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Katara Football Art showcases FIFA World Cup legacy

Mohammad Amin

DOHA: Football history and art are uncommon in nature. Yet, when it it linked together, football becomes a reflective part of culture and society.

Cashing on the hype around 2021 FIFA Arab Cup Qatar and 2022 FIFA World Cup stadium inaugurations, the ‘Katara Football Art’ exhibition at The Cultural Village displays the legacy of FIFA World Cup.

Football lover will instantly fall in love with this exhibition that depicts the history of the past five FIFA World Cups from 2002 until 2018.

The exhibition portrays winning expressions in paintings and graphics, from the winning moments to gestures.

The official songs of every FIFA World Cup held in this century is also being played at the exhibition.

Running until December 18 from 10am to 10pm daily, the exhibition showcases the key moments of the last five editions of the FIFA World Cup through art and installations.

Paintings and photographs based on the 2002 Korea-Japan to 2018 Russia World Cup displays the legacy of the FIFA World Cup.

Khalid Al Sayed, director of Cultural Affairs and Events at Katara, said the football art exhibition is a big opportunity for the visitors to get a feel of the upcoming FIFA World Cup.

“This is a project to celebrate art, sports and culture. The project symbolically re-creates and re-lives the last five FIFA World Cups,” said Al Sayed.

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