18th December is celebrated as a Qatar national day. In Qatar language this day is called as Al-Yawm al-Waṭani. The Holiday was officially announced from 2007 in Qatar. it is also called as Founder day.
On this day people do rest from their work.
History of Qatar National Day
Before 2007 this day was celebrated on September, 3. Qatar Independence day is now celebrated annually on 18th of December. Now the officials also created a logo with date mentioned 18th December.
Qatar Independence Day Celebrations
Many activities are doing on this day like; Fireworks, musical nights, and lighting.
In morning time a parade is being held by ISF, Armed forces, Ministry Interior office and Amiri Guard.
People and officials also do a car show to provide entertainment.