Laffah fishing competition to begin at Katara beach

News Date:Friday, 20 April 2018

Laffah, the second part of the traditional fishing championship, will begin at Katara beach tomorrow (Thursday) early morning.
The competition is part of the seventh Senyar Festival being organized by Katara Cultural Village.
As many as 27 teams will participate in Laffah competition. From Katara beach the teams will sail to the Haloul Area in wooden boats. The competition will conclude on Saturday.

Hadaq, the first part of the traditional fishing championship was held last week.

Meanwhile, traditional fishing competition for families will begin at Katara beach at 10am on Saturday. A number of Qatari and expatriate families will take part in the competition, which is introduced for the first time this year, the organizing committee said.

From Katara beach, the participants will proceed to the Doha Corniche for the competition which will continue until 3pm. Then they will return to Katara beach.

The Seventh Senyar Festival will conclude with a grand ceremony (Ghaffal) at Katara beach on Saturday evening during which winners of the Laffah and family competitions will be announced.

The first prize winner in the family competition will get a cash prize of QR10,000 while winners of the second and third positions will get QR8,000 and QR7,000, respectively. 

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