Qatar boasts of a huge cultural wealth and a unique heritage, which it sponsors and works on developing and enriching continuously to keep pace with the development witnessed by various economic sectors of the country under the sponsorship of H.H the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin khalifa Al-Thani.
Qatar attaches great importance to cultural life aspects. Hence, it established Libraries, museums, theatre and arts centers. It also supports publishing houses, cultural magazines and organizes various cultural festivals and events throughout the year.
In recent years, Qatar organized festivals, forums, exhibitions and conferences for men of letters, art and thought based on the state's orientation to encourage and support Qatari and Arab creativity and enhance openness on the cultures of the different peoples of the world while preserving the values of Qatar's society.
As a result, Doha became one of the capitals of Arab culture, attracting various types of cultural creativity. Its cultural, thought and art festivals and events organized periodically became prominent features in the Arabic cultural scene, namely the Doha Cultural Festival, the Doha International Book Fair and the Doha Arab Song Festival, and other events.