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Posted On: 9 October 2017 12:00 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:18 pm

Things To Do In Doha: October 8 - October 15

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Sad that the weekend is over? ILQ can get you a quick fix for that! From art and photography exhibitions to sport competitions, cultural festivals to bollywood performances, we’ve got you covered! Our events list will be out every Sunday. Keep following ILQ for more event updates and information! For more information visit

October 8 Sunday — October 15 Sunday

Skate Girls of Kabul Exhibition — Everyday till October 21

ICYMI: Check out the super compelling photo exhibition by Jessica Fulford-Dobson, the Skate Girls of Kabul. This exhibition tells the extraordinary story of Afghan girls who took up skateboarding, thanks to an Afghan charity that provides skate parks as a hook to get children from disadvantaged families back into the educational system.

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Price: It’s free!
Venue: Katara Cultural Village
Time: Saturday - Thursday: 8:00pm to 12:00 am, Friday - closed

SeeMyDoha Mobile Photography Exhibition — Sunday, Oct. 8 - Wednesday, Oct. 18

The third and final installment of the SeeMyDoha Mobile Photography exhibition will be held from 8th till the 18th of October 2017.

Bring your family and friends along to see all the monthly finalist's pictures and get to know the creative photographers, jury, and the awesome SeeMyDoha team.

The opening night reception starts at 6:30 pm on Sunday, October 8 at Art 29, W Doha Hotel & Residences and is open to the public.

Follow @seemydoha on Instagram for more of the amazing pictures.

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Price: It’s free!
Venue: Art 29, W Doha Hotel & Residences
Time: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
For more information visit:
Contact: (+974) 8000100 or email [email protected]

Katara’s Cultural Diversity Festival — Sunday, Oct. 8 - Saturday, Nov. 11

Get your culture on at Katara Cultural Village’s ‘Cultural Diversity Festival’! 

The festival will witness the participation of folkloric groups from more than twenty different countries. The opening of the festival will commence with a performance by a spectacular Qatari folkloric group at Katara's Amphitheater.

The festival will also feature a wide array of cultural performances reflecting authentic cultural identity representing more than 20 countries. As for this edition, new countries shall participate, such as; Qatar, Palestine, Lebanon, Algeria, Ethiopia, Togo, South Africa, China, South Korea, Pakistan, Iran, Chechnya, Turkey, Hungary, Germany, Slovakia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, United Kingdom, Mexico, and Brazil.

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Price: It’s free!
Venue: Katara Cultural Village Amphitheater
Time: 7:30 pm
For more information visit:
Email: [email protected]

Ladies Training Days at Losail International Circuit

The Losail track will be again open only for ladies to be able to exercise in one of the largest venues in Doha with privacy and enjoy a variety of outdoor activities!

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Venue: Losail International Circuit
Time: 5:00 pm
For more information visit:
Email: [email protected]

Qatar Cyclist Bike Rental

*Priority is given to online booking of group rides

*Small rental fee will be charged: 35 QR for 1st hour / 40 QR for the 2nd hour

* Rental Times: 17:00; 18:00 and 19:00 * You have to stand in line personally in order to get a bicycle * You have to hand in your QID in order to rent a bicycle * You have to pay the rental fee up front * 1 QID per person (expect Mom's with kids)

Badshah Live in Doha, 2017 — Friday, Oct. 13

The makers of Rang Barse are back again with a BANG! Red Apple Events and Media, in association with Prime Wealth Creators, presents for the first time ever in Qatar: Badshah live in Doha!

Badshah needs no introduction and boasts of the highest viewed Indian Music video on Youtube!

The Marriott’s outdoors will be decked out to look like a massive concert arena. Enjoy a raised VIP arena, state of the art international production, massive sound system and as always thousands of Doha's elite party animals jumping and grooving!

Ticket purchase: Online
Price: Regular QR 150, Gold QR 300
Venue: Doha Marriott Hotel
Time: 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
For more information call: (+974) 33033103 or (+974) 50912969
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Oktoberfest at The Irish Garden — Thursday, Oct. 12

Oktoberfest officially opens at The Irish Garden with special guest band, all the way from Europe, The Enemies!

It’s the perfect time for The Backyard to bring Doha its epic Friday nights as they introduce another concept, The Irish Garden!

Your Friday nights will still be lit with fairy lights, while sipping your favorite beverage and listening to your favorite live bands on benches and beanie bags! It's all this and more, but indoors!

DRESS CODE: Casual/no flip flops/tank tops for guys not allowed (shorts allowed).

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Price: FREE for ladies before 8:30 pm, QR 65 for ladies after 8:30 pm including one beverage, QR 100 for men including one beverage
Venue: The Irish Harp Sheraton Grand Doha
Time: 5:00 pm
For more information visit:

Doha Film Institute presents MIA Exhibition Series — Thursday, Oct. 12 & Friday Oct. 13

The Doha Film Institute is pleased to invite you to its second round of screenings as part of the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) Exhibition series. The series is dedicated to showcasing contemporary films that connect to the main theme of the museum’s current exhibition, Imperial Threads: Motifs and artisans from Turkey, Iran and India.

The Poot

12 October, 2017 - 7:00 pm 13 October, 2017 - 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Ticket purchase: At the door
Price: It’s free! (But tickets are required)
Venue: Museum of Islamic Art Auditorium, Qatar
Time: See above
For more information visit:

MIA Park Bazaar — Friday, Oct. 13 - Saturday, Oct. 14

The popular MIA Park Bazaar is back with Doha’s winter season!

You can walk around, buy food, check out the homemade and handmade products such as jewelry, arts, crafts and clothing, as well as books and souvenirs! There are many different stalls to browse through - over 150! Make sure to head on down and check it out!

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Price: It’s free!
Venue: MIA Park, Doha, Qatar
Time: Friday: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Saturday: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
For more information visit:

QSports Leagues - Season 14 — Saturday, Oct. 14

Step up your game with QSports Season 14! Sign up your team (men & women) for your favorite sports including: football, futsal, basketball, cricket, tennis, squash, and volleyball.

Register now as the deadline is Oct. 14!

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Venue: Education City, Qatar
For more information visit:
For more information call: (+974) 4017 6791 or (+974) 3308 7381
Which events will you be attending this week? Comment below!