Sunday, December 11, 2022

D'Reesha Performing Arts Festival

D’reesha Performing Arts Festival presents a unique experience in Qatar. The inaugural edition brought thousands of people from across Qatar to a week-long event filled with talents in the fields of theatre, music, poetry, storytelling, education, research and much more. The performers included a range high-profile performers, university and school groups, emerging artists, and teachers.

D'Reesha 2021 Photo

D’reesha is an outlet for connectedness and self-expression, bringing the community together to celebrate global performing arts while highlighting Arab culture, language, and heritage.

This year, D’reesha is making a comeback for the second edition coinciding with the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar, on non-match days at Education City.

Qatar Foundation is fueling visitors' experiences by highlighting Islamic and Arab cultures in this year’s edition. Inspired by the travels of Muslim explorer Ibn Battuta across the Middle East and Afro-Eurasia, the festival will follow the overarching theme of ‘Travel & Adventure’ across different disciplines including music, theatre, poetry, storytelling, education, science, and much more.

Travel & Adventure is not only about exposing the audience to new parts of the world but about building a deeper understanding of our cultures and educating visitors about Arab cultures in an entertaining yet engaging way. The journey of the festival will further help to capture the Golden Age of Islam in a more modern way.


Dates of the Festival:

11 - 17 December 2022

Timing (every day):

3:00 - 8:00 p.m.


Oxygen Park, Education City, Qatar


Stay tuned for the full program schedule and the list of events happening at D'reesha. Read more at D’Reesha Festival’s official landing page here.