Things To Do in Doha this week: February 19 - February 26

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We have exciting events lined up for you this week! From jewelry exhibitions, basketball tournaments, bike racing championships, and more! We’ve got you covered! Our events list will be out every Sunday. Keep following ILQ for more event updates and information!

February 19 Sunday - February 26 Sunday


Doha Jewelry and Watches Exhibition — Monday-Saturday 



Time to get your bling on! The Doha Jewelry and Watches Exhibition is expected to feature well over 500 brands represented by 40 exhibitors from 10 countries!

DJWE is the longest-running, and one of Qatar’s most anticipated exhibitions in its annual calendar of events. It reinforces the country’s position as a premium business events destination. The DJWE will give unique local talent the chance to shine alongside global luxury brands. 

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed, but online registration required

Price: It’s free!
Time: Starts at 12:00 pm everyday except for Monday (3:00 pm) and Friday (4:00 pm)

Location: Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre
Visit their website for more details: http://djwe.qa/ 

QF 3X3 Streetball Tournament — Thursday-Saturday

If "ball is life" for you, then you should sign up and make a team for the QF 3X3 #Streetball Tournament today! You’ll get the opportunity to play in the state of the art facility at Qatar Foundation’s Recreation Center Outdoor Courts.

*This is an officially recognized competition by the Qatar Basketball Federation and FIBA. All players will be ranked accordingly by the FIBA 3x3 Planet online system* 

Ticket purchase: Online registration

Price: Check the link below

Time: 8:00 pm

Venue: Qatar Foundation’s Recreation Center Outdoor Courts, Doha
Visit the link for more details: http://tinyurl.com/jv2n3fq or call 4017 6791/5560 3535 for more information



FIM Motocross World Championship — Friday and Saturday

Get ready for the 2017 MXGP World Championship!

The opening round of the 2017 FIM MXGP World Championship takes place at the Losail Motocross Track for fifth time in a row from 24th to 25th February 2017.

The MX Track is located next to Losail Circuit Sports Club, and the MXGP of Qatar is the only round that takes place at night. 

You can also take part in the ILQ-MXGP competition where you can win tickets to attend the MXGP! Check out the link here: https://www.iloveqatar.net/news/content/competition-time-win-tickets-mxgp-qatar 

Ticket purchase: ​Paddock and VIP tickets will be available at Q-Tickets, Virgin Megastores and at the Welcome Centre of the Losail Circuit Sports Club during the week of the event.

Price: General Access – Free (access to the Grandstand and Spectator hills), Paddock Ticket (2 days) – QR100, VIP Ticket (2 days) - QR1,000 

Venue: Losail MX Track, Losail, Doha
Time: Friday - 3:00 pm, Saturday - 2:30 pm
Visit their website for more details: https://www.circuitlosail.com/copy-of-motocross-world-championshi 



Halal Qatar Festival — Friday and Saturday

The Halal Qatar Festival is a cultural event that centers around a distinct feature of the local heritage, one that is drawn from deep within the deserts of Qatar - sheep and goat breeding.


The festival will present specific methods that help in breeding and raising sheep and will also showcase numerous traditional events along with educational and recreational activities.


Here is an opportunity to revive the Qatari heritage and relive their simple lives amidst the dunes, at the Al-Mazain, Al-Mazad Auction, and sheep barns presentation at Katara.

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Price: It’s free!

Venue: Katara Cultural Village

Time: 9:00 am
For more information visit: http://www.katara.net/en/whats-on/events/Festivals/Halal%20Qatar%20Festival/2247

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