Cultural Programme for the Special Exhibition ‘Foot et Monde Arabe’

As part of the ‘Foot et Monde Arabe’ special exhibition, the FIFA World Football Museum is once again organizing a cultural programme, featuring numerous events on the subject of football in the Arab world. The events will take place during the period of the special exhibition from 4 October 2019 to 5 January 2020. The list will be updated on an ongoing basis.


Special Public Tour: ‘Foot et Monde Arabe’ (in German and English)
Discover the rich history of football in the Arab world.

Tours in German : 6.10., 20.10., 3.11., 17.11., 1.12., 15.12., 29.12. (11:00 – 11:45)
Tours in English : 13.10., 27.10, 10.11., 24.11., 8.12., 22.12., 5.1. (11:00 – 11:45)


23.10.2019 – 19:30 - 20:30
Expert tour with Honey Thalijeh (in English)
Led by Honey Thaljieh, co-founder and first captain of the Palestine national women’s football team, hear her personal stories and experience the highlights of our special exhibition.
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26.-27.10.2019 & 23.-24.11.2019 – 11:00 - 17:00
Football bazaar in the museum
Visit the bazaar to add to your football equipment and more!
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31.10.2019 – 19:30 - 20:30
Panel discussion: Football, culture and society in the Arab world (in English)
Join us in welcoming special guest speakers for a lively discussion about the close links between football, culture and society in the Arab world. Our speakers bring together different perspectives on sport, culture, and business to explore how football shapes life both on and off the pitch.
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06.11.2019 – 19:30 - 20:30 Uhr
Expert tour with Otto Pfister (in German)
Join German Football-Coach Otto Pfister as he revisits some of his most successful points of his coaching career in the Arab world.
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27.11.2019 – 19:30 - 20:30
Expert tour with Stanislas Frenkiel (in French)
Experience our special exhibition with Stanislas Frenkiel, expert on Algerian football and lecturer at the Faculty of Sports and Physical Education of the University of Artois.
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04.12.2019 – 19:30 - 20:30 Uhr
Panel discussion: Sustainability at sporting mega events (in English)
In anticipation of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, a panel of experts will discuss the role of sustainable practices in sporting mega events such as a World Cup.
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