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


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