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After a fun filled and eventful week of Eid celebrations, Qatar is back to work. With the summer heat pounding on the residents, many are opting for long a vacation to someplace cooler. However, all this has not dampened the spirit of Qatar and there are events (although not many) happening around the country. Here is a short list of events that you can enjoy this week.
The Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) has organised the an exhibition dedicated to boxing legend and activist Muhammad Ali since his death on June 3. Titled ‘Muhammad Ali: Tribute to a Legend,’ the exhibition brings together 22 artefacts spanning the first 18 years of his 21-year professional boxing career from 1960 to 1978.
Time: Sunday, Monday and Wednesday from 10:30am to 5pm; Thursday from noon to 8pm; Friday from 2pm to 8pm; Saturday from noon to 8pm; and closed Tuesdays
Venue: Museum of Islamic Art Auditorium
The Ramadan Tourist Festival (Eidiah), held at the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC), provides a great opportunity to gather all these activities under one roof. It is a complete family entertainment and shopping experience.
Date: June 18 to June 30
Venue:Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC)
What About the Art? is an exhibition from 15 contemporary Chinese artists curated by internationally acclaimed New York based Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang, presented in the context of Qatar China 2016 Year of Culture. After his solo exhibition at Mathaf in 2011, Cai Guo-Qiang returned to Qatar to present an exhibition featuring 15 contemporary Chinese artists.
Date: Till July 16
Venue: Qatar Museum Gallery
Focus is a series of solo exhibitions, featuring artists from the museum’s Permanent Collection, inviting audiences to rethink their understanding of art history and its connection to the world through original research, writing, and curating.
Date: Till September 4
Time: 11am to 6 pm
Venue: Mathaf: Arab Museum Of Modern Art
Spice up your weekend with an authentic Mexican Brunch at Paloma. Whether you need a cure for the night before, or you are looking to spice up your brunch, our talented Chef Salvador is here to bring you the tastiest Mexican bites paired with unlimited frozen margaritas and a selection of international brews.
Date: Every Friday (July 15 to July 29)
Time: Brunch hours
Venue: InterContinental Doha
For those looking to party, the Girls Night Out is back! Bring your girlfriends along every Wednesday and enjoy till late. But a party is not a party without our mystery piñata; all the girls are welcome to stand a chance to bring home exciting prizes with our ladies night out.
Date: Every Wednesday
Venue: InterContinental Doha
Enjoy some great music and have fun with your friends as Radisson Blu Hotel Doha brings to you a live performance by DJ Levsric. Don’t forget to carry your original Qatar ID/Original Passport.
Date: July 15
Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel Doha
Price: GENTS - QR130 Inclusive one beverage
VIP AREA - QR160/ per person inclusive of one beverage
QR50/per person for LADIES after 10PM
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