World Cup 2022 .. The countdown for a unique experience has begun in Qatar

Doha – Ahmed Youssef: With the start of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, which will be held for the first time on Arab soil since the launch of the first edition in 1930, fans around the world are eagerly awaiting a unique event organized by Qatar with high professionalism. Tournament events, in program in the period from November 20 to December 18, will be accompanied by an enthusiastic atmosphere and exceptional dazzling experiences with the participation of the brightest stars, as well as the organization of international shows, amazing destinations, traditional markets and other events. Fans await entertainment destinations and various cultural events everywhere, but also the hospitality of Qatar with its origins, as well as various activities, which aim to make the Qatar World Cup the best in the history of the World Cup. Expected surprises The sale of tickets for the World Cup, according to a report published by the Qatar News Agency, was two million and 890 thousand tickets to attend the matches hosted by 8 stadiums built with international specifications. Fans from Qatar, United States, Saudi Arabia, England, Mexico, United Arab Emirates, Argentina, France, Brazil and Germany are in first line in getting tournament tickets right from the start. The report indicates that the Qatar World Cup has established a record in hospitality ticket sales and 5 billion people are expected to watch the World Cup, a number that is expected to exceed half of the world’s population, and includes stadium fans and spectators in television screens and in public areas, according to Gianni Infantino, President of the FIFA International Football Federation. Infantino claimed that the previous World Cup in Russia 2018 was followed by over 4 billion people and that the next edition of the World Cup will be “the best ever” and will help “unify the Arab world”. Round fans are waiting for many surprises that have been expertly prepared to spend pleasant moments that allow them to get to know the lifestyle in Qatar and the Arabian Gulf region in general, in addition to the characteristics of the entertainment attractions and advanced centers that Qatar abounds in in. The Qatari authorities wanted to facilitate the movement of World Cup fans through various means of transport, including buses, taxis and the subway, as well as the presence of road signs on all roads, as well as through smart applications on phones. Fans will be able to watch more than one match inside the stadium per day, a unique feature of this version of the World Cup. Tourist activity Qatar has many tourist attractions, including The Pearl Island, Doha Corniche, Aspire Park, Souq Waqif, Qatar Water Park and the Museum of Islamic Art. Qatar includes many cultural and tourist attractions, in particular the cultural district of Katara, the courtyards of the Islamic Cultural Center of Sheikh Abdullah bin Zaid Al Mahmoud, the National Library of Qatar, the Katara Opera House and the Qatar Philharmonic. Visitors to Qatar enjoy safaris in the fascinating desert, which offers the owner a thrilling experience of driving on the golden sand dunes overlooking the sea, as well as camel riding and sandboarding in the same area. The Arab masses to come in Qatar will have the opportunity to enjoy travel in camping to live an unparalleled experience among the details of the islands, dunes and sandy beaches, with its means of entertainment and other means of comfort. Night cruises represent an unprecedented opportunity to spend quality time on different sailboats or historic boats. Fans also look forward to great moments at the FIFA Fan Festival in Al Bidda Park, where they can enjoy the West Bay skyline as a magical backdrop and broadcast in live matches, as well as a nice group of musical and cultural performances. Fans can enjoy various games and activities on Al Maha Island in Lusail Town, including ice skating and circus performances, and organize concerts, shows and performances to please visitors of all ages. Throughout the World Cup, visitors will be able to attend the “Arcadia Spectacular” music festival, which will be held near the Ras Bufontas metro station and will host up to 15,000 people, while another musical event will be launched, hosted by the entertainment company. “Middlebast”. to Al Wakra and is expected to attract 5,000 fans. Cultural and Recreational Events Entertainment activities hosted by the Doha Corniche, which stretches 6km from the Sheraton Hotel’s garden to the Museum of Islamic Art, include traveling art shows. As part of the daily performances during the World Cup, guests from the country will be able to enjoy the “Welcome to Qatar” program, which features water shows and fireworks interspersed with songs from the official Qatar World Cup album 2022, pieces by the Qatari composer Wael bin Ali and musical pieces by the Qatar Orchestra. In all eight stadiums that will attend the global event, more than 6,000 shows and performances will be attended in 21 different places. In a first-of-its-kind initiative, the idea of ​​”Be the Host” seeks to help enrich the experience of Qatari guests during their stay, and introduce them to the great cultural diversity that the country enjoys. It aims to encourage the exchange of cultures, as well as make fans known in particular the culture of Qatar and the region, and to enjoy authentic Arab hospitality and ancient customs, in concomitance with the sporting events that will be hosted by the country. The Qatari authorities have published a guide that contains details of the venues and times of the events that will accompany the tournament, and includes a lot of statistical data, including that 12 archaeological sites and castles will be available to Qatari visitors in the tournament to visit, in as well as 23 museums. The data indicates that the organizers of the World Cup have awarded cycling enthusiasts a 33-kilometer track, the longest in the world, as well as more than 3,000 restaurants and 30 shopping centers. (Anatolia)