Things To Do in Doha this week: March 26 - April 2

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We have exciting events lined up for you this week! From the Qatar Food Festival, gala dinners for special causes, hotel birthday parties and more! We’ve got you covered! Our events list will be out every Sunday. Keep following ILQ for more event updates and information!

March 26 Sunday - April 2 Sunday


Fire Station talk of the month: 3D printing, design, architecture — Monday

Art and design enthusiasts, this one’s for you! Learn more about 3D printing at the Doha Fire Station!



As part of its ongoing monthly talks, Qatar Museums’ Fire Station invites the general public to attend its upcoming discussion by Thomas Moden and Maysaa Almumin on 3D printing, design and architecture. They will be sharing their experience, knowledge and engage in an open discussion with the community. 

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Price: It’s free
Venue: Fire Station Cinema, Doha
Time: 6:30 pm
RSVP: talkofthemonth@qm.org.qa  

Gala Dinner for “Disability Awareness” — Tuesday

A dinner for a cause. Nawaal Akram, Qatar’s first wheelchair comedian, will be hosting a gala dinner happening this week in an effort to raise more awareness about people with disabilities, the importance of their contribution in the society, and share their inspirational journeys. A number of people with disabilities in the GCC will also be delivering speeches at the dinner, along with those who are helping the disability community in Qatar. 

The event will be in English. Arabic translators will be available at the event. 

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed

Venue: Ala Turkish cuisine The Pearl, Doha, Qatar

Time: 5:45 pm - 9:00 pm 
For more information/reservations contact: aamer@shiftevents.qa, +974 3373 4304

8th Annual Qatar International Food Festival — Wednesday-Sunday

Food, food, and more food! Qatar’s annual food festival is back for its eight consecutive year to attract all the foodies! 

The festival will be chance for Qatar’s community to taste flavors from all over the globe while also enjoying entertainment such as appearances from celebrity chefs, contests, and family-friendly activities! 

This time QIFF 2017 will be held at the Hotel Park, across from the Sheraton Grand Hotel Doha. QIFF will be on from March 29 - April 8! We look forward to seeing you there!

Ticket purchase: ​No tickets needed

Price: It’s free!

Venue: The Hotel Park, Doha, Qatar
Time: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm (weekdays) 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm (weekends)
Visit their website for more details: http://www.qifoodfestival.qa/

St. Regis’ 5th Anniversary with DJ Camilo Franco — Thursday  



Happy Fifth Birthday to the St. Regis Doha! Celebrate its fifth anniversary with an awesome party at The Rooftop with special guest celebrity DJ Camilo Franco!

DJ Camilo’s sound, skills mixing and charisma on the booth have triggered an unstoppable dance floor frenzy in every single venue he has played! Be part of the celebrations and get ready for the unexpected.

*Entry is complimentary, couples and mixed groups are preferred, table reservations and guest-list required 

*I.D is mandatory and Management has the right to refuse admission at the door in any case 

*Over 21 y.o. only and door policy applies

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Price: It’s free
Venue: St. Regis Doha
Time: 9:00 pm
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/321570748245061/

Rang Barse - the premium festival of colors! — Friday


Partake in the festival of colors this weekend! Holi, the Indian festival of color, is happening at the Doha Marriott Hotel this year! Rang Barse will be about spreading happiness and love!

Get your white clothes on for the event!

The event is bought to you by 7street by Mumbai Spices.

Ticket purchase: Online/At the door
Price: QR150, QR200
Venue: Doha Marriott Hotel, Qatar
Time: 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
For more details: +974 5093 4793

Picasso - Giacometti Exhibition at the Doha Fire Station — Everyday till May 21

Experience the artist collaboration of a lifetime, right here in Doha!

Qatar Museums, in collaboration with the Musée national Picasso and the Fondation Giacometti, will present the first exhibition dedicated to the work of two of the most important artists of the twentieth century, Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) and Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966), at the Fire Station - Artist in Residence in Doha

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Price: It's free!
Venue: Doha Fire Station, Qatar
Time: All-day
For more details: http://www.iloveqatar.net/news/content/tale-two-artists-exploring-picasso-and-giacometti-qatars-fire-station-gallery 

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