DOHA: The second edition of the Katara International Hunting and Falcons Exhibition (S’hail 2018) starts today at the “Wisdom Square” in the Cultural Village Foundation —Katara.
The five-day exhibition will host more than 150 participants from 20 countries. Exhibitors include companies that offer hunting weapons, tools manufacturers, hunting trips agencies, restaurants, falconers and many more.
The exhibition also provides daily lectures about falconry and breeding falcons, delivered by experts in this field, in addition to awareness lectures on safe hunting trips and overland safaris.
It is also an opportunity to introduce Qatari culture and heritage to international visitors displaying a main element of the heritage of Qatari ancestors related to hunting and falconry. Falcon auctions will be also carried out during the exhibition with new breeds introduced to the local market.
The organising committee of the exhibition has allocated QR30,000 in prizes for the best display booth and best falcon mask, in a bid to support handicrafts in this field.