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The University of Calgary in Qatar marks Qatar’s National Day

Event features traditional food, cultural performances, and camel rides
December 7, 2016

Last week, students, faculty, staff and community members gathered on the campus of the University of Calgary in Qatar to celebrate Qatar’s National Day. The event featured camel and pony rides and the opportunity to get up-close with a falcon. It also featured cultural performances, particularly the A’arda, the traditional sword dance. There was an array of Qatari foods including machboos, a traditional lamb and rice dish.