Things To Do in Doha: May 7 - May 14

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We have exciting events lined up for you this week! From film screenings to exhibitions that aim to develop Qatar, ladies’ fitness days, and more! We’ve got you covered! Our events list will be out every Sunday. Keep following ILQ for more event updates and information! 

April 30 Sunday - May 7 Sunday

The Art of Tea-Making — Every Sunday

Are you a tea addict? If you are, then you’ll love the Japanese tea-making workshop during the whole month of May over at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel!

You’ll get the opportunity to learn about the traditional tea ceremony while learning brewing techniques, tea facts, lore and tea etiquette featuring Sencha and traditional Matcha.

As part of the workshop you’ll receive unlimited tea and coffee, and petit fours. 

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed

Price: QR 150
Venue: Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Doha

Time: 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
For reservations and inquiries: Contact +974 4484 8505 or +974 4484 8000.  

Project Qatar Exhibition 2017 — Monday-Thursday


One of Qatar’s biggest annual exhibitions, Project Qatar, is taking place this year for its 14th edition! The International Construction Technology & Building Materials Exhibition will be taking place at the Doha Exhibition & Convention Centre (DECC), from May 8-11.

The show provides a unique and dynamic platform for buyers and suppliers to make contacts and drive future developments in Qatar’s multibillion construction sector.

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed

Price: It’s free!
Venue: Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC), Qatar

Time: 7:30 pm
For more information visit: http://www.projectqatar.com  

Ladies Training Days at Losail International Circuit — Tuesday 

Girls just wanna have fun! The Losail International Circuit will be hosting Ladies Training Days twice a month!

The Losail track will be open only for ladies to be able to exercise in one of the largest venues in Doha with privacy, as well as enjoy a variety of outdoor activities, such as cycling, walking, running or rollerblading

Bicycles and gear will be available so ladies won’t have to bring their personal cycles from home. There will be special trainers available to provide yoga lessons, a mini-bootcamp; walking, jogging and other activities. There will also be an allocated area for children. A small rental fee for bicycles will be charged starting from March 7, 2017: QR 35 for 1st hour, QR 40 for 2nd hour.

You will be asked to complete a registration form and sign a waiver. 

Distance: The Track is 5.31km long. You can do as many laps as you like during the scheduled time.

Security: There will be an abaya and bag check-in station. No men will be allowed inside the track area. CCTV will only be monitored by female staff.

*Please note only boys under 9 years of age will be allowed inside the track.*

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed

Price: It’s free!

Venue: Losail International Circuit, Doha
Time: 5:00 pm
Visit their website for more details: http://www.lcsc.qa

A Window on Contemporary Arab Cinema — Wednesday, Thursday & Friday


It’s movie time! Grab your popcorn, the Doha Film Institute is presenting a series that focuses on work by young artists in the region. A Window on Contemporary Arab Cinema will showcase 4 films alongside a compilation of short films from across the Middle East.

Short Film Program

Wednesday, May 10, 5:30 pm, Katara Drama Theatre
Maqloubeh
Selma
Waves ’98
The Desert Fish
The Wall

Wednesday, May 10, 8:00 pm, Katara Drama Theatre
Eyes of a Thief

Thursday, May 11, 8:00 pm, Katara Drama Theatre
Dégradé

Friday, May 12, 5:30 pm, Katara Drama Theatre
The Dark Wind (Reseba)

Friday, May 12, 8:00 pm, Katara Drama Theatre
Ali, the Goat and Ibrahim


Ticket purchase: Online
Price: QR 75
Venue: Katara Drama Theater, Katara Cultural Village
Time: 5:30 pm and 8:00 pm
Book tickets here: http://www.dohafilminstitute.com/events/dfi-cinema#A_Window_on_Contemporary_Arab_Cinema

International Women's Day Fundraising Gala Dinner — Friday

Time to get glam and suit up for a cause! The International Women’s Day Fundraising Gala Dinner is happening this weekend! Look and feel good at the extra special dinner on Friday!



Ticket purchase: At the door or online on Qtickets

Price: QR 250 (includes dinner), discount if 4 to 8 tickets purchased

Venue: Sheraton Grand Doha Resort and Convention Hotel (Salwa Ballroom)

Time: 7:00 pm - 12:00 am



Nurses Fun Day — Friday



You’ve heard of America’s got talent, Britain’s got talent, but have you heard of Nurses got talent?! The very first NURSES got talent is happening right here in Doha!

Come witness and support some of our most talented Nurses in the country!

Know someone who could be the first NGT Winner? Or want to know more about the event and the different performances, raffle draws and activities? Get them to join! Check out the details below!



Ticket purchase: No tickets needed

Price: It’s free!

Venue: Hilton Doha Hotel

Time: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Website: https://www.facebook.com/WeGoQatar/
Contact: wegoqatar@gmail.com or call +974 55548772



Whose Line Is It Anyway? — Saturday

The popular improv comedy show “Whose Line is it Anyway?” hits the stage in Qatar this weekend! Come watch Andy Smart, Ian Coppinger, Stephen Frost and Steve Steen crack some great one-liners as they interact with the crowd and improvise their way through the night!

Ticket purchase: Online
Price: QR 150
Venue: Grand Hyatt
Time: 8:30 pm
Website: http://www.aliveentertainment.me
Book tickets here: https://www.q-tickets.com/events/WHOSE_LINE_IS_IT_ANYWAY

Which events will you be attending this week? Comment below!