Doha 03rd May 2014: An exhibition titled “Al Galayl: Wish of A Hunter,” opened on Thursday at Building 18 in Katara.
It features 46 impressive images taken by Qatari photographer Ahmed Yousef al-Khulaifi during the recent Al Galayl competition at the Al Meshabia conservation area in southern Qatar.
The exhibition was opened by HE the Minister of Culture, Arts and Heritage Dr Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kuwari.
It provides visitors a view of traditional hunting practiced in Qatar. The photographs depict hunters with their camels, falcons and salukis and the challenges they face while hunting.
The photographs will be on display until June 2.
Al-Khulaifi is the chairman of Qatar Photographic Society. He has participated in various exhibitions and secured several awards for his photographs. This is his third solo exhibition in the country. The most recent one was the “Fath Al Kheir” exhibition, about the 27-day journey of the traditional dhow of the same name to the six GCC countries last year.