Years of Culture



Press Centre

Welcome to the Years of Culture Press Centre

Read the latest press releases, announcements and information about Years of Culture programming in Qatar and across Indonesia.
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Leadership Team

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Her Excellency Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani

Chairperson, Qatar Museums, Doha Film Institute, Reach Out to Asia, and Qatar Leadership Centre. Years of Culture was established in 2012 by Qatar Museums under the leadership of its Chairperson Her Excellency Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, to promote mutual understanding, recognition, and appreciation between nations and their people.

  • Bio for Her Excellency Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani - EN.pdf PDF - 166 KB

Press Releases


New Exhibition Growing Kopi, Drinking Qahwa; Stories of Coffee in Qatar and Indonesia to Open 24th October 2023 at the National Museum of Qatar

Qatar-Indonesia 2023 Year of Culture Bringing a Series of Traditional Arts Workshops to Doha this September

Off the Beaten Path in Indonesia - Chefs from Two Ends of the Ancient Spice Trade Route Come Together on a Culinary Journey

Qatari Delegation in Indonesia.

Qatar Delegation Visits Indonesia for Dialogue on Culture and Creative Economy

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Press Invitation - Years of Culture CULTUKAR IG Live Workshops

Volunteer Trip from Qatar to Indonesia with ROTA.

Years of Culture and the Education Above All Foundation Promote Cross-Cultural Learning and Collaboration During a Reach Out To Asia Program Volunteer Trip to Indonesia

Years of Culture Initiative Announces the Participants of the Upcoming CultuRide Cycling Tour

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Years of Culture Initiative Names Ali Bin Towar al-Kuwari as CultuRide Ambassador

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Press Invitation: Qatar Creates Week 2023

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Qatar-Indonesia 2023 Year of Culture Explores Hidden Treasures from Indonesia in the Museum of Islamic Art and Lusail Museum Collections


Press Kits

  • Dialogue of Papers Press ZIP - 202 MB

Branding and Graphics

Branding and Graphics

  • Years of Culture Brand Identity Guidelines Global Toolkit 2023.pdf PDF - 2 MB
  • Years of Culture Logos ZIP - 14 MB

Press Releases and News

Press Releases

  • Qatar-Indonesia Coffee Exhibition Announcement - EN.pdf PDF - 142 KB
  • Indonesian Workshop Month - EN.pdf PDF - 45 KB
  • Off the Beaten Path in Indonesia Culinary Journey - EN.pdf PDF - 108 KB
  • Qatari Delegation to Indonesia - EN.pdf PDF - 105 KB
  • ROTA Student Expectations - EN.pdf PDF - 137 KB
  • CultuRide Announcement - EN.pdf PDF - 101 KB
  • CULTUKAR Fashion and Design Residencies Open Call - EN.pdf PDF - 121 KB
  • Hayati Overview, Cast and Crew - EN.pdf PDF - 140 KB
  • Hayati Play Announcement - EN.pdf PDF - 139 KB
  • CultuRide Signing Ceremony Announcement - EN.pdf PDF - 103 KB
  • Qatar-Indonesia Year of Culture 2023 Culinary Experiences - EN.pdf PDF - 84 KB
  • Qatar-Indonesia 2023 Opening Event - EN.pdf PDF - 103 KB
  • TedinArabic x YoC - EN.pdf PDF - 86 KB
  • Qatar-Indonesia 2023 Indonesian Artefacts - EN.pdf PDF - 91 KB
  • The Desert Rose Premiere - 10 Year Anniversary - EN.pdf PDF - 100 KB
  • Community Days Festival Comes to an End - EN.pdf PDF - 45 KB
  • Years of Culture Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary with WeTransfer Activation - EN.pdf PDF - 84 KB
  • Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) Reopening 2022 - EN.pdf PDF - 423 KB
  • M7 and Printemps Doha Launch - EN.pdf PDF - 188 KB
  • Qatar Museums Expands One of the World's Most Ambitious Public Art Programmes - EN.pdf PDF - 199 KB
  • Qatar — A Thriving Hub for Creatives - EN.pdf PDF - 84 KB
  • QM Announces Unprecedented Cultural Developments for Fall 2022 - EN.pdf PDF - 129 KB
  • Yousef Ahmad Exhibition in Japan - EN.pdf PDF - 59 KB
  • Open Call - Manga Style Competition 2022 - EN.pdf PDF - 57 KB
  • Fire Station Curator Residency - EN.pdf PDF - 60 KB
  • Networking Event to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of USA-Qatar Diplomatic Relations - EN.pdf PDF - 84 KB
  • Qatar-MENASA 2022 Opening Ceremony EN.pdf PDF - 62 KB


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Julia Esposito

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Anya Kotova

Qatar and Regional Enquiries

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