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Posted On: 13 December 2021 03:00 pm
Updated On: 13 December 2021 03:15 pm

What to check out at this year's 'Heya' Arabian Fashion Exhibition

Vrinda Abilash
Vrinda Abilash
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Fashion lovers unite as the 'Heya' Arabian Fashion Exhibition is back! Heya is an annual exhibition that provides a platform for up-and-coming local and international designers, female entrepreneurs and fashion enthusiasts to showcase and encourage people in the industry and beyond.

This year, it’s the 18th edition of the 'Heya' Arabian Fashion Exhibition and is organized by Qatar Tourism & Qatar Business Events Corporation (QBEC). It opened its doors on 12 December 2021, at Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC) and kicked off under the slogan “Ignite”. Let’s get to know all the happenings at this year’s fantastic event!

130+ exhibitors and more

If you are a fashion lover, then be sure to visit this event as it hosts an impressive lineup of 130+ exhibitors and designers from 10 countries including Qatar, Turkey and the Arab World. You can get your hands on exclusive collections by new and contemporary fashion designers - be sure to not miss it!

Fashion shows, forums and workshops

What to check out at this year's 'Heya' Arabian Fashion Exhibition
Image credit: Heya

Heya will host a varied range of displays including designer abayas, kaftans, accessories, cosmetics, perfumes, dresses and much more under one roof! The events at the exhibition will consist of fashion shows, workshops, dialogue sessions, interesting seminars and many entertainment activities too. It will also see the participation of some of the most renowned experts from the fashion industry in Qatar and the Arab region. Are you ready for this spectacle?

Heya 2021 schedule of activities

What to check out at this year's 'Heya' Arabian Fashion Exhibition
Image credit: Heya; please check the organizer's social media and website for any changes.

Heya promises visitors a host of activities to take part in! This includes a Fashion Show by Qatar Tourism, a HITT Class by Nour Gandoura from PowerHouse Gym, a Live Jazz Band, a Fashion Show by AlHosh Gallery and more! A total of nine talk shows, eight fashion shows and four workshops are all planned out for you, check out the full schedule above - please note that these are subject to change and please check the organizer's social media and website before going!

Entry and protocols

The 18th edition of 'Heya' Arabian Fashion exhibition is taking place as per the precautionary measures set by the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH). Entry is free for visitors and they must register here. Please note that kids below 13 years old are not allowed to enter the event, visitors must present golden EHTERAZ status for entry and masks must be worn at all times during the event.


  • Dates: 12-17 December 2021; reserved for ladies only from 13 December 2021
  • Timings:
    • Saturday to Thursday: 10 am - 10 pm
    • Friday: 3 pm - 10 pm
  • Location: Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC)
  • Entry: Free entry, but registration is required
  • Website:
  • To register: Register as a visitor
  • Instagram: @qatarcalendar

Excerpts from Heya 2021 Press Release; Heya
Cover image credit: Heya Press Release