Qatar Tourism has unveiled Posts of Qatar, 10 distinctive goalpost art installations that frame some of the most iconic landmarks and Insta-worthy spots across the country.

Each Posts of Qatar installation—#PostsofQatar—has been created by an individual artist or a pair of artists, with two goalposts designed by artists from Qatar and the others by artists from nations that have previously won the tournament: England, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil. The art installations reflect elements of each artist’s home country combined with aspects of Qatar’s cultural heritage.

David Beckham captured the first of many pictures to be taken at one of the goalposts—at Lusail City Marina. The installations are located at Souq Waqif, the Inland Sea, the waterfront Museum of Islamic Art Park, The Pearl-Qatar and Katara Cultural Village, among others. Below is the complete list:

  • “Sailing Forms” — England goalpost by Hugo Dalton at Lusail City Marina
  • “Harmony Shining Through The Rose” — Germany goalpost by KEF at West Bay Beach
  • “From Spain To Qatar” — Spain goalpost by Jordi Gil Fernandez (JoGis Art) at Inland Sea
  • “Symmetry” — Italy goalpost by Ale Giorgini at Katara Cultural Village
  • “Sails, Moving Forward” — France goalpost by Guillaume Rouseré and Maryam Faraj Al-Suwaidi at The Pearl-Qatar
  • “Where The Owl Sleeps” — Brazil goalpost by Camila Gondo at MIA Park
  • “The Shine Of Transformation” — Uruguay goalpost by Josefina De León at Place Vendôme
  • “QATARGENTINA”— Argentina goalpost by Simo Vibart and Fatima Alsharshani at Aspire Zone
  • “People From The World” — goalpost representing Countries of the World by Abdulaziz Yousef at Flag Plaza
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“Freej” — Qatar goalpost by Ghada Al-Suwaidi at Souq Waqif.

Goalpost Art Installations Welcome the World to Qatar

Visitors will be able to take their photographs in front of the installations from Nov. 8, 2022 to Dec. 2, 2022. QR codes will be available next to each of the goalposts and can be scanned for further information about the art installation, the artist and location.

Chairman of Qatar Tourism and Qatar Airways Group chief executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said in a press release statement: “As we prepare to welcome millions of visitors to Qatar over the next two months, we believe in showcasing our national landmarks through the distinctive creations of local and international artists. We encourage all visitors coming for the football to take advantage of their time here by exploring the country and experiencing Qatar’s culture first-hand.”

For more information, visit visitqatar.qa.