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Posted On: 3 May 2016 03:32 pm
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Take a peek at the best events in Qatar this week

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MAY 3-7

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From fun events of food and dance to more serious ones, there are events happening all over Doha. Take your pick from ILQ’s list of events for the week.

Tuesday, May 3

Balada Latina Nights at Toro Toro


Adding a fun twist to the whole experience, the Latin Restaurant Toro Toro is launching the Balada Latin Nights. Be there to enjoy pure Latin beats and listen to ONLY Latin music! However, you will have to be at least 21 years old to enjoy the show.

Venue: Toro Toro, Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Pearl, Qatar

Time: 8pm onwards

No tickets needed

For bookings call: +974 4035 5101

Swiss Week


Enjoy a proper Swiss experience at Grand Hyatt with folk music band flown all the way from Switzerland followed by the best fondue, raclette and rösti prepared by guest Swiss chef Heinz Rufibach.

Venue: Grand Hyatt, Doha

Time: 6:30pm to 11:30pm

Price: 250QR

For bookings and enquiries call : 7798 2400

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Wednesday, May 4

Qatar Internship Fair


Are you a young professional between the ages of 16 and 29 looking for experience and credit towards your education or trying to bolster your CV? Are you a company looking to meet your next all star employee or get to know other businesses? Then get ready for Qatar's first ever Professional Networking and Internship Fair at The Gate Mall!

Venue: The Gate Mall

Time:10am to 8 pm

Register for the Qatar Internship Fair by filling out the form in the link below:

Thursday, May 5

Chamber Music at MIA


Enjoy the beautiful setting, a spectacular night-time view with some soulful music at the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA). A free concert by members of the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra in the museum atrium is the perfect way to begin your weekend.

Venue: MIA

Time: 5pm

Tickets: It is free!

The 2nd Palestinian Heritage Festival


Take a tour of Palestines historical roots and identity, a torch which Palestinians are keen to bear generation after generation.Folk performances of the Palestinian popular heritage, songs, debkah dance and the Palestinian wedding will be presented, as well as shows of Palestinian popular fashion, traditional Palestinian food, in addition to cultural lectures related to history, heritage and fine art photography of Palestinian lands and the sacred holy history of Al-Qods (Jerusalem).

Venue: Katara, Building 3

Time: 4pm

Tickets: It is free!

Friday, May 6

IAAF Diamond League


Be there to witness the top international athletics event at the Qatar Sports Club this weekend. The much awaited IAAF Diamond league brings together the world’s finest track and field athletes to compete in an annual series spread across four continental areas.

Venue: Qatar Sports Club, Doha

Time: 6pm. Doors open at 4:30pm

Ticket prices: General Tickets - QR 50

Family Tickets - QR 50

Finish Line (Prime View) - QR 100

VIP - QR 200 (includes snacks & drinks, Vehicle Access to Parking)

Ticket purchase: To buy tickets, click on the link below

Let’s swim for a cause at Sharq Village and Spa


Love swimming?! Well, here’s your chance to swim for a cause. Sharq Village & Spa partnered with Six Senses Spa and Qatar Charity has organised the activity for charity through an open water swimming challenge for a cause. All proceedings will go towards providing safe drinking water for those who need it. Turn your swimming into fundraiser!

Venue: Sharq Villa & Spa Ritz Carlton Hotel

Time: 8am

Ticket price: 50QR

Contact details: +974-44256999 / -+974-50551570

Email: [email protected]

Saturday, May 7

Ghinwa Show


Treat your children with a fun filled Saturday at the Ghinwa show at La Cigale Hotel. Ghinwa is an unique and lovable character that has been generating a great positive impact on children. Her adventures are full of morals, ethics, common knowledge and useful information along with fun events and incidents and happy ending.

Venue: Le Crillon Ballroom - In La Cigale Hotel


Ticket Prices:

Regular - QR 150

Medium Category- QR 250

VIP - QR 350

Ticket purchase online :

Under the Stars Programme ‘Zarafa’


Enjoy a family friendly film in a different setting from the traditional cinema, while enjoying the outdoors at night at the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA). The Doha Film Institute will bring the delightful animated French-Belgian film Zarafa as part of its ‘Cinema under the Stars’ open-air screening.

Venue: MIA

Time: 7:30pm

Price: It is free and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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