Things To Do in Doha this week: January 15 - January 22

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We have exciting events lined up for you this week! From shopping festivals to circus performances, and bike racing championships, we’ve got you covered! Stay tuned for our events list coming out next week as well. Keep following ILQ for more event updates and information! 

January 15 Sunday - January 22 Sunday

African Circus — Everyday till Saturday

The exciting African Circus will be performing at the Hyatt Plaza food court area everyday this week, as part of the Shop Qatar festival! Bring your friends and family and come enjoy the show! 

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed

Price: It’s free! 

Venue: Hyatt Plaza, Doha

Time: 5:30 pm

Qatar Chamber Of Commerce 2nd SME Conference — Tuesday and Wednesday

Following the tremendous success of the first edition, the 2017 Qatar Chamber SME Conference is set to be yet again a significant event for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Qatar.

This year, the conference will be focused on Turkey to hear about their experiences and what the best international practices are in order to provide innovative solutions and encourage creative thinking among entrepreneurs and investors.

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed

Venue: Ritz Carlton Hotel, Doha

Time: All day

Information: +974 4445 9136 or email 

Shop Qatar Festival — (all month)

Shop Qatar is the first edition of the month-long shopping festival. Under the slogan ‘A Brand New Tradition’, the first edition of Shop Qatar will kick-off in January with discounts on popular brands, cash prizes worth up to QAR 4 million, and a colourful schedule of entertainment featuring Cats the Broadway musical and 15 stand-up comedy acts.

Retail outlets around the country will be providing discounts of up to 50% on a range of consumer goods including clothes, electronics, cosmetics and accessories for men, women and children.

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed

Price: It’s free!

Venue: Malls across Qatar 

Time: All day

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Shop Qatar: Sing! — Friday

Revel in the splendor of music, and test your vocal chords as you sing along to celebrated musicians Majed Al Mohandes and Hussain Al Jassmi, with an opening act by Dana Al Fardan.

Tickets will be available at Virgin Megastore, and PLATINUMLIST

Ticket purchase: Shops/Online

Price: QR120 - QR1250

Venue: Auditorium Hall, Qatar National Convention Center

Time: 7:30 pm

Qatar Superstock 600 Championship — Friday and Saturday

Qatar SuperStock 600 (QSTK600) is a new road racing championship organized by Qatar Motor Motorcycle Federation and Losail Circuit Sports Club. 

The QSTK600 Championship will consist of 12 races over 6 rounds held at the Losail International Circuit.

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed 
Price: It’s free!
Venue: Losail International Circuit, Doha

Time: 10:00 am
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Dari Qatar: A film by all of us — Saturday

Throughout 2016, people across our great nation have been submitting video clips for the Dari Qatar project, and Doha Film Institute has been weaving the footage together to create a tapestry of daily life in Qatar.

Seating will be provided on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed

Price: It’s free 
Venue: Museum of Islamic Art Park

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm  

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