Things To Do in Doha this week: January 22 - January 29

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We have exciting events lined up for you this week! From events at Losail International Circuit, to Golf Masters, film screenings, and more! We’ve got you covered! Our events list will be out every Sunday. Keep following ILQ for more event updates and information! 

January 22 Sunday - January 29 Sunday

Ladies Training Days at Losail International Circuit — Tuesday 

Starting from today, 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.

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, as well as a special allocated area for children.

Security: There will be an abaya and bag check-in station at the venue. 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
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Training at Losail Circuit Sports Club — Wednesday

Come and enjoy the free cycling, running and walking facilities at Losail International Circuit!

Dates: Every Wednesday

Car Park Area: Inside the Circuit next to the Paddock Restaurant Parking

Registration: Inside the Circuit in the Pit Garage 2


Cyclists must use the track in an anti-clockwise direction, cycling on the inside of the track, overtaking to the left.

Runners and walkers use the track in a clockwise direction on the outside of the track, between the blue line and fence. No crossing of the track is permitted without the safety marshal's permission.

All cyclists (including small children) must wear a helmet and closed-toe shoes when using the track.

Anyone under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

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

Venue: Losail International Circuit, Doha

Time: 5:00 pm

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Commercial Bank Qatar Masters 2017 — Thursday-Sunday

The 20th edition of the prestigious European Tour event is heading to Doha Golf Club from 26-29 January 2017, featuring some of the world’s most exciting and successful players. 

Fans wanting to get up-close-and-personal with some of tour's most preeminent professional golfers can purchase tickets at Virgin Megastores, the Doha Golf Club, The St. Regis Doha hotel, The InterContinental Doha, the Radisson Blu Hotel Doha, Fnac Lagoona Mall, and online at (see the link on our ILQ homepage), and

*Entry is free for children under 14 years.

Ticket purchase: Shops/Online

Price: Thursday - QR150, Friday - QR200, Saturday - QR200, Sunday - QR200, All four days - QR450

Venue: Doha Golf Club

Time: All day
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DFI Presents ‘Abdullah’ in ongoing Hekayat Khaleejiya Series — Thursday and Friday

Head over to the Museum of Islamic Art this weekend to check out Doha Film Institute’s film series dedicated to the Gulf region.

Growing up in a very conservative family where many things are “haram” (forbidden in Islam), Abdullah struggles over the years to hide his love for music.

Hekayat Khaleejiya, which translates to ‘Stories from the Gulf’, is a quarterly screening series dedicated to showcasing cinematic voices from the Gulf region. The series presents films accompanied by question-and-answer sessions with the filmmakers to gain insight into their work and process.

Ticket purchase: At the door/Online

Venue: Museum of Islamic Art Auditorium

Time: 7:30 pm

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.

The festival ends on February 7, 2017. Be sure to catch it before it ends!

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed

Price: It’s free!

Venue: Malls across Qatar 

Time: All day

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What events will you be checking out this week? Comment below!