The junior Section of Ideal Indian School observed Qatar Heritage Day recently. A special assembly was organized at the APJ Abdul Kalam Auditorium. The assembly commenced with a blessing, followed by a lively performance featuring a colorful parade of traditional attire and a showcase of Qatari hospitality with Qahwa coffee and dates. Attendees enjoyed a delightful visual presentation featuring images of traditional Qatari foods such as Majboos, Harees, Tharid, and Luqaimat. The assembly also featured captivating pictures of iconic heritage sites like Barzan and Al Khor Towers, Zubara and Al Koot Forts, and Souq Waqif. In addition, the art of Al Sadu traditional weaving was highlighted. The celebration reached its peak with an Ardha dance performance by the children, contributing to a memorable and culturally rich event that brought Qatar’s heritage to life for the students of Ideal Indian School. The program was hosted by Ms. Tanu Madhvi. Principal, Mr. Shaik Shamim Saheb, the Headmaster, Mr. Sajid Shamim, and the AHM, Ms. Shyla Jose, joined us to make this event more memorable. The assembly concluded with the national anthems of Qatar and India.

The school organized a poster-making competition exclusively for students in grades 3 and 4. The young participants showcased their artistic talents by depicting various facets of Qatar’s heritage, capturing the essence of the nation in colorful and imaginative ways. The competition not only fostered creativity but also deepened the students’ connection to the cultural heritage of their host country. The Qatar Heritage Day celebration at Ideal Indian School served as a testament to the school’s commitment to fostering cultural understanding and appreciation among its diverse student community.