calendar_today November 8, 2022

Qatari comedian Hamad Al Amari to MC at the FIFA Fan Festival™

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Qatari comedian and presenter Hamad Al Amari will MC at the FIFA Fan Festival™ during this year’s FIFA World Cup™.

Located at Al Bidda Park, close to Doha’s West Bay area, the FIFA Fan Festival™ will be open daily throughout the tournament, which will be held from 20 November to 18 December. It will screen every match live and host a number of entertainment activations and food and beverage options.

Popular comic and presenter Al Amari, who is well known for his stand-up routines, said: “The FIFA Fan Festival is going to be the beating heart of the tournament so it’s a tremendous honour to be part of this activity. Spending the tournament with fans from around the world will offer a fantastic opportunity to showcase Qatar’s culture and traditions, along with our sense of fun and humour.”

The FIFA Fan Festival™ will host up to 40,000 fans daily during the tournament. It will be free to attend and is located near three Doha Metro stations: Al Corniche, Al Bidda and The White Palace. Regular shuttle buses from a host of locations will also connect fans directly to the activation.

A number of global acts will perform at the FIFA Fan Festival™, which will offer a wide variety of food and beverage options. There will also be dedicated football activities and exhibitions, and regular appearances from FIFA legends.

“The FIFA Fan Festival will provide fans with an unforgettable experience. They will unite at Al Bidda Park, with the beautiful West Bay skyline as the backdrop, to enjoy wonderful weather, great music and excellent food,” added Al Amari.

Al Amari went on to say the FIFA Fan Festival™ would unite fans from all over the world in a celebration of the beautiful game.

“I think it will showcase what this tournament is all about – a celebration of love and life through football. I’m looking forward to welcoming fans from across the world as we watch the most intense football the world cup has ever seen and enjoy a host of activities.” 

For more information about the FIFA Fan Festival™ and its programme, visit FIFA+.

Fans interested in attending Qatar 2022 should click here for the latest tickets, accommodation and Hayya Card information.