Most Qataris choose modest national dress when they are in public. Men wear a tailor made thobe or dishdash, cut along the lines of a white cotton shirt that reaches to the ground, worn over
Hundreds of years ago, the resident population earned a meager living fishing, pearl diving or creating a valuable purple die from shellfish. Even today, many Qatari families can trace their