Top opera names honoured at Doha event

Qatar hosts the Oscars of the Opera, the first time the prestigious event has been held outside Italy.

    The top names in opera have been honoured at the Oscar Della Lirica in Doha.

    The Oscars of the Opera, as the awards are known, are a coup for the Qatari organisers, as it is the first time the prestigious event has been held outside Italy.

    Al Jazeera's Kim Vinnell reports from Doha.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Meet the deported nurse aiding asylum seekers at US-Mexico border

    Meet the deported nurse helping refugees at the border

    Francisco 'Panchito' Olachea drives a beat-up ambulance around Nogales, taking care of those trying to get to the US.

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    How a homegrown burger joint pioneered a food revolution and decades later gave a young, politicised class its identity.

    'We will cut your throats': The anatomy of Greece's lynch mobs

    The brutality of Greece's racist lynch mobs

    With anti-migrant violence hitting a fever pitch, victims ask why Greek authorities have carried out so few arrests.