Social distancing and staying at home can be boring and sometimes stressful for people. People cannot avoid being isolated but they definitely can avoid being stressed. Creative people may be able to have enough time to first have some novel ideas during a novel situation and to materialise
Offices empty, restaurants and cafes closed, performance venues dark, schools and universities shut down. Across the world, numerous industries have entered a state of suspended animation, imposing a sharp and involuntary brake on the working lives of millions of people.
It is time to stay at home. People are forced to observe social distancing and work from home. The circumstances are no different for the people who reside in the world of Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra (QPO).
Though social distancing is the call of the day owing to the pandemic of novel coronavirus across the world, the importance and need for social solidarity cannot be ruled out.
“In light of this ongoing health crisis, the Earth Hour Qatar recommends all individuals to participate virtually this year, keeping in mind public health and safety which are of foremost importance” —Neeshad Shafi, Earth Hour Qatar Co-ordinator