Applications sought for a mega art project on Al Maha Island

Al Hosh Gallery has announced that it is receiving applications from artists wishing to take part in a new mega art project – the Promenade – for the upcoming Al Maha Island, local Arab daily Arrayah reported.

The project is to paint a 5 km long road on the island.
The gallery has launched an open call for artists from Qatar and abroad to apply to participate in the project.
Those interested can apply until July 30 via this link: https://alhosh.net/open-call

Work on the project is scheduled to take place from August 15 to October 15.
Several artists will be selected to participate in the Promenade initiative.
They will receive the medium and the tools needed to paint the road.
Their names will also be mentioned as participating in the Promenade project on the gallery’s social media platforms.
A certificate will be given at the end of the project to all the artists who participated in the project.
The project is part of enhancing the aesthetic aspect of Qatar through the implementation of creative works that enhance public art projects in the country and help transform the streets into tourist destinations. to visit, says the *Arrayah report.
Located in Lusail, Al Maha Island – Qatar’s highly anticipated tourism and leisure hotspot – will open ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, according to reports.
The island is fast becoming a tourist hotspot in Qatar, attracting more than 1.5 million visitors a year.
It is located near the Place Vendôme shopping center and connected to the mainland by a causeway.
The island features major attractions, including luxury dining experiences and world-class leisure and entertainment.
The world-class project is led by Estithmar Holding subsidiary Estithmar Ventures and IHG, in collaboration with Qatari Diar and Qatar Tourism.
Al Maha Island demonstrates the enormous potential of Qatar’s tourism sector and is a manifestation of how IHG is adapting to the rapid growth of hospitality and internal and external tourism in the country.

Christopher S. Washington