2010 Arab Capital of Culture
|2010 Arab Capital of Culture|
The 2010 Arab Capital of Culture was chosen to be Doha, Qatar. The Arab Capital of Culture is an initiative undertaken by UNESCO, under the Cultural Capitals Program to promote and celebrate Arab culture and encourage cooperation in the Arab region. The Qatari government has begun preparations in many different fields including a US $82 million Cultural Village.
- Misha, Felix (7 November 2009). "Doha makes the running". The Sunday Times.
- Herbert, Ian; Nicole Leclercq; International Theatre Institute (2003). The World of Theatre: An Account of the World's Theatre Seasons 1999-2000, 2000-2001 and 2001-2002. Routledge. p. 225. ISBN 0-415-30621-3.
- "QATAR: Doha gladly takes on responsibility as 2010 Arab Capital of Culture". ITN. 8 February 2010.
- Oakley, Louise (26 August 2009), Qatar's riches, arabianbusiness.com
- "Minister hails Syria's role in Doha festival". Gulf Times. 6 August 2010.
- Hussein, Ourouba (10 August 2010). "Calligraphy expo opens". Gulf Times.
- "Christie's to showcase Middle East art in Doha". The Peninsula. 21 August 2010.
- Hussein, Ourouba (27 August 2010). "Scholars call for setting up of cultural award". Gulf Times.
- Hussein, Ourouba (29 August 2010). "Tribute is paid to 'nation of a million martyrs' in event marking Ramadan". Gulf Times.
- Townson, Peter (16 August 2010). "Islamic art museum draws 400,000 visitors since opening". Gulf Times.
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