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Posted On: 14 January 2018 01:39 pm
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Things To Do In Doha: January 14- January 21, 2018

Khadiza Begum
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With another refreshing and exciting new week ahead of us, are you already wondering what's on the go? Fear not! Here are your keys to the city, as our weekly Things To Do In Doha helps you unlock all the wonderful ways to entertain yourselves for the next seven days! With a huge range of activities that include art, entertainment, shopping, sports, and dining, it’s practically impossible to be bored. So come -- let’s explore this fabulous city and all it has to offer together!

Our events listings will be out every Sunday, so be sure to keep following ILQ for more events updates and information! And if you want more, visit

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Bollywood Fashion Show

Shop Qatar's Bollywood Week is almost here! A colourful fashion show will take place at the Mondrian Doha on January 17. It promises to be a great event, so don’t forget to catch fashion gurus and their latest stylish and chic creations at Shop Qatar 2018's Bollywood Fashion Show.

Location: Mondrian Doha
Date: January 17
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Registration: Online
Entry fee: Free

Shop Qatar Fashion Show: Vikram Phadnis India clothing

Discover the latest haute couture and ready-to-wear collections by Vikram Phadnis at Shop Qatar 2018's Bollywood Fashion Show on Jan 17 at 7:00 p.m. at Mondrian Doha!

Location: Mondrian Doha
Date: 17 January
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Ticket Purchase: Online

Shop Qatar Fashion Show: Archana Kochhar's exquisite creations

Indulge yourself in high fashion with Bollywood saris, shalwar suits, and lehenga dresses at Shop Qatar!

Discover Archana Kochhar's exquisite creations and stylish designs at Shop Qatar 2018's Bollywood Fashion Show on Jan 17 at 7 PM at Mondrian Doha.

Location: Mondrian Doha
Date: January 17
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Registration: Online
Entry fee: Free

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Philharmonic at the Library: MAias Alyamani's To Doha With Love

Great news for music-lovers! Indulge yourself in the inaugural concert of a new monthly series of free chamber music at the Qatar National Library. Top musicians and singers from the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra will showcase their talents including the MAqam Ensemble, featuring MAias Alyamani, director; Lorena Manescu, violin; Dmitri Torchinsky, violin; Anne-Cathrin Ehrlich, violin; Islam El-Hefnawy, violin; Andrea Mereutza, viola; Olivia Farkas, cello; Christoph Schmitz, cello; Sandor Onodi, double bass; Aydan Alakbarova, piano; Ferdinand Schäfer, percussion;and MAias Alyamani, violin. Music composed and arranged by MAias Alyamani and featuring excerpts from compositions from the 2011 Arab Games, Qatar Airways' music of Dana Alfardan, and music from the documentary film Kings and Queens of Qatar, about chess in Qatar.

Location: Qatar National Library
Date: January 18
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed

Friday, January 19, 2018

Sonu Nigam in Doha

From a TV anchor of a music show, to becoming the biggest play-back singer Bollywood has ever seen, Shop Qatar brings to you the super-talented, super-versatile Sonu Nigam Live in Doha. The concert will mark the finale of Shop Qatar's Bollywood Week.

The event will be hosted at the world-class Doha Exhibition and Convention Center, near City Center. Sonu Nigam and his crew of 32 members which includes musicians, dancers, and top visual, light, and sound engineers will ensure Doha is treated to a concert of a life-time. The three-hour performance will be opened by top local performers who are putting together an unplugged session

Location: Doha Exhibition and Convention Center
Date: January 19
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Ticket Purchase: Online
Price: QR 50

January 19-20, 2018

Staycations Under the Stars - Adventure Camping

A special moonless night awaits you for a star-gazing experience in Qatar! Spend an unforgettable night in the desert with this overnight trip from 365 Adventures. Starting with an exciting drive over the dunes with their experienced drivers, bring your own food and enjoy barbecuing at the Inland Sea.

Pick up available from your location for groups of 6 people or more. Less than 6 people are advised to meet at the Hardee's on Old Airport Road.

Tour includes:

  • 18 hours (approximately) tour experience
  • Pick-up and drop-off
  • Snacks (Chips, soft drinks, juices, water, and Arabic pies)
  • Dune-bashing
  • BBQ equipment (Cook your own food)
  • Camping tents, LED lights
  • Stopover at the Inland Sea
  • Camel rides (Additional QR 20)
  • Sleeping Bags for an additional QR 20. (Advance notice required)

Tour activities:

  • Dune-bashing at Sealine
  • Night-stay at the Inland Sea
  • Sunset at the Inland Sea (Khor Al Adaid)
  • Swimming at the Inland Sea (optional)
  • BBQ set-up and LED / Camping tents set-up (Cook your own food)
  • Sleeping under the stars
  • Breakfast in the morning

What to bring: You're going to the beach and it’s sandy! So don’t forget to bring sunglasses, swim-wear, towels, flip-flops, snacks, and sunscreen if possible! Also, don't forget to bring your own food to cook.

Location: Inland Sea Beach, Al Wakrah Municipality
Date: January 19-20
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.
Ticket Purchase: Online
Prices: Adults – QR 260 (Ages 10 and above)
Kids – QR 185 (Above age 3 or below age 10)
Car seat space – QR 100
Rent sleeping bag for 1 person – QR 20
Food package - QR 50 (Per person)
Phone: (+ 974) 3339-3323
Email: [email protected]

BONUS: Register now!

The Color Run presented by Sahtak Awalan: Your Health First

Color Runners will feel on top of the world at the 2018 Color Run Qatar! Enjoy the brand‐new Foam Zone, a brand-new colour and, as always, get covered form head-to-toe in an array of colour! After the course, participants can show their aspirations on the Dream Wall and enjoy the ultimate colour party with family and friends at the Finish Festival…with colour throws!

Each Color Runner will receive a limited‐edition Dream Tour race shirt, embroidered headband, a fun temporary tattoo, welcome card, and rainbow pencil. Deluxe Runners will receive all of this, plus VIP parking, a wristband, tutu, party socks, and sunglasses to rock on the day! Whether you bring your squad of BFFs or your crew of kids and family, it’s a 5K course that will have everyone feeling like they’re on cloud nine.

Don’t miss your only chance to be part of the Happiest 5k on the Planet!

Location: Qatar National Convention Center
Date: January 27
Time: Gates open at 7:00 a.m., first Color Runners set off at 8.30 a.m.
Ticket Purchase: Online
Price: Regular- QR 160
Deluxe – QR 260
Little (4 and under) – QR 50
Email: [email protected]

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