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Wednesday, August 18, 2010


Ramadan is underway. Adult Qataris abstain from water and food from dawn to dusk - and are often joined in this by their children. Young children will usually fast for a few hours, or until midday - but soon they will enjoy a reward for their sacrifice. Garangau, the children's festival, is approaching and in our latest article on the website Yousra Samir explores the songs, traditions of and origins of the tradition. For the full fascinating article, or to watch and listen to this ancient song, see Garangau.

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