Eid is over but fun in Qatar is not!

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After a fun filled and eventful week of Eid celebrations, Qatar is back to work. With the summer heat pounding on the residents, many are opting for long a vacation to someplace cooler. However, all this has not dampened the spirit of Qatar and there are events (although not many) happening around the country. Here is a short list of events that you can enjoy this week.

 

Muhammad Ali: Tribute to a Legend

 

 

The Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) has organised the an exhibition dedicated to boxing legend and activist Muhammad Ali since his death on June 3. Titled ‘Muhammad Ali: Tribute to a Legend,’ the exhibition brings together 22 artefacts spanning the first 18 years of his 21-year professional boxing career from 1960 to 1978.

 

Time:  Sunday, Monday and Wednesday from 10:30am to 5pm; Thursday from noon to 8pm; Friday from 2pm to 8pm; Saturday from noon to 8pm; and closed Tuesdays

Venue: Museum of Islamic Art Auditorium

 

QNCC: Eidiah Tourist Festival

 

 

The Ramadan Tourist Festival (Eidiah), held at the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC), provides a great opportunity to gather all these activities under one roof. It is a complete family entertainment and shopping experience.

 

Date: June 18 to June 30

Venue:Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC)

 

What About The Art? Contemporary Art from China

 

 

What About the Art?  is an exhibition from 15 contemporary Chinese artists curated by internationally acclaimed New York based Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang, presented in the context of Qatar China 2016 Year of Culture. After his solo exhibition at Mathaf in 2011, Cai Guo-Qiang returned to Qatar to present an exhibition featuring 15 contemporary Chinese artists.

 

Date: Till July 16

Venue: Qatar Museum Gallery

 

Focus: Works from Mathaf collection Part 2

 

 

Focus is a series of solo exhibitions, featuring artists from the museum’s Permanent Collection, inviting audiences to rethink their understanding of art history and its connection to the world through original research, writing, and curating.

 

Date: Till September 4

Time: 11am to 6 pm

Venue: Mathaf: Arab Museum Of  Modern Art

 

Tex-Mex Your Fridays

 

 

Spice up your weekend with an authentic Mexican Brunch at Paloma. Whether you need a cure for the night before, or you are looking to spice up your brunch, our talented Chef Salvador is here to bring you the tastiest Mexican bites paired with unlimited frozen margaritas and a selection of international brews.

 

Date: Every Friday (July 15 to July 29)

Time: Brunch hours

Venue: InterContinental Doha

Price: 199QR

 

Big Girls' Night Out Is Back at Paloma!

 

 

For those looking to party, the Girls Night Out is back! Bring your girlfriends along every Wednesday and enjoy till late. But a party is not a party without our mystery piñata; all the girls are welcome to stand a chance to bring home exciting prizes with our ladies night out.

 

Date: Every Wednesday

Time: 10pm

Venue: InterContinental Doha

 

DJ Levsric Live @QUBE

 

 

Enjoy some great music and have fun with your friends as Radisson Blu Hotel Doha brings to you a live performance by DJ Levsric. Don’t forget to carry your original Qatar ID/Original Passport.

 

Date: July 15

Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel Doha

Price: GENTS - QR130 Inclusive one beverage

VIP AREA - QR160/ per person inclusive of one beverage

QR50/per person for LADIES after 10PM